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    Nato to hold talks

with Russia before

alliance summit
    May20

    Nato to hold talks with Russia before alliance summit

    BRUSSELS: Nato said on Friday it will hold formal talks with Russia before a landmark July summit in Warsaw endorses the alliance’s biggest military build-up since the end of the Cold War, to counter a more assertive Russia. In April, the Nato Russia Council (NRC) held its first meeting since June 2014 but the talks ended in “profound...

    Despite high-profile disasters, air safety steadily improves
    May20

    Despite high-profile disasters, air safety steadily improves

    Since the start of 2014, more than 1,600 people have died in commercial aviation disasters. That rate is up from the preceding three years and results in part from some shocking incidents, including a pilot suicide and the downing of a passenger jet over Ukraine by an anti-aircraft missile. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Crimean Tatar leader: Putin may meet an end like Hitler
    May20

    Crimean Tatar leader: Putin may meet an end like Hitler

    Now the Russians say that Crimea is theirs, but then so did Hitler, says former Mejlis Chair Kirimoglu …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Pentagon Rejects Joint Strikes With Russia
    May20

    Pentagon Rejects Joint Strikes With Russia

    The Pentagon is dismissing a Russian proposal to carry out joint airstrikes against al Qaida-linked terrorists in Syria. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu floated the notion Friday during a meeting that was broadcast on Russian state television, adding that the strikes could begin as early as May 25, and would be coordinated with the...

    The Snake Eats Itself
    May20

    The Snake Eats Itself

    Senators Rob Portman and Chris Murphy recently introduced the “Countering Information Warfare Act of 2016”, a bill that would create a new coordinating body, the Center for Information Analysis and Response. According to the bill, the Center, funded to the tune of $20 million, would: lead and coordinate the collection and analysis of information...

    EU Ministers Back Emergency System to Suspend Visa-Free Travel
    May20

    EU Ministers Back Emergency System to Suspend Visa-Free Travel

    European Union ministers meeting in Brussels have agreed on a mechanism aimed at suspending visa-free travel for foreign nationals abusing the privilege and approved funds to help Greece cope with Europe’s migrant crisis. The action would essentially make it easier and faster for EU members to suspend visa waivers granted to foreign...

    Snubbed by the West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Southeast Asian leaders
    May20

    Snubbed by the West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Southeast Asian leaders

    The Kremlin has seized on the visit by southeast Asian leaders for a summit as an opportunity to show Russia still has friends on the international stage, despite being cold-shouldered by the West over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Gita Kalmet remembers Peeter Kopvillem
    May20

    Gita Kalmet remembers Peeter Kopvillem

    When former Maclean’s senior executive editor Peeter Kopvillem died, we lost a tremendous editor, a fine musician and a generous man. Gita Kalmet, Estonia’s ambassador to Canada, reflects on Kopvillem’s life as a beloved Estonian who always remained devoted to his home country. If I said that I’ve known Peeter only for a...

    After April Violence in Karabakh, Armenia’s Distrust in Russia Keeps Growing
    May20

    After April Violence in Karabakh, Armenia’s Distrust in Russia Keeps Growing

    Last month’s deadly skirmishes along the line of conflict in Karabakh (April 2–5), the so-called “four-day war,” highlighted the need for a reinvigorated international mediation effort. Immediately afterward, Russia appeared ready to take the initiative. The ceasefire agreement brokered by Moscow, on April 5, followed by Prime Minister...

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders
    May20

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders

    The Kremlin has seized on the visit by southeast Asian leaders for a summit as an opportunity to show Russia still has friends on the international stage, despite being cold-shouldered by the West over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...