Category: Political

Vladimir Putin wants to boost Russian defense against “aggressive” NATO.

Putin announced that Russia must intensify its battle preparations as a reply to NATO’s “aggressive actions” close to Russia’s borders. Addressing parliament on the 75th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s attack on the Soviet Union, Putin berated the West for being unwilling to build “a modern, non-bloc collective security system” with Russia. “Russia is open to…

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North Korea tests mid-range ballistic missiles.

South Korea has informed that their neighbors have test-fired mid-ranged missiles from the ester coastline. The first of the two rockets has been considered a failure for its short distance and altitude (total traveling distance 150km), however the second one had traveled around 400km and reached an altitude of 1,000km which makes it the most…

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Austria and Germany receive thousands of refugees.

Europe was insensitive towards their progress while for weeks in a row while they traveled a punishing road. On Saturday, however, for the very first time since leaving their tormented countries behind, they finally entered the “promised land “. The refugees ware received with such warmth that some newcomers broke into tears of joy. More…

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UK soldiers are leaving Afghanistan and going home.

Goeff Hoon announced that the UK forces in the Afghanistan peacekeeping program will be reduced from 1,300 to approximately 400 troops. The 1,700-strong Royal Marines battle group deployed to hunt down al Qaida fugitives will also leave, under a phased “drawdown” beginning next month. Mr Hoon said the UK would maintain a Tomahawk-armed submarine presence,…

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Operation Protective Edge is initiated in Gaza Strip by Israel.

Israel initiated an offensive against the Islamist Hamas in the Gaza Strip, bombing approximately 50 targets in a movement intended to disrupt any Palestinian rocket fire.  Nine people suffered shrapnel injuries. Military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner said Israel was preparing for the possibility of sending ground forces into Gaza as part of the campaign,…

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