China and the United States can compete but should not view each other with a Cold War mentality and should avoid falling into a zero-sum game trap, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, amid deteriorating ties between the superpowers.U.S.
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A dark and cramped view of the world from an increasingly isolated leader.www.nytimes.com
A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official warned European powers on Tuesday that it was offering Iran a glimmer of hope by trying to keep trade flowing, but that ultimately they would fall behind the United States' tough approach on Tehran.U.S.
Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne has called out Russia for not accepting the findings of the independent investigation into the shooting-down...Mail Online
A former U.S. National Security Agency employee was sentenced in a federal court in Baltimore on Tuesday to 5-1/2 years in prison, after pleading guilty last December to illegally taking classified information outside the spy agency, the U.S. Justice Department said.U.S.
1654 – The Pereiaslav Treaty proclaiming reunification of Ukraine led by Bohdan Khmelnytsky and Russia under Tsar Aleksei Mikhailovich. Ukraine had many problems with Poland, the Ottoman Empire and the Crimean Tatars and therefore decided to turn to Moscow for protection. The treaty was not perfect, and both Russian and ...www.washingtontimes.com
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday he wants a more constructive relationship with Russia, even as the western...Mail Online
Dave Majumdar Security, Middle East The Kremlin made the decision to supply Damascus with the potent S-300 air-defense system after a Syrian surface-to-air missile battery mistakenly shot down a Russian aircraft during an Israeli raid. Russia says it will supply Syria with a version of the S-300 air and missile-defense system, despite objections from Washington and Tel Aviv. The Kremlin made the decision to supply Damascus with the potent air-defense system after a Syrian S-200 surface-to-air...The National Interest
The status of U.S. and Chinese military relations appears to be deteriorating less than one week after the Trump administration imposed sanctions on Beijing for its purchase of Russian weapons and equipment. On Tuesday, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Wasp was denied a port call in Hong...ABC News
World number one Simona Halep struggled to shake off the effects of a back injury before being beaten 6-0 7-5 by Slovak Dominika Cibulkova in the second round of the Wuhan Open on Tuesday.IN
Anna Dovgalyuk, 20, from Russia, accuses men of 'gender aggression'. The concoction she pours on men's groins leaves permanent stains on their clothes.Mail Online
Paul R. Pillar Security, Middle East Russia, Iran and the Syrian regime have been functioning as allies in the Syrian war despite their different interests. The sudden ruffling of Israeli-Russian relations over the accidental shootdown by Syria of a Russian surveillance aircraft, killing fifteen crew members, is the sort of incident apt to happen when a modus vivendi joins parties with much different perspectives, one of them broad and the other narrow. Russian president Vladimir Putin has the...The National Interest
Kris Osborn Security, The training will be key. Designed as part of the developmental trajectory for the emerging F-35, the test-firing facilities further development of an ability to fire the weapon “off-boresight,” described as an ability to target and destroy air to air targets that are not in front of the aircraft with a direct or immediate line of sight, Pentagon officials explained. Designed as part of the developmental trajectory for the emerging F-35, the test-firing facilities...The National Interest
Pyotr Verzilov, an anti-Kremlin activist being treated in a Berlin hospital for suspected poisoning, has been given a police guard for his own protection, a close friend who visited him in hospital said on Tuesday.U.S.
AP Interview: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says he wants a more constructive relationship with Russia, even as the western alliance is taking measures to respond to Moscow’s increasing military assertivenessWashington Post
Russian railway worker Andrey Bugera had a singular goal: get to pension age so he can leave the polluted, frigid coal mining town above the Arctic Circle where he works and move south to live out even a brief bit of retirement in comfort.U.S.
Americans should not mince words or turn a blind eye to atrocities, especially those in our own hemisphere. Nicolás Maduro, the dictatorial president of Venezuela, is systematically starving his people … Click to Continuemiamiherald
High on the list of discussions that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to have with President Donald Trump at this week's U.N. General Assembly in New York will be Israel's swiftly crumbling relationship with Russia. The fallout stems over Russia's defense ministry’s accusing...ABC News
Russian railway worker Andrey Bugera had a singular goal: get to pension age so he can leave the polluted, frigid coal mining town above the Arctic Circle where he works and move south to live out even a brief bit of retirement in comfort.IN
President says: ‘We embrace the doctrine of patriotism’Laughter breaks out when Trump boasts of achievementsDonald Trump urged other nations to reject globalism and embrace patriotism at a speech to the United Nations that was interrupted by derisive laughter from other world leaders. In the course of the bombastic address, Trump highlighted the achievements of his presidency, lashed out at enemies – Iran foremost among them – and railed against multilateralism in its spiritual home, the UN...the Guardian
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that his country could not remain silent over the use of sanctions as weapons while it is in a bitter standoff with the United States over the fate of an American evangelical Christian pastor detained by Ankara.IN
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that his country could not remain silent over the use of sanctions as weapons while it is in a bitter standoff with the United States over the fate of an American evangelical Christian pastor detained by Ankara.U.S.
The senator will introduce a bill to lift U.S. sanctions on Russian lawmakers if the Kremlin does the same for U.S. lawmakers, The Daily Beast has learned.The Daily Beast