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United States intercepts Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

United States intercepts Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

Two separate defense officials reached by Fox News said the Russian bombers came within 55 miles of Alaska's west coast. Scott Miller, representing the North American Command aerospace forces (NORAD), said that identifying and subsequent interception of bombers model Tu-95 is necessitated by the occurrence aircraft in the area of responsibility of NORAD.


Russia, after Netanyahu visit, backs off Syria S-300 missile supplies

Russia, after Netanyahu visit, backs off Syria S-300 missile supplies

Vladimir Kozhin said on Friday that Russian Federation was neither supplying S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Syria nor negotiating a potential delivery to Damascus. Despite their support, Putin has allowed Israel a largely free reign to carry out air strikes in Syria it deems necessary to prevent the proliferation of weapons that could be used against it.


IAEA confirms Iran fulfilling nuclear-related commitments

IAEA confirms Iran fulfilling nuclear-related commitments

US President Trump announced on Tuesday that Washington made a decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal as it allegedly provides Iran with the possibilities of creating a nuclear bomb bypassing all restrictions now in force under the agreement.


Deepika, Kangana win hearts as they walk the red carpet at Cannes

Deepika, Kangana win hearts as they walk the red carpet at Cannes

Her compatriot Kangana Ranaut, who made a stunning debut at Cannes in a Zuhair Murad's sequin gown opted for a spectacular studded and embroidered catsuit from Nedo By Nedret Taciroglu for the screening of " Ash is Purest White " on her second appearance at the red carpet.


Indonesia evacuates residents, shuts airport after Java volcano erupts

Indonesia evacuates residents, shuts airport after Java volcano erupts

Low-priced carrier AirAsia said at least 12 flights were cancelled. The eruption caused volcanic ash to spread across several areas in Yogyakarta, including Cangkringan, Pakem, Tempel, Turi, Godean and Gamping, from 10 a.m. Its last major eruption in 2010 killed 347 people. "This kind of eruption is not unsafe and could happen anytime to an active volcano", national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a statement.



Israel on high alert amid fears of Iran 'retaliation'

The British statement said May and Netanyahu "agreed it was vital for the global community to continue working together to counter Iran's destabilizing regional activity, and for Russian Federation to use its influence in Syria to prevent further Iranian attacks".