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Nato plans biggest exercise since Cold War

13 days ago
BRUSSELS: Nato’s Trid­ent Juncture 18 exercise will draw in 45,000 troops, Sec­r­e­tary General Jens Stolten­berg said on Tuesday, unveiling what officials confirmed would be the alliance’s biggest manoeuvres since the Cold War.…

Story of doomed love ‘Cold War’ wows Cannes festival

5 months, 4 days ago
CANNES, France: Oscar-winner Pawel Pawlikowski denies he is nostalgic for the Cold War, but its geopolitical tensions and lack of modern technological distractions make it the perfect era in which to stage a doomed love story, he said on…

Revolutionary icon Che Guevara remembered 50 years after death

1 year, 14 days ago
A half-century after his death, Ernesto “Che” Guevara will be remembered in ceremonies next week in Cuba and in Bolivia, whose CIA-trained troops sent shockwaves around the world when they executed the Cold War revolutionary icon in 1967.…

Russia slams Trump’s ‘Cold War’ policy on Cuba

1 year, 3 months ago
MOSCOW: Russia's foreign ministry on Sunday said it regretted US President Donald Trump's policy reversal on Cuba, calling it reminiscent of the Cold War era. "The new line towards Cuba announced by US President Donald Trump takes us…

Brzezinski, ex-aide to former US President Carter, dies at 89

1 year, 4 months ago
WASHINGTON: Zbigniew Brzezinski, a hawkish Cold War strategist and former top aide to US president Jimmy Carter, has died at 89, his family said on Friday. "My father passed away peacefully tonight," MSNBC journalist Mika Brzezinski said…

Global arms trade highest since Cold War: study

1 year, 7 months ago
STOCKHOLM: Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said Monday. Between 2012-2016, arms imports in terms of volume by…

NATO says no ‘meeting of minds’ with Russia

2 years, 3 months ago
BRUSSELS: NATO and Russia failed to overcome deep differences over Ukraine Wednesday in their first talks since the alliance approved a troop boost in Eastern Europe, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said.