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    UNHCR reports decline in number of Syrians, Ukrainians seeking asylum in Belarus
    Jan12

    UNHCR reports decline in number of Syrians, Ukrainians seeking asylum in Belarus

    If we compare 2016 and 2015, the number of asylum applicants in Belarus is decreasing. This is primarily a result of the decline in the number of Ukrainian nationals applying for protection, Jean-Yves Bouchardy said. …read more Source:...

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections
    Jan12

    Jens Stoltenberg: NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that outside attempts to manipulate national elections cannot be tolerated, amid uproar over claims Russian interference helped Donald Trump win the US presidency.”Any attempt to intervene in, to influence national elections from outside is unacceptable,” Stoltenberg said when asked about...

    Exposing The Man Behind The Curtain
    Jan12

    Exposing The Man Behind The Curtain

    “When you attack a country,” John McCain, the long-serving Republican Senator from Arizona, who chairs the influential Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters on December 30, 2016, during a visit to Ukraine, a nation locked in a quasi-Civil War with Russian-backed separatist rebels, “it’s an act of war.”McCain was referring to...

    Brazilian neo-Nazis recruited to fight in Ukrainian civil war
    Jan12

    Brazilian neo-Nazis recruited to fight in Ukrainian civil war

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    US Secretary of State nominee: ‘Radical Islam’ is our priority
    Jan12

    US Secretary of State nominee: ‘Radical Islam’ is our priority

    US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson offered a peek into the incoming Donald Trump administration’s Middle East policy during his confirmation hearing at the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee. At the hearing, which will determine if Trump’s nominee will be approved or rejected for high office, Tillerson read out a statement...

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Decrease by 8.1% January-November 2016
    Jan12

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Decrease by 8.1% January-November 2016

    According to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), in the period January – November 2016, Bulgarian exports to third countries decreased by 8.1%, compared to the same period of 2015 and amounted to BGN 13 422.6 M. The main trade partners of Bulgaria were Turkey, China, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the...

    NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections
    Jan12

    NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said interference in elections was unacceptable amid claims Russia influenced the US vote © AFP/File / THIERRY CHARLIERBrussels, Belgium, Jan 12 – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that outside attempts to manipulate national elections cannot be tolerated, amid uproar over claims Russian...

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd
    Jan12

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd

    Ukraine has banned the prominent independent Russian television station Dozhd (Rain) TV from broadcasting in the country after a report identifying the boundary between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine as the Ukrainian-Russian border angered authorities in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson says China should be barred from South China Sea islands
    Jan12

    Tillerson says China should be barred from South China Sea islands

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state has set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea.In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing on Wednesday before the...

    Vice President Biden to Make Swansong Visit to Ukraine
    Jan12

    Vice President Biden to Make Swansong Visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will fly to Kiev on Sunday on a farewell visit by one of Ukraine’s strongest political supporters, as the country looks forward with apprehension to the new administration of Donald Trump. Biden, whose visit was announced by the office of President Petro Poroshenko, has been the front man for U.S. policy...