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    Chaos and order in a changing world
    Jun30

    Chaos and order in a changing world

    I first met Margaret Thatcher in the early 1970s, when she was Secretary of Education. My wife was doing research on education and urged that I meet her. It took a little doing because she did not see the absolute necessity of a Security Adviser meeting with a Minister of Education, but we did meet and it started a friendship, which lasted until...

    Ties with Bulgarians living abroad given new momentum
    Jun30

    Ties with Bulgarians living abroad given new momentum

    The outgoing week will be remembered for the demonstration, on several different occasions, of a heightened interest inside the country in Bulgarians who, for one reason or another, live abroad. An interest that has always been there, but which now seems to be acquiring new dimensions. One of the factors that set this pattern seems to be that the...

    Eurovision asks Ukraine to pay fine for delays and row with Russia
    Jun30

    Eurovision asks Ukraine to pay fine for delays and row with Russia

    The management of the international Eurovision song contest has asked Ukraine to pay a large fine for problems in the organisation of the 2017 competition events in Kyiv. European Broadcasting Union stated Ukraine’s state broadcaster UA:PBC should pay the fine because of “severe delays which created unnecessary difficulties»....

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia
    Jun30

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia

    Latvia supports the extension of European Union’s sanctions against Russia, which were imposed to oppose Russia’s annexation of Crimea and aggression in Ukraine, as reported by Foreign Affairs Ministry. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Turkey Handed Over the 6- month Presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation  to Ukraine
    Jun30

    Turkey Handed Over the 6- month Presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation to Ukraine

    Turkey handed over the six-month rotating presidency of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) to Ukraine on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reported.Following the 36th BSEC Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Istanbul, Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz made the handover to Ukraine.Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vadim...

    Long anticipated Trump-Putin meeting raises worries
    Jun30

    Long anticipated Trump-Putin meeting raises worries

    President Donald Trump plans to sit down with Vladimir Putin next week, pursuing warmer relations with the Russian leader, despite multiple investigations into his campaign’s alleged ties to the Kremlin. The expected meeting at the annual G-20 summit in Hamburg, confirmed Thursday by national security adviser H.R. McMaster, will be...

    Malta’s EU presidency: How did it go?
    Jun30

    Malta’s EU presidency: How did it go?

    For Malta, the EU’s smallest country with a population of around 420,000, its first shot at the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU was pitched as the island’s coming-out ceremony. For smaller member countries, the presidency is as an extended advertising campaign, giving airtime to a country normally barely...

    NATO says non-US 2017 defence spending to rise 4,3%
    Jun29

    NATO says non-US 2017 defence spending to rise 4,3%

    European NATO allies and Canada will increase defence spending this year by 4.3 percent, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday, amid pressure from President Donald Trump to spend more. “In 2017 we foresee an even greater annual real increase of 4.3 percent. That is three consecutive years of accelerating defence spending,” Stoltenberg...

    Eurovision: Ukraine facing fine over Russia row
    Jun29

    Eurovision: Ukraine facing fine over Russia row

    Eurovision Song Contest bosses penalise the country over its organisation of this year’s contest. …read more Source:...

    Venezuela’s shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine
    Jun29

    Venezuela’s shield-bearing protesters inspired by Ukraine

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Drawing inspiration from Ukraine’s 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela’s young protesters are donning Viking-like shields in battles with security forces and eagerly watching a film on the Kiev uprising. …read more Source:...

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