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    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...

    Kremlin dents Turkish hopes for quick restoration of ties (Updated)
    Jun28

    Kremlin dents Turkish hopes for quick restoration of ties (Updated)

    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 Kremlin’s military campaign...

    Azerbaijani businessman kidnapped, tortured to death in Donetsk
    Jun28

    Azerbaijani businessman kidnapped, tortured to death in Donetsk

    Unknown persons kidnapped and killed Azerbaijani businessman in Gorlovka city of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Beeline improves Smart tariff plans
    Jun28

    Beeline improves Smart tariff plans

    Beeline Armenia is pleased to announce changes connected with Smart mobile tariff plans that will be effective starting June 30, 2016.The company said that currently all Smart tariff plans include 10,000 free minutes inside the network. The internet capacity was improved and became 1500MB versus the previous 1000MB for Smart 1500 and Smart 990....

    Paul Stronski: Yerevan’s security alliance with Moscow will not impede Armenia’s good ties with NATO
    Jun28

    Paul Stronski: Yerevan’s security alliance with Moscow will not impede Armenia’s good ties with NATO

    What is the explanation to the consistent enhancement of NATO’s military contingent on the borders between NATO member states and Russia? Is there a real threat of Russian military intervention for example to the Baltic States? I am not going to say there is no Russian threat to the Baltics, but I generally do not believe that the Kremlin...

    Poland to create park for Soviet-era statues
    Jun28

    Poland to create park for Soviet-era statues

    WARSAW: Poland said Tuesday it would create a park for more than 200 Soviet-era statues and Red Army monuments scattered across the country that symbolize its decades-long communist era domination by Moscow. “There’s no reason to glorify monuments devoted to the memory of the Red Army which twice invaded Poland (WWI, WWII) and is...

    Christian-funded group brings 1st large group of French immigrants to Israel
    Jun28

    Christian-funded group brings 1st large group of French immigrants to Israel

    PARIS (JTA) — A major Israeli philanthropic group with Christian funding brought its first large group of French Jewish immigrants to Israel. The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, which has an annual budget of over $100 million, put the 83 new immigrants on two airplanes Monday in Paris, following a ceremony led by the...