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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Italy, Netherlands duel for UN Security Council seat
    Jun29

    Italy, Netherlands duel for UN Security Council seat

    Kazakhstan beat out Thailand in a second round, picking up 138 votes against 55 for Thailand and winning a council seat for the first time since its 1991 independence from the Soviet Union. Italy and the Netherlands squared off for a UN Security Council seat after Kazakhstan was elected to the powerful council for the first time and Bolivia,...

    After Brexit, America Must Let Go of “More Europe”
    Jun29

    After Brexit, America Must Let Go of “More Europe”

    John Van Oudenaren Politics, Europe Time to consolidate U.S. gains. The British electorate’s stunning vote to leave the European Union has been followed by predictions in the United States about the dire consequences of this choice. The fate of the global economy and peace itself are said to be at risk, along with the ability of the United...

    Netherlands, Italy to Share UN Security Council Seat
    Jun29

    Netherlands, Italy to Share UN Security Council Seat

    The Netherlands and Italy took the rare step Tuesday of agreeing to share a two-year seat on the U.N. Security Council, after a contest that ended in a dead heat. After five rounds of voting, the countries were tied with 95 votes each. Neither was able to reach the two-thirds majority needed to secure a seat. After discussions, the two European...

    Brexit’s Impact on Russia Stirs Concern
    Jun29

    Brexit’s Impact on Russia Stirs Concern

    There is growing angst over how Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will impact Russia’s strategic footing around the globe, but disagreement about how much it will affect Moscow, just as the West moves to curb Russian aggression in the Baltics and Syria. President Barack Obama tried to allay fears Tuesday, cautioning...

    Dutch PM Rutte wants ‘binding’ assurances over EU’s Ukraine deal
    Jun29

    Dutch PM Rutte wants ‘binding’ assurances over EU’s Ukraine deal

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte asked European Union leaders on Tuesday for “legally binding” assurances to address his country’s concerns over a trade and association deal with Ukraine and said The Hague would block it otherwise. …read more Source: Channel...

    Dutch PM Rutte wants ‘legally binding’ assurances over Ukraine deal – sources
    Jun29

    Dutch PM Rutte wants ‘legally binding’ assurances over Ukraine deal – sources

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte asked European Union leaders on Tuesday for “legally binding” assurances to address his country’s concerns over a trade and association deal with Ukraine, but did not say he would block it, diplomats said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Dutch PM Rutte wants 'legally binding' assurances over Ukraine deal – sources
    Jun29

    Dutch PM Rutte wants 'legally binding' assurances over Ukraine deal – sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte asked European Union leaders on Tuesday for “legally binding” assurances to address his country’s concerns over a trade and association deal with Ukraine, but did not say he would block it, diplomats said. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch PM Rutte wants ‘legally binding’ assurances over Ukraine deal: sources
    Jun29

    Dutch PM Rutte wants ‘legally binding’ assurances over Ukraine deal: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte asked European Union leaders on Tuesday for “legally binding” assurances to address his country’s concerns over a trade and association deal with Ukraine, but did not say he would block it, diplomats said. …read more Source:...

    Updated-Russian Foreign Ministry: ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra continue to terrorize civilians in Syria including launching attacks with toxic substances
    Jun28

    Updated-Russian Foreign Ministry: ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra continue to terrorize civilians in Syria including launching attacks with toxic substances

    Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday that ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organizations continue to commit crimes and terrorize civilians in Syria, including attacks using toxic substances. During her weekly press conference on Tuesday, Zakharova explained that there are armed factions that did not...

    Bolivia, Ethiopia, Sweden win seats on UN Security Council
    Jun28

    Bolivia, Ethiopia, Sweden win seats on UN Security Council

    Bolivia, Ethiopia and Sweden on Tuesday were elected to serve a two-year stint on the UN Security Council, with Kazakhstan vying with Thailand and the Netherlands facing off against Italy for two remaining spots. Five non-permanent seats are up for grabs in the vote by the UN General Assembly, three of which were filled in a first round of secret...