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    Brexit Vote Jolts EU-Membership Hopes in Three Former Soviet States
    Jun26

    Brexit Vote Jolts EU-Membership Hopes in Three Former Soviet States

    Image: Brexit. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com British voters’ decision to leave the European Union has reduced the chance that three countries in the former Soviet Union will be able to get out from under Russia’s thumb. Without the support of Britain, which was the most vocal EU opponent of the Kremlin’s aggression against countries...

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?
    Jun26

    Brex’it, So Be’it; And Then What?

    Source: TRANSCEND Media ServiceBy Johan GaltungALICANTE, Spain, Jun 26 2016 (IPS)The vote turned out like the two referenda held in Norway in 1972 and 1994. And much for the same reason: Protestant break with Rome–Catholic, imperial–Henry VIII made himself head of the Anglican Church in 1534.Religion was not the only reason, there are Protestant...

    China, Russia eye closer friendship amid tensions with West
    Jun26

    China, Russia eye closer friendship amid tensions with West

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin promised ever-closer cooperation and oversaw a series of deals Saturday, as the two countries deepen ties in the face of growing tensions with the West. In what was Putin’s fourth trip to China since Xi became President in 2013, the two men stressed their...

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen
    Jun26

    About Town: Kerrying on in Copenhagen

    The US secretary of state, John Kerry, was in Denmark on Thursday June 16 as part of an official visit focusing on co-operation in the Arctic region, climate issues, the conflict in Syria against Islamic State (IS), and the situation in Ukraine and trade. Kerry was hosted by the foreign minister, Kristian Jensen and he also managed to meet with...

    US: coal mine near Beulah auctions equipment after retrench
    Jun26

    US: coal mine near Beulah auctions equipment after retrench

    Dakota Westmoreland mine equipment were auctioned on Friday after losing a coal contract (source: bismarcktribune.com) Bulldozers, coal haulers and several other pieces of equipment belonging to Dakota Westmoreland mine near Beulah were auctioned Friday as the operator retrenches after losing its primary coal contract. The auction and dozens of...

    Putin visits China: Secures energy deals for Russia, talks security
    Jun26

    Putin visits China: Secures energy deals for Russia, talks security

    Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during a signing ceremony after their meeting in Beijing. (Source: REUTERS) Russia and China sealed a raft of energy deals during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing on Saturday, strengthening economic ties while pledging to preserve the strategic...

    China, Russia eye closer friendship
    Jun26

    China, Russia eye closer friendship

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin promised ever-closer cooperation and oversaw a series of deals on Saturday, as the two countries deepen ties in the face of growing tensions with the West. In what was Putin’s fourth trip to China since Xi became President in 2013, the two men stressed their...

    Ukraine detains ISIL fighters from Tajikistan
    Jun26

    Ukraine detains ISIL fighters from Tajikistan

    The authorities of Central Asian Tajikistan say nearly 1,000 citizens have abandoned their homeland to join the ISIL fighter group. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine arrest 2 Daesh militants from Tajikistan
    Jun25

    Ukraine arrest 2 Daesh militants from Tajikistan

    Kiev: Ukraine said on Saturday it had detained two alleged Daesh fighters from ex-Soviet Tajikistan, who had fought in Syria and planned to foment “an Islamic revolution” in their homeland. The Ukrainian state border service said the two Tajik nationals were stopped after they arrived on Friday from Istanbul in the eastern city of...

    Swiss, Norwegian, Canadian – which route could Britain take?
    Jun25

    Swiss, Norwegian, Canadian – which route could Britain take?

    How do you go from being part of a vast trading bloc with 500 million potential customers to a line trader with potentially none? Britain is about to find out.The UK sends 44 per cent of its exports to the EU, while only eight per cent of EU exports go to Britain. This imbalance is clearly disadvantageous as Britain seeks to forge a new trade...