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    Pentagon: ‘No reason’ for Russia to view US as threat
    Jan05

    Pentagon: ‘No reason’ for Russia to view US as threat

    WASHINGTON: Russia has no reason to consider the United States a threat to its national security, the Pentagon said Monday after Moscow published a report highlighting Washington and NATO for the first time. Russia’s new national security document, signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year’s Eve, names as threats both the United...

    Serena Williams withdraws from Hopman Cup
    Jan04

    Serena Williams withdraws from Hopman Cup

    World number one Serena Williams suffered an early season injury setback as she withdrew from her opening Hopman Cup tie with inflammation in her knee. Williams, 34, was scheduled to play Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in the women’s singles on Monday morning in Perth, Australia, but she pulled out just minutes before the start. The match...

    Ukraine ‘confident’ of success in Russian debt lawsuit
    Jan04

    Ukraine ‘confident’ of success in Russian debt lawsuit

    The Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Monday it was confident of its chances in court following a decision by Russia to file a lawsuit against Ukraine in connection with a US$3 billion Eurobond. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine 'confident' of success in Russian debt lawsuit
    Jan04

    Ukraine 'confident' of success in Russian debt lawsuit

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian Finance Ministry said on Monday it was confident of its chances in court following a decision by Russia to file a lawsuit against Ukraine in connection with a $3 billion Eurobond. …read more Source: The...

    Japan PM Abe approaches Russia for peace deal, anti-terrorism
    Jan04

    Japan PM Abe approaches Russia for peace deal, anti-terrorism

    TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, holding out the prospect for a summit as he renewed his call for progress on an elusive World War II peace treaty. The two countries have never officially struck a peace accord more than after 70 years after the end of the conflict amid a territorial...

    Kazakh-Ukrainian tennis duo advances in Australia
    Jan04

    Kazakh-Ukrainian tennis duo advances in Australia

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstani Aleksandr Nedovyesov and his men’s doubles partner Denys Molchanov from Ukraine have advanced to the second round of the 2016 City of Onkaparinga ATP Challenger in Happy Valley, Australia this morning, Kazinform has learnt from the ATP’s official website. …read more Source:...

    Free-visa policy not compromising security: Jokowi
    Jan04

    Free-visa policy not compromising security: Jokowi

    Foreign visitors wait at a visa-on-arrival payment counter at an airport. (Antara/Nyoman Budhiana)President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said that the government’s free-visa policy, currently enjoyed by citizens of 174 countries, has not compromised the security or stability of the country. “I am not afraid of including more countries in the...

    Japan PM Abe approaches Russia for peace deal, anti-terrorism
    Jan04

    Japan PM Abe approaches Russia for peace deal, anti-terrorism

    TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pix) courted Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, holding out the prospect for a summit as he renewed his call for progress on an elusive World War II peace treaty. The two countries have never officially struck a peace accord more than after 70 years after the end of the conflict amid a...

    Dutch to study citizen journalism probe into MH17 downing over Ukraine in 2014
    Jan04

    Dutch to study citizen journalism probe into MH17 downing over Ukraine in 2014

    Dutch prosecutors said Sunday they will “seriously study” claims by citizen journalists to have identified Russian soldiers implicated in the crash of Malaysia Airlines’ Flight MH17, shot down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. The claims are made by a British-based group of “citizen investigative journalists” called Bellingcat, which...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Jan. 4, 2016
    Jan04

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Jan. 4, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasLast week, Stratfor published its annual forecast, which...

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