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    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov17

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    THE HAGUE: Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a fresh blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials urged nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented defections. Moscow has never ratified the world’s only permanent war crimes court, but in a heavily symbolic move on the opening day of the ICC’s annual...

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan
    Nov17

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On November 17 and 18 in Bishkek the Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic is holding an annual Seminar for Civil Society Organisations on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan. The seminar gathered more than 200 participants from all over Kyrgyzstan in representation of civil society organisations, professional...

    Kiev, Moscow still far from solving Ukraine crisis
    Nov17

    Kiev, Moscow still far from solving Ukraine crisis

    Kiev and Moscow still have different positions on a roadmap to implement the Minsk agreement aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists
    Nov17

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists

    NEW YORK: Major names in entertainment including Peter Gabriel and Johnny Depp launched a campaign Wednesday to free jailed artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’ names. In an initiative of advocacy group The Voice Project, arrest-style mugshots of the celebrities emblazon the T-shirts. Instead of their own names, each star...

    Despite Trump, U.S. lawmakers want response to Russia
    Nov16

    Despite Trump, U.S. lawmakers want response to Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers want Washington to respond to Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election and actions in Ukraine and Syria, despite Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to improve relations. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko and Biden discuss maintaining sanctions on Russia
    Nov16

    Poroshenko and Biden discuss maintaining sanctions on Russia

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Despite Trump, US lawmakers want response to Russia
    Nov16

    Despite Trump, US lawmakers want response to Russia

    Senior Democratic and Republican U.S. lawmakers want Washington to respond to Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. election and actions in Ukraine and Syria, despite Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to improve relations. …read more Source: Channel...

    No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President Milos Zeman
    Nov16

    No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President Milos Zeman

    Czech President Milos Zeman has thrown his support behind a bid by Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of US President-elect Donald Trump, to become the next ambassador to the country of her birth. “They could not send a better U.S. ambassador to Prague,” Zeman told her in a telephone call on Wednesday, the president’s office said in a...

    Rapporteur calls on Turkish authorities to release journalists unless indicted for participating in terrorist activities
    Nov16

    Rapporteur calls on Turkish authorities to release journalists unless indicted for participating in terrorist activities

    Returning from a visit to Ankara and Istanbul (Turkey) on 14 November 2016, Rapporteur Volodymyr Ariev (Ukraine, EPP/CD) on “attacks against journalists and media freedom in Europe” made the following statement: “For the preparation of my report, I visited Ankara … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine tests its own missile
    Nov16

    Ukraine tests its own missile

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

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