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Ukraine sees Russian hand in ammo warehouse blasts
Ukraine suspects the Russian military or its separatist rebel proxies were responsible for blowing up a warehouse storing tank ammunition at an eastern military base early on Thursday morning, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said.
France's Le Pen to visit Moscow on Friday
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will visit Russia on Friday, a country whose leader she admires and which has been at the center of allegations of interference in the French election campaign via media outlets.
China says has no dispute with Philippines over Benham Rise
China and the Philippines do not and will not have a dispute over Benham Rise, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, referring to a vast area the United Nations has declared to be part of the Philippines' continental shelf.
Greece won't last in euro zone in long-run: Bavarian finance minister
Greece will not last in the eurozone in the long run and officials working on a review of its bailout package should prepare for such a possibility, a senior member of the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives said.
Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers next month in order to stay home for a visit by China's president and will go to Russia later in April, U.S. officials said on Monday, disclosing an itinerary that allies may see as giving Moscow priority over them.
Belarus's Lukashenko alleges 'fifth column' plot as unrest continues
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday a "fifth column" was plotting to overthrow him with the help of foreign-backed fighters, days before a planned street protest in Minsk against a new tax.
Russia must limit Iranian power in Syria: Israeli intelligence director
Russia and other world powers must move to limit Iran's growing military strength in Syria because it poses a regional threat, the director-general of Israel's Intelligence Ministry told Reuters in an interview.
Scottish parliament begins debate on new independence referendum
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sought backing from the Edinburgh parliament on Tuesday for her proposal to hold a new referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, the first formal step in a process resisted by London.