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iStock/Thinkstock(SEOUL) — South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, is expected to fly to Pyongyang for the first time next week in hopes of accelerating international efforts to denuclearize North Korea. “At this stage, I believe it is most important to put a complete end to military tensions between North and South, or possibility of military conflict, […]

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Retired Adm. William “Bill” McRaven, who led the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, resigned from his post on the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Board last month, just days after he publicly criticized President Donald Trump, the Pentagon confirmed Thursday. “I can confirm that Admiral (Ret.) William H. McRaven resigned from […]

Satellite image (c)2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company(TSUGOL, Russia) — Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday watched a huge simulated battle put on by Russian and Chinese troops, as he attended the largest so-called war games in his country’s history. Putin attended the climax of the Vostok or “East” 2018 exercises that have been held across Russia’s […]

RT(SALISBURY, England) — Two men accused of poisoning ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury have denied carrying out the attack and said they were just visiting the town to see the cathedral in an interview with Kremlin-funded news channel RT. Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov confirmed they are the men accused […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress late Tuesday that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are taking “demonstrable actions” to minimize civilian casualties in their war against Houthi rebels in Yemen — in a certification required by law. But to critics, his words are, to a certain extent, refuted by […]

Taylor Hill/WireImage(MOSCOW) — A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot was listed in critical condition on Wednesday after possibly being poisoned, according to the band. Pyotr Verzilov was rushed to a Moscow hospital late Tuesday after he reportedly lost his eyesight and speaking ability. “His life is in danger. We think that he […]

iStock/Thinkstock(TELEMBA, Russia) — The huge war games that Russia is holding this week are taking place across the vast wilderness of the country’s Far East, close to the borders of Mongolia and China. The drills —- called Vostok 2018 –- are being touted by Russia’s military as the largest in its history, involving a staggering […]

Metropolitan Police(LONDON) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said the two men whom British authorities charged in the attempted assassination of a former Russian spy and his daughter have been identified as “civilians” who do not work for the military, according to Russian media. “We have found them just to figure out who they are. There […]

Metropolitan Police(LONDON) — The widow of the American man who died saving her in the Westminster terror attack gave evidence at an inquest in London Tuesday. Melissa and Kurt Cochran were in London March 22, 2017, as part of a trip to celebrate their wedding anniversary. “We were just being touristy and we had just […]

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — Russia on Tuesday announced the start of the largest war games in its history, mobilizing tens of thousands of troops for the drills that will also see Chinese troops take part, and that has prompted complaints from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that it’s “a rehearsal for a major conflict.” Russia’s Ministry […]

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