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Serbian president Nikolic warns of Kosovo genocide | guardian.co.uk

The Serbian president has claimed Serbs in Kosovo are living under the threat of genocide and would not rule out a partition between ethnic Serb and Albanian regions of the former province.Tomislav Nikolic, a former ultra-nationalist, was elected in May on a more moderate platform. But in a Guardian interview he criticised Kosovo, whose independence Serbia and its allies refuse ...

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Soaring youth unemployment stokes fears | FT.com

In crisis-hit Europe, the rates of under-25 joblessness are the highest since the OECD began recording it. One in two young Greeks and Spaniards are out of work, and the youth unemployment rate in Saudi Arabia and Italy is four times the older jobless rate. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development warns that “a significant and growing proportion of ...

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India tests first nuclear-capable ICBM (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | RT

India has test-launched its first long-range intercontinental ballistic missile, significantly upgrading the emerging Asian nation’s military capabilities. It has the capacity to target major Chinese cities and Europe. According to Indian media the missile was launched just after 8am local time from Wheeler Island off India’s east coast. It rose to an altitude of 600 kilometers and successfully completed the ...

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Pentagon lays out significant cuts to U.S. forces in Europe | Stripes

STUTTGART, Germany — It’s official: The Germany-based 170th Infantry Brigade will be inactivated later this year, followed by the 172nd Separate Infantry Brigade next year as part of a broad restructuring of the military force structure in Europe that also calls for the inactivation of two U.S. Air Forces in Europe squadrons and the eventual elimination of the Army’s V ...

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Clinton, Panetta Reassure Europe of US Hegemony, Military Welfare | Antiwar.com

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta attended an international security conference in Germany this weekend to reassure European allies that recent shifts in the U.S. defense priorities away from Europe will not mean an end to subsidizing the security of the entire continent. The Obama administration has decided to withdraw two of the four Army ...

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