Top Politics Stories of the Year

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The Kremlin says the Russian military has successful tested a new Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle. It said Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw the test launch of the Avangard vehicle from the Defense Ministry’s control room.Here's The Full Story…

Russian Tupolev Tu-160 Strategic Supersonic Bombers - Russia News

“The purpose is to increase the perception that Venezuela is supported by Russia, China and Belarus, that it has the support of a power, in case another power tries to invade,” Former defense minister Raul said.Here's The Full Story…

Vladimir Putin and Sergei Shoigu - Russian News

“Next year is going to be extremely busy. Over 4,000 various types of drills and nearly 8,500 practical combat training events are scheduled. The main focus will be placed on applying expertise in the use of troops in today’s armed conflicts and training commanders to effectively address non-standard tasks,” the Russian defense minister was quoted by Tass news agency as saying.Here's The Full Story…

Shamila Batohi - South Africa

Shamila Batohi, a prominent Indian-origin lawyer, started her public service as a junior prosecutor in the Chatsworth Magistrates’ Court in 1986 and has served as the first regional head of the directorate of special operations based in KwaZulu-Natal. Continue with Shamila Batohi Biography and Profile.Here's The Full Story…

George H.W. Bush - George Herbert Walker Bush - USA Politics News Today

Former US President George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.Here's The Full Story…

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“The newest [Pantsir-S] air defence systems have entered service among the anti-aircraft missile units of the Southern Military District deployed in Crimea […] as part of the programme to re-equip the district’s troops,” the press service said.Here's The Full Story…

Ukrainian Navy said the incident took place as three of its ships were transiting from the Black Sea port of Odesa to Mariupol

FSB: “Three ships of the Naval Forces of Ukraine, in violation of Articles 19 and 21 of the United Nations Convention of Sea Law, defining the coastal state’s right to ensure safety in maritime space, crossed the Russian state border, unlawfully entering the off-limits water area of Russian sea territory.”Here's The Full Story…

NATO Military Drill - Europe News

“The main NATO countries are increasing their military presence in the region, near Russia’s borders,” Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, slamming “the sabre-rattling”.

“Such irresponsible actions are bound to lead to a destabilisation of the political situation in the North, to heighten tensions,” she said, vowing Moscow would “take the necessary retaliatory measures to ensure its security.”Here's The Full Story…

Jamal Khashoggi Death - Saudi Arabia News

The report by Yeni Safak on Monday said Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, a member of Prince Mohammed’s entourage on trips to the United States, France and Spain this year, made the calls from the consulate. The newspaper said the four calls went to Bader al-Asaker, the head of Prince Mohammed’s office. It said another call went to the United States. That yet again adds to the pressure Saudi Arabia faces over the slaying of the Washington Post columnist.Here's The Full Story…