• Russian Federation widens ban on Ukrainian products due to 'unfriendly acts by Kiev'
Russian Federation widens ban on Ukrainian products due to 'unfriendly acts by Kiev'

Trump said on Twitter while traveling to the summit. Russian border patrol boats fired on, boarded and seized the three Ukrainian vessels, along with 24 sailors, in November off the coast of Crimea. After the frictions in the Kerch Strait, Ukraine has been claiming military threats from Russian Federation. "The right to persecution is no longer v...

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  • Russian security agency arrests 'US spy' in Moscow
Russian security agency arrests 'US spy' in Moscow

The charges he faces could carry a prison term of as much as 20 years, according to Russia's criminal code. The Federal Security Services (FSB) said on Monday it had detained an American citizen suspected of spying in Moscow . The US Embassy in Moscow could not immediately be reached for comment. Indictments have been brought against over a ...

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  • Germany flight chaos: Hanover airport SUSPENDS flights after man drives onto runway
Germany flight chaos: Hanover airport SUSPENDS flights after man drives onto runway

Simple Flying has learnt bomb disposal experts were called to the scene to examine the auto. No one was hurt. He drove through the perimeter fence and tried to pursue an Aegean Airlines plane that had just landed from Athens. Officials have not said whether they're treating the incident as terror related. They said the man wasn't carrying an iden...

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  • At least 3 dead, 79 missing after gas explosion rocks Russian Federation high-rise
At least 3 dead, 79 missing after gas explosion rocks Russian Federation high-rise

At least three people are dead and dozens missing after an explosion in an apartment building in southern Russian Federation, state media reported. RIA news agency said , citing the emergencies ministry, that 48 flats were damaged and that 110 people lived in the building.

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  • NWS Issues Winter Weather Warnings and Advisories
NWS Issues Winter Weather Warnings and Advisories

The storm, which began late on Wednesday, contributed to the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights and delayed another 4,200. Authorities had to rescue residents from about 25 area homes in Forrest County, Moore said. At least 3 deaths were attributed to severe weather in the USA as heavy snow and high winds snarled air and ground transportatio...

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  • Sajid Javid told to 'get a grip' on English Channel migrant crisis
Sajid Javid told to 'get a grip' on English Channel migrant crisis

In the coming weeks, the two countries will increase surveillance patrols and focus on measures to dismantle trafficking gangs and improve awareness about the dangers of sea crossings in one of the world's busiest shipping lanes. "Where people's lives are at risk, people are rescued where necessary, " she said. "While the Tories wax lyrical about...

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  • Anak Krakatoa loses 220 metres of height
Anak Krakatoa loses 220 metres of height

Scientists at Indonesia's Centre for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation said Anak Krakatau now has a volume of 1.4 billion-2.4 billion cubic feet, having lost 5.2 billion-6.3 billion cubic feet of volume since the December 22 eruption.

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  • Protests in eastern DRC after new election delay
Protests in eastern DRC after new election delay

Most shops in the city of several hundred thousand people remained closed, residents said. In the province's capital of Goma, youths faced off with police in the rundown district of Majengo. Ministers also adopted a common declaration about the situation in the DRC. This has triggered violent protests in which security forces killed dozens ...

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  • Brother of slain cop thanks officers for catching alleged killer
Brother of slain cop thanks officers for catching alleged killer

The suspect's name was not immediately released. He was apprehended the morning of December 28 in Bakersfield by Kern County Sheriff's deputies. Newman Police Chief Randy Richardson fought back tears on Thursday as he remembered Singh , a Fiji native whom Richardson said came to the United States for the sole goal of becoming a police officer....

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  • ‘Build US-Mexico wall or I’ll seal the border,’ threatens Donald Trump
‘Build US-Mexico wall or I’ll seal the border,’ threatens Donald Trump

Trump visited San Diego in March to review border wall prototypes commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security, but he has not visited a Border Patrol station or US port of entry. "You know why? Because I want it", the president said. Seven percent of Americans blamed congressional Republicans . "I would hope that it could be ended soon...

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  • Hackers leak personal information of nearly 1000 defectors in South Korea: MOU
Hackers leak personal information of nearly 1000 defectors in South Korea: MOU

The North Gyeongsang resettlement centre is among 25 institutes the ministry runs to help an estimated 32,000 defectors adjust to life in South Korea. Malicious code was used to infect the computer from which the data was stolen. The South Korean government is working to prevent such leaks from taking place again, the MOU said, and investigations...

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  • Richard Overton, America’s oldest man dies at 112
Richard Overton, America’s oldest man dies at 112

Austin Mayor Steve Adler has declared the day Richard Overton Day and the city also changed the name of his street, Hamilton Avenue, to Richard Overton Avenue. Overton ". Overton enlisted in the USA military in September of 1940, a little over a year before America's involvement in the Second World War began.

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  • Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of elections
Bangladesh deploys 600,000 security forces ahead of elections

Clashes between supporters of Bangladesh's ruling party and its opponents killed two people and wounded almost a dozen Sunday, a government official and police said, as the country voted in a general election after violence-plagued campaigns.

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  • Chinese Authorities Release Canadian National McIver From Detention
Chinese Authorities Release Canadian National McIver From Detention

And while he didn't identify the Canadian by name, reports indicate that it is Sarah McIver , a teacher from Alberta. Kovrig is a Canadian diplomat on leave from the foreign service to work with the anti-war International Crisis Group, travelling through China as a researcher and analyst.

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  • UAE resumes Damascus embassy in Syria after 6 years of suspension
UAE resumes Damascus embassy in Syria after 6 years of suspension

The visit came just one week after Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir visited Al-Assad in Damascus - the first state visit of any Arab leader since the war broke out in 2011. "This trip is the reopening of tourism links between Syria and Tunisia ", Moataz Tarbin, the head of the tourism firm that organised the flight, told AFP.

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  • Local congressmen push back at Trump’s border closure threat
Local congressmen push back at Trump’s border closure threat

Trump has signaled he welcomes the fight as he heads toward his own bid for re-election in 2020. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is so outraged about the shutdown that she is now defiantly relaxing at a sun-soaked Hawaiian resort.

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  • Russian Federation sanctions 245 individuals & 7 firms
Russian Federation sanctions 245 individuals & 7 firms

Poroshenko said Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council would now discuss sanctions against Russian Federation. The martial law was imposed in 10 regions, including areas close to territories controlled by Russia-backed rebels in the east of the country and the Sea of Azov's coast.

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  • Pelosi, During Government Shutdown, Is Vacationing at Hawaii Resort
Pelosi, During Government Shutdown, Is Vacationing at Hawaii Resort

Negotiations continue between Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill, but there's only so much Congress can do without the president. The standoff in Washington over Trump's demand for money to help fund the border wall, estimated to cost about $23 billion in total, was widely expected to drag well into January.

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  • Threat level raised on deadly Indonesia volcano
Threat level raised on deadly Indonesia volcano

Indonesian authorities have since raised the danger alert level of the volcano and ordered all flights to steer clear . Speaking with the Guardian , Dougal Jerram of the department of geosciences at the University of Oslo said tsunamis resulting from volcanic activity "may not trigger warning systems that are created to alarm after la...

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  • Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids, kills 2
Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids, kills 2

No group took immediate responsibility for the incident. Madbouly explained that, however, the bus carrying the Vietnamese tourists deviated from the pre-determined, secured route without apriori notifying security officials. "It was awful - people screaming", she said. It said that 10 were seriously injured. Security is already tight in Egypt,...

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