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    UN human rights official warns of Ukraine reescalation
    Jul08

    UN human rights official warns of Ukraine reescalation

    Assistant Secretary-General Ivan Simonovic says Minsk agreement is still the best chance for sustainable peace …read more Source: World...

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown
    Jul08

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown

    MOSCOW: Recent graduate Maxim Kormelitsky did not think twice when he shared a picture online with an expletive-ridden caption about Russian Orthodox believers and their tradition of jumping into freezing cold water. But then he got a summons from investigators in his small Siberian hometown. Within a few months the 21-year-old was put on trial...

    Russia, Brexit loom over NATO summit
    Jul08

    Russia, Brexit loom over NATO summit

    WARSAW: NATO leaders meet on Friday for a landmark summit in Warsaw to send an uncompromising message to a resurgent Russia while trying to contain the fallout from Britain’s dramatic vote to quit the European Union. Britain’s divorce from the EU is set to dominate talks between US President Barack Obama, attending his last NATO...

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit
    Jul08

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit

    WARSAW, Poland — President Barack Obama opened a five-day, two-country mission early Friday to buck up a beleaguered Europe and brush back an aggressive Moscow. On what is expected to be his last presidential visit to the continent, Obama is due to attend a summit of NATO allies in Warsaw, before moving on to Seville and Madrid for his first...

    Poland’s ‘powerholic’
    Jul08

    Poland’s ‘powerholic’

    ARSAW — Jarosław Kaczyński’s office is located on the first floor of a ramshackle building in central Warsaw. There’s a pool hall in the basement and a Japanese restaurant around the corner. The simple sign on the glass door reads only, “The office of member of parliament Jarosław Kaczyński.” Everyone knows not to knock without prior...

    dna Morning Must Reads: Modi in Africa, Govt’s probe into Zakir Naik’s speeches, France beat Germany; and more
    Jul08

    dna Morning Must Reads: Modi in Africa, Govt’s probe into Zakir Naik’s speeches, France beat Germany; and more

    1. Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik may lose Peace (TV) over row; govt to probe his Speeches Union Home ministry, Mumbai police to probe into his speeches, FB posts; Channel has no licence. Read more here 2. Sushma Swaraj’s tweet ends ordeal for Assam girl detained in Istanbul Airport When 20-year-old Aradhana Barooah was heading...

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit
    Jul08

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit

    WARSAW, Poland — President Barack Obama opened a five-day, two-country mission early Friday to buck up a beleaguered Europe and brush back an aggressive Moscow. On what is expected to be his last presidential visit to the continent, Obama is due to attend a summit of NATO allies in Warsaw, before moving on to Seville and Madrid for his first...

    NATO’s Germany problem
    Jul08

    NATO’s Germany problem

    BERLIN — When NATO’s faithful gather to discuss the Alliance’s latest challenge, a flurry of adjectives fills the air — mercurial, unpredictable, self-righteous. The object of the frustration isn’t the bloc’s longtime nemesis to the east, however. It’s Germany. As many Alliance members become increasingly nervous...

    NATO should not abandon Georgia
    Jul08

    NATO should not abandon Georgia

    The U.K.’s referendum to leave the European Union sent political shockwaves across Europe and has cast a shadow of uncertainty on the future of the European project. But the Continent’s lack of strategic vision could have especially dangerous consequences for those still seeking to join its ranks — and for Georgia especially. Georgia...

    Ex-Chile army chief detained over dictatorship-era deaths
    Jul08

    Ex-Chile army chief detained over dictatorship-era deaths

    He is accused of complicity in the killing of 15 people during the “Caravan of Death” in 1973U.S. records show Pinochet complicity in assassination – Chilean senatorChilean protesters, police clash on anniverary of Pinochet-led coupThe forgotten coup – and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev …read more...