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Bulgaria softens tone but still points finger at Russian aircraft

SOFIA: Bulgaria toned down its criticism of Moscow on Tuesday, saying Russian aircraft had not been involved in violations of its air space but once again blamed Russia for not observing international norms in aviation. Bulgarian Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev said on Sunday there had been a rise in violations of its air space by… Read More »

US Senate to vote on gun control as Trump softens stance

WASHINGTON: Democrats claimed victory on Thursday (Jun 16) after persuading the US Senate to hold a vote next week on legislation that would bar terror suspects from buying firearms. The debate – with the potential to turn vicious in a contentious presidential election year – comes with Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump signaling he… Read More »