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Ukrainian nuclear site faces new threat 

Shelling of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station by Ukrainian forces risks a “nuclear catastrophe” at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, Arseniy Zelensky, the Kakhovka facility’s deputy director for reconstruction, told reporters on Saturday.   According to Zelensky, as quoted by TASS, Kakhovka is now operating in a “very dangerous” emergency mode.  The …

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Russia responds to Japan’s threat

Tokyo’s proposal to place a cap on Russian oil prices would lead to significantly less oil on the market and could drastically push oil prices higher, former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev warned on Tuesday. Responding to the idea put forward by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Sunday, Medvedev wrote …

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WHO issues monkeypox threat report

The World Health Organization has stopped short of raising alert over the widening monkeypox outbreak to the highest-possible level during an emergency committee meeting on Saturday, even as the head of the UN watchdog, Tedros Ghebreyesus, called it “clearly an evolving health threat.” “I am deeply concerned by the spread …

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Judo star issues threat if Russians allowed to compete

Ukrainian former world judo champion Georgii Zantaraia has said he will renounce his titles if Russians are permitted to compete at an upcoming tournament in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. The International Judo Federation (IJF) is standing by its policy to allow Russians and Belarusian to appear under neutral status. …

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UK upgrades monkeypox threat

The monkeypox threat level has been ramped up in the UK and it is set to be listed as a “notifiable disease” in law starting from June 8, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) announced on Tuesday. The move means doctors in England will have to notify local authorities when …

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NATO to name its ‘primary threat’

NATO’s new strategic concept will describe Russia as the “primary threat” to the bloc, while China will make its first appearance in the document, US Permanent Representative to NATO Julianne Smith said on Wednesday. Speaking at a Defense Writers Group event, Smith said that even prior to the launch of …

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Chinese food security push poses threat to US – report

China’s efforts to achieve food security represent a threat to the US, according to an American federal agency focused on trade with Beijing. Officials warn that Chinese firms could attempt to steal intellectual property, cut into Washington’s foodstuff exports profits, undermine supply chains, and even target America’s genetically modified crops …

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UK, Spain worried about Russian ‘threat’

Russia’s expanding presence on the African continent might pose a “worrying” threat to the southern flank of NATO, Spain’s Defense Minister Margarita Robles and British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace stated at a joint press conference in Madrid on Wednesday. African nations such as Libya and Mali see increased activities of …

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Top Finnish lawmaker balks at Turkey’s NATO threat

Finland’s top legislator has ruled out placating Turkey to win approval for the country’s NATO membership bid, saying parliament can’t change laws and extradite “innocent people” whom Ankara considers to be terrorists. Speaker of Parliament Matti Vanhanen, a former prime minister, made his comments in an interview with Finnish public …

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NATO expansion ‘not a threat’ – Biden

President Joe Biden on Thursday gave his “strong support” to the NATO membership applications of Finland and Sweden. He insisted that the alliance’s continued expansion “is not a threat to any nation,” a point that Russia disputes. Speaking alongside Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at …

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