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    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Nov17

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union has finally but conditionally approved a visa-free travel program for Ukraine as tensions intensify between the Western-backed state and neighboring Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukrainian territories. Peter Javorcik, the EU ambassador for Slovakia, which now holds the bloc’s rotating presidency, said Thursday that...

    International Criminal Court: Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance
    Nov17

    International Criminal Court: Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance

    US investigations concluded that the Bush administration's "enhanced interrogation techniques" were unlawful. The United States expressed regret Wednesday that Russia had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court — 14 years after Washington made exactly the same decision.While Washington accuses Russian forces of brutal...

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit
    Nov17

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit

    On the last leg of his final European tour as president, Barack Obama will underline shared values and try to ease fears about the future of the transatlantic partnership/AFP BERLIN, Germany, Nov 17 – US President Barack Obama pays a farewell visit Thursday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, widely seen as the new standard bearer of liberal...

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit
    Nov17

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit

    US President Barack Obama pays a farewell visit Thursday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, widely seen as the new standard bearer of liberal democracy since the election of Donald Trump. On the last leg of his final European tour as president, Obama will underline shared values, try to ease fears about the future of the transatlantic...

    Sudan welcomes Russia’s withdrawal from war crimes court
    Nov17

    Sudan welcomes Russia’s withdrawal from war crimes court

    November 16, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese government on Wednesday has welcomed Russia’s decision to withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Russian Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Wednesday on the orders of the president, Vladimir Putin, saying the tribunal had failed...

    Donald Trump: No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President
    Nov16

    Donald Trump: No better US ambassador for Prague than Trump’s ex-wife, says Czech President

    Ivana had told the New York Post that she would suggest to her ex-husband that she becomes ambassador to the Czech Republic. Czech President Milos Zeman has thrown his support behind a bid by Ivana Trump, the ex-wife of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, to become the next ambassador to the country of her birth.”They could not send a better...

    Sources: European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin
    Nov16

    Sources: European leaders and Obama to discuss Russia sanctions in Berlin

    A German official said the plan was to agree a rollover of EU sanctions against Russia, which are due to expire at the end of January. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    Urusi yajitoa ICC
    Nov16

    Urusi yajitoa ICC

    Moscow, UrusiVladimir Putin ametoa amri kwa Urusi kujitoa rasmi katika mkatabawa Roma ulioanzisha mahakama ya kimataifa ya makosa ya kivita ya ICC. Picha: Mikhail Metzel/TASS Urusi imesema kwamba inaondoa rasmi saini yake kutoka kwenye sheria inayounda mahakama ya kimataifa ya uhalifu wa kivita, ICC, siku moja baada ya mahakama hiyo kuchapisha...

    Trump denies transition in disarray
    Nov16

    Trump denies transition in disarray

    Donald Trump denies his White House transition is in disarray © Getty/AFP/File / Mark WallheiserNew York, United States, Nov 15 – Donald Trump denied Wednesday that his White House transition is in disarray amid reports of a backstabbing purge of mainstream Republican aspirants as he puts together his new administration. In a burst of tweets,...

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
    Nov16

    Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC). In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision. Earlier this week, the court released a statement saying it was considering Russia and Ukraine...

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