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    Bulgarian FM Daniel Mitov takes part in meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers
    Sep02

    Bulgarian FM Daniel Mitov takes part in meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov takes part in an informal meeting of foreign ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), held in Potsdam, Germany, at the initiative of the current German presidency of the OSCE. The focus of the meeting was security challenges, the conflict in Ukraine, migration crisis, the...

    Putin Grants Citizenship to Ukrainian Gymnast and Draughts Champion
    Sep02

    Putin Grants Citizenship to Ukrainian Gymnast and Draughts Champion

    Ukraine’s four time champion of the world in draughts has jumped ship to Russia by decree of President Vladimir Putin. Darya Tkatchenko, 32, who was born in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, was granted Russian citizenship by presidential decree on Thursday and will represent Russia from now on. The Kremlin granted several more...

    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas

    Human rights groups accuse both the government and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of secretly abducting and imprisoning civilians. David Stern in Kyiv looks at why some say this is only part of the story. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    An Amusement Park in Kathmandu and Outdated Anthems Abroad: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Sep02

    An Amusement Park in Kathmandu and Outdated Anthems Abroad: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    Once a Bucknell Professor, Now the Commander of an Ethiopian Rebel Army Joshua Hammer | The New York Times Magazine “On a hot July afternoon in 2015, Nega packed a suitcase, bade his wife farewell and was driven by comrades to John F. Kennedy International Airport. He carried a laissez-passer from the Eritrean government, allowing him a one-time...

    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas

    Human rights groups accuse both the government and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of secretly abducting and imprisoning civilians. David Stern in Kyiv looks at why some say this is only part of the story. …read more Source:...

    U.S. sanctions won’t affect Crimea bridge construction, Russia says
    Sep02

    U.S. sanctions won’t affect Crimea bridge construction, Russia says

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, Sept. 2 (UPI) — New U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia will not affect progress on the Kerch Strait bridge, which will connect Crimea to southern Russia, authorities said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children
    Sep02

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children

    NNA – More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them dying in Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, which have not signed up to a treaty banning the weapon, an international anti-cluster …read more Source: National News...

    Sports delegations continue to arrive in Kyrgyzstan to participate in World Nomad Games
    Sep02

    Sports delegations continue to arrive in Kyrgyzstan to participate in World Nomad Games

    Bishkek, September 2 / Kabar /. Sports delegations from different countries of the world continue to arrive in the Kyrgyz Republic to participate in the World Nomad Games 2016. Today, representatives from 39 countries have arrived in Issyk-Kul. They are: Azerbaijan, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Brazil, Hungary,...

    [Ticker] Johnson: UK committed to EU foreign policy, Russia sanctions
    Sep02

    [Ticker] Johnson: UK committed to EU foreign policy, Russia sanctions

    New British foreign minister Boris Johnson told journalists in Bratislava on Friday he and British PM Theresa May remained “absolutely committed to participation in European foreign policy”. He added, ahead of his first foreign ministers’ ‘Gymnich’ meeting, that the EU should maintain pressure on Russia until it...

    Russia called to talk gas with Ukraine, EU
    Sep02

    Russia called to talk gas with Ukraine, EU

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 2 (UPI) — Russia is called to the table to discuss natural gas issues with Ukrainian and European leaders, a member of the European Commission said Friday. …read more Source: United Press...