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    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally
    Sep12

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally

    Judges in the Russian-controlled Crimea have sentenced Tatar representative Akhtem Chiygoz to eight years in a labor camp for “organizing a mass riot.” Chiygoz had worked for a Tatar assembly which Moscow later outlawed. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    UK wants ‘deep security partnership’ with EU post Brexit
    Sep12

    UK wants ‘deep security partnership’ with EU post Brexit

    The British government wants a “deep security partnership” with the European Union after Brexit that is closer than with any other country outside the bloc. The U.K. lays out its position on future security cooperation with the EU in a paper to be published Tuesday in which it emphasizes the mutual benefits of working across the Brexit divide....

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea
    Sep12

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea

    The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Monday to impose fresh sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for its nuclear test last weekend—after United States, the measure’s sponsor, watered down its initial proposal in order to win support for it. The outcome reflects the difficulty of securing international backing for punitive...

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea
    Sep12

    It’s Not Just America Losing Patience With North Korea

    The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Monday to impose fresh sanctions on North Korea in retaliation for its nuclear test last weekend—after United States, the measure’s sponsor, watered down its initial proposal in order to win support for it. The outcome reflects the difficulty of securing international backing for punitive...

    Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission
    Sep12

    Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Monday agreed to widen the terms for a proposed U.N. force to protect observers monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but his proposal… …read more Source: Japan...

    Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission
    Sep12

    Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Monday agreed to widen the terms for a proposed U.N. force to protect observers monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but his proposal… …read more Source: Japan...

    Cambodia Steps up Threats Against Main Opposition Party After Leader’s Arrest
    Sep12

    Cambodia Steps up Threats Against Main Opposition Party After Leader’s Arrest

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday stepped up the pressure on the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party after the arrest of Kem Sokha, vowing to dissolve the CNRP if it is linked to the alleged “treason” behind the party leader’s arrest. “If the CNRP is found to be linked to this act of treason, the party shall be sanctioned in accordance...

    Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests
    Sep11

    Crimean Tatar leader jailed for stirring anti-Russia protests

    A court in Crimea handed down a prison sentence of eight years Monday to a Crimean Tatar leader, Ahtem Chiygoz, found guilty of stirring up mass disorder, his lawyer told Reuters. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Bulgarians join NATO exercise in Ukraine
    Sep11

    Bulgarians join NATO exercise in Ukraine

    Twenty-five military from the Land Forces of Bulgaria are in Ukraine to take part in the Rapid Trident 2017 NATO exercise. Other countries to have joined the exercise include USA, Canada, Estonia, Italy Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Turkey and Great Britain. The exercise aims to achieve full interoperability between the units...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison

    A court in Ukraine’s Russian-controlled Crimea region has sentenced a prominent Crimean Tatar leader, Akhtem Chiygoz, to eight years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...