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    Arctic nations vow to fight climate-changing emissions of black carbon, methane
    Apr25

    Arctic nations vow to fight climate-changing emissions of black carbon, methane

    The eight Arctic Council nations pledged on Friday to do more to combat climate change, which is shrinking the vast frigid region, and tried to put aside disputes over issues like Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Meeting in the Canadian town of Iqaluit, 300 km (200 miles) south of the Arctic Circle, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, […]...

    EU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die in Balkans
    Apr24

    EU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die in Balkans

    British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for Italy. Yet hours after European Union leaders agreed in Brussels on Thursday to treble funding for EU maritime missions and pledged more ships...

    France still undecided about delivery of warship to Russia
    Apr24

    France still undecided about delivery of warship to Russia

    French President Francois Hollande says he has still not decided on whether France will deliver a Mistral-class warship to Russia amid growing speculation that he could choose to refund it.France suspended the delivery “until further notice” last year because of the conflict in Ukraine.A top French diplomatic official earlier this...

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine
    Apr24

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine

    As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country’s massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine.With authorities clamping down on all opposition, Nursultan Nazarbayev’s re-election is a done...

    Kiev accuses Russia of not wanting Ukraine peace
    Apr24

    Kiev accuses Russia of not wanting Ukraine peace

    KIEV – Ukraine accused Russia on Friday of resisting a peaceful end to fighting in eastern Ukraine and called for weapons from its allies, saying it is striving to settle the separatist conflict.”The situation is difficult. Russia does not want peace,” Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told parliament.He accused Moscow of failing...

    Kiev Accuses Russia of Not Wanting Ukraine Peace
    Apr24

    Kiev Accuses Russia of Not Wanting Ukraine Peace

    Ukraine accused Russia today of resisting a peaceful end to fighting in eastern Ukraine and called for weapons from its allies, saying it is striving to settle the separatist conflict. …read more Source:...

    Kiev accuses Russians of not wanting peace
    Apr24

    Kiev accuses Russians of not wanting peace

    Ukraine accused Russia today of resisting a peaceful end to fighting in eastern Ukraine, and called for weapons from its allies, saying it is striving to settle the separatist conflict. “The situation is difficult. Russia does not want peace,” Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told parliament. He accused Moscow of failing to uphold...

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine
    Apr24

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine

    As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country’s massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Remarks at the Atlantic Council’s Conference on Trade and National Security: Renewing U.S. Leadership Through Economic Strength
    Apr24

    Remarks at the Atlantic Council’s Conference on Trade and National Security: Renewing U.S. Leadership Through Economic Strength

    John Kerry Secretary of State Atlantic Council Washington, DC April 23, 2015 General Jones, thank you very much for a very, very generous introduction. More importantly, thank you for your absolutely extraordinary years of service to our country. You’ve held so many important positions and working your way up from a young lieutenant in...

    India ranks 117 out of 158 nations on global happiness index
    Apr24

    India ranks 117 out of 158 nations on global happiness index

    India has not fared well in a global ranking of the happiest nations, coming in at the 117th spot out of 158 countries on the index that took into account GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support and freedom to make life choices as indicators of happiness. Switzerland has been named the most happiest country in the world, coming in at the...

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