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    Putin mends ties with Turkey, lifts tourism ban
    Jun30

    Putin mends ties with Turkey, lifts tourism ban

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday lifted restrictions on travel to Turkey after mending ties with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seven months after Ankara downed a Russian jet, triggering a raft of sanctions.` Following his first call with Erdogan since the incident, Putin announced that Moscow’s ban on charter...

    Russia Is Far From Isolated
    Jun30

    Russia Is Far From Isolated

    Nikolay Pakhomov Economics, Eurasia A recent economic summit shows the world still wants in. In 2014, when the White House started pressuring the chief executives of some of America’s largest companies to skip the event, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) gained an additional symbolic meaning. After the twentieth SPIEF...

    Situation in Ukraine remains ‘volatile,’ warns UN official
    Jun30

    Situation in Ukraine remains ‘volatile,’ warns UN official

    Unless urgent action is taken in Ukraine to separate sides and remove heavy weaponry, wide spread hostilities in the country could re-escalate, a senior United Nations human rights official Wednesday warned. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Turkey points fingers after airport attack
    Jun30

    Turkey points fingers after airport attack

    Investigations are under way to determine the identity of the trio who carried out a triple suicide bombing at Ataturk Airport. ||| Istanbul – Turkey pointed the finger at Islamic State on Wednesday for a triple suicide bombing and gun attack that killed 42 people at Istanbul’s main airport, and President Tayyip Erdogan called it a...

    T&T national survives Istanbul airport attack
    Jun30

    T&T national survives Istanbul airport attack

    Gail AlexanderPublished: Thursday, June 30, 2016Gail Alexander and Joel Julien T&T national Sherlin Stewart, who travelled through Turkey’s Ataturk airport on Tuesday, escaped unhurt in the terrorist attack which occurred at that airport that day, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed. A traumatised Stewart, who was in Turkey up to...

    US accuses Russia of wrong naval signals
    Jun30

    US accuses Russia of wrong naval signals

    The United States on Wednesday accused Russia of deliberately displaying the wrong naval signals and interfering with a US aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean Sea, in the latest salvo about a June incident that both countries blame on each other. Captain Danny Hernandez, spokesman for US European Command, said the Russian warship Neustrashimy...

    President Obama’s speech to House of Commons: The full text
    Jun30

    President Obama’s speech to House of Commons: The full text

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walk down the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson OTTAWA – Mr. Prime Minister, Mr. Speaker, members of the House, members of the Senate, distinguished guests, people of Canada, thank you for this extraordinary welcome,...

    Complete text of U.S. President Barack Obama’s speech to House of Commons
    Jun30

    Complete text of U.S. President Barack Obama’s speech to House of Commons

    OTTAWA — Mr. Prime Minister, Mr. Speaker, members of the House, members of the Senate, distinguished guests, people of Canada, thank you for this extraordinary welcome, which tempts me to just shut up and leave. Because it can’t get any better than this. Obviously, I’m grateful for the warm welcome. I’m extraordinarily grateful...

    Russia vows to counter Nato build-up
    Jun30

    Russia vows to counter Nato build-up

    MOSCOW: Russia’s defence minister on Wednesday rebuked Nato for bolstering its military presence in eastern Europe and vowed Moscow will take countermeasures. “The US and other Nato members continue to build their military potential, first and foremost in countries neighbouring Russia,” defence minister Sergei Shoigu was quoted as saying by...

    Terror strikes Turkey
    Jun30

    Terror strikes Turkey

    Relatives of one of the victims of the blast at Istanbul Ataturk Airport mourn in front of a morgue in Istanbul on Wednesday. — ReutersIstanbul — Five Saudis were among 13 foreigners killed in a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s international airport, a Turkish official said. A total of 41 people were killed and 239 injured. The city...