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    Deadline Day: a three-ring circus for optimists and cynics
    Feb01

    Deadline Day: a three-ring circus for optimists and cynics

    Credits Sky Sports Football’s obsession with money is distilled to perfection as the transfer window closes – and Sky Sports pulls out the stops once again Analysis Monday, February 1, 2016 – 11:53am Blame Robinho. It was the Brazilian’s shock arrival at Manchester …read more Source: The...

    Palestinian Authority envoy commemorates Holocaust in Brazil
    Feb01

    Palestinian Authority envoy commemorates Holocaust in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — The ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in Brazil joined several Jewish and non-Jewish officials to commemorate the Holocaust at a ceremony in Brazil’s capital. “I could not be absent. It is very important to remember this date,” PA envoy to Brazil Ibrahim Alzeben declared at the event in Brasilia in honor of...

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock
    Feb01

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock

    Petro Porishenko heads to Berlin as the Western powers push for a settlement to the conflict in Donbas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenia ranks 54th in Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom
    Feb01

    Armenia ranks 54th in Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom

    Armenia ranks the 54th (moderately free) in the US- based Heritage Foundation’s 2016 Index of Economic Freedom. According to the 2016 Index of Economic Freedom, Armenia has scored 67.0. To note, Azerbaijan ranks the 91st, Georgia – 23rd, Turkey – 79th, Iran – 171st. As for the CIS countries, Kazakhstan ranks the 68th,...

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war
    Feb01

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war

    U.S. and allied forces try and equip Ukrainian soldiers to stay alive and hold their ground in the grinding fight against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source:...

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners
    Feb01

    Support grows for Ukraine referendum yes campaigners

    The number of people intending to vote ‘yes’ in April’s referendum on the EU treaty with Ukraine has risen from 38%… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories
    Feb01

    Ukraine Denies Special Status to Rebel Territories

    01 de febrero de 2016, 00:02Kiev, Feb 1 (Prensa Latina) The Chairman of the Russian Supreme Rada (unicameral Parliament), Vladimir Groisman, said today that the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine exclude autonomy, federalization or special status of the rebel territories of the Donbass. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet
    Feb01

    Why we’re not safe from Grexit yet

    ATHENS — A team of analysts from one of the main credit rating agencies smiled condescendingly across a boardroom table one recent afternoon, when asked about the likelihood of a Greek exit from the euro. It was clear they dismissed the idea. There is virtually no chance of Greece leaving the eurozone, they assured me. This is not the first time...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 1, 2016
    Feb01

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 1, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThere are a number of reasons why we are watching Italy...

    China’s road to the Middle East
    Feb01

    China’s road to the Middle East

    Comment: The New Silk Road will bypass the Suez Canal, and could change the nature of geopolitics in the region, notes Vijay Prashad. China’s President Xi Jinping has been on a tour of the Middle East, straddling the politics of the region – a stop in Saudi Arabia was balanced by a stop in Iran. Xi’s most dramatic statements...