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    Taiwan Enters the Cross-Strait Relations Danger Zone
    May31

    Taiwan Enters the Cross-Strait Relations Danger Zone

    Robert C. O’Brien Security, Asia What will Taiwan’s new president do on defense issues as well as the China challenge? Taipei, Republic of China – The Republic of China (ROC), better known as Taiwan to most Americans, has been in the headlines since Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was sworn in as the...

    Kiev reports heavy losses in fresh clashes in E. Ukraine
    May31

    Kiev reports heavy losses in fresh clashes in E. Ukraine

    Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and eight others were wounded in clashes with independence-seeking insurgents in eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said here Monday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-05/31/c_135399927.htm target=_blank title="Kiev...

    Can the World Survive A Perpetually Combative President Trump?
    May31

    Can the World Survive A Perpetually Combative President Trump?

    Can a perpetually combative man who—despite his career successes (or perhaps because of them)—sees life as a series of fights to be won, scores to be evened and counterpunches to be delivered, be trusted to shape the foreign policy of the world’s most consequential power? Donald Trump, who last week finally clinched the Republican...

    Parents decry cut to language schools as Saskatchewan tightens budget belt
    May31

    Parents decry cut to language schools as Saskatchewan tightens budget belt

    REGINA — Parents and volunteers say they fear the Saskatchewan government’s decision to cut all funding for heritage language learning will mean the loss of culture. The province has said that after 25 years, it’s discontinuing the annual $225,000 that heritage language schools get in the budget. Tamara Ruzic, executive director of...

    Ukraine lifts sanctions from 29 foreign journalists, including from Estonia, Latvia  – The Baltic Times
    May31

    Ukraine lifts sanctions from 29 foreign journalists, including from Estonia, Latvia – The Baltic Times

    Sanctions which were introduced in Sept. 2015 against a number of Russian and other foreign journalists, including from Latvia and Estonia, were…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    NATO summit to raise military presence in Poland, region
    May30

    NATO summit to raise military presence in Poland, region

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that an upcoming “landmark summit” will enhance the alliance’s defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and in the region, but decisions as to the number still haven’t been finalized. Stoltenberg spoke in Warsaw, which will host a July 8-9 NATO summit that will give...

    Estonian postal co says still not possible to send mail to Crimea, Sevastopol  – The Baltic Times
    May30

    Estonian postal co says still not possible to send mail to Crimea, Sevastopol – The Baltic Times

    Omniva, the Estonian state-owned postal company, said on Monday it continues to be impossible to send mail and parcels to Crimea and Sevastopol …… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    French Open suffers first washout in 16 years
    May30

    French Open suffers first washout in 16 years

    The French Open suffered its first complete washout since 2000 on Monday when all scheduled matches were cancelled due to heavy rain. “Due to weather, there will be no matches played at #RG16 today,” said the Roland Garros Twitter feed. There could be more problems on Tuesday with further rain forecast throughout the day before conditions...

    Djokovic poised to become first man to hit $100 million jackpot
    May30

    Djokovic poised to become first man to hit $100 million jackpot

    World number one Novak Djokovic is poised to become the first man to win $100 million in prize money on Monday when he targets a place in the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time. Djokovic, chasing a first Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam, tackles Spain’s 14th seed Roberto Bautista Agut. The top seeded Serb has a...

    New clashes kill three army soldiers in east Ukraine: Military
    May30

    New clashes kill three army soldiers in east Ukraine: Military

    The Ukrainian military has announced the death of three of its soldiers in a fresh wave of clashes between government troops and pro-Russia forces in the country’s troubled east. …read more Source: Iran...