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    Japan, Russia to resume talks on disputed isles off Hokkaido next week
    Jun19

    Japan, Russia to resume talks on disputed isles off Hokkaido next week

    TOKYO: Tokyo and the Kremlin will on Wednesday resume negotiations on the decades-old territorial row over Russian-held islands off Hokkaido, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has announced. Chikahito Harada, Japan’s special representative for Japan-Russia relations, and his counterpart, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov, will meet in...

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Accuses NATO Of ‘Warmongering’
    Jun19

    Germany’s Foreign Minister Accuses NATO Of ‘Warmongering’

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has criticized NATO military exercises in Eastern Europe as “warmongering.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Say hello to Chieftain Árpád
    Jun19

    Say hello to Chieftain Árpád

    I first went to Vereckei-hágó in Transcarpathia, Ukraine, by means of independent travel, 10 years ago. To have gone there before would have been more difficult, due to visa requirements and very limited on-site information, at least in English. My inspiration came after hearing much about Vereckei-hágó’s historical significance from...

    Ukraine dispute absent from Orthodox synod agenda
    Jun19

    Ukraine dispute absent from Orthodox synod agenda

    Before the bloody conflict between Ukraine and Russia erupted in early 2014, costing thousands of lives and uprooting more than a million citizens, most Ukrainians didn’t pay much attention to internal church disputes about which bishop was loyal to which patriarch. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun19

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the “illegal ann …read more Source: Big News...

    EU Releases Details on Extended Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying it continues to oppose the “illegal annexation … and does not recognize it.” The extended penalties include asset freezes and visa bans against nearly 150 Russians...

    Nigeria Ranked 15th Most Dangerous Country In The World 2016 (See Full List)
    Jun19

    Nigeria Ranked 15th Most Dangerous Country In The World 2016 (See Full List)

    Global Peace Index has released a report on global ranking of countries according to their level of danger. Some African countries are among the most affected by war, terrorism and political instability. Nigeria was ranked the 15th most dangerous country in the world. This year’s report, published on June 8 by the Institute for Economics...

    Putin wants to work with Liberal government
    Jun18

    Putin wants to work with Liberal government

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants to work with Canada’s new Liberal government to improve relations, but he won’t say how. Putin said Friday relations between Canada and Russia have a chance to be re-established after the new prime minister came to power, as he recalled meeting Justin Trudeau at last fall’s G20...

    Belgian Police Arrested 12 People In Overnight Counter-terrorism Raids
    Jun18

    Belgian Police Arrested 12 People In Overnight Counter-terrorism Raids

    Belgian police arrested 12 suspects in a major anti-terror operation overnight on Friday, amid increased security alerts in Belgium and France around the Euro 2016 soccer tournament and just three months after extremist bombers wrought carnage in Brussels.On Saturday, following the raids, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel chaired a meeting of...

    Croatia, Turkey face UEFA action over crowd trouble
    Jun18

    Croatia, Turkey face UEFA action over crowd trouble

    Croatia players celebrate in front of fans at full time of the Group D match between Turkey and Croatia in EURO 2016 – on June June 12. Photo: Reuters PARIS: UEFA said on Saturday it had opened disciplinary proceedings against the soccer federations of Croatia and Turkey for crowd trouble during two games at the Euro 2016 tournament in France...