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    State Bank of India named in ‘hall of shame’ of banks after funding US cluster bomb maker
    Jun23

    State Bank of India named in ‘hall of shame’ of banks after funding US cluster bomb maker

    The State Bank of India (SBI) has defended financing a US cluster bomb manufacturer, saying its investments were legal, after being put in a “Hall of Shame” along with several other major banks by a Dutch campaign group. A report by PAX last week listed the government-owned bank as one of 158 lenders — including JP Morgan Chase,...

    The German Foreign Minister Should Know Better.
    Jun23

    The German Foreign Minister Should Know Better.

    I am struck by the bizarre statement by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier about his disappointment with “NATO’s provocation of Russia” because of the recent military exercise in Poland. I would totally discard it as a non-issue if it had not come from the foreign minister of the self-proclaimed leader of Europe...

    Xinhua: China locomotive of SCO economic cooperation — Kyrgyz SCO official
    Jun23

    Xinhua: China locomotive of SCO economic cooperation — Kyrgyz SCO official

    China is a locomotive of economic cooperation within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Kyrgyz official said in an interview with Xinhua Tuesday. China enjoys a very good economic relationship with each SCO member on a bilateral level, said Irina Orolbaeva, a Kyrgyz SCO coordinator and special envoy for SCO affairs at...

    Is Brexit an Economic Death Knell?
    Jun23

    Is Brexit an Economic Death Knell?

    Andrej Arpas Economics, Europe British trade with Europe suffers under even the sunniest projections. “Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them Volley’d and thunder’d; Storm’d at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell Rode the six hundred.”...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: ‘There Are No Bad Nations, There Are Bad People’
    Jun23

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: ‘There Are No Bad Nations, There Are Bad People’

    STRASBOURG, FRANCE – Nadiya Savchenko, the former military Ukrainian pilot captured by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in 2014, spent nearly two years in a Russian prison before being swa …read more Source: Big News...

    Kremlin’s chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias
    Jun23

    Kremlin’s chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias

    Dmitry Kiselyov, one of Russia’s most controversial journalists, hits back at Western media after being sanctioned for his coverage of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Supporters of Florence Nightingale Say Jamaican-born Mary Seacole Receiving Attention for “Political Reasons”
    Jun23

    Supporters of Florence Nightingale Say Jamaican-born Mary Seacole Receiving Attention for “Political Reasons”

    A statue of Jamaican-born nurse Mary Seacole is scheduled for installation at St. Thomas Hospital in London in late June 2016. The 8-foot-tall statue, which cost $730,000, is the first of its kind to be paced in honor or Seacole, who used knowledge of herbal medicine learned in the Caribbean, to provide care for soldiers during the Crimean War...

    Trudeau: Canada has ‘real concerns’ about Russia
    Jun23

    Trudeau: Canada has ‘real concerns’ about Russia

    OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday expressed “real concerns” over a more assertive Russia, as his government reportedly considers taking command of a new NATO battalion in the Baltics. “We have real concerns about Russia and about its actions and we will be thoughtful and firm, as I have always been, on how we re-engage...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: ‘There Are No Bad Nations, There Are Bad People’
    Jun23

    Ukraine’s Savchenko: ‘There Are No Bad Nations, There Are Bad People’

    Nadiya Savchenko, the former military Ukrainian pilot captured by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in 2014, spent nearly two years in a Russian prison before being swapped for two captured Russian servicemen in May. Now a member of Ukraine’s parliament, she was in Strasbourg, France, this week as her country’s delegate to...

    OSCE Urges Ukraine, Separatists to Probe Cease-fire Violations
    Jun23

    OSCE Urges Ukraine, Separatists to Probe Cease-fire Violations

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, monitoring a fragile cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, has called on Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists to do more to investigate violations of the agreement. Alexander Hug, deputy director of the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine, told Reuters that both sides often failed to investigate...