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    Egypt, Ukraine Among 5 Elected to UN Security Council
    Oct16

    Egypt, Ukraine Among 5 Elected to UN Security Council

    U.N. member states elected five countries to two-year terms on the Security Council Thursday. Japan, Egypt, Ukraine, Senegal and Uruguay will join the U.N.’s most powerful organ on January 1, 2016. The vote in the U.N. General Assembly garnered little excitement, as regional groups had already decided among themselves which countries to put...

    Meet the Five Newest Members of the U.N. Security Council
    Oct15

    Meet the Five Newest Members of the U.N. Security Council

    They won’t get the power of a veto, but Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, and Uruguay will soon have seats at the horseshoe-shaped table of the United Nations Security Council. In an uncontested vote at the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, the nations were given five of the council’s non-permanent seats. The newly elected...

    These 5 Facts Explain the Worrying Rise of Europe’s Far-Right
    Oct15

    These 5 Facts Explain the Worrying Rise of Europe’s Far-Right

    Another round of elections, another push from increasingly vocal nationalists. Austria’s far-right Freedom Party gave the Social Democrats a run for their money in local elections over the past weekend, but fell short of capturing Vienna’s mayoralty. What started as an oddity in European politics has quickly become a disturbing...

    Ukraine: Ex-Head of Security Service Accuses President’s Ally of Money Laundering
    Oct15

    Ukraine: Ex-Head of Security Service Accuses President’s Ally of Money Laundering

    At an anti-corruption committee meeting today Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, former head of Ukraine’s Security Service, accused lawmaker Ihor Kononenko, of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, of money laundering. …read more Source:...

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay join U.N. Security Council
    Oct15

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay join U.N. Security Council

    The election to the Security Council came as U.N. diplomacy has been overshadowed by tensions with Russia and bloodshed in the Middle East …read more Source: Al...

    Ukraine, Japan, Egypt win UN Security Council seats
    Oct15

    Ukraine, Japan, Egypt win UN Security Council seats

    Ukraine, Japan and Egypt won seats at the UN Security Council on Thursday as world diplomacy is overshadowed by tensions with Russia and bloodshed in the Middle East. …read more Source: Channel...

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win United Nations Security Council seats
    Oct15

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win United Nations Security Council seats

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Uruguay and Ukraine were elected to the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, pitting Kiev against veto-power Russia in what Ukraine’s foreign minister promised would not be a conciliatory two-year term. The 193-member General Assembly elected Egypt with 179 votes in favor, Japan with 184, Senegal with 187,...

    Russia’s Military Prowess Surprises Western Analysts
    Oct15

    Russia’s Military Prowess Surprises Western Analysts

    Russian air and missile strikes in Syria over the past two weeks have surprised military analysts, who did not appreciate Russia’s sophisticated capabilities, according to the New York Times: Taken together, the operations reflect what officials and analysts described as a little-noticed — and still incomplete — modernization that has been...

    Ukraine Wins UN Security Council Seat Setting Up Showdown With Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine Wins UN Security Council Seat Setting Up Showdown With Russia

    Russia and Ukraine could have a new, lofty location for diplomatic battles after Ukraine won a non-permanent seat on the United Nation’s Security Council Thursday, the Associated Press reported. Ukraine was unopposed in its run for the seat and was approved with 177 votes. …read more Source: International Business...

    Kiev and Moscow tussle over $3bn debt
    Oct15

    Kiev and Moscow tussle over $3bn debt

    IMF’s $17.5bn loan programme to Kiev risks becoming compromised in highly politicised case …read more Source: Financial...