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    China stages war games days ahead of Taiwan inauguration
    May18

    China stages war games days ahead of Taiwan inauguration

    BEIJING (AP) — China is staging joint war games featuring mock beach landing, helicopter assaults and tank battles along its east coast facing Taiwan, just days before the inauguration of the self-governing island’s new independence-leaning president. The Defense Ministry said Wednesday the air, land and sea drills were aimed at “testing...

    UN Calls On Russia To Respect Crimean Tatar Rights On Key Anniversary
    May18

    UN Calls On Russia To Respect Crimean Tatar Rights On Key Anniversary

    The United Nations called on Russia to respect minority rights on the May 18 anniversary of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eurovision star brushes off Russian fury over Sweden win
    May18

    Eurovision star brushes off Russian fury over Sweden win

    Ukraine’s Eurovision winner has dismissed Russia’s anger over her triumph in Stockholm as a sign of “weakness” from a sore loser who saw political plots hatched in a light-hearted event. …read more Source: The Local...

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    A combination photo shows a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) handout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un released on May 10, 2016, and Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump posing for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, May 17, 2016. REUTERS NEW YORK:...

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea
    May18

    US election: Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. –AP photo Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is willing to meet the North Korean leader to discuss Pyongyang’s nuclear programme. ‘I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,’ the businessman said of Kim Jong-un....

    Trump would engage North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, wants to renegotiate climate accord
    May18

    Trump would engage North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, wants to renegotiate climate accord

    Asked whether he would try to talk some sense into the North Korean leader, Trump replied, “Absolutely.” (Source: AP) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in US policy toward the isolated...

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry
    May18

    Russian Nationalist Dugin Says EU Denied Him Entry

    A prominent Kremlin-connected nationalist ideologue says he has been denied entry into the European Union after arriving at a Greek airport despite not being on an EU sanctions list. Aleksandr Dugin, …read more Source: Big News...

    Donald Trump says he is open to talks with North Korea – and David Cameron
    May18

    Donald Trump says he is open to talks with North Korea – and David Cameron

    Republican candidate sets out foreign policy priorities: putting pressure on China, renegotiating Paris climate deal, and stopping countries ‘ripping us off’Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he was willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift...

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars: UN
    May18

    Eurovision victory ‘makes no difference’ for Tatars: UN

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – The U.N. human rights office says Ukrainian singer Jamala’s Eurovision victory “makes no difference on the ground” for Crimean Tatars, who have faced growing persecution since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula in 2014. …read more Source: The China...

    UN: Rights of Crimean Tatars Deteriorating Under Russian Rule
    May18

    UN: Rights of Crimean Tatars Deteriorating Under Russian Rule

    Human rights concerns are growing over the deteriorating situation of tens of thousands of Tatars since Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula, considered part of Ukraine, two years ago. “Since April 2014, Crimean Tatars have been subjected to arbitrary searches, seizure of books and arrests. Allegations of ill-treatment have largely gone...