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    Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms
    Dec22

    Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

    President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold and risky action, if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides.It’s a pattern Obama followed during clandestine talks with Iran that led to an interim nuclear deal and in under-the-radar...

    Kazakhstan ready to become independent mediator in Ukrainian crisis – Nazarbayev
    Dec22

    Kazakhstan ready to become independent mediator in Ukrainian crisis – Nazarbayev

    The task is now to stop this war and to strengthen the independence of Ukraine, stated Nazarbayev. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    China foreign minister says willing to help Russia
    Dec22

    China foreign minister says willing to help Russia

    BEIJING – China is willing to help Russia if needed but believes that the country has the ability to overcome its current economic problems, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was quoted as saying in a state newspaper on Monday.The rouble has dropped about 45 per cent against the dollar this year, suffering particularly steep falls early last...

    Obama: Putin ‘no chess master’
    Dec22

    Obama: Putin ‘no chess master’

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama hit back at foreign policy critics in an interview aired Sunday, brushing off claims he had been naively outmaneuvered by Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine crisis.Speaking on CNN, Obama bluntly dismissed the notion that Putin was “the chess master and outmaneuvering the West and...

    Agricultural tour in China broadens Aussie student experience
    Dec22

    Agricultural tour in China broadens Aussie student experience

    In her final year of the Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Adelaide, Amy Gutsche visited China on a Study Tour. We asked Amy to tell us about her Global Learning experience. While on the study tour, Amy visited some of the scenic sights of China, including a section of the Great Wall. By Amy Gutsche Arriving in China Visiting...

    Belarus strongman looks to revive Ukraine peace talks
    Dec22

    Belarus strongman looks to revive Ukraine peace talks

    KIEV – The authoritarian leader of Belarus flew into Kiev on Sunday hoping to revive stalled Ukrainian peace talks he has been hosting to calm Europe’s volatile eastern edge.But a high-ranking Ukrainian official said Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko was just as keen to use the trip to build bridges to Europe that ease his...

    Army backs soldiers over ‘abduction’
    Dec22

    Army backs soldiers over ‘abduction’

    The military said Sunday the five soldiers and five civilians who allegedly abducted a Ukrainian man and his wife in Phuket were not an extortion gang but were in fact acting as a go-between to negotiate a debt settlement. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Belarus strongman looks to revive Ukraine peace talks
    Dec21

    Belarus strongman looks to revive Ukraine peace talks

    The authoritarian leader of Belarus flew into Kiev on Sunday hoping to revive stalled Ukrainian peace talks he has been hosting to calm Europe’s volatile eastern edge. But a high-ranking Ukrainian official said Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko was just as keen to use the trip to build bridges to Europe that ease his dependence on...

    Vladimir Putin ‘No Chess Master’ : US President Barack Obama
    Dec21

    Vladimir Putin ‘No Chess Master’ : US President Barack Obama

    US President Barack Obama hit back at foreign policy critics in an interview today, brushing off claims he had been naively outmaneuvered by Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine
    Dec21

    Belarus’ president promises help for Ukraine

    MOSCOW: (AP) – Belarus authoritarian president has promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships.Ukraines year of crisis has been unsettling to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled autocratically since 1994, and wants to fend off any protest movement like...

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