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    North Korea: US Sanctions Tantamount to Act of War
    Jul07

    North Korea: US Sanctions Tantamount to Act of War

    SEOUL, South Korea—North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war. The country’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement of sanctions on Kim and 10 other officials was...

    US providing $23M in additional aid to Ukraine: Kerry
    Jul07

    US providing $23M in additional aid to Ukraine: Kerry

    US top diplomat says sanction on Russia to remain until Moscow fulfills all its commitments on de-escalation …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Dutch press Moscow for MH17 radar evidence
    Jul07

    Dutch press Moscow for MH17 radar evidence

    Initial results from the criminal inquiry into who shot down the ill-fated flight over eastern Ukraine on Jul 17, 2014 killing all 298 passengers and crew on board are expected to be revealed after the summer. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO Is Giving Montenegro a Chance. Why Not Us?
    Jul07

    NATO Is Giving Montenegro a Chance. Why Not Us?

    Beka Kiria Security, Eurasia Georgia’s hopes for NATO’s Warsaw Summit. The challenges in Georgian-Russian relations are not new. Back in 2008, Georgia’s aspirations to membership in Euro-Atlantic institutions helped to trigger the full-scale ground invasion of sovereign Georgian territories. Russia subsequently recognized the...

    Cyprus lawmakers call for end to EU sanctions on Russia
    Jul07

    Cyprus lawmakers call for end to EU sanctions on Russia

    Cyprus’ parliament Thursday adopted a resolution calling on the government to work towards lifting European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, officials said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Russia factor at the NATO summit
    Jul07

    The Russia factor at the NATO summit

    The elephant in the room at this week’s NATO summit will be Russia. Deterrence options on the table in Warsaw, including the presence of NATO forces in Eastern Europe, are attempts to respond to the Alliance’s biggest, most unpredictable neighbor. But when NATO leaders sit down to discuss relations with Russia, don’t expect any...

    The world is a more dangerous place, says head of Nato
    Jul07

    The world is a more dangerous place, says head of Nato

    WARSAW // On the eve of the Nato summit in Poland, the secretary general declared the alliance was at “a defining moment for our security” but would meet it head on.”The world is a more dangerous place than just few years ago,” said Jens Stoltenberg. “Nato is responding with speed and with determination. We will take...

    NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war
    Jul07

    NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war. The country’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement of sanctions on Kim and 10 other officials...

    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy
    Jul07

    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy

    The world’s top banker said Thursday that the policies advocated by Donald Trump could strike a major blow to the world economy. In an interview with the Financial Times, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said Britain’s vote last month to leave the European Union already threatens to stymie economic...

    Kerry visits Ukraine to shore up ceasefire
    Jul07

    Kerry visits Ukraine to shore up ceasefire

    Secretary of State John Kerry met with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev on Thursday amid growing concerns about a ceasefire agreement between that country and Russian-backed separatists.Kerry warned that the Minsk peace deal was in danger of failing unless… …read more Source: The...