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Associated Press/Joint Staff, Ministry of Defense

South Korea shoots at Russian planes

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/23/19, 12:09 pm

South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots on Tuesday after a Russian aircraft entered the airspace of a disputed island off the coast of South Korea and Japan, officials said in a statement. South Korea said it was the first time a foreign military plane had violated its airspace since the end of the Korean War in the 1950s. The Japanese Ministry of Defense supported the report, saying it scrambled fighters to intercept the planes. Japan protested to Russia for violating the airspace but also said South Korea firing warning shots was “absolutely unacceptable.”

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Associated Press/Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets

Russia attacks in Syria

International | Airstrikes leave dozens of civilians in Idlib province dead or wounded
by Mindy Belz
Posted 7/22/19, 02:13 pm

SYRIA: Locals in Idlib province say Russian forces carried out airstrikes on Monday that “massacred” more than 40 civilians and have left more than 100 wounded.

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Associated Press/Photo by Susan Walsh

Trump, Xi reach trade war truce

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/29/19, 10:11 am

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to a put any new tariffs on hold and continue working to end the countries’ yearlong trade war.

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