Un Voices ‘serious Concern’ After Taliban Attacks Hit Kabul – Yahoo News

31 photo released by the Norwegian Air Force in November. Countries around the Baltic Sea have called Russia’s recent presence in the area “unprecedented.” Reuters Poland’s defense minister,Tomasz Siemoniak, called out Russia for its “unprecedented” naval and air force presence in the Baltic Sea area this week. Siemoniak told reporters that although Russia was not preparing to attack, its military tests in the international airspace did “not serve to build good relationships and trust,” BBC News reported . Russia said it was only testing the NATO defenses that police the region, but tensions were high. NATO has previously alleged that Russia is giving its rebels in Ukraine weapons, andNATO previously reported it had seen a Cold War-level of intercepts since the start of the conflict in February. NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu told Agence France-Presse that NATO’s recent interception of six Russian bomber planes “represented a significant level of activity.” Among the planes were four Tu-95 Bear strategic bombers, two Tu-22M Backfire long-range bombers, two Su-27s, Tu-134s and an An-72 transporter. Russia occasionally does not provide flight plans for its warplanes, which could impact commercial airline activity.Such activity can be destabilizing and potentially dangerous, if international norms are not respected, Lungescu said. Most of the Russian activity was in international waters and airspace, Siemoniak said.Sweden was most affected by Russia’s increased military presence, BBC reported, but the Finnish air force also called the activity “unusually intense.”Earlier this week, when Estonia claimed one of Russia’s planes violated its airspace, the Russian defense ministry said it was just a routine flight.
Source: Poland Calls Out Russia For ‘Unprecedented’ Bomber Activity Above Baltic Sea

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Originally opened in 1970, the cultural centre was forced to close between 1983 and 2002 as Afghanistan was torn apart by a series of wars. It reopened in 2003 and was revamped in 2010. Afghan security personnel stand guard near the site where a bomber blew himself up in the audience w – ‘Heinous’ attack – French President Francois Hollande condemned the bombing as “heinous” and said it was an assault on “culture and creativity.” In the earlier attack, the bomber who was on foot targeted a bus carrying Afghan troops in Tangi Tarakhil on the outskirts of the capital, Afzail told AFP. “As a result of the (first) attack, six Afghan army staff were martyred and 10 others were wounded,” the general said. A statement from the defence ministry confirmed the death toll, but said 11 people were wounded. A recent spate of attacks in Kabul has seen militants target foreign guest houses, embassy vehicles, US troops and Afghan army buses over the past month.
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“But I’m fine! I have two cats. That’s all I need.” Her friend and collaborator Ed Sheeran can attest to that. “She’s a sort of middle-aged woman trapped in a 24-year-old’s body,” he told Time earlier this year. “She hangs out with her cat and sews things.” Swift likely didn’t mind that Sheeran teased her in the press. After all, the “Style” singer loves her pets so much, she carries Olivia everywhere she goes!
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