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Putin and Kerry Discuss Situation in Syria and Ukraine
Jul15

Putin and Kerry Discuss Situation in Syria and Ukraine

15 de julio de 2016, 09:15Moscow, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin and US Secretary of State, John Kerry held talks behind closed doors on the situation in Ukraine and Syria with the hope of achieving progress in the negotiations, according to media reports. …read more Source: Prensa...

France Reels as Bastille Day Truck Attack Kills 84 in Nice
Jul15

France Reels as Bastille Day Truck Attack Kills 84 in Nice

A Frenchman of Tunisian descent drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of bullets. French leaders on Friday extended the country’s 9-month-old state of emergency and vowed...

In economic crisis, Putin helps a mogul he once attacked
Jul14

In economic crisis, Putin helps a mogul he once attacked

Last month, three major banks rescued industrialist Igor Zyuzin’s coal and steel firm Mechel from what would have been Russia’s biggest ever corporate collapse. The bailout was unusual in a country where so many decisions often lead back to President Vladimir Putin or his inner circle. Zyuzin has long been an outsider, a...

Kerry Heads to Russia for Ukraine, Syria Talks
Jul12

Kerry Heads to Russia for Ukraine, Syria Talks

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia this week for talks with top officials on the conflicts in Ukraine, Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh. The State Department said Monday that Kerry would visit Moscow on Thursday to discuss ways to strengthen a shaky truce in Syria that appears near the breaking point amid continued...

Brexit prompting gold rush
Jul11

Brexit prompting gold rush

Beware of scary Brexit headlines pushing you to buy gold If you thought the Brexit vote was scary, check out the full page newspaper ad that recently appeared in The New York Times recounting all the horrors in the present tense, as if they were still unfolding: The vote “topples” the British government, “crushes” the...

NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia

WARSAW, Poland — NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to station two new divisions along its western borders. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that on the first day of a landmark two-day...

Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories for the week ending July 8th, 2016
Jul08

Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories for the week ending July 8th, 2016

—————————————- THIS WEEK’S TOP NEWS STORIES —————————————- FIVE JAMAICAN POLICE OFFICERS ARRESTED IN SHOOTING OF STUDENT—07/05/16 Jamaica’s Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) has arrested five members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in connection with the shooting of a student of the Convent of Mercy Academy....

NATO leaders meet to deal with threats from Russia, south
Jul08

NATO leaders meet to deal with threats from Russia, south

Leaders of the NATO military alliance gathered Friday to order ambitious actions against a daunting array of dangers. Thees are the security of their nations and citizenry, including a rearmed and increasingly unfriendly Russia to Europe’s east and violent Islamic extremism to the south. “The decisions we’re going to take...

Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit
Jul08

Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit

U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the Western defense alliance. In an article published in the Financial Times newspaper as he arrived for his last summit of the North...

NATO Summit to Retool Alliance to Face New Threats
Jul07

NATO Summit to Retool Alliance to Face New Threats

In what some are terming NATO’s most important meeting in a generation, U.S. President Barack Obama and the leaders of the 27 other member nations are deciding how to retool the Cold War-era military alliance to face a daunting range of modern threats, from a hostile Kremlin to religious-fueled violence and attacks in cyberspace. They meet...

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