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    EU foreign policy chief meets Syrian gov’t envoy to talks
    Mar23

    EU foreign policy chief meets Syrian gov’t envoy to talks

    GENEVA (AP) — The European Union’s foreign policy chief has held a rare meeting with a top Syrian official to help achieve a political transition in the country where the Islamic State group holds vast territory. Federica Mogherini said she only discussed “support to the U.N.-led process” aimed at ending the Syrian war in the meeting with...

    Poroshenko Calls For New Cabinet By Next Week
    Mar23

    Poroshenko Calls For New Cabinet By Next Week

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged parliament to approve a new cabinet next week in a bid to end a political crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko tells 

parties to pick new PM this week
    Mar23

    Poroshenko tells parties to pick new PM this week

    KIEV: President Petro Poroshenko urged parties from Ukraine’s ruling coalition to decide this week on a candidate to lead the government, part of a personnel shake-up aimed at kick-starting stalled reforms and resuming the flow of international financial aid. “I’ll support any candidate for the prime minister’s post who’s...

    Ukraine under fire after not picking Russia-based players
    Mar23

    Ukraine under fire after not picking Russia-based players

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s national football team has been accused of political bias in its squad selection after leaving out players from Russian clubs.The 25-man squad for upcoming friendlies against Cyprus and Wales contains players… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin’s Syria success puts western foreign policy to shame
    Mar23

    Putin’s Syria success puts western foreign policy to shame

    Russian pilots upon their return from Syria to a Russian air base in Primorsko-Akhtarsk, southern Russia, 16th March. ©AP/Press Association Images by Robert Fry: a very unChinese standoff in the South China Sea Kremlinology is a pastime for consenting adults in private. Trying to divine Russian motives and objectives is a speculative game for...

    The Cult of ‘Credibility’ Revisited
    Mar23

    The Cult of ‘Credibility’ Revisited

    Nicholas Burns trots out the very tired “credibility” argument in a recent op-ed: However much Mr Obama may believe the old rules do not apply, it is an ancient truth that a great power has to back up its threats if it wishes to be respected by its friends and feared by its adversaries. If Mr Obama did not intend to honour his red-line threat, he...

    Djokovic backs off money remarks after Serena, Murray fire
    Mar23

    Djokovic backs off money remarks after Serena, Murray fire

    World number one Novak Djokovic backed off comments that men’s tennis players should make more than women on Tuesday as Serena Williams and Andy Murray led a stinging chorus of criticism at the remarks. A furious row over the gender pay gap in tennis erupted at the weekend, when Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore said women...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal
    Mar23

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister on Wednesday accused Ukrainian’s government of dragging its feet on implementing last year’s cease-fire agreement as Moscow sought to press its point in a new round of high-level diplomacy. …read more Source: U.S....

    [Interview] Russia to free Ukraine pilot Savchenko, lawyer says
    Mar23

    [Interview] Russia to free Ukraine pilot Savchenko, lawyer says

    The Ukrainian pilot jailed by Russia will most likely be freed in a prisoner exchange in the next few weeks, after talks with the US and EU. The fate of 27 others detained by Russia is still uncertain. …read more Source:...

    Kiev hosts exhibition on occasion of 400th anniversary of Armenian book printing in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Kiev hosts exhibition on occasion of 400th anniversary of Armenian book printing in Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am