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Mike Pence sketches possible Patriot deployment in Estonia, vows US support

The Patriot is a mobile, ground-based system designed to intercept incoming missiles and warplanes.
 

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Last week's loss, delivered by a novice political group, spotlights Abe's potential vulnerability after nearly five years in power, with many blaming voter perceptions of arrogance on his part and that of his powerful Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga.

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Belgium win 2-0 despite stubborn Estonian resistance

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Belgium win 2-0 despite stubborn Estonian resistance

Mertens had the visitors ahead just past the half hour mark but there was to be no repeat of the 8-1 hammering that Belgium handed Estonia in Brussels in November.

Some 38 of 84 killed in Nice truck attack were foreigners: Ministry

Some 38 of the 84 people killed on the seafront in Nice by a truck-driving man as they celebrated Bastille Day on July 14 were foreigners, the French foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Top 10 countries having highest tax percentage on cigarettes

These countries have the highest percentage of total tax on the final price of cigarettes. The data is taken from the latest available year - 2014.

 

Quran is unscientific, ideas that can't survive criticism, ridicule must be weak: Taslima Nasreen

Quran is unscientific, ideas that can't survive criticism, ridicule must be weak: Taslima Nasreen

The Bangladeshi author claimed that religion is incompatible with human rights and particularly women's rights. “People say Islam is a religion of peace, but my life experience is the opposite,”she said.  

Hindu fundamentalists becoming dangerous in India, says Taslima Nasrin

Hindu fundamentalists becoming dangerous in India, says Taslima Nasrin

In a series of tweets, the Bangladeshi author also said that India needs one law for all.  

Russia jets make ''simulated attack'' passes near US destroyer: US

 Two Russian warplanes flew simulated attack passes near a US guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, the US military said, with one official describing them as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory.

IMF urges innovation to battle global growth slowdown

IMF urges innovation to battle global growth slowdown

Facing slowing growth in the global economy, the International Monetary Fund called today for policies that support research and development to promote innovation.

Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

Russia could overrun two European nations in 60 hours, warns US think tank

In the event of such a development, NATO forces would suffer severe damage including loss of human lives. 

England players celebrate perfect 10th Euro qualifying victory

England players celebrate perfect 10th Euro qualifying victory

England achieved a new feather under manager Roy Hodgson after winning their 10th match in a row at the 2016 Euro qualifying campaign.

UK to send troops to Baltic region to deter Russian aggression

Around 100 British military personnel will be sent to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the Baltic region, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday.