all of them,” he said ... The last such document, in 2010, called Russia a “strategic partner.” Now, NATO is accusing Russia of using “coercion, subversion, aggression and annexation” to extend its reach. The 2010 document made no mention of China, but the new one addressed Bejing’s growing economic and military reach ... .
... Local media reported he has a lengthy criminal record dating back to the 1990s ... On Tuesday, Juan Claudio D'Luna-Mendez and Juan Francisco D'Luna-Bilbao, both Mexican citizens, were charged with possessing firearms while residing in the United States illegally, according to court documents and US authorities ... .
London. Rafael Nadal tops the bill in the Wimbledon second round on Thursday, eyeing a clear path to the semi-finals as Iga Swiatek seeks a 37th consecutive win. Two-time winner Nadal, hunting a calendar Grand Slam, was given a fright in his opener before finding his mojo against Francisco Cerundolo to win in four sets ... Crippling foot pain ... AFP ... .
Oil prices fell on Thursday ahead of the meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in anticipation of the group's supply decision for August ... Investors are eyeing the OPEC+ group meeting, which will take place later in the day, to determine oil production for the summer months ... .
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R. Kelly has today (June 29) been sentenced to 30 years in prison, following his conviction last year on charges of sex trafficking and racketeering ... He was found guilty on nine accounts. Prosecutors initially sought a 25 year sentence for the singer while lawyers for Kelly said he should receive no more than 10 years ... She continued.
QUITO, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Ecuadoran President Guillermo Lasso on Wednesday declared a 30-day state of emergency in four provinces of Azuay, Imbabura, Sucumbios and Orellana, citing an escalation of violence in the indigenous protest ... Enditem .
Japan's electricity grid is creaking under the strain of Tokyo's hottest June since records began, with the unexpected shutdown of a power plant raising fears that tens of millions of people could be deprived of power on another scorching day ...Maximum highs are not forecast to drop to 30C before Tuesday ... .
Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said. “Today, Nato leaders decided a fundamental shift in our defence and deterrence to respond to a new security reality.” ... Speaking via video link from Kyiv he said Ukraine’s resistance was protecting the Nato members. He asked ... But Mr Stoltenberg said ... .