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    Want to be a ‘foreign agent’? Serve in US Congress first
    Oct03

    Want to be a ‘foreign agent’? Serve in US Congress first

    Saudi Arabia’s long-standing reservoir of goodwill on Capitol Hill had already been dwindling for years when Congress voted to allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom over its alleged involvement in the terrorist attacks. But Saudi Arabia still has lots of allies among retired members of Congress — the ones it pays, at least....

    Hungary sends EU a pointed pro-Orbán message
    Oct03

    Hungary sends EU a pointed pro-Orbán message

    The Brussels establishment may view Hungary’s outspoken prime minister, Viktor Orbán, as a xenophobic outcast, but his own country stands behind him — something many other EU leaders can’t take for granted these days. For Europe, this was the loudest message from Hungarian voters in their referendum Sunday, in which more than 98...

    New gulag?
    Oct03

    New gulag?

    Human rights activists in eastern Ukraine say there is evidence that 10,000 prisoners are being used as slave labour in camps reminiscent of the Soviet gulags. …read more Source:...

    Buk at bedtime: Russian firm launches missile-launcher child’s bed
    Oct02

    Buk at bedtime: Russian firm launches missile-launcher child’s bed

    CaroBus ‘future defenders of the motherland’ range salutes Buk of the kind used to shoot down Malaysia airlines flight A Russian company has had to defend itself for producing a children’s bed shaped like a Buk missile launcher.Days after a Dutch-led international investigation found that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 had been shot...

    Buk missile cot design raises eyebrows in Russia
    Oct02

    Buk missile cot design raises eyebrows in Russia

    A children’s cot in the form of a Buk missile – the weapon that downed an airliner over Ukraine in 2014 – goes on sale in Russia, raising eyebrows on social media. …read more Source:...

    People ‘responsible’ for MH17 crash ‘could be named soon’
    Oct02

    People ‘responsible’ for MH17 crash ‘could be named soon’

    Those names of those deemed “responsible” for the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine might be confirmed by the end of the year. …read more Source:...

    Moldova belongs in the European Union, now more than ever
    Oct02

    Moldova belongs in the European Union, now more than ever

    At a time when British voters have chosen to leave the European Union and politicians in other countries across the region are calling for similar referendums, my country — Moldova — wants to move in the opposite direction. As a small landlocked country that Russia considers part of its “near abroad”— with NATO ally Romania to the west and...

    Julie Bishop says Australia could pursue those behind MH17 with Lockerbie-style case
    Oct02

    Julie Bishop says Australia could pursue those behind MH17 with Lockerbie-style case

    Foreign minister says Russia will likely veto moves for UN action, but other legal avenues will be consideredAustralia’s foreign minister has said Russian-backed rebels responsible for shooting down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine, killing 298 people including 38 Australians, could face a Lockerbie-style prosecution once the...

    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end
    Oct02

    Australia says MH17 missile suspects might be confirmed by year-end

    SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday the names of those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 might be confirmed by the end of the year. …read more Source:...

    Russia Takes Over UN Security Council Presidency
    Oct01

    Russia Takes Over UN Security Council Presidency

    As of October 1, Russia will take over the UN Security Council Presidency. This is the month when the process of selection of a new Secretary General of the UN may end. “The Council will continue but it may also finish the process of preparing a proposal for the General Assembly regarding the nomination of a new UN Secretary General,” announced...

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