Putin to U.S. - I'm ready for another Cuban Missile-style crisis if you want one Thursday, 21 Feb 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one and threatened to place hypersonic nuclear missiles on ships or submarines near U.S. territorial waters.  Full Article   |  Video

Victims testify at child sex abuse conference, Pope promises to fight ‘enemy within’ Thursday, 21 Feb 2019 

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday, with one cardinal acknowledging that the Church had to fight "the enemy within".  Full Article  |  Video  

Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits evacuation snag Thursday, 21 Feb 2019 

NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria (Reuters) - The operation to destroy Islamic State's final vestige of rule in Iraq and Syria hit a temporary snag on Thursday, as an expected evacuation of the remaining civilians from its last enclave in eastern Syria did not go ahead.  Full Article  |  Video  

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