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    Burma ranked eighth among ‘world’s most volatile flashpoints’
    Jan06

    Burma ranked eighth among ‘world’s most volatile flashpoints’

    Burma had the unenviable distinction of being listed among Syria, Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo as hosting 10 “conflicts to watch” in 2017, as compiled by Jean-Marie Guéhenno of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group in an article appearing in Foreign Policy on Thursday. Guéhenno, ICG’s president and CEO, cited...

    Kazakhstan Participates in First UNSC Meeting, Appoints New UN Representative
    Jan06

    Kazakhstan Participates in First UNSC Meeting, Appoints New UN Representative

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan attended its first meeting Jan. 3 as a non-permanent member of the United States Security Council and on Jan. 4 appointed former Kazakh Ambassador to the United States Kairat Umarov Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations....

    Ex-senator Dan Coats is Trump pick for intel chief
    Jan06

    Ex-senator Dan Coats is Trump pick for intel chief

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has chosen for his director of national intelligence someone who could provide a counterweight to the president-elect’s alleged soft spot for Moscow: a former senator banned by Russia. Dan Coats, 73, will be nominated by Trump to serve as the powerful coordinator of 16 intelligence and security agencies, according...

    Head for the bunkers? More dangerous world
    Jan06

    Head for the bunkers? More dangerous world

    Eventually, the world will become accustomed to the Trump administration, and the Trump administration will get used to the world. But now that unpredictability is the order of the day, and a collective “me first” outlook has taken hold, we should prepare for the possibility that turmoil could go global In August 2015, I tweeted that if Donald...

    Azerbaijani businessman not allowed to leave separatist-controlled Ukraine city
    Jan05

    Azerbaijani businessman not allowed to leave separatist-controlled Ukraine city

    An Azerbaijani businessman and his children are not allowed to leave the Ukrainian city of Krasnyi Luch, controlled by the unrecognized Luhansk People’s Republic. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Moves to Blacklist Le Pen Over Crimea Comments
    Jan05

    Ukraine Moves to Blacklist Le Pen Over Crimea Comments

    Ukraine indicated on Wednesday (04/01) it would bar French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen from entering the country after comments she made that appeared to legitimize Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Trump doubtful as US spy chiefs to testify on Russian hacking
    Jan05

    Trump doubtful as US spy chiefs to testify on Russian hacking

    Top US spy chiefs will testify in Congress on Thursday, on alleged Russian interference in the US election as President-elect Donald Trump continued to question intelligence that Moscow was behind the hacking of Democratic Party computers. The American public could get a better idea of the strength of the evidence on the alleged hacking as the...

    Trump puzzled as US view chiefs to attest on Russian hacking
    Jan05

    Trump puzzled as US view chiefs to attest on Russian hacking

    PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON DC: Top US view chiefs will attest in Congress on Thursday, on purported Russian division in a US choosing as President-elect Donald Trump continued to doubt comprehension that Moscow was behind a hacking of Democratic celebration computers. The American open could get a improved thought of a strength of a justification on a...

    Trump doubtful as US spy chiefs to testify on Russian hacking
    Jan05

    Trump doubtful as US spy chiefs to testify on Russian hacking

    WASHINGTON: Top US spy chiefs will testify in Congress Thursday on alleged Russian interference in the US election as President-elect Donald Trump continued to question intelligence that Moscow was behind the hacking of Democratic party computers. The American public could get a better idea of the strength of the evidence on the alleged hacking...

    China, Ukraine enjoy vast opportunities under Silk Road Initiative: Ukrainian official
    Jan05

    China, Ukraine enjoy vast opportunities under Silk Road Initiative: Ukrainian official

    China and Ukraine, which are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations Wednesday, have vast potential to push forward their strategic cooperation thanks to the opportunities offered by the Silk Road Initiative, a senior Ukrainian official said Wednesday. …read more Source: English China News...

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