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    Merkel ready to lift Russia sanctions if conditions met
    Feb17

    Merkel ready to lift Russia sanctions if conditions met

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to lift European sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict sooner rather than later but does not yet see the basis to do so, deputies from her party said on Tuesday, Reuters reports. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine Give Banned Truckers Period To Return Home
    Feb17

    Russia, Ukraine Give Banned Truckers Period To Return Home

    Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement to allow long-haul trucks a grace period to return home after forbidding transits by each others’ freight haulers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tokyo eyes visit by Ukraine president for talks with Abe
    Feb17

    Tokyo eyes visit by Ukraine president for talks with Abe

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no confidence vote Tuesday that came hours after the president asked him to resign because he had lost the public’s trust. The post Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

    The Hawkish Cult of “Leadership”
    Feb17

    The Hawkish Cult of “Leadership”

    Sens. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) repeated some boilerplate hawkish nostrums on foreign policy in a recent op-ed. They concluded: We say this delicately, as we work hard to respect the office of the presidency, but our allies everywhere are baffled. We asked one head of state, What single lesson would you like us to report back...

    Obama under fire for lack of leadership over Syria
    Feb17

    Obama under fire for lack of leadership over Syria

    WASHINGTON: The United States is coming under increasingly bitter criticism for its perceived lack of leadership over Syria as the country’s brutal civil conflict heads toward new levels of intensity. Washington appears unable or unwilling to prevent its ally Turkey from bombing Kurdish fighters inside Syria, its critics say. And it has...

    Kazakh Khanate Series Shows World Historic Period before Independent Kazakhstan
    Feb17

    Kazakh Khanate Series Shows World Historic Period before Independent Kazakhstan

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Inspired by popular television series like “Game of Thrones,” “Genghis Khan” and “Magnificent Century” with thought-provoking screenplays, battle scenes and palace intrigue, the makers of “Kazakh Khanate” are eager to tell the world there were ancient...

    Ukraine’s government survives no-confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s government survives no-confidence vote

    Ukraine’s Western-backed government has survived a no-confidence vote at the country’s parliament. …read more Source:...

    Re-electing Mme. Lagarde: Bad for the US and the World
    Feb17

    Re-electing Mme. Lagarde: Bad for the US and the World

    An election with only one candidate? Sounds like a stitch-up. But with nominations just closed, the one candidate in the forthcoming poll, Madame Lagarde, will be re-elected as Managing Director of the IMF regardless. To many, this may seem unremarkable. Mme Lagarde is stylish, engaging, and a welcome breath of fresh feminine air among...

    Ukrainian government survives non-confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukrainian government survives non-confidence vote

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday failed to pass a non-confidence bill against the government led by Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk, the parliament’s press service said. …read more Source: Global...