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Putin names U.S. a 'security threat'

Moscow: Jan 3; A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia's national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the West have deteriorated in recent years.

The document, "About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation", was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year's Eve.It says Russia has managed to heighten its role in solving global problems and international conflicts. That heightened role has caused a reaction by the West, it says.

Floods claim lives of 4 people in Bangladesh

Dhaka : Four people have been killed in floods in Moulvibazar's Komolganj Upazila in Bangladesh.At least five people are still missing.Thousand others...

Trump, Putin to meet in July

Washington : The United States (US) President Donald Trump is expected to meet with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Europe in July.Trump wil...

India agrees to open 4 new air gateways in Nepal

Kathmandu : India has agreed to open four new air entry points to Nepal in the eastern and western parts of the country.This aims at facilitating move...

Sri Lanka to release 10 Indian fishermen's boats

Colombo : Sri Lankan Navy will release ten Indian fishermen's boats that were taken into custody in 2015 and 2016.As per media reports, the Sri Lankan...