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    UN to vote Monday on measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec18

    UN to vote Monday on measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    Trump this month announced that he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy there from Tel Aviv, sparking protests and strong condemnation. — AFPUnited Nations, United States: The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trumps decision to recognize...

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec17

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    Enraged Palestinians burn US and Israeli flags after Trump’s Jerusalem decision UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution affirming that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, in response to the US decision to recognise the city as Israel´s capital.Egypt circulated the...

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec17

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    The United States is expected to use its veto power to block the measure while it is predicted most, if not all, of the 14 other council members are expected to back the draft resolution. – AFP photo UNITED NATIONS, United States: The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution finding any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal...

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision
    Dec17

    UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution finding any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, after the US recognized the city as Israel’s capital. Egypt circulated the draft text on Saturday, and diplomats said the council could vote on the proposed measure as early as...

    NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact
    Dec16

    NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)Brussels (AP) — NATO said Friday that it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and which it says could violate a landmark Cold War arms treaty. The U.S.-led...

    Armenian FM assumes BSEC Chairmanship
    Dec15

    Armenian FM assumes BSEC Chairmanship

    Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian today assumed the chairmanship of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) at the 37th sitting of the organization in Kiev. Attending the meeting were representatives from 12 member states, as well as 13 observer and partner countries. Minister Nalbandian’s full statement is provided...

    Latvia and Ukraine congratulate Kazakhstan on Independence Day
    Dec15

    Latvia and Ukraine congratulate Kazakhstan on Independence Day

    Kazakhstan is receiving congratulations on the Independence Day. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    The Saakashvili Saga (And Why China Should Care)
    Dec15

    The Saakashvili Saga (And Why China Should Care)

    The former Georgian president’s colorful reentry into Ukrainian politics could impact China’s regional aspirations. …read more Source: The...

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia sanctions – Tusk
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to roll over Russia sanctions – Tusk

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – EU leaders on Thursday, December 14, agreed to extend tough economic sanctions against Russia over its meddling in Ukraine for 6 months, EU President Donald Tusk said. “EU united on roll-over of economic sanctions on Russia,” Tusk tweeted after leaders discussed the issue at a summit in Brussels. The EU …...

    Russia election date set for March 18
    Dec15

    Russia election date set for March 18

    MOSCOW: Russia’s presidential election will take place on March 18, the upper house of parliament said Friday, in polls that are all but certain to return Vladimir Putin to the Kremlin for a new six-year term. The election campaign will kick off on Monday, agencies quoted senators as saying. “According to our calculations there are...

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