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    Slovakia’s EU Presidency: Brexit, divided Europe and an opportunity to restore the tarnished reputation
    Jul01

    Slovakia’s EU Presidency: Brexit, divided Europe and an opportunity to restore the tarnished reputation

    Today the Netherlands hands over the reins of the EU Council presidency to Slovakia. The challenges at hand could not be more consequential: the EU structures are being undermined by the popular revolt that has moved beyond symbolism and fringes of the society. The next six months will therefore be crucial in setting the tone with which the EU...

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: PM
    Jul01

    Ukraine will join EU within 10 years: PM

    Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said Friday, adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin to Visit Finland Amid Regional Tensions
    Jul01

    Putin to Visit Finland Amid Regional Tensions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is slated to arrive in neighboring Finland for one-day visit amid heightened tensions in the Baltic Sea region and the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    The Former Soviet Union’s Embrace of Encryption-Busting Laws
    Jul01

    The Former Soviet Union’s Embrace of Encryption-Busting Laws

    Image: Computer code. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com U.S. privacy-policy whistleblower Edward Snowden made headlines recently for blasting an encryption-skirting provision in a new Russian Internet and cellphone regulation law. The legislation requires Internet and mobile companies to provide authorities with a back door that gives them access to the...

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat
    Jul01

    UN approves deal for Italy, Netherlands to share Council seat

    The UN General Assembly on Thursday elected Italy to the Security Council under a deal that will see the Netherlands take over the seat in a year. The two countries agreed to split the two-year term on the council after five rounds of voting earlier this week ended with a tie. Under the deal, Italy will take up the seat on January 1 and then make...

    [Ticker] Canada deploys 1,000 soldiers for NATO in Latvia
    Jul01

    [Ticker] Canada deploys 1,000 soldiers for NATO in Latvia

    Canada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions NATO is assembling in eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Along with the US, Britain and Germany, Canada will put together a high-readiness brigade. The Canadians will join a total of 4,000 soldiers NATO is deploying to the Baltic States and...

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement
    Jul01

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Thursday discussed by phone the settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh and Ukraine, the Kremlin reported. “Vladimir Putin informed Francois Hollande of the June 20 three-party meeting with Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan in St....

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine

    Estonia handed over suspected terrorist Vladimir Polyakov to the Ukrainian authorities on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation
    Jul01

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation

    Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 100 LIVES Asbarez – On June 30, 100 LIVES and Aurora Prize Co-Founder Dr. Noubar Afeyan was named one of Carnegie Corporation of New York’s “Great Immigrants: Pride of America” honorees. Afeyan’s distinction identifies him as one of the most prominent and influential naturalized citizens in the...

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision
    Jul01

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision

    The Ukrainian media is reporting on comments made by the Minister for Culture that Ukraine has no venue capable of meeting the EBU criteria for hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source:...