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    UK spy chief: Syrian war creates ‘unprecedented’ terror threat
    Dec08

    UK spy chief: Syrian war creates ‘unprecedented’ terror threat

    Britain faces an “unprecedented” terror threat as long as civil war continues to rage in Syria, the U.K.’s foreign intelligence boss said Thursday. U.K. authorities have foiled 12 terrorist plots since June 2013, Alex Younger told reporters in a rare speech at the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service — otherwise known...

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU unblocks visa-free travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures.Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergencies ends mounting embarrassment for some EU...

    Trump’s Russian Challenge: Managing Expectations
    Dec08

    Trump’s Russian Challenge: Managing Expectations

    The mood is festive in the Russian capital, and expectations are high that Donald Trump’s elections may turn a new page in the difficult relationship between Moscow and Washington. The death spiral of US-Russian ties stretches back through the Barack Obama years to George W. Bush’s second term, when Russia invaded neighboring Georgia....

    Trump Just Keeps Winning: America’s Allies Are Boosting Defense Spending
    Dec08

    Trump Just Keeps Winning: America’s Allies Are Boosting Defense Spending

    Robert C. O’Brien Security, Europe He was accused of undermining our alliances—but they’ve started to pay up. Since the founding of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United States has carried a disproportionate share of the burden for defending the West. Indeed, today, in addition to America, only four allies meet the...

    Aleppo fallout: Why Russia’s China connection comes with a sting
    Dec08

    Aleppo fallout: Why Russia’s China connection comes with a sting

    Rakesh Krishnan Simha, Special to Russia Beyond the Headlines Beijing is backing Russia in Syria and Ukraine, and in return it expects Moscow’s support in its multiple disputes in the South China Sea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Gambia May Not Join African Withdrawals from ICC
    Dec08

    Gambia May Not Join African Withdrawals from ICC

    Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is also a Gambian national. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias.By Lindah MogeniUNITED NATIONS, Dec 8 2016 (IPS)The International Criminal Court (ICC) may have had a small reprieve this week from a string of African withdrawals, with Gambia’s newly elected President Adama Barrow...

    Welcome 25 best hotels of 8 European countries in 2016
    Dec08

    Welcome 25 best hotels of 8 European countries in 2016

    On December 5, 2016 in InterContinental Kyiv Hotel the first ceremony of International Hospitality Awards® 2016 was held. The nominees of International Hospitality Awards® in 2016 were the hotels from 8 countries: Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Georgia. This choice has been made due to the active development of...

    EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia
    Dec08

    EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia

    BRUSSELS – The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that h …read more Source: Big News...

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism
    Dec08

    Journalist in Crimea Charged With Extremism

    MOSCOW – The lawyer for a Crimean journalist says his client has been charged with extremism for allegedly undermining Russias territorial integrity, which could put him in prison for five years. E …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia Promotes Soviet Legend Over Fact
    Dec08

    Russia Promotes Soviet Legend Over Fact

    Ukraines dramatic effort to break from its Soviet past included the toppling of numerous statues of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin, and came after Russias 2014 annexation of Crimea and …read more Source: Big News...