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    Nigerian Players Abroad: Musa on target in Russia, Mikel scores in China, Iwobi impresses as Arsenal fall again
    Apr17

    Nigerian Players Abroad: Musa on target in Russia, Mikel scores in China, Iwobi impresses as Arsenal fall again

    A review of Nigerian players abroad and how they fared with their clubs over the weekend. Whether in Europe where the football season is gradually winding down or in China where they just got started, a host of Nigerian players are helping out their clubs to achieve their respective targets.Over the weekend, actions continued in football leagues...

    Here Are All the Reasons Striking Syria Was a Bad Idea
    Apr17

    Here Are All the Reasons Striking Syria Was a Bad Idea

    Ted Galen Carpenter Security, Middle East For one, it is a flagrant violation of the U.S. Constitution. The air and missile strikes that the United States and its British and French allies launched against Syrian government targets are reprehensible for so many reasons. First, Washington’s action is a flagrant violation of the U.S....

    Veteran Djukanovic Wins Montenegro Presidential Election
    Apr17

    Veteran Djukanovic Wins Montenegro Presidential Election

    Pro-European Union leader Milo Djukanovic has won Montenegro’s presidential election to extend his dominance over the country’s politics. The state election commission said on Monday a preliminary count showed he won 54.1 percent of Sunday’s vote with 97 percent counted and Mladen Bojanic won 33.2 percent on a 63.9 percent...

    As US-China Trade War Looms, Ukraine Stands to Gain
    Apr17

    As US-China Trade War Looms, Ukraine Stands to Gain

    KYIV, Ukraine—Amid the specter of a looming trade war with the U.S., China is boosting its economic ties with Ukraine. For one, Ukraine has overtaken the U.S. as China’s top corn supplier. Five years ago, the U.S. supplied about 97 percent of Chinese corn imports. In 2017, however, Ukraine accounted for about two-thirds of China’s...

    Superpower: China Claims This Is Biggest Naval Parade in 600 Years
    Apr16

    Superpower: China Claims This Is Biggest Naval Parade in 600 Years

    Frank Chen Security, Asia The PLAN is flexing its muscles. More than 10,000 People’s Liberation Army airmen, marines and sailors boarded 48 naval vessels and 76 aircraft for a major show of force with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the South China Sea on Thursday. During his rallying cry for loyalty and devotion, the Communist Party leader...

    Did China Just Admit Its Aircraft Carrier Is a Paper Tiger?
    Apr16

    Did China Just Admit Its Aircraft Carrier Is a Paper Tiger?

    Asia Times Security, Asia Beijing has become more honest about the Liaoning’s shortcomings, saying it is anxious to upgrade its carrier-borne fighters. It requires “a little bit luck plus a strong body and mind” to land a plane safely on the deck of China’s sole aircraft carrier Liaoning, China Central Television has revealed. A...

    Between Armen and Karen: Jobless Sargsyan may face Ukrainian “Maydan”
    Apr16

    Between Armen and Karen: Jobless Sargsyan may face Ukrainian “Maydan”

    News.Az reprints from 1news.az an article headlined ‘Between Armen and Karen: Jobless Sargsyan may face Ukrainian “Maydan”‘ by F.Bagirova. …read more Source:...

    Rohingya, Venezuela added to Canada’s G7 international security agenda
    Apr16

    Rohingya, Venezuela added to Canada’s G7 international security agenda

    OTTAWA — Canada is expanding the focus of the upcoming G7 foreign ministers meeting to include the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh and the democratic backslide in Venezuela. Peter Boehm, Canada’s chief summit organizer, says those items are being added to the “perennial” international security issues...

    EU wants to jumpstart Syria peace talks
    Apr16

    EU wants to jumpstart Syria peace talks

    EU foreign ministers on Monday called on Russia and Iran to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to resume political dialogue that might end his country’s long and devastating civil war — a largely vain hope that highlighted the bloc’s marginal role in the crisis. At a Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg, the ministers...

    Politics: US Marines are stationed in Norway to help deter Russia, and Norway may ask them to stay longer
    Apr16

    Politics: US Marines are stationed in Norway to help deter Russia, and Norway may ask them to stay longer

    US Marine rotational forces have been stationed in Norway since the beginning of 2017, helping Norway and NATO boost their presence in the Arctic. Norway is considering whether to ask the US to extend the deployment of Marines to the country. The US has already expressed interest in an extension, Norway’s defense minister said in March....