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    Poland’s defense chief: We want constant  NATO, US presence
    Jan16

    Poland’s defense chief: We want constant NATO, US presence

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland’s defense minister says his country wants to have permanent NATO and U.S. troops’ presence to ward off security threats. Poland’s security concerns have been raised by the armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine and by the role that another neighbor, Russia, has in it. Minister Antoni …...

    Ukraine launches new China trade route bypassing Russia
    Jan16

    Ukraine launches new China trade route bypassing Russia

    ILLICHIVSK, Ukraine: Ukraine on Friday launched the first cargo train to China that will bypass Russia along a new “Silk Road” meant to counter the Kremlin’s most stringent trade embargo on Kiev to date, BSS/PTI reported. “This is a historic event,” Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Andriy Pyvovarskiy wrote on Facebook. “Now, Ukraine is not...

    Azerbaijani U-17 footballers to face Russia and Ukraine in friendlies
    Jan16

    Azerbaijani U-17 footballers to face Russia and Ukraine in friendlies

    The Azerbaijan national under-17 football team will clash with Russia and Ukraine in friendlies. The games will be held in Baku …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    What Has the US Leading the World from Behind Achieved?
    Jan16

    What Has the US Leading the World from Behind Achieved?

    The last State of the Union address of the 44th US President Barack Hussein Obama was lackluster compared to the global hype that accompanied his election to the White House 7 years ago. Obama today seems crushed, admitting that the US has become more skeptical, divided and begrudged under his tenure, and expressing regret for failing to bring...

    Lifting of Iran sanctions is ‘a good day for the world’ | World news
    Jan16

    Lifting of Iran sanctions is ‘a good day for the world’ | World news

    The lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran will be “a good day for the world”, its foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said as leaders gather in Vienna to complete the agreement. “It’s a good day for the people of Iran … and also a good day for the region. The sanctions will be lifted today,” he said on Saturday after arriving...

    Conflict settlement in Ukraine named OSCE key task
    Jan16

    Conflict settlement in Ukraine named OSCE key task

    The Belarusian side is convinced that the road to stable and lasting peace lies through the full and good-faith fulfillment of the Minsk Agreements by all the parties. …read more Source:...

    Hug: Minsk Agreements must and can be implemented in Ukraine
    Jan16

    Hug: Minsk Agreements must and can be implemented in Ukraine

    “There is no alternative to the Minsk Agreements and implementing this document is needed and desirable,” said Alexander Hug as he visited Kominternovo and Shirokino in Donetsk Oblast. …read more Source:...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Political DOGFIGHT — OBAMA and the ‘E’ word — EURO jet set — EU COOKIE monster
    Jan16

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Political DOGFIGHT — OBAMA and the ‘E’ word — EURO jet set — EU COOKIE monster

    WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?: If 2015 was the year of the grumble about a possible extended term for European Parliament President Martin Schulz (above left), then 2016 is the year of the roar. Opposition to Schulz holding onto the office — which anchors the grand coalition between the European People’s Party (EPP) and the Socialists and Democrats...

    There are 30 million slaves in the world — and half of them are children
    Jan16

    There are 30 million slaves in the world — and half of them are children

    REUTERS/Heinz-Peter BaderForced labor is common throughout the world especially in countries such as North Korea where entire families are held in forced labor camps for generations. India is estimated to hold half of the world’s slaves, many in debt bondage for generations of forced labor and prostitution. Seventy percent of those held in...

    Kerry to travel to Switzerland, Middle East, Asia: State Department
    Jan15

    Kerry to travel to Switzerland, Middle East, Asia: State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Zurich on Jan. 20 to discuss Syria and Ukraine with his Russian counterpart before heading to Davos for the World Economic Form, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source:...