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    Plane hijackings in past decade
    Dec24

    Plane hijackings in past decade

    PARIS: Hijackings like the one on Friday of a Libyan plane have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States led to increased security. The hijackers who diverted the plane on Friday to Malta released everyone onboard and surrendered. A Libyan official claimed the men had sought asylum, but Maltese Prime...

    Belarus Court Rules Against AP Reporter for Chernobyl Story
    Dec24

    Belarus Court Rules Against AP Reporter for Chernobyl Story

    MOSCOW – A court in the former Soviet republic of Belarus has ruled against an Associated Press (AP) correspondent in a lawsuit by a dairy company that claimed an AP article damaged its reputation. AP said it stands by his reporting and will seek to overturn the ruling on appeal. The lawsuit stems from an April article about farmers using land...

    It’s time to end the corruption
    Dec24

    It’s time to end the corruption

    As we enter 2017, problems in Ukraine persist. First, it was Ukrainian President Yanukovych, and now, it’s his replacement Ukrainian President Poroshenko. Corruption permeates and persists throughout the highest levels of the Ukrainian… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce
    Dec24

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce

    A top Ukrainian insurgent said Friday the rebels had agreed to an indefinite ceasefire negotiated by Moscow and Kiev that would go into effect this weekend. …read more Source: Channel...

    Brzezinski: America’s Global Influence Depends On Cooperation With China
    Dec24

    Brzezinski: America’s Global Influence Depends On Cooperation With China

    Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, remains one of America’s leading strategic thinkers. He negotiated the normalization of U.S.-China relations in 1979. He spoke to The WorldPost earlier this week about Russian hacking, Taiwan and Trump.You’ve long spoken about the “political...

    Putin warms to Trump, flexes muscles on Syria
    Dec24

    Putin warms to Trump, flexes muscles on Syria

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday appeared to cosy up to US President-elect Donald Trump while asserting his authority as the key powerbroker in Syria.At his annual end-of-year press conference, the confident Kremlin strongman praised Trump for tapping into the public mood in the US to claim his surprise win in...

    Trump’s Nuclear Remarks Jeopardize Bid to Improve Russia Ties
    Dec23

    Trump’s Nuclear Remarks Jeopardize Bid to Improve Russia Ties

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump upped the stakes on Friday in a back-and-forth exchange with President Vladimir Putin over nuclear weapons that tested the Republican’s promises to improve relations with Russia. Offering a glimpse of how he might conduct diplomacy after taking office on Jan. 20, Trump reportedly welcomed a nuclear arms...

    Will the US-Russian détente benefit Syria?
    Dec23

    Will the US-Russian détente benefit Syria?

    By Sigurd Neubauer THIS week’s terrorist attacks in Ankara, Berlin and Zurich underscore once again that Syria’s entrenched conflict extends well beyond Syria’s borders and that the failure to pursue a comprehensive political solution, which is required to bring the war to an end, is bound to increase the flow of refugees...

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce (AFP)
    Dec23

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A top Ukrainian insurgent said Friday the rebels had agreed to an indefinite ceasefire negotiated by Moscow and Kiev that would go into effect this weekend. …read more Source: The West...

    The News That Wasn’t: What You Missed in 2016
    Dec23

    The News That Wasn’t: What You Missed in 2016

    As we inch towards the end of 2016, we’ll see the usual lists of news highlights from the year, including the crises that captured our attention. Here are some of the biggest stories that didn’t make the news – the international crises that were crowded out, forgotten, or ignored. Not only do these crises cause human suffering,...