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    Relatives Of MH17 Victims Appeal To EU Over Radar Data, Intelligence
    Aug31

    Relatives Of MH17 Victims Appeal To EU Over Radar Data, Intelligence

    Frustrated relatives of people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine have appealed to the European Union’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine, and the United States to provide investigators with intelligence and radar data about the tragedy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    PH eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant
    Aug31

    PH eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant

    MANILA: The Philippines may revive a nuclear power plant that was completed 32 years ago but never switched on due to safety fears, the government said Wednesday. The spokesman for new President Rodrigo Duterte said the government is considering brining the $2.3 billion plant into operation to meet the country’s growing power needs, despite...

    Philippines eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant
    Aug31

    Philippines eyes reviving mothballed nuclear plant

    MANILA: The Philippines may revive a nuclear power plant that was completed 32 years ago but never switched on due to safety fears, the government said Wednesday. The spokesman for new President Rodrigo Duterte said the government is considering brining the $2.3 billion plant into operation to meet the country’s growing power needs, despite...

    Russia Practices Shooting Air Incursion Jets Near Black Sea
    Aug31

    Russia Practices Shooting Air Incursion Jets Near Black Sea

    Russia has shot down over 30 targets of jets in an anti-aircraft drill around the Black Sea, practicing military readiness in case of air incursions, state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Russian President Vladimir Putin called for snap military exercises of Russian military units across the country earlier this month, finishing this week. The...

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit
    Aug31

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit

    A UN torture prevention group said Wednesday it would resume a visit to Ukraine that it had halted in protest over access issues following “positive talks” with the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit
    Aug31

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit

    A U.N. torture prevention group said Wednesday it would resume a visit to Ukraine that it had halted in protest over access issues following “positive talks” with the Ukrainian government …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Morning Vertical, August 31, 2016
    Aug31

    The Morning Vertical, August 31, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China’s ‘Little Green Boats’ Have Japan on Alert
    Aug31

    China’s ‘Little Green Boats’ Have Japan on Alert

    Beijing’s latest ploy on the disputed Senkaku Islands echoes Russian actions in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Obama’s Asia Pivot Has Been a Historic Success
    Aug31

    Obama’s Asia Pivot Has Been a Historic Success

    In 2011, at the annual East Asia Summit dinner in Bali, Indonesia, R&B icon Quincy Jones surprised everyone by appearing on stage and asking President Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to join him in singing “We Are the World.” An impromptu invitation for the leaders of the United States and China to sing in front of a gathering of world...

    Russia, Turkey, and a Multipolar World: Thomas De Waal’s Reflection
    Aug31

    Russia, Turkey, and a Multipolar World: Thomas De Waal’s Reflection

    In early August 2016, there was much speculation about the geopolitical implications of the reconciliation between the Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as they publicly patched up their six-month-old feud. The meeting in Saint Petersburg between the two leaders on August 9 caused heart palpitations in some...