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    Updated-Russian Foreign Ministry: ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra continue to terrorize civilians in Syria including launching attacks with toxic substances
    Jun28

    Updated-Russian Foreign Ministry: ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra continue to terrorize civilians in Syria including launching attacks with toxic substances

    Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday that ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organizations continue to commit crimes and terrorize civilians in Syria, including attacks using toxic substances. During her weekly press conference on Tuesday, Zakharova explained that there are armed factions that did not...

    Bolivia, Ethiopia, Sweden win seats on UN Security Council
    Jun28

    Bolivia, Ethiopia, Sweden win seats on UN Security Council

    Bolivia, Ethiopia and Sweden on Tuesday were elected to serve a two-year stint on the UN Security Council, with Kazakhstan vying with Thailand and the Netherlands facing off against Italy for two remaining spots. Five non-permanent seats are up for grabs in the vote by the UN General Assembly, three of which were filled in a first round of secret...

    Bolivia, Ethiopia, Sweden win seats on UN Security Council
    Jun28

    Bolivia, Ethiopia, Sweden win seats on UN Security Council

    UNITED NATIONS: Bolivia, Ethiopia and Sweden on Tuesday were elected to serve a two-year stint on the UN Security Council, with Kazakhstan vying with Thailand and the Netherlands facing off against Italy for two remaining spots. Five non-permanent seats are up for grabs in the vote by the UN General Assembly, three of which were filled in a first...

    BVI in an uncertain world after Brexit
    Jun28

    BVI in an uncertain world after Brexit

    Benito Wheatley By Benito Wheatley (Director of the BVI London Office) The United Kingdom (UK) vote to leave the European Union (EU) is a game changer in International Relations. Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will have far-reaching implications for Europe and beyond and create a more uncertain international environment in which the...

    [Ticker] Mogherini calls for ‘selective engagement’ with Russia
    Jun28

    [Ticker] Mogherini calls for ‘selective engagement’ with Russia

    EU foreign relations chief Federica Mogherini said in a long-term strategy paper unveiled on Tuesday that Russia was a “strategic challenge” due to its invasion of Ukraine. She said relations can be normalised only when it fully respected international law, but she advocated “selective engagement” on “climate, the...

    NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU
    Jun28

    NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU

    With Europe thrown into turmoil by the British vote to quit the European Union, cooperation between the EU and the U.S.-led NATO alliance is more vital than ever, NATO’s chief said Tuesday as he arrived for a meeting with EU leaders. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary-general, said “we have to send a clear message that the vote...

    Kremlin dents Turkish hopes for quick restoration of ties
    Jun28

    Kremlin dents Turkish hopes for quick restoration of ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin sought to dampen Turkey’s hopes for a swift restoration of normal relations on Tuesday, a day after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret over the downing of a Russian warplane last year. The Russian jet was shot down, with the loss of the pilot, in November while taking part in the...

    NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU
    Jun28

    NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU

    BRUSSELS (AP) — With Europe thrown into turmoil by the British vote to quit the European Union, cooperation between the EU and the U.S.-led NATO alliance is more vital than ever, NATO’s chief said Tuesday as he arrived for a meeting with EU leaders. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary-general, said “we have to send a clear message that...

    Lithuania Won’t Extradite Fugitive Kazakh Tycoon’s Relative
    Jun28

    Lithuania Won’t Extradite Fugitive Kazakh Tycoon’s Relative

    Lithuania has refused to extradite the brother-in-law of fugitive Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov to Kazakhstan and Ukraine, Russian media reported. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Intolerance on the march: do Brexit and Trump point to global rejection of liberal ideals?
    Jun28

    Intolerance on the march: do Brexit and Trump point to global rejection of liberal ideals?

    Charles Hankla, Georgia State UniversityBack in 1991, the eminent political scientist Samuel Huntington pointed out that democratic transitions around the world often come in waves.He pointed to a “third wave” of democratization that began in the 1970s with Spain and Portugal and continued into the 1980s, particularly in Eastern...