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    Integration, Regional Impact of Geopolitical Trends Discussed at Expert Panel in Astana
    Jun24

    Integration, Regional Impact of Geopolitical Trends Discussed at Expert Panel in Astana

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – On June 18, experts from three continents discussed some of the thornier geopolitical issues in Central Asia today, including foreign policy failures, the political and economic impact of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the lack of trust between...

    International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice: Dutch sources
    Jun24

    International tribunal looks like best chance for MH17 justice: Dutch sources

    A trial in Ukraine itself appears a non-starter, since the pro-Russian rebels are as unlikely to attend as the Russian government.Russia ‘open to world’, will cooperate with West: PutinMalaysia Airlines makes emergency landing in MelbourneDutch foreign minister to discuss MH17 prosecution in RussiaMH17 team gain access to new debris...

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making
    Jun24

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making

    A pro-Russian separatist teaches boys how to use a Kalashnikov machine gun, in the eastern Ukrainian city of Khartsyzk, Donetsk region -© AFP / by Yulia Silina KHARTSYZK, UKRAINE: He is only 14 but already knows how to assemble a Kalashnikov rifle. Denis is a child soldier in the making — eager to join the pro-Russian militants fighting Ukrainian...

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making
    Jun24

    Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making

    He is only 14 but already knows how to assemble a Kalashnikov rifle. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Defining days for Obama’s presidency
    Jun24

    Defining days for Obama’s presidency

    AT a moment when the eyes of much of the world are on Greece, one of the most critical moments in Barack Obama’s presidency is also fast approaching. Within a few days, it is possible that the president could secure not just a final, historic nuclear deal with Iran, but also domestic legislation that could enable two potentially...

    US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says US will temporarily stage one armoured brigade combat team’s vehicles and associated equipment in countries in central and eastern Europe.
    Jun24

    US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says US will temporarily stage one armoured brigade combat team’s vehicles and associated equipment in countries in central and eastern Europe.

    The United States will deploy heavy weapons in central and eastern Europe for the first time in the midst of the worst stand-off between Russia and the West since the Cold War, triggered by the crisis in Ukraine. Talking to newsmen in Tallinn, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said US will temporarily stage one armoured brigade combat...

    Russia sees more tourists despite Ukraine crisis
    Jun24

    Russia sees more tourists despite Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW: The number of foreign tourists visiting Russia grew by 16 percent in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, helped by a devalued rubl …read more Source: The News...

    Swiss authorities probing FIFA say Garcia report of little help
    Jun24

    Swiss authorities probing FIFA say Garcia report of little help

    LONDON (Reuters) -Swiss authorities investigating whether there was corruption in the awarding of World Cup hosting rights to Russia and Qatar are finding that a report produced by U.S. lawyer Michael Garcia at the end of an internal FIFA inquiry is of little value to their probe, according to a source close to investigations into the soccer...

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun24

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) -The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russian involvement in Ukraine.Carter made the announcement a little over 200 km (125 miles) from the Russian border, in...

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius
    Jun24

    'Normandy' group of foreign ministers call for ceasefire in Donbass – Fabius

    PARIS (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine expressed their concerns about the worsening security situation in the Donbass region at a meeting in Paris on Tuesday, France’s Laurent Fabius said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

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