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    China’s 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific
    Dec25

    China’s 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s first aircraft carrier has set off for the Western Pacific for an open-sea training exercise, the Defense Ministry said. State media said Sunday that it is the first time that the Liaoning, which was commissioned by the Chinese navy in 2012, has headed to “distant sea waters.” The Western Pacific region stretches from...

    Good News Stories You Might Have Missed in the Madness of 2016
    Dec25

    Good News Stories You Might Have Missed in the Madness of 2016

    Deepening conflict in the Middle East; reverberations from the refugee crisis in Europe; political shocks in the U.S. and Britain; India’s ongoing currency crisis; Russia’s attempts to exercise influence as a great power…These and a host of other stories have made 2016 feel like a particularly bruising year. But however much a year...

    Weekly Digest of Central Asia
    Dec25

    Weekly Digest of Central Asia

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Publisher’s note: Central Asia is an important geopolitical area between Europe, Russia and China. It is in Central Asia that world powers have confronted each other for centuries; it is here that China needs to succeed with its new Silk Road Belt for direct access to the Western markets; and it is here that a large...

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce
    Dec25

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce

    KIEV: A top Ukrainian insurgent has said the rebels had agreed to an indefinite ceasefire negotiated by Moscow and Kiev that would go into effect this weekend. The latest truce was hammered out with the help of European monitors and came after a surge in fighting that claimed the lives of eight Ukrainian soldiers this week. Russia denies backing...

    Germany hunts attacker’s accomplices, arrests in Tunisia
    Dec25

    Germany hunts attacker’s accomplices, arrests in Tunisia

    BERLIN (AFP) – Germany on Saturday hunted for possible accomplices of Anis Amri, the suspected Berlin truck attacker who was gunned down by Italian police, as Tunisia announced it had arrested his nephew.Tunisias interior ministry said the nephew and two other suspected jihadists, aged between 18 and 27, were detained on Friday and were...

    Netanyahu doesn’t want Ukranian PM in Israel
    Dec24

    Netanyahu doesn’t want Ukranian PM in Israel

    Netanyahu cancels Ukrainian PM’s vsit to Israel over Security Council vote. …read more Source: Arutz...

    PM cancels visit of Ukrainian PM after Kiev supports anti-settlements resolution
    Dec24

    PM cancels visit of Ukrainian PM after Kiev supports anti-settlements resolution

    Volodymyr Groysman, who became Ukraine’s first Jewish prime minister earlier this year, was scheduled to arrive in Israel on Tuesday for a two-day visit …read more Source: The Times of...

    Gingrich pokes Russia for hypocrisy on 'occupied lands'
    Dec24

    Gingrich pokes Russia for hypocrisy on 'occupied lands'

    Former Speaker Newt Gingrich on Saturday prodded Russia over its support of a United Nations resolution condemning Israeli settlements. In a tweet, Gingrich compared the settlements to Russia’s occupation of Crimea and eastern Ukraine and… …read more Source: The...

    Fresh US sanctions aim to compensate for Washington’s failures in Syria: Moscow
    Dec24

    Fresh US sanctions aim to compensate for Washington’s failures in Syria: Moscow

    Moscow says the fresh US sanctions on Russia and Syria show Washington’s anger at its failures in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Passers-by prevent woman from jumping off Kievyan Bridge in Yerevan
    Dec24

    Passers-by prevent woman from jumping off Kievyan Bridge in Yerevan

    …read more Source: NEWS.am