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The Slump Continues: US Energy Giants Announce Massive Losses

Last week Exxonmobil reported its lowest quarterly profits since 1999; the company's profits from April-June this year declined by 59 percent compared to the same period last year.

Armed Group Which Seized Police Building in Yerevan Opens Fire, Kills Policeman

An armed group which seized a police building in the Armenian capital has opened fire and killed one policeman, the Armenian police press service said.

Al-Nusra's Rebranding: New Project Aimed at Replacing Daesh?

The Al-Nusra Front's decision to break its ties with al-Qaeda and change its name to Jabhat Fatah al-Sham has triggered a heated debate, with some experts suggesting that the notorious group may continue its terrorist activities alongside Daesh (ISIL/ISIS).

Amsterdam’s Airport Schiphol Boosts Security Over Heightened Alert Status

Additional security measures were implemented on Saturday in the Schiphol Amsterdam’s airport amid high terrorism security alert.

Russia Lauded for Setting Out to Master Far East Using Example of US Wild West

The Russian government's offer of free land in the Far East reminds Le Monde of the taming of the American 'Wild West'. A century-and-a-half ago, Abraham Lincoln's Homestead Act made way for the settlement of the West. Today, the paper suggests, Vladimir Putin is following Lincoln's example, attracting 'Russian settlers' to tame the Far East.

The Secret of Beating Pokemon's Hatching System (VIDEO)

While many Pokemon Go players are vexed by the necessity to walk long distances to hatch incubating eggs, it appears that there are ways to defeat this restriction.

'Is This a Joke?': US Media Not Getting Behind Clinton's Russian Hacker Story

The failure of the US authorities to present any proof to back its claims of Russia’s involvement in hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has caused an uproar in the US media, while America’s top spy calls on the nation to stop blaming Russia.

Washington Grows More Reliant on Allies as Military Advantage Shrinks

The lack of the bygone military and economic power pushes the US into a new reality: it needs to adjust from the power to command to the power of lead, according to Leslie H. Gelb, former senior official at the US State and Defense Department.

Moscow May Help Unite Turkey and Syria Against Daesh

As the date of the Turkish President’s visit to Moscow draws near, it remains to be seen whether Ankara is ready to mend ties with Russia and Syria in order to fight Daesh and Nusra Front terrorists together.

Total of 35 PKK Militants Killed After Attack on Turkish Base

A total of 35 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants were killed by the Turkish army on Saturday during the attack on the Turkish military base, local media reported citing Turkish military.

Int'l Army Games Promote Mutual Understanding Among Military Personnel

Jervazio Pinto, the head of Angola's team at the 2016 International Army Games (IAG) said that the drills are very important for Angola in getting experience with heavy weaponry and communicating with the participants of the competitions.

Putin Arrives to Slovenia to Hold Talks With President Pahor

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold negotiations with his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor on trade and economic cooperation as well as on regional and global problems.

Steadfast Dog Balances Wine Glass on His Head

What can't a dog do? This canine is so focused on his task that he doesn't even blink.

Armenian Security Services Urge Armed Group Holding Hostages to Surrender

According to press service, Armenian National Security Service demanded on Saturday that members of an armed group that captured the police station in Yerevan must surrender until 5:00 p.m. local time.

Crush After Shooting at Kosovo Beer Festival Injures 40

As many as 40 individuals were injured in a stampede caused by a shooting at a beer festival in Kosovo's capital of Pristina, local media reported Saturday.

Russia's VEB Denies Media Reports on Dam Construction Deal in Argentina

The Russian Vnesheconombank (VEB) denied on Saturday media reports, that it would invest some $1.9 billion in construction of Chihuido-1 hydroelectric project in Argentina.

Q2 US GDP Grows Only 1.2% Amid Corporate Gloom, Falling Inventories

The US economy slowed dramatically in Q2, growing at a rate which was far below all previous estimates, highlighting economic policy shortcomings, structural imperfections, and the policy mistakes of the past several months.

Some 14 Tonnes of Humanitarian Aid Delivered to Aleppo Checkpoints

The reconciliation center delivered 14 tonnes of humanitarian aid to checkpoints in the Syrian city of Aleppo, including foodstuff, medicines and goods of prime necessity.

Belgium Freezes Assets of Ten Individuals Suspected of Terrorism

The Belgium authorities have frozen the assets of 12 terrorist suspects for the first time without juridical intervention.

Post- 9/11 'Bureaucratic Intelligence' Playing into Hands of Lone Wolf Terrorism

The last few decades have seen the bureaucratization of intelligence services, which are rendered ineffective at dealing with the kind of terrorism that began with the September 11 attacks, security expert Dr. Goran Matic told Sputnik Serbia.

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