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    New U.N. Chief Urges Security Council to Do More to Prevent War
    Jan10

    New U.N. Chief Urges Security Council to Do More to Prevent War

    New United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the Security Council on Tuesday to take more action to prevent conflicts instead of just responding to them as he pledged to strengthen the world body’s mediation capacity. “The United Nations was established to prevent war by binding us in a rules-based international order....

    Trudeau shuffles cabinet, Freeland named top Canada diplomat
    Jan10

    Trudeau shuffles cabinet, Freeland named top Canada diplomat

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shaken up his cabinet less than two weeks before Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president. Trudeau on Tuesday named Chrystia Freeland as Canada’s new foreign minister amid worries Trump will renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. Freeland was trade minister...

    Trump wants health care law swiftly replaced
    Jan10

    Trump wants health care law swiftly replaced

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress: (All times EST): 2:09 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is pushing for an immediate repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, contradicting the wishes of some in his own party. Some Republican lawmakers want to quickly repeal President Barack Obama’s signature legislative...

    Some Senate Republicans are trying to stop Trump from lifting sanctions on Russia
    Jan10

    Some Senate Republicans are trying to stop Trump from lifting sanctions on Russia

    President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants to build closer ties with Russia. But it’s been difficult to gauge how much his own party, traditionally distrustful of and hostile toward Moscow, is on board with the pivot. The fact that five Republican senators are now backing a new bill — led by a Democrat — to slap additional...

    Latvian expert put in charge of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority
    Jan10

    Latvian expert put in charge of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority

    A Latvian expert on port operations, Raivis Veckagans has been appointed as the acting head of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure announced. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Xi to be First Chinese President to Attend Davos Forum
    Jan10

    Xi to be First Chinese President to Attend Davos Forum

    GENEVA — China’s President Xi Jinping will attend the World Economic Forum next week, becoming the first Chinese head of state to do so at the annual gathering of business leaders, politicians and cultural icons in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos. As part of an official visit to Switzerland, Xi will attend and open the annual economic...

    Monument to WWII Massacre of Poles Ransacked in Ukraine
    Jan10

    Monument to WWII Massacre of Poles Ransacked in Ukraine

    A monument to the victims of a World War II massacre in a western Ukrainian village has been destroyed by vandals, local police said on Tuesday. National Police in the Lviv region said in a statement that vandals destroyed a stone cross in Huta Pieniacka that commemorated Polish villagers who were massacred in 1944 by a Nazi unit mostly composed...

    Top Senators will introduce legislation to impose more sanctions on Russia over hacking, Syria, and Ukraine
    Jan10

    Top Senators will introduce legislation to impose more sanctions on Russia over hacking, Syria, and Ukraine

    Republican Sen. John McCain along with several other senators are expected to sponsor the legislation, increasing its chances of becoming a law. …read more Source: Business...

    Savchenko Publishes ‘Prisoner’ Lists, Angering Ukrainian Authorities
    Jan10

    Savchenko Publishes ‘Prisoner’ Lists, Angering Ukrainian Authorities

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has published the names of hundreds of people who have been taken captive or gone missing during the nearly three-year-old war in eastern Ukraine, ignoring appeals by authorities to keep the information secret. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tajikistan to host the Days of Ukrainian Culture in 2017
    Jan10

    Tajikistan to host the Days of Ukrainian Culture in 2017

    DUSHANBE, 10.01.2017. /NIAT “Khovar”/. The issue of holding of Days of Culture of Ukraine in the Republic of Tajikistan in 2017 was discussed at the meeting of Shamsiddin Orumbekzoda, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan and Viktor Nikityuk, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Tajikistan on...