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Armed man takes hostages in Paris store

A hostage situation has been underway in Paris since 15:30pm (14:30pm GMT) Monday, according to police. French media said two women are being held at knifepoint in a store by a man demanding to speak with Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti. Police have set up a perimeter near the Aligre quarter, …

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WATCH: Armed men surround Tripoli government HQ

Photos and videos from Tripoli in the early hours of Wednesday showed armed men and combat vehicles outside the offices of Libya’s interim Government of National Unity (GNU) Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, and there are reports of militants outside the office of Presidential Council head Mohammed al Menfi.  The …

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New York police in standoff with armed man at United Nations HQ

The NYPD has issued a traffic alert for the intersection of 42nd Street and 1st Avenue – right outside the UN HQ – and said the public should  “expect emergency vehicles in the surrounding area.” A video posted on Twitter by Newsmax host Greg Kelly shows emergency vehicles blocking the road and …

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‘Russian troops dismember the armed forces of Ukraine’: how a war between Moscow & Kiev could play out, and why it won’t happen

That’s according to Valdai Club Programme Director Ivan Timofeev. The top Moscow think tank is closely connected with President Vladimir Putin. Timofeev, one of Russia’s leading foreign experts, is skeptical about the possibility of a conflict, but he has outlined how such an operation could be conducted. One scenario could …

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US missile-armed warship heads into Black Sea

The deployment of the guided-missile destroyer was announced by the US Navy on Thursday. The mission is its first movement since it switched its homeport to a naval base in Rota, Spain. “USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) began its northbound transit to the Black Sea to operate with our NATO allies & partners …

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