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    U.S Asked To Stop Buying Russian Helicopters For Afghanistan
    Nov19

    U.S Asked To Stop Buying Russian Helicopters For Afghanistan

    Reports indicate that U.S defense department officials asked Congress to stop buying Russian MI117 helicopters for Afghan forces and instead to buy American helicopters. In addition, a number of senators also reportedly asked why the U.S should use American taxpayers’ money to pay Russia for the hardware when it was backing Bashar...

    Stefan Stoyanov: We Have Fully Changed Plovdiv’s Image
    Nov19

    Stefan Stoyanov: We Have Fully Changed Plovdiv’s Image

    The local administration in Plodviv has helped Bulgaria’s second-largest city position itself as a key center for industries, IT and outsourcing, Deputy Mayor Stancho Stoyanov has said. Stoyanov, who is in charge of education, business development and international cooperation, is one of the four Bulgarians selected in the New Europe 100...

    Leaders mark Soviet Union dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue
    Nov19

    Leaders mark Soviet Union dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue

    Three former top Soviet officials on Friday marked the signing 25 years ago of the treaty that formally dissolved the Soviet Union, and they used the occasion to urge dialogue on the deadly separatist conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Trump presidency increases risk for Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Howard Dean says
    Nov19

    Trump presidency increases risk for Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Howard Dean says

    A top Democratic politician says Russian President Vladimir Putin will undoubtedly test U.S. president-elect Donald Trump by moving troops into a former Soviet country – including one where Canadian troops will be operating in 2017. Howard Dean, former governor of Vermont and former chair of the Democratic National Committee, says Trump talked...

    In the bear’s den: Inside Canada’s training mission in Ukraine
    Nov19

    In the bear’s den: Inside Canada’s training mission in Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine — “If we were trained the same way before the war started, we wouldn’t have suffered as many casualties,” said Lt. Artem, a 23-year-old Ukrainian army company commander. Strolling off the makeshift battlefield, he took a quick cigarette break with his platoon before starting off on another ‘force on force’ training...

    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue
    Nov19

    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue

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    The Knowns and Unknowns of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy
    Nov19

    The Knowns and Unknowns of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

    By the time modern American presidents receive the keys to the White House, learn the identities of intelligence assets around the world, and obtain the nuclear-weapons codes, they have traditionally been well-defined, both by their long careers in public service by and an arduous election campaign. Their positions have been anchored to a...

    Pakistan ranked 48th for English proficiency
    Nov19

    Pakistan ranked 48th for English proficiency

    Pakistan has been ranked in the 48TH spot, with a low overall proficiency level, in EF’s English Proficiency Index (EPI); the world’s largest ranking of countries according to their level of English. Among reasons cited are the low percentage of people with access to the Internet and the level of spending on education. With a very...

    Meskhetian Turks arrive in Turkey from Ukraine
    Nov19

    Meskhetian Turks arrive in Turkey from Ukraine

    Latest group join 25,000 in Turkey, mostly in Erzincan province …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Putin happy – but also wary – about a Trump presidency
    Nov19

    Putin happy – but also wary – about a Trump presidency

    Russian President Vladimir Putin should be delighted with Mr Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States. After all, Mr Trump has praised Mr Putin as a “great, powerful leader”, and has even hinted that he may recognise Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory. But though Russian parliamentary deputies gave...