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    Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits
    Jan23

    Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday hailed a “new chapter” in relations with China after talks with President Xi Jinping, who is touring the region to boost Beijing’s economic influence. The Asian giant and the Middle East’s foremost Shiite power aim to build economic ties worth up to $600 billion within the next 10 years,...

    EP calls on Russia to refrain from interfering in conflicts of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia
    Jan23

    EP calls on Russia to refrain from interfering in conflicts of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia

    MEPs worry about the independence of the judiciary and possible threats to media pluralism in Georgia. …read more Source:...

    Headliner: Noam Chomsky on ISIL, Turkey and Ukraine
    Jan23

    Headliner: Noam Chomsky on ISIL, Turkey and Ukraine

    The author discusses the war against ISIL, his public spat with the Turkish president and Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: AL...

    The luxury condo boom in New York and Miami could finally be ending
    Jan23

    The luxury condo boom in New York and Miami could finally be ending

    Flickr / Justin BrownLook up at the New York City skyline — way up, 100 stories or so — and you can’t help but notice that the changes over the past few years have been remarkable. But they may be coming to a halt. Over the past five years, a luxury housing boom in the city saw private developers scrambling to erect skyscrapers as tall as...

    Caught between Russia and the US? The curious case of Ukraine’s Dmytro Firtash
    Jan23

    Caught between Russia and the US? The curious case of Ukraine’s Dmytro Firtash

    Critics say the oligarch now living in exile pushed Putin’s agenda during Maidan revolution while a US arrest warrant appeared politically motivatedIn a suite of grand rooms inside a Habsburg-era building in Vienna that bristles with security, Dmytro Firtash sips a cup of tea and speaks quietly but deliberately about Ukraine, the country of...

    Azerbaijani and Ukrainian Presidents meet in Davos
    Jan23

    Azerbaijani and Ukrainian Presidents meet in Davos

    President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Davos, APA reports. …read more Source:...

    Russians’ Anxiety Swells as Oil Prices Collapse
    Jan23

    Russians’ Anxiety Swells as Oil Prices Collapse

    Photo Workers at a Sbarro restaurant in Moscow protested, claiming they had not been paid in months. Credit James Hill for The New York Times KRASNODAR, Russia — Last year was bad enough financially for Sergei and Victoria Titov, both music teachers getting along in years. Her government salary was slashed by one third, and rampant inflation put...

    Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’—Kerry
    Jan23

    Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’—Kerry

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday held out the prospect of lifting Western sanctions against Russia within months if the Minsk peace accord to end the conflict in Ukraine is fully implemented. The post Russia sanctions could be lifted ‘in months’—Kerry appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

    Ukrainian oligarchs settle $2-billion dispute days before London court hearing (Reuters)
    Jan23

    Ukrainian oligarchs settle $2-billion dispute days before London court hearing (Reuters)

    By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) – A $2 billion (1 billion pounds) legal dispute in London over ownership of a Ukrainian iron ore factory involving three of Ukraine’s richest men was… …read more Source: The West...

    Analyst: Kremlin Critics Under Increasing Pressure
    Jan23

    Analyst: Kremlin Critics Under Increasing Pressure

    A British public inquiry’s finding that Russian President Vladimir Putin likely approved the assassination of a former Russian spy turned Kremlin critic in London has renewed attention on the number of Putin’s opponents jailed or killed since he came to power. Russian authorities quickly dismissed the inquiry’s assessment — that...