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Moscow urges Pentagon to reconsider its Syria strategy & INF Treaty withdrawal

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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu delivered a scathing criticism of the US policy in Syria and offered direct talks over the landmark 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). The situation in parts of eastern Syria, controlled by the US-backed and Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), remains “deeply concerning,” Shoigu wrote in a letter to Pentagon Read More

Strasbourg Christmas market gunman ‘neutralized’ in shootout with police (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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French police have killed the main suspect in the deadly Strasbourg Christmas market shooting, Cherif Chekat, following a dramatic, helicopter-assisted raid and a shootout in the city center. More than 700 officers and military personnel, as well as two helicopters, were engaged in a 48-hour operation to hunt down the 29-year-old suspect, following the Christmas Read More

Combat marginalization or expel troublemakers? MEPs offer solutions in wake of Strasbourg attack

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The Strasbourg Christmas market shooting has fanned the flames of a debate about how to keep Europe safe, with MEPs from opposite sides of the aisle providing RT with radically different views about what must be done. The deadly attack in the northeast French city, which killed two people and left more than a dozen Read More

Pentagon denounces any unilateral military action in ‘their’ part of Syria as unacceptable

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The US is worried that “unilateral” military action against its proxy forces might jeopardize its foothold in Syria, claiming that the Kurds are vital in the battle against IS, as Turkey vows to get rid of “separatist terrorists.” Despite major breakthroughs in the battle against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists and in the ongoing Read More

Christmas market terror attacker shouted 'Allahu Akbar'

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A gunman who killed two people and left another brain dead at a Christmas market in Strasbourg shouted “Allahu Akbar”, a French prosecutor has said. Cherif Chekatt, 29, is still on the run after the attack on Tuesday evening, which also injured 12 people – six of them seriously. The killer also attacked people with Read More

OPEC data suggest deeper cut may be needed in late 2019

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By Grant Smith on 12/12/2018 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Production cuts agreed by OPEC and its allies are on track to balance global oil markets in the first half of 2019, but more work may be needed after that.  If Saudi Arabia, Russia and other countries in the so-called OPEC+ coalition cut production by 1.2 MMbpd Read More

Christmas market gunman shouted 'Allahu Akbar'

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A gunman who shot dead three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg shouted “Allahu Akbar”, a French prosecutor has said. Cherif Chekatt, 29, is still on the run after the attack on Tuesday evening, which also injured 13 people – eight of them seriously. The killer escaped in a taxi after a shootout with Read More

Tourist among three killed in Strasbourg Christmas market shooting

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A gunman still on the run after killing three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg has been identified as 29-year-old local man Cherif Chekatt. French interior minister Christophe Castaner said there would be an increased police presence in towns and cities across France and border security would be heightened as the search continues. As Read More

Gunman still on the run after three killed in Strasbourg

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A gunman who killed three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg has been identified by police as Strasbourg-born Chekatt Cherif, 29. French interior minister Christophe Castaner said there would be an increased police presence in towns and cities across France and border security would be heightened as the search for Cherif continues. As well Read More

Police corner gunman after two killed in Strasbourg

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Police have cornered a gunman after he shot dead two people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. Eleven people were injured, several critically, when gunshots were heard followed by screaming just after 8pm near the market in Place Kleber, which attracts millions of tourists each year. Police armed with machine guns were seen running into Read More