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    The world in 2015 review: a year of living dangerously
    Dec30

    The world in 2015 review: a year of living dangerously

    We look back at the global spread of jihadi ideology and terror, tensions in international relations and a glimpse of hope in efforts to tackle climate change Good things did happen. Iran and the western powers reached a landmark agreement on circumscribing Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme. Israel was unhappy, as were Saudi Arabia...

    2015, an awful year for Europe’s free media
    Dec30

    2015, an awful year for Europe’s free media

    LONDON — It was a terrible year for journalists in Europe. Attacks by Islamic militants, unjustified arrests, assaults, harassment, threats and tougher legal restrictions made it harder for editors, reporters and photographers to hold the powerful to account across the region this year, according to media organizations and NGOs. Hopes that...

    Ukraine’s free trade pact with EU to allow Lithuanians to save many millions euros
    Dec30

    Ukraine’s free trade pact with EU to allow Lithuanians to save many millions euros

    The free trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine, which will fully come into force on January 1, 2016, will lower prices for Ukrainian goods in Lithuania and vice versa and will also allow businesses from both countries to save many millions of euros, Deputy Foreign Minister Raimundas Karoblis has said, cites LETA/BNS....

    Belarus sets quotas for foreign transport operators for 2016
    Dec29

    Belarus sets quotas for foreign transport operators for 2016

    The number of truck passage permits will stay at the level of this year’s target for Ukraine (28,000 permits), Latvia (11,500), Poland (142,000), the UK (300). Jordan, Ireland, and Lebanon will be given 50 permits each. Cyprus will get 120. …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile
    Dec29

    Germany’s Steinmeier warns Ukraine ceasefire is fragile

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned on Tuesday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists was becoming more fragile. …read more Source:...

    Obama’s 2016 world tour
    Dec29

    Obama’s 2016 world tour

    President Barack Obama will be making good use out of Air Force One while he still can. Obama has asked aides to set a busy international travel schedule for him in his final year, with “half a dozen” trips already in the works and more potentially coming together. The travel will be aimed at cementing a foreign policy legacy he hopes will...

    Big victories for international diplomacy | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland
    Dec29

    Big victories for international diplomacy | Tages-Anzeiger – Switzerland

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    EU emerges relatively unscathed from 2015 | Kapital – Bulgaria
    Dec29

    EU emerges relatively unscathed from 2015 | Kapital – Bulgaria

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    Lipmans: selling Liepajas metalurgs to KVV Group was a case of corruption
    Dec29

    Lipmans: selling Liepajas metalurgs to KVV Group was a case of corruption

    Selling the insolvent joint-stock metallurgical company Liepajas metalurgs to Ukraine’s KVV Group was clearly a case of corruption, businessman Kirovs Lipmans told a press conference yesterday, cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Teenage Kremlin critic commits suicide amid abuse over pro-Ukraine activism
    Dec28

    Teenage Kremlin critic commits suicide amid abuse over pro-Ukraine activism

    Vlad Kolesnikov was found dead after taking overdose on Christmas Day, following a public backlash described by rights groups as ‘hideous’ over his criticism of Russian policy …read more Source: The...

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