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    Trump election puts pressure on Merkel to take liberal lead
    Nov17

    Trump election puts pressure on Merkel to take liberal lead

    […] with outsider Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president and the rising strength of far-right and populist movements in Europe, some have suggested that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is left as the last powerful defender of liberal values in the West. Since taking office in 2005, Merkel has been a fixture of the international...

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists
    Nov17

    Celebrities launch T-shirt campaign for imprisoned artists

    Johnny Depp and other big celebrities launched a campaign to free imprisoned artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’ names. – AFP File Photo NEW YORK: Major names in entertainment including Peter Gabriel and Johnny Depp launched a campaign Wednesday to free jailed artists by appearing on T-shirts with the prisoners’...

    Sudan welcomes Russia’s withdrawal from war crimes court
    Nov17

    Sudan welcomes Russia’s withdrawal from war crimes court

    November 16, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese government on Wednesday has welcomed Russia’s decision to withdrawing its signature from the founding statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Russian Foreign Ministry made the announcement on Wednesday on the orders of the president, Vladimir Putin, saying the tribunal had failed...

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov17

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    THE HAGUE: Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a fresh blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials urged nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented defections. Moscow has never ratified the world’s only permanent war crimes court, but in a heavily symbolic move on the opening day of the ICC’s annual...

    NATO general says Trump not serious about abandoning treaty
    Nov17

    NATO general says Trump not serious about abandoning treaty

    TORONTO (AP) — A top NATO general said Wednesday that President-elect Donald Trump’s suggestion that the United States might abandon its NATO treaty commitments is not serious because the treaty is so binding and important to America and its allies that no president “would dare” change it. Czech Army Gen. Petr Pavel said NATO’s...

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan
    Nov17

    EU holding conference on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On November 17 and 18 in Bishkek the Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic is holding an annual Seminar for Civil Society Organisations on fighting corruption in Kyrgyzstan. The seminar gathered more than 200 participants from all over Kyrgyzstan in representation of civil society organisations, professional...

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov17

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    THE HAGUE: Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a fresh blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials urged nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented defections. Moscow has never ratified the world’s only permanent war crimes court, but in a heavily symbolic move on the opening day of the ICC’s annual...

    Why the third Maydan is necessary
    Nov17

    Why the third Maydan is necessary

    As Kyiv girds herself for what some are already calling the “third Maydan,” Ukrainians have long since concluded that the first two didn’t work out so well. On Saturday, as many as 100,000 demonstrators are expected in the capital’s main… …read more Source: The...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Says Ukraine Is ‘Running Against the Clock’ to Prevent Another Revolution
    Nov17

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Says Ukraine Is ‘Running Against the Clock’ to Prevent Another Revolution

    KYIV, Ukraine—Mikheil Saakashvili sits at a desk devoid of any photos or personal memorabilia. On this day, the 48-year-old former Georgian president has only been on the job for four days as leader of a startup Ukrainian opposition political party called Wave. This is the next chapter of Saakashvili’s anti-corruption crusade following his...

    Vox Sentences: Pluto is a lot cooler than you thought
    Nov17

    Vox Sentences: Pluto is a lot cooler than you thought

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Who Donald Trump is and isn’t talking to; Russia withdraws support for the...