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Trump administration tightens US asylum laws

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
The administration of US President Donald Trump set a new policy for immigrants applying for asylum in the United States, requiring them to first apply for asylum in a "third country" through which they had traveled on the way to the United States.
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Yemeni army forces, allies attack drone hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
The spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces says army troopers and allied fighters from Popular Committees have used a squadron of domestically-manufactured Qasef-2K (Striker-2K) combat drones to strike hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport.
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Pakistan fully reopens airspace as India tensions ease

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
Pakistan has fully reopened its airspace to civil aviation, months after it imposed restrictions following an aerial confrontation with neighboring India.
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EU imposes sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
The European Union has agreed to impose punitive measures against Turkey over its drilling operations off the coast of Cyprus, in a move censured by Ankara as "biased."
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Yemen conducts retaliatory drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's King Khalid air base

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
Yemeni armed forces have launched fresh drone strikes on King Khalid air base in Saudi Arabia's southwestern Asir Province in retaliation for the kingdom's bloody military aggression against the impoverished country.
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Pentagon Nominee Calls Conventional and Nuclear Forces Best Deterrent Against 'Russian Aggression'

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:24
In February US announced the start of the withdrawal process from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty under the pretext that Russia was violating the accord. Media reports, however, have suggested that Washington is hoping to strike a new agreement that would include both Russia and China.
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Plane Hangars at Saudi Arabia's Jizan Airport Attacked by Yemeni Houthis - Report

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
The Houthis launched multiple attacks against the Jizan Airport earlier this month, targeting Saudi military facilities.
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European Parliament Narrowly Approves Von Der Leyen As President

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
The European Parliament has narrowly confirmed Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission, making her the first woman to lead the continental body.
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Bulgaria Links Hacking Attack To Plans To Buy Military Jets From U.S.

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
A massive hacking attack in Bulgaria via a Russian website might be linked to Sofia's decision to buy military jets from the United States, the Balkan country's interior minister said, as the government's Security Council gathered to assess the situation.
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Kearsarge and Arlington Return to Homeport

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:23
More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines serving in the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) will return July 18 from a scheduled deployment.
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Italy's Salvini Shrugs Off 'Russia Allegations,' Doubles Down on Immigration

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:22
Italy's deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, is shrugging off allegations that his populist party sought secret Russian funding and is doubling down on his defense of "Christian culture" and the issue that has rewarded him the most in the voting booths – immigration.
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Thailand's Opposition Parties Aim to Amend Pro-Military Constitution

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:22
Having trounced the military's proxy at the polls in March, Thailand's pro-democracy parties may very well have formed the country's next government by now were it not for the new Constitution the military drafted after seizing power in 2014.
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Sudan's Women Demand Power in New Government

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:22
Activists are calling on Sudan's military and opposition leaders to open the country's political process to women when the sides begin to implement their recent power-sharing deal.
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Refugees Blame DRC's Chronic Violence on Battle for Mineral Wealth

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:22
For decades, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo -- the Ituri and North Kivu provinces especially -- has endured ethnic violence leaving thousands dead and many more seeking refuge in neighboring countries. the Ituri and North Kivu provinces especially -- has endured ethnic violence leaving thousands dead and many more seeking refuge in neighboring countries. has endured ethnic violence leaving thousands dead and many
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Turkish Foreign Minister Says Fourth Exploration Ship to be Sent to Eastern Mediterranean - Reports

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:21
The news comes after earlier in the day the EU imposed restrictions on Ankara for drilling off the coast of Cyprus, where the island nation and a member of the bloc has exclusive economic rights.
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Stoltenberg Promises 'Credible & Effective' Response by NATO if Russia Leaves INF Treaty

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:21
Earlier in the month, Russian President Vladimir Putin enacted the official suspension of Russia's participation in the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) Treaty, several months after the US announced its exit from the deal.
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RAF Lakenheath breaks ground on future F-35 infrastructure

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:21
Leaders of the 48th Fighter Wing in partnership with Defence Infrastructure Organisation and members of the local community, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new F-35 Lightning II infrastructure at RAF Lakenheath, July 15.
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Pakistan-US Cooperation 'Has Rekindled Hope' for Afghan Peace

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:21
Pakistan said Tuesday its cooperation in facilitating ongoing peace talks between the United States and the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan has led to a "gradual warming up" in Islamabad's turbulent relationship with Washington.
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Yemen sides agree to reinforce Hudaydah ceasefire

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:20
The warring sides in Yemen have agreed to take measures towards invigorating a standing ceasefire over al-Hudaydah, a key western port taking in the majority of the violence-racked country's imports.
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EU To Unblock Some Financial Aid To Moldova Due To Reform Progress

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 16/07/2019 - 23:20
The European Commission has announced it will unlock millions of euros in financial aid to Moldova thanks to some progress on reforms made by the impoverished Eastern European country.
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