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Georgia planning to host NATO training center

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Georgia says it will allow the opening of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) training center on its soil despite pressure from Russia, Press TV reports. Georgia’s Defense Minister Irakli Alasania said opposition from Moscow would not alter its plans to increase ties with Western countries. “This center will be jointly operated by NATO and Georgia and it’s going to be an additional layer... 

Obama authorizes use of National Guard to fight Ebola in West Africa

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Ebola Response Roadmap 10 October 2014 (World Health Organization) President Barack Obama authorized the Pentagon to call up members of the National Guard and other military reserve units on Thursday to help combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa. Obama said the guardsmen would “augment the active forces in support of Operation United Assistance, providing humanitarian assistance and consequence... 

Putin Warns Of Nuclear War Over Obama Ebola Apocalypse

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A new report from the Office of the President (OP) circulating in the Kremlin today states that President Putin’s warning of a potential nuclear war crisis with the United States is based upon reports from the Federal Security Service (FSB) seeming to show that the Obama regime deliberately caused the spread of the ebola virus in the West African nation of Liberia and then embarked upon a massive... 

US tanks arrive in Latvia to ward off ‘perceived’ Russian threat

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US tanks have arrived in Latvia as NATO flexes its muscles in an apparent show of strength towards Moscow. The machines are being deployed across the Baltic States and Poland over the next two weeks and will be used for training exercises. The 1st Cavalry Division, based at Fort Hood in Texas, was deployed in Adazi, not far from the Latvian capital of Riga. 150 soldiers used five M1A2 Abrams tanks,... 

UK plans to train “moderate” Syrian rebels who fight against ISIS

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British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says British ministers are considering plans to train “moderate” militants operating in Syria to fight the ISIL terrorist group. Fallon announced the plans in an interview with British media on Tuesday, saying UK troops could be deployed to one of Syria’s neighboring countries, possibly Jordan, to provide training to... 

Egyptian warplanes ‘bomb Libya’s Islamists’

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Egyptian warplanes have reportedly begun bombing Benghazi targets in an attempt to pry Islamist militants away from strongholds in eastern Libya, AP reports, citing unnamed officials. It comes amid reports of a chemical storage tank bombed in the area. The strikes, which reportedly took place in Benghazi on Wednesday, have not been officially verified. However, they were confirmed by two unnamed Egyptian... 

Japan & US beef up defense pact to counter ‘China threat’

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Japan and the United States have agreed to create a new defense partnership to counter their perceived threat of China. Tokyo has become more assertive in its military policy under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but this has led to protests at home. The new pact will help to set out how Japan and the US will work together during various degrees of provocation, from peacetime, to when Tokyo may be under,... 

Missing Nuke In Colorado Sparks Intense Russian Fears

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The Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) is reporting today that President Putin’s order to begin deploying tactical nuclear weapons throughout the Crimean Federal District is “intensely/directly related” to a “missing”, and believed stolen, low-yield atomic cannon shell from its storage bunker in Fort Carson, Colorado, which is a United States Army installation located near the city of Colorado... 

North, South Korea trade machine gun fire along land border

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Seoul military officials say North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border after the North shot balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets floated from the South. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said shots could be heard from north of the border at around 3:55 p.m. local time (0655 GMT) on Friday, about two hours after balloons containing 200,000 leaflets were... 

Over 330 killed in Ukraine since September’s truce – UN

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The United Nations says more than 300 deaths have been reported in Ukraine’s volatile eastern regions since a ceasefire began a month ago. In a report, released on Wednesday, the UN Human Rights Office said clashes between government troops and pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine have left at least 331 people dead after ceasefire took effect in September. According to the report, at least 3,660... 

Poland wants Germany to attack Russia again

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The Polish elite would very much like Germany to declare war on Russia once again. The Poles position themselves as experts on Russia, and the West believes them, although the Polish knowledge does not cost a thing. What made “Polish intellectuals” forget lessons of the Second World War? Why did Russophobia become public policy in Poland? “Nothing happened, – Sergei Obukhov,... 

12 slain in renewed east Ukraine violence

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At least twelve people have been killed in eastern Ukraine as renewed fighting flared up in the volatile region against the backdrop of a ceasefire the government troops and pro-Russian forces signed last month. The Tuesday toll in the flashpoint city of Donetsk was one of the highest reported since the signing of the September 5 cease-fire with Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian forces accusing... 

US irked by Chinese, Russian military drills

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Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning A top US air force commander has expressed alarm at the growing number of dangerous midair encounters between American warplanes and those of China and Russia. Head of US Pacific Air Forces General Herbert Carlisle particularly complained about China’s naval and air forces for “very much continuing to push” toward becoming increasingly active in international... 

9 killed, 30 injured in new shelling of Ukrainian school

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At least nine people were killed and 30 others injured in Donetsk after a school and a bus stop came under fire, reportedly from Ukrainian army positions. Three people died at the school and six others were killed at the bus stop, Donetsk City Council said in a statement on its website. No children were killed in the shelling of school №57 on Wednesday, but the debris from the blast left two parents... 

Ex-US Attorney General slams Israel’s crimes against Palestinians

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Former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark has roundly condemned the atrocities carried out by Israel against the Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip. Clark made the remarks during a gathering organized by Tunisia’s Center for Strategic Studies for North Africa. The gathering was attended by international lawyers, politicians and activists, Press TV reported Wednesday. “Now we have seen... 
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