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    Trump Calls Out Socialism, Iran and Cuba at UN (Transcript, VIDEO)
    Sep20

    Trump Calls Out Socialism, Iran and Cuba at UN (Transcript, VIDEO)

    At the United Nations, President Trump delivered a speech that was in some ways conventional, yet struck unique notes that echoed the agenda that had brought him to the White House. “As President of the United States, I will always put America first, just like you, as the leaders of your countries will always, and should always, put your...

    At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea
    Sep20

    At UN, Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea

    UNITED NATIONS – President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction'” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North...

    Foreign reporters remark upon openness of Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017
    Sep20

    Foreign reporters remark upon openness of Belarusian-Russian army exercise Zapad 2017

    About 50 reporters from Ukraine, Germany, France, the UK, the USA, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia came to the Domanovo army exercise area to cover the second stage of the Zapad 2017 exercise. Nora Thorp Bjornstad from Norway was one of them. …read more Source:...

    CPJ calls on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to reaffirm his commitment to ensuring journalists’ safety
    Sep20

    CPJ calls on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to reaffirm his commitment to ensuring journalists’ safety

    September 18, 2017 His Excellency Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine Bankova st, 11 Kiev, Ukraine Sent via e-mail and facsimile: presidentpressoffice@apu.gov.ua;pressoffice@apu.gov.ua; +380 44 255 6161 Dear President Poroshenko, We at the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), an independent press freedom … …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv
    Sep20

    Saakashvili Arrives In Kyiv

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region and former president of Georgia, arrived in Kyiv vowing to challenge the revocation of his Ukrainian citizenship. He told supporters the Ukrainian authorities were trying to prevent him from mounting a legal challenge to the decision, which was announced by President Petro...

    Kremlin: US Lethal Weapons Supplies to Ukraine Won’t Promote Stability
    Sep20

    Kremlin: US Lethal Weapons Supplies to Ukraine Won’t Promote Stability

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Kremlin said on Tuesday that possible supplies of lethal weapons to Ukraine by the United States will not promote stability in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Legislative changes to ease hiring of highly skilled experts outside EU
    Sep20

    Legislative changes to ease hiring of highly skilled experts outside EU

    Legislative changes are being prepared, aiming to ease the hiring of highly skilled experts from countries outside the EU – the so-called Blue Card, used by such experts to work in Bulgaria. The card is proposed to be available for any occupation and to be issued for four years instead of one, Vice Premier Valeri Simeonov voiced to public. The...

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like
    Sep20

    Criticism Or Terrorism? Jailed For A Like

    Dozens of Russian citizens have been imprisoned in recent years for their social-media activities. This is the story of one of them, a blogger who was jailed for expressing his views on Russia’s military involvement in Syria. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s UN speech was bad, but let’s not lose our heads
    Sep20

    Trump’s UN speech was bad, but let’s not lose our heads

    Contrary to all those breathless commentators on cable news, President Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the United Nations was not a rallying cry for war akin to President George W. Bush’s 2002 U.N. address that hyped the Iraqi threat and was followed several months later by the U.S. invasion of Iraq. That was also the speech in which...

    Does Latvia need the Canadian soldiers now protecting it?
    Sep20

    Does Latvia need the Canadian soldiers now protecting it?

    Canadian soldiers on a tank during battlegroup exercises at the Adazi Training Area outside Riga (Chris Scott) In a New Brunswick-sized country, small numbers add up. It’s a crisp summer afternoon in a wood near Riga, and I’m squatting on the edge of a sandpit observing some of the 1,200 NATO troops who have come to help...