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January 7, 2019 10:46 PM Orthodox Christmas 2019: When do Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas?

ORTHODOX Christians celebrate Christmas on a different day compared to other Christians, but when is the celebration of Christ’s birthday in Orthodox countries? While many Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25, there are some Orthodox Christians who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in January. Orthodox Christians in central and eastern Europe 21

December 31, 2018 9:59 AM Brisbane International: Britain's Harriet Dart wins to reach second round

British number four Harriet Dart came from behind to beat Australian wildcard Priscilla Hon and reach the second round of the Brisbane International. The 22-year-old, who progressed from the qualifying rounds, won 1-6 6-3 6-4. Dart will play Latvian eighth seed Anastasija Sevastova or Australia's Daria Gavrilova next. "I'm really pleased to get the win. Priscilla 15

December 27, 2018 12:14 PM US-EU trade war: Former US Ambassador WARNS of 2019 crisis

Speaking to Fox Business, Mr Gardner claimed Donald Trump should be "helping the European Union" and avoid siding with Russia in the WTO case on Russia's involvement in the Crimea crisis. The former US Ambassador warned without a reform of the WTO rules on national security exemptions proposed by the Brussels bloc, rogue states like Russia and Saudi 24

December 13, 2018 3:56 AM US brands Russia ‘CORRUPT’ over Venezuela bombers, Russia HITS BACK at ‘hypocritical’ US

RUSSIA has hit back at the US over military spending, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of corruption and of wasting public money aiding Venezuela. Mr Pompeo’s scorn came after Putin sent two nuclear-capable bombers to Caracas on Monday. He sent two Tu-160 bombers, along with an Antonov An-124 military transport aircraft and an Ilyushin 27

November 30, 2018 7:49 AM Ukraine bans Russian men from entering country amid invasion fears

The nation's leader Petro Poroshenko says the restrictions aim to stop Russians from forming "private armies" on his soil. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said the restrictions have been imposed to prevent Russians from forming "private armies" in his country. Moscow has been supporting Russian separatists in the east of the country with troops 32

November 29, 2018 12:02 AM World War 3 fears INTENSIFY as Ukraine vows MILITARY response to ‘Russian aggression’

FEARS of major conflict are growing after the Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin vowed the country would respond militarily to “Russian aggression”, following the seizure of three Ukrainian ships. Mr Klimkin issued the extraordinary warning during an interview with Sky News. It follows the seizure of three Ukrainian vessels by Russian forces on Sunday 44

November 28, 2018 8:38 AM World War 3: Germany MUST retailiate against Russia and DEFEND Ukraine

The ambassador even raised the possibility of sending German marines to the region. Several senior European politicians have raised the possibility of new sanctions against Russia after the incident on Sunday, which the West fears could ignite a wider conflict near Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. "Germany must take a clear line ... and put Putin 33

November 25, 2018 6:59 PM Russia 'fires at Ukraine ships' in Black Sea after rising tensions off Crimea

The Ukrainian president calls for emergency session of his war cabinet after accusing Russia of capturing three of its ships. Two sailors have been wounded after a small artillery boat was hit in the strikes, the Ukrainian navy said. Sky's defence and security correspondent Alistair Bunkall said the Ukrainian president has called an emergency session 39

November 25, 2018 2:44 PM Ukraine claims Russia 'rammed our tugboat' off Crimea

Ukraine has accused Russia of ramming one of its boats off the coast of the annexed Crimea, amid rising tensions. The "openly aggressive actions" occurred as three of its vessels sailed from the Black Sea port of Odessa to Mariupol in the Sea of Azov, Kiev said. Ukraine's Yana Kapu tug suffered damage to its engine, guard rail and outer shell, the Ukrainian 25

November 19, 2018 8:19 PM WORLD WAR 3: Putin threatens 'retaliation' if Trump pulls US from nuclear arms treaty

VLADIMIR Putin has vowed to retaliate if Donald Trump carries out his threat to pull the US out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. The Russian President discussed possible retaliation with top defence officials in Moscow but said the Kremlin was ready to discuss the INF treaty with Washington. He said: “The US decision to withdraw 27