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    Falklands spat heats up between Britain, Argentina
    Apr10

    Falklands spat heats up between Britain, Argentina

    Britain has announced plans to beef up its defenses on the islands because of “continuous intimidation” from Argentina.Russia has ‘more right’ to Crimea than UK to Falklands, says MoscowFamilies say have no information about sailors on missing Taiwan boat …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO
    Apr10

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO

    Ukraine, locked in conflict with Russian-backed separatists in its east, on Thursday drew up a new security doctrine denouncing Russia’s “aggression” and setting its sights on joining the US-led NATO military alliance.Oleksander Turchynov, head of the national security council, told a session of the body that Ukraine saw Russian...

    Russian premier visits Thailand: More rubles rolling into Prayuth’s regime?
    Apr10

    Russian premier visits Thailand: More rubles rolling into Prayuth’s regime?

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (left) with Thai Prime Minister and military leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha during a state visit in Bangkok on April 8, 2015. Pic: AP. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to Thailand this week was a rare and convenient foreign policy opportunity for the junta, writes Saksith Saiyasombut...

    Iran’s Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed
    Apr10

    Iran’s Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed

    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran’s nuclear programme is concluded.Khamenei, the Islamic Republic’s most powerful figure and who has the last say on all state matters, was making his first...

    Russian premier visits Thailand: More rubles rolling to Prayuth’s regime?
    Apr10

    Russian premier visits Thailand: More rubles rolling to Prayuth’s regime?

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (left) with Thai Prime Minister and military leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha during a state visit in Bangkok on April 8, 2015. (Pic: AP) The visit by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev marks the first state visit by a Russian leader to Thailand in over a decade and also the first one by a non-Asian since...

    Berlin to host new ‘Normandy’ talks on Ukraine
    Apr10

    Berlin to host new ‘Normandy’ talks on Ukraine

    German, French, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers will meet in Berlin Monday for a follow-up on the ceasefire agreed in February to end the Ukraine conflict, announced the German Foreign Ministry on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Berlin to host new ‘Normandy’ talks on Ukraine
    Apr10

    Berlin to host new ‘Normandy’ talks on Ukraine

    German, French, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers will meet in Berlin Monday for a follow-up on the ceasefire agreed in February to end the Ukraine conflict, announced the German Foreign Ministry on Thursday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukrainian soldiers executed by pro-Russia rebels, Amnesty International alleges
    Apr10

    Ukrainian soldiers executed by pro-Russia rebels, Amnesty International alleges

    Human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday at least four Ukrainian soldiers had been shot dead in what it described as “execution-style” killings by pro-Russian separatist groups earlier this year. The London-based organization said the torture and killing of captured soldiers was a war crime and urged a full investigation into the...

    Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says sanctions must go
    Apr09

    Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says sanctions must go

    Iranian supreme leader says ‘supports a deal that preserves the interests and honour of Iran’ Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran’s nuclear program is concluded. Khamenei, the Islamic...

    Russia looks to Africa to bolster arms and business deals
    Apr09

    Russia looks to Africa to bolster arms and business deals

    Russia is pursuing costly state oil and platinum projects in Africa despite an economic crisis at home, hoping they will bolster sales, including of arms, for businesses hit by Western sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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