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Pro-Russian Separatists in Alaska Seize Federal Outpost

SHISHMAREF, ALASKA – A group of armed men have overwhelmed and are occupying a Ranger station at the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve. The station is maintained by the United States Department of the Interior National Park Service. As many as three men were seen rushing toward the building with …

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US, EU to impose fresh sanctions on Russia

Washington, April 26, Reuters: The United States and the European Union are expected to impose fresh sanctions on Russian individuals on Monday in response to Moscow’s alleged efforts to destabilize eastern Ukraine, sources familiar with the matter said. US, EU to impose fresh sanctions on Russia The sources, who spoke …

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Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial war shrine

World, April 22, AFP: A group of nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visited the controversial Yasukuni war shrine today, a move that could further worsen ties with Asian neighbours, on the eve of US President Barack Obama’s arrival. Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers visit controversial war shrine A total of 146 lawmakers from …

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US raises pressure on Russian over Ukraine deal

World, April 19, (IANS): The United States has raised the pressure on Russia, seeking compliance of a four-way agreement on Ukraine reached in Geneva this week and warning of further sanctions if Moscow fails to deliver on its commitments. US raises pressure on Russian over Ukraine deal The warning came as the …

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Relief in Afghanistan after largely peaceful landmark election

(Reuters) – Afghanistan’s presidential election closed on Saturday amid relief that attacks by Taliban fighters were fewer than feared for a vote that will bring the first-ever democratic transfer of power in a country plagued by conflict for decades. Relief in Afghanistan after largely peaceful landmark election It will take …

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