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Putin Jet Trespassed in NATO Airspace on Way to Summit, Estonia Says

Wednesday  01:31,   18 july 2018

Vladimir V. Putin’s plane crossed NATO airspace without clearance for about 50 seconds while flying from Russia to the meeting with President Trump, the Estonian military says.MOSCOW — Even before his plane touched down in Finland for a summit[...]
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No one can explain what Trump’s Russia summit means, not even the U.S. government

Wednesday  01:31,   18 july 2018

The confusion underscores the effect of the president’s on-the-fly style and his affinity for a nation that officials describe as a major threat.The day after Trump huddled with Putin in an extended one-on-one meeting, the Pentagon, State Department [...]

Writer removed from summit event says he only had a question

Wednesday  00:25,   18 july 2018

The writer and political activist who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a joint news conference said Tuesday he wasn't trying to protest.Sam Husseini, a[...]

Trump says summit with Putin was ‘even better’ than NATO meeting as growing number of Republicans criticize his Helsinki comments

Tuesday  18:46,   17 july 2018

The president blamed the news media for negative coverage of his performance alongside the Russian leader.In a morning tweet, the president blamed the media for negative coverage of his joint news conference Monday with Putin in Helsinki — a[...]

Mother Teresa homes in 'baby trade' probe

Tuesday  12:06,   17 july 2018

India's government has ordered an investigation amid allegations that the charity is selling babies.The government has asked officials to inspect the charity's centres across[...]

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

Tuesday  07:38,   17 july 2018

An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday, and high temperatures hampered the recovery in flood-hit areas where more than 200 people died last week. Temperatures on Monday, a[...]

Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives

Tuesday  07:38,   17 july 2018

They were already running for their lives when they fled Myanmar. Now the monsoon season is bringing fresh dangers to the 900,000 Rohingya who live in ramshackle huts on unstable hills in refugee camps in Bangladesh.Landslides, flooding and[...]

Saudi Women Learn to Fly After Gaining Right to Drive

Tuesday  06:56,   17 july 2018

"We are no longer living in the era where women were allowed [to work] in limited arenas. All avenues are now opened for women."An aviation school in Saudi Arabia will open its doors to women, following the kingdom’s move to allow female[...]

Cuba plane crash caused by human error: company

Tuesday  04:35,   17 july 2018

A plane crash that killed 112 people in Cuba on May 18 was caused by human error, the Mexican company that owned the jet said Monday. Global Air, whose operations were suspended by the Mexican authorities over the accident, said a study by[...]

US not ready to negotiate directly with Taliban: NATO

Monday  23:45,   16 july 2018

NATO's Afghanistan mission denied Monday reports that its commander has said America is ready to join direct talks with the Taliban. US General John Nicholson spoke with Afghan officials in Kandahar, where he reportedly said the US was "ready"[...]

Controversial Bill on Israel's Jewish Character Heads to Finale

Monday  22:52,   16 july 2018

A bill enshrining Israel’s Jewish character in law is heading into its final stretch after years of debate, over the objections of civil-rights organizations and opposition leaders who say it discriminates against the country’s Arab minority. The [...]

U.S. State Department in talks with Turkey to sell Patriot system

Monday  22:51,   16 july 2018

<p>The U.S. State Department is negotiating a potential deal to sell Turkey the Raytheon Co Patriot missile defense system as an alternative to the Russian-made S-400 system Turkey has agreed to purchase, an official said on Monday.</p>The[...]

Indonesia mob kills nearly 300 crocodiles

Monday  22:40,   16 july 2018

Angry villagers slaughter the reptiles at a sanctuary in revenge for one of them killing a local.The slaughter was in retaliation for a local man thought to have been killed by one animal from the[...]

Reporter kicked out of Trump-Putin press conference in Helsinki

Monday  22:40,   16 july 2018

The man was later identified as Sam Husseini, who was covering the Trump-Putin summit on behalf of The Nation magazine , was booted before the news conference between the world leaders. 2/2 SLIDES © Mikhail Svetlov / Getty[...]

Putin says summit with Trump 'very successful'

Monday  22:33,   16 july 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said his summit meeting with US leader Donald Trump was "very successful", following several hours of talks in Helsinki.The leaders touched on issues including tensions on the Korean peninsula and [...]