North Korea condemns new US sanctions

NORTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - North Korea accused Washington on Sunday of trying to destroy an improvement in inter-Korean relations as South Korean protesters tried to block a delegation of senior officials from the north to attend the closing ceremony of the Winter...

Joint ballistic exercises of the US Military with Israel

UNITED STATES, Feb. 25 (VOP) - More than 2,000 US troops have arrived in occupied Palestine to participate in joint ballistic maneuvers with Israel, reported Fars News. According to the website Strips, these exercises are called "Jupiter Cobra" and will be held from March 4 to...

Russia calls for talks with North Korea

NORTH KOREA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov on Saturday called for direct talks between the United States and Russia over North Korea, Russian news agency TASS reported. The comments came after the United States decided to impose the largest set...

Russia strikes at positions of al-Nusra in Hama

SYRIA, Sunday, February 25 (VOP) – Russian aviation continues to strike at the locations of the radical Islamists Jabhat al Nusra in the north of the province of Hama. The military source broadcasts on its page in the social network Twitter (@markito0171) that the Russian...

Smoggy sunrise

The sun rises above a polluted skyline of Shanghai, China. AFP / Johannes EISELE