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Poroshenko convenes emergency meeting of National Security Council as Russian tanks cross Ukrainian Border in Luhansk region

Due to the aggravation of the situation in certain districts of the Luhansk region, President Poroshenko convened an emergency meeting of the Military Cabinet of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, as reported by the press service of the President.

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Zimbabwe crisis: Army says it is ‘targeting criminals’, not Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s military has read out a statement after taking over the national broadcaster, ZBC, saying it has taken action to “target criminals”.

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Report: Mueller Investigating Mike Flynn for Alleged Plot to Kidnap Muslim Cleric

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in what started as a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and any potential collusion with the Trump campaign, is reportedly investigating former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn for an alleged plan to “forcibly remove” a Muslim cleric living in exile in Pennsylvania and send him back to Turkey.

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Saudi prince, relieved from National Guard, once seen as throne contender

Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, born in 1953, headed the Saudi Arabian National Guard, an elite internal security force originally based on traditional tribal units that was run by his father for five decades.

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Qatar documents 5,600 humanitarian cases caused by siege

Chairman of the National Committee for Human Rights Ali Bin Smaikh Al-Marri said the committee has been monitoring, documenting and disseminating information regarding humanitarian cases affected by the Gulf crisis and the blockade imposed on the State of Qatar.

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Final tally in NZ election strengthens Labour in negotiation talks

A possible Labour-Green coalition narrowed the gap with the ruling National Party in New Zealand’s final election tally on Saturday, strengthening their position in formal talks next week with a small nationalist party to form a government.

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Iraq’s top security body rejects Kurdish referendum

Iraq’s National Security Council rejected late Sunday a referendum for the independence of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, citing it is “unconstitutional”.

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Police race to find London underground suspect

British police raced on Saturday to track down whoever planted a bomb on a packed London Underground train, as authorities raised the national threat level to maximum, meaning another attack may be imminent.

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Iran to raise production to 4.5mn bpd in five years

Iran will reach an oil production rate of 4.5mn barrels per day (bpd) within five years, Ali Kardor, the managing director of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), said on Sunday according to the oil ministry news site Shana.

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Saudi Arabia says initial public offering of Aramco on track

Saudi Arabia, the largest economy in the Arab world, which is undertaking a widescale economic reform programme to lessen its dependence on oil revenue, said its plan to sell a stake in Aramco, the world’s biggest oil producing company, is on track as the kingdom refines its National Transformation Program (NTP).

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Here’s Why Venezuela’s Military Prefers Chaos to a Coup

Juan Carlos Caguaripano, a National Guard captain wanted for treason, who had been in hiding for a couple of years, released a video claiming that he had led a group that took Paramacay Fort in western Venezuela. He called his brothers in the Venezuelan armed forces to join him in bringing back constitutional order to a country in the midst of chaos.

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Russia Meddles in Western, Northern Europe

Russia has increased its meddling in European countries outside the former Soviet bloc recently. Moscow’s support for populist parties – including France’s National Front, Italy’s Five Star Movement, and Britain’s UK Independence Party – has shown tangible results.

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Media: NSA-linked tools used in new large-scale cyber attack

Hacking tools presumably belonging to the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and exposed by WikiLeaks were used in a new large-scale cyber attack on Tuesday, CNN reported.

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Russian hackers ‘planted fake news in Qatar to fuel current Gulf crisis, US believes’

The FBI and Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) have deployed officials to work with Qatar to investigate the apparent Russian hack, CNN reported on Tuesday night.

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Michael Flynn ‘will provide documents to Senate intelligence committee’

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee as part of its probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.

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That North Korean Missile Really Worked, Say U.S. Officials

A former senior National Security Agency official who consults with the agency told NBC News that it’s true, as cybersecurity researchers report, that the WannaCry ransomware epidemic is the result of a software vulnerability identified and stockpiled by the NSA. And it became public when it leaked as part of the Shadow Brokers disclosures.

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