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    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria
    Apr21

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria

    President Barack Obama’s most tangible success in his push to stop Syria’s bloodbath — a cease-fire struck in late February — is rapidly turning into a failure. His fiercest critics in Congress, meanwhile, are basically saying, “I told you so.” The always-fragile truce “may be breaking down” the president acknowledged Thursday while...

    Germany’s Merkel awarded Four Freedoms medal
    Apr21

    Germany’s Merkel awarded Four Freedoms medal

    The German chancellor has been honored for her work on Europe’s wave of migration and mediating conflict in Ukraine. The awarding institution said Merkel had shown “great moral leadership as chancellor of all Germans.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    ‘Dangerous times’ for Europe’s journalists
    Apr21

    ‘Dangerous times’ for Europe’s journalists

    Ask Dunja Mijatović if conditions for journalists have improved in the six years she’s been the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Representative on Freedom of the Media, and there’s a deep, exasperated sigh. Then a long pause. “We live in a more dangerous time for journalists,” Mijatović told POLITICO....

    Russia cracks down on Crimean Tatars
    Apr21

    Russia cracks down on Crimean Tatars

    Two years after annexing Crimea, Russia is setting its sights on the Tatars that live there. Their representative body, the Mejlis, has now been outlawed. Protests from Ukraine and Strasbourg are being ignored. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Belarus Interior Minister unveils plans regarding readmission agreements
    Apr21

    Belarus Interior Minister unveils plans regarding readmission agreements

    “Today we have readmission agreements with Russia, Turkey, and Kazakhstan. Draft agreements with Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, India, China and Armenia have been or are being elaborated,” Igor Shunevich noted. …read more Source:...

    Fool me once
    Apr21

    Fool me once

    IN HER colourless suit, Angela Merkel looked like a grey mouse, too ashamed to face the German public after her cowardly decision to permit investigation into a comedian who had insulted the Turkish president. She is the epitome of hypocrisy and double standards. Her migration policy is an act of political suicide which has empowered...

    Quantum of silence
    Apr21

    Quantum of silence

    AS ANY fan of action movies knows, the best way to keep a madman from executing a dastardly plan is to keep him talking. The distraction buys time to save the hostage or defuse the bomb. With luck, you might persuade the villain that violence is against his own interests. This, more or less, is the approach adopted by some European countries...

    Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine Discuss Setting up Joint Army Brigade
    Apr21

    Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine Discuss Setting up Joint Army Brigade

    Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine are discussing the possibility of setting up a joint military brigade. This became clear after a statement by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during his meeting with his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis in Bucharest on Thursday. Poroshenko revealed that the possibility was also discussed during the recent...

    Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine Discuss Possibility of Setting up Joint Brigade
    Apr21

    Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine Discuss Possibility of Setting up Joint Brigade

    Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine are discussing the possibility of setting up a joint military brigade. This became clear after a statement by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during his meeting with his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis in Bucharest on Thursday. Poroshenko revealed that the possibility was also discussed during the recent...

    Zasulsky: Belarus, Ukraine have great potential for bolstering economic ties
    Apr21

    Zasulsky: Belarus, Ukraine have great potential for bolstering economic ties

    Belarus is one of our strategic partners. Belarus and Ukraine have enormous potential for cooperation which is based on the solid foundation of fraternal relations between our two peoples,” Nikolai Zasulsky said. …read more Source:...

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