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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    A New Fight Over Syria War Strategy
    Jul11

    A New Fight Over Syria War Strategy

    By Gareth PorterPresident Obama has signaled a willingness to cooperate with Russia on Syria, but hawks are fighting the shift.The long internal political struggle within the Obama administration over policy toward Syria has intensified following a proposal by President Barack Obama to cooperate with Russia in an air campaign against Al...

    Kaljurand: NATO-EU cooperation must become more practical
    Jul11

    Kaljurand: NATO-EU cooperation must become more practical

    According to Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marina Kaljurand, both the ongoing migration crisis and Russian aggression in Ukraine indicate that the EU and NATO must not only intensify cooperation but also shift it to a more practical level. …read more Source:...

    Progress on the Western front – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest
    Jul11

    Progress on the Western front – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest

    Edgars Rinkēvičs welcomes Vladimir Makei in Riga Working-level contacts between Belarus and the European Union are thriving. However, this has been the case for a few years now. Brussels apparently expects much more from Minsk in order to proceed to …read more Source: Belarus...

    Moscow Slams NATO For Focusing On ‘Nonexistent’ Russia Threat
    Jul11

    Moscow Slams NATO For Focusing On ‘Nonexistent’ Russia Threat

    Russia has slammed NATO for focusing on what it called a “nonexistent” threat from Russia at a summit in Warsaw. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama visits Spain on symbolic but curtailed trip
    Jul11

    Obama visits Spain on symbolic but curtailed trip

    MADRID: Barack Obama wrapped up a lightning visit to Spain on Sunday, an abbreviated first presidential trip to the country overshadowed by the fatal shooting of five police officers in Dallas. Obama squeezed in the trip after a key NATO summit, before dashing home to deal with the aftermath of the wrenching attack. Greeting Spain King Felipe at...

    English are the exception — Europeans dig the EU
    Jul11

    English are the exception — Europeans dig the EU

    In the wake of the Leave campaign’s shocking win in the U.K.’s In/Out referendum, commentators have painstakingly defended Britain’s rampant Euroskepticism as part of a larger trend. They point to the wave of discontent sweeping through the Union, from Sweden and Denmark in the north, to France, the Netherlands and Austria in...

    Trudeau to sign free-trade deal with Ukraine
    Jul11

    Trudeau to sign free-trade deal with Ukraine

    Trip to Kiev follows an emotional tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Obama visits Spain on symbolic but curtailed trip
    Jul11

    Obama visits Spain on symbolic but curtailed trip

    MADRID: Barack Obama wrapped up a lightning visit to Spain on Sunday, an abbreviated first presidential trip to the country overshadowed by the fatal shooting of five police officers in Dallas. Obama squeezed in the trip after a key NATO summit, before dashing home to deal with the aftermath of the wrenching attack. Greeting Spain King Felipe at...

    Canada’s Supreme Court shoots down appeal to deport Nazi death squad member, 92
    Jul11

    Canada’s Supreme Court shoots down appeal to deport Nazi death squad member, 92

    (JTA) — The Canadian government must decide if it will try for a fourth time to deport a 92-year-old man who confessed to being a former member of a Nazi death squad after the nation’s Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling in his favor. The high court’s decision last week, for which no reason was given, as...

    Three Ukrainian  soldiers killed  in separatist east
    Jul10

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east

    Kiev: Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and sixteen wounded as violent clashes continued between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country’s separatist east, Kiev said on Sunday. Eight of the injured soldiers suffered concussion during artillery shelling over the weekend near Luganske, a village 50 kilometres northeast of...