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    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...

    Ukraine: Country ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out “ineligible persons”
    Aug31

    Ukraine: Country ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out “ineligible persons”

    South Korea has been making diplomatic efforts to engage North Korea's old allies to press for change in North Korea. Ukraine has revoked a Soviet-era deal that allowed visa-free travel for North Koreans, the latest setback for isolated North Korea which has been under growing pressure since the UN Security Council imposed toughened new...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Aug31

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the European Union’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine and the United States to hand over intelligence and radar data to investigators. …read more Source: FOX...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Aug31

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the European Union’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine and the United States to hand over intelligence and radar data to investigators. An international team of...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Aug31

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Aug31

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the European Union’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine and the United States to hand over intelligence and radar data to investigators. An international team of...