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    Europeans, Asians battle for UN power seats
    Jun28

    Europeans, Asians battle for UN power seats

    UNITED NATIONS: Three European countries and two Asian nations are battling for seats on the UN Security Council in elections on Tuesday that are drawing attention to the refugee crisis and human rights. Five non-permanent seats are up for grabs in the vote at the UN General Assembly, but two are all but decided. Ethiopia and Bolivia are running...

    US accuses Russia of harassing, intimidating diplomats
    Jun28

    US accuses Russia of harassing, intimidating diplomats

    The United States has complained to Russia about a mounting campaign of harassment and intimidation of American diplomats and their families in Moscow, the State Department said on Monday. Among those to raise objections, US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin in March, State Department...

    Europeans, Asians battle for UN power seats
    Jun28

    Europeans, Asians battle for UN power seats

    United Nations: Three European countries and two Asian nations are battling for seats on the UN Security Council in elections on Tuesday that are drawing attention to the refugee crisis and human rights. Five non-permanent seats are up for grabs in the vote at the UN General Assembly, but two are all but decided.Ethiopia and Bolivia are running...

    US accuses Russia of harassing, intimidating diplomats
    Jun28

    US accuses Russia of harassing, intimidating diplomats

    WASHINGTON: The United States has complained to Russia about a mounting campaign of harassment and intimidation of American diplomats and their families in Moscow, the State Department said on Monday. Among those to raise objections, US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin in March, State...

    Kerry raises harassment of US diplomats in Moscow with Putin
    Jun28

    Kerry raises harassment of US diplomats in Moscow with Putin

    WASHINGTON: Russian harassment and surveillance of US diplomats in Moscow has increased significantly and US Secretary of State John Kerry raised the issue recently with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the State Department said on Monday. Kerry last raised the matter with Putin on March 24 this year, a State Department official said. “He has...

    Kerry raises harassment of US diplomats in Moscow with Putin
    Jun28

    Kerry raises harassment of US diplomats in Moscow with Putin

    US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a joint press conference after their meeting with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in central London, June 27, 2016. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool photo via AP) Russian harassment and surveillance of US diplomats in Moscow has increased significantly and US...

    Cambodia Threatens to Halt Pay for Lawmakers Boycotting Parliament
    Jun27

    Cambodia Threatens to Halt Pay for Lawmakers Boycotting Parliament

    The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is taking direct aim at the pocketbooks of opposition lawmakers as it appears to be opening a new front in the nation’s ongoing political battle. On Monday the National Assembly’s powerful 13-person standing committee ordered the First Commission on Economics, Finance, Banking and...

    Italy break jinx to end Spain’s long European reign
    Jun27

    Italy break jinx to end Spain’s long European reign

    Italy knock out holders Spain in round of 16 Chiellini and Pelle score in 2-0 victory Italy will face Germany in quarter-finals Italy team pose for a photo prior to their Euro 2016 Round of 16 soccer match against Spain at Stade de France, Saint-Denis near Paris, in France, on Monday, June 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters PARIS: Italy broke a 22-year...

    Syria's HNC urges EU sanctions to push Russia onto peace track
    Jun27

    Syria's HNC urges EU sanctions to push Russia onto peace track

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Syria’s main opposition group said on Monday the European Union should impose targeted sanctions on Russian companies supporting the war in Syria as it sought to consolidate its position before a potential new round of peace talks in Geneva next month. …read more Source: The...

    Syria’s HNC urges EU sanctions to push Russia onto peace track
    Jun27

    Syria’s HNC urges EU sanctions to push Russia onto peace track

    Syria’s main opposition group said on Monday the European Union should impose targeted sanctions on Russian companies supporting the war in Syria as it sought to consolidate its position before a potential new round of peace talks in Geneva next month. …read more Source: Channel...

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