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    EU mulls more Syria sanctions as political efforts falter
    Oct17

    EU mulls more Syria sanctions as political efforts falter

    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are debating whether to extend sanctions against the Syrian regime as political efforts to secure a cease-fire falter. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday that ministers could add more Syrians accused of rights abuses or war crimes to the sanction list, saying “for sure, that...

    Mogherini ‘proud’ EU not involved militarily in Syria
    Oct17

    Mogherini ‘proud’ EU not involved militarily in Syria

    LUXEMBOURG — EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Monday that European nations would try to do more to help Syria — particularly in terms of humanitarian aid — but she was “personally proud” the European Union was not involved militarily in the conflict. “The European Union is not a player on the ground in Syria,” Mogherini said,...

    EU and US mull new economic sanctions on Russia
    Oct17

    EU and US mull new economic sanctions on Russia

    The US and the UK have said they are exploring new sanctions against Russia due to its actions in Syria, with France and Germany also indicating they are willing to take a tough line. …read more Source:...

    MoFAIC official attends Ukrainian Embassy reception
    Oct17

    MoFAIC official attends Ukrainian Embassy reception

    ABU DHABI, 17th October, 2016 (WAM) — Dr. Abdul Rahim Al Awadi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Legal Affairs, last night attended a reception hosted by Yuriy Polurez, Ambassador of Ukraine, on the occasion of his country’s National Day. …read more Source:...

    Boris Johnson and John Kerry plan fresh sanctions on Russia and Assad
    Oct17

    Boris Johnson and John Kerry plan fresh sanctions on Russia and Assad

    Boris Johnson and John Kerry have threatened additional economic sanctions to turn up the pressure on the Assad regime and Russia over the bloodshed in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Boris Johnson and John Kerry plans fresh sanctions on Russia and Assad
    Oct17

    Boris Johnson and John Kerry plans fresh sanctions on Russia and Assad

    Boris Johnson and John Kerry have threatened additional economic sanctions to turn up the pressure on the Assad regime and Russia over the bloodshed in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Putin hopes relations with Washington can recover after U.S. presidential elections
    Oct17

    Putin hopes relations with Washington can recover after U.S. presidential elections

    Russia-U.S. relations may recover after the presidential elections in the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference in India’s Goa on Sunday. In this Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at the Hangzhou Exhibition Center to participate in G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China....

    EU divided and sidelined, again, on Russia
    Oct17

    EU divided and sidelined, again, on Russia

    EU leaders had planned to use their autumn summit this week in Brussels to clarify their approach to Russia. Scratch that. The fast-worsening relationship with Moscow looks to be increasingly out of Europe’s control — driven by events on the ground in Syria and by the United States, which now, as much as ever, is speaking for the West. Any...

    Welcome to Agadez, smuggling capital of Africa
    Oct17

    Welcome to Agadez, smuggling capital of Africa

    AGADEZ, Niger — Once, caravans brought gold and salt to this small mud-brick desert town. Today, it has become a major trading post for arms, drugs and, above all, humans. After the fall of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, long-locked smuggling routes between Niger and Libya suddenly reopened, and the small desert town of roughly 120,000...

    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine elevator bombing
    Oct17

    Pro-Russian rebel commander killed in Ukraine elevator bombing

    Donetsk, October 17: A military chief of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels, Arseny Pavlov, was killed in a bomb attack in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, local authorities have said, calling it a “declaration of war.” Russia, which annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014, backs a separatist, pro-Moscow insurgency in eastern Ukraine that...