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Russians angry over spike in travel plans to Turkey
Jul05

Russians angry over spike in travel plans to Turkey

Russians are taking to social media to rage against their fellow countrymen who are making plans to travel to Turkey. The reactions are appear to indicate that many Russians still haven’t forgiven their neighbors to the south for downing a Russian jet near the Syria-Turkey border in November. Over the weekend, a major Russian news site...

July 4 Message from Putin to Obama: Let’s Have Better Ties
Jul04

July 4 Message from Putin to Obama: Let’s Have Better Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday in a July Fourth message to President Barack Obama that he hopes ties between the two countries will get back on track. Relations between Moscow and Washington hit a post-Cold War low in 2014, when Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and threw its weight behind separatists in eastern...

With Russia as an ally, Serbia edges toward NATO
Jul03

With Russia as an ally, Serbia edges toward NATO

Serbia is performing a delicate balancing act between its European aspirations, partnership with NATO and its centuries-old religious, ethnic and political alliance with Russia. Belgrade is being wooed by the West which has sought to bring it into the fold since the fall of Slobodan Milosevic in 2000. Serbia is now a European Union membership...

EU Prolongues Economic Sanctions against Russia
Jul02

EU Prolongues Economic Sanctions against Russia

01 de julio de 2016, 16:51Brussels, Jul 1 (Prensa Latina) Despite the risk of losing market, the European Union (EU) decided today to extend for six months the economic sanctions imposed on Russia in July 2014, immediately after a conflict associated with Ukraine. …read more Source: Prensa...

EU extends sanctions on Russia for another 6 months
Jul01

EU extends sanctions on Russia for another 6 months

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine. The decision, which had been expected, was announced in a statement Friday. It means restrictive measures targeting Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors, as well as some goods that can...

T&T national survives Istanbul airport attack
Jun30

T&T national survives Istanbul airport attack

Gail AlexanderPublished: Thursday, June 30, 2016Gail Alexander and Joel Julien T&T national Sherlin Stewart, who travelled through Turkey’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday, escaped unhurt in the terrorist attack which occurred at that airport that day, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed. A traumatised Stewart, who was in Turkey up to...

5 Poland players to watch
Jun29

5 Poland players to watch

Poland is facing Portugal in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Poland players to watch: ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI The star striker is making headlines for the wrong reasons in France. After scoring 13 times in qualification — more than any other player in the competition — Lewandowski is goalless at Euro 2016. The Bayern...

Kendra Bowe Completes U.S. State Department Exchange Focused on Youth and Community Conflict Resolution
Jun29

Kendra Bowe Completes U.S. State Department Exchange Focused on Youth and Community Conflict Resolution

On Friday, June 24th, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson met at the U.S. Embassy with Ms. Kendra Bowe, a recent participant in the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). . Ms. Bowe, who currently serves as Executive Director at the Simpson C. Penn Foundation, was nominated to participate in the...

Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport
Jun29

Islamic State prime suspect after suicide bombers kill 41 at Istanbul airport

Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul’s main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239. The attack on Europe’s third-busiest airport was the deadliest in a series of suicide bombings this...

BVI in an uncertain world after Brexit
Jun28

BVI in an uncertain world after Brexit

Benito Wheatley By Benito Wheatley (Director of the BVI London Office) The United Kingdom (UK) vote to leave the European Union (EU) is a game changer in International Relations. Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will have far-reaching implications for Europe and beyond and create a more uncertain international environment in which the...

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