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    Trump win puts U.S.-Russia hostility on hold, but experts warn of miscalculation
    Nov17

    Trump win puts U.S.-Russia hostility on hold, but experts warn of miscalculation

    After years of rising U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine, Syria, cyber attacks and nuclear arms control, Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president may offer a narrow window to repair relations as he and Russian President Vladimir Putin size up each other. But Trump’s ascent to the White House carries the risk of dangerous...

    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...

    Obama lands in Berlin for farewell visit to closest ally Merkel
    Nov17

    Obama lands in Berlin for farewell visit to closest ally Merkel

    US President Barack Obama arrives at theTegel airport in Berlin, Germany, on November 16, 2016. Photo: Reuters US President Barack Obama arrived in Berlin on Wednesday to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, with whom he has forged a close transatlantic alliance during eight years in office that President-elect Donald Trump may now call into...

    Trump election puts pressure on Merkel to take liberal lead
    Nov17

    Trump election puts pressure on Merkel to take liberal lead

    [...] with outsider Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president and the rising strength of far-right and populist movements in Europe, some have suggested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is left as the last powerful defender of liberal values in the West. Since taking office in 2005, Merkel has been a fixture of the international summit...

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists
    Nov17

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists

    Johnny Depp and other big celebrities launched a campaign to free imprisoned artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’ names. – AFP File Photo NEW YORK: Major names in entertainment including Peter Gabriel and Johnny Depp launched a campaign Wednesday to free jailed artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’...

    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...

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov17

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    THE HAGUE: Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a fresh blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials urged nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented defections. Moscow has never ratified the world’s only permanent war crimes court, but in a heavily symbolic move on the opening day of the ICC’s annual...

    NATO general says Trump not serious about abandoning treaty
    Nov17

    NATO general says Trump not serious about abandoning treaty

    TORONTO (AP) — A top NATO general said Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump’s suggestion that the United States might abandon its NATO treaty commitments is not serious because the treaty is so binding and important to America and its allies that no president “would dare” change it. Czech Army Gen. Petr Pavel said NATO’s...

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan
    Nov17

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On November 17 and 18 in Bishkek the Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic is holding an annual Seminar for Civil Society Organisations on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan. The seminar gathered more than 200 participants from all over Kyrgyzstan in representation of civil society organisations, professional...

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov17

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    THE HAGUE: Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a fresh blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials urged nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented defections. Moscow has never ratified the world’s only permanent war crimes court, but in a heavily symbolic move on the opening day of the ICC’s annual...