Cold War

  • Russia says it will respond if Ukraine interests attacked 23-04-2014 10:48 PM

    Kiev: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States of being behind the political upheaval in Ukraine and said Moscow would respond if its interests came under attack. Lavrov's comments came a day after US Vice President Joe Biden was in the Ukrainian capital with promises of support for...
  • NATO suspends cooperation with Russia over Ukraine crisis 02-04-2014 07:40 AM

    Brussels: NATO suspended all practical cooperation with Russia on Tuesday in protest at its annexation of Crimea, and ordered military planners to draft measures to strengthen its defences and reassure nervous Eastern European countries. Foreign ministers from the 28-nation, US-led alliance were meeting for the first time since the Russian...
  • Putin formally gets Crimea; Ukraine, EU sign deal 21-03-2014 07:42 PM

    President Vladimir Putin completed his annexation of Crimea on Friday, signing the Black Sea peninsula into Russia just as Ukraine itself sealed a deal pulling the country closer into Europe's orbit. Putin said he saw no need to further retaliate against US sanctions, a newly conciliatory tone apparently aiming to...
  • Hope there isn't another Cold War: Hillary Clinton on Crimean tension 19-03-2014 12:28 PM

    Russia annexed Crimea on Tuesday despite warnings from the United States and western allies. Hillary Clinton weighed in on the conflict between Russia and the West saying that it all boils down to a 'clash of values'. ...
  • EU's $15 billion aid to Ukraine, outlines ways to escape global rift 05-03-2014 11:44 PM

    Paris: The building blocks of a possible diplomatic solution in Ukraine emerged on Wednesday as top Russian and Western officials tried to defuse one of Europe's worst crises since the Cold War. The European Union prepared a $15 billion aid package for Ukraine, and European and Ukrainian diplomats outlined ways...
  • Ukraine mobilizes after Putin's 'declaration of war' 02-03-2014 09:44 PM

    Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday, after Russian President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade, creating the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. "This is not a threat: this is actually the declaration of war to my country," said Ukraine's Prime Minister...
  • Ukraine mobilizes for war, calls up reserves 02-03-2014 05:08 PM

    Kiev: Ukraine mobilized on Sunday for war and called up its reserves, after Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to invade in the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. Ukraine's security council ordered the general staff to immediately put all armed forces on highest alert, the...
  • Ukraine cites Russian troop movements as Crimea sliding from its grasp 01-03-2014 07:37 PM

    Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of sending thousands of extra troops to Crimea and placed its military in the area on high alert as the Black Sea peninsula appeared to slip beyond Kiev's control. Russia's RIA news agency said pro-Russian authorities in the region, which has an ethnic Russian majority,...
  • Thatcher: Admirers mourn death, opponents celebrate 10-04-2013 08:20 AM

    London: Admirers of Margaret Thatcher on Tuesday mourned the "Iron Lady" who as Britain's longest serving prime minister in over a century pitched free-market capitalism as the only medicine for her country's crippled economy and the crumbling Soviet bloc. World leaders past and present, from former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev...
  • Need to sign CTBT as matter of priority: Ban 30-08-2011 09:27 AM

    United Nations: In a reference to countries like India, US and Pakistan, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday said states that have not ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty should do so "as a matter of priority" as voluntary moratoriums are not enough to ensure a global ban on nuclear...
  • Pak arrests 2 for links with Osama's couriers 17-05-2011 11:50 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistani security agencies have arrested two brothers in the country's northwest for alleged links with the two al Qaeda couriers who owned the compound where Osama bin Laden was killed in a US raid. The security agencies arrested Razaul Hasan, 22, and Ziaul Haq, 24, in Martung area of...
  • Canadian jets intercept Russian bombers 31-07-2010 11:32 AM

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  • Trains cross border dividing Koreas 17-05-2007 01:48 PM

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