A Russian MiG-31BM jet has shown breathtaking glimpses of the Earth’s curvature at an altitude of more than 20 kilometers during a military drill, while intercepting an intruding aircraft.
Russian supersonic jet shows Earth’s curvature during military exercise
News that Turkey’s military pension fund has reached a deal to buy embattled British Steel will come as a disappointment to supporters of British industry.
The relentless sale of British assets to foreigners shows no sign of abating
Spectators in Russian capital Moscow were treated to an impressive fireworks display on the final day of the world's largest international festival of pyrotechnics this Sunday.
Russia: International firework festival lights up Moscow skyline
The Iranian oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute has departed from Gibraltar after the British overseas territory rejected a US demand to seize the vessel.
Iran tanker departs after Gibraltar rejects US demand
The leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, has stepped up his plans to become Caretaker Prime Minister. Talking to ITV on 17th August, Corbyn said that as Labour is “by far” the biggest opposition group, it should be invited to form a government if a “no-confidence” motion in Boris Johnson’s Tory government succeeds.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn steps up campaign to become caretaker PM
Russia says it has no plans to deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, after Washington killed a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty.
Russia: No plans to deploy new missiles unless US does so
The decision by the United States Justice Department to issue a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil tanker, Adrian Daria, (formerly Grace 1), has created fresh uncertainty about the fate of the vessel.
Is there a joint UK-US conspiracy to seize the Adrian Daria?
Last week marked the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the “troubles” in Northern Ireland.
UK Defence Secretary announced end to investigations of army abuses in Northern Ireland
A member of the Iranian Parliament rejected reports suggesting that Russia is taking over in Chabahar, a strategic port in southeast Iran, to replace India after it reportedly withdrew from development plans for the region.
Iranian MP rejects reports that Chabahar port will be leased by Russia
Grace 1 raises Iranian flag, changes name to 'Adrian Darya-1'
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Gibraltar says unable to meet US request to seize Iran tanker

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