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    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...

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos
    Apr24

    Dutch expert fired after showing MH17 victim photos

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said Thursday. “The collaboration with George Maat has been terminated,” Justice Minister Ard van der Steur told lawmakers in parliament....

    After Iran deal, world looks to jump-start nuclear disarmament
    Apr24

    After Iran deal, world looks to jump-start nuclear disarmament

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Nuclear powers join non-nuclear nations on Monday to launch a conference on non-proliferation, buoyed by the Iran deal but alarmed by slow-moving US-Russian disarmament.US Secretary of State John Kerry will address the conference that reviews the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and he may meet on the sidelines...

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