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    Cyprus lawmakers call for end to EU sanctions on Russia
    Jul07

    Cyprus lawmakers call for end to EU sanctions on Russia

    Cyprus’ parliament Thursday adopted a resolution calling on the government to work towards lifting European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, officials said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Russia factor at the NATO summit
    Jul07

    The Russia factor at the NATO summit

    The elephant in the room at this week’s NATO summit will be Russia. Deterrence options on the table in Warsaw, including the presence of NATO forces in Eastern Europe, are attempts to respond to the Alliance’s biggest, most unpredictable neighbor. But when NATO leaders sit down to discuss relations with Russia, don’t expect any...

    NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war
    Jul07

    NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war. The country’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement of sanctions on Kim and 10 other officials...

    The world is a more dangerous place, says head of Nato
    Jul07

    The world is a more dangerous place, says head of Nato

    WARSAW // On the eve of the Nato summit in Poland, the secretary general declared the alliance was at “a defining moment for our security” but would meet it head on.”The world is a more dangerous place than just few years ago,” said Jens Stoltenberg. “Nato is responding with speed and with determination. We will take...

    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy
    Jul07

    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy

    The world’s top banker said Thursday that the policies advocated by Donald Trump could strike a major blow to the world economy. In an interview with the Financial Times, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said Britain’s vote last month to leave the European Union already threatens to stymie economic...

    Kerry visits Ukraine to shore up ceasefire
    Jul07

    Kerry visits Ukraine to shore up ceasefire

    Secretary of State John Kerry met with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev on Thursday amid growing concerns about a ceasefire agreement between that country and Russian-backed separatists.Kerry warned that the Minsk peace deal was in danger of failing unless… …read more Source: The...

    Kyiv Renames ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Contentious Nationalist Hero
    Jul07

    Kyiv Renames ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Contentious Nationalist Hero

    The nationalism-charged snub — swapping out “Moscow” for “Bandera” — is part of Ukraine’s sweeping “decommunization” drive. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Thanks Poles for Helping Her Freedom
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Thanks Poles for Helping Her Freedom

    Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has thanked Poland for its support in obtaining her release after almost two years of Russian captivity …read more Source: ABC...

    Case of ex-Nazi death squad member back in federal cabinet’s hands
    Jul07

    Case of ex-Nazi death squad member back in federal cabinet’s hands

    OTTAWA — A long-running legal case about whether former Nazi death squad member Helmut Oberlander will be stripped of his citizenship is back in the hands of the federal government cabinet. The Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday it will not hear the federal government’s challenge of a setback in its latest bid to revoke...

    Stoltenberg: NATO Reached ‘Defining Moment’
    Jul07

    Stoltenberg: NATO Reached ‘Defining Moment’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance has reached a “defining moment for our security,” and that it will meet the challenge head-on at its summit in Poland this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...