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    Making sense of the attack in St. Petersburg
    Apr04

    Making sense of the attack in St. Petersburg

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Russian media reported that police suspect the bombing in a subway train in St. Petersburg on April 3 was carried out by a man from Central Asia with ties to radical Islamic groups. Here below we are republishing an article originally published by Stratfor, which looks into different theories to explain who staged the attack, and...

    Brexit and Trump encouraged Eastern Europe populism: report
    Apr04

    Brexit and Trump encouraged Eastern Europe populism: report

    The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. increased fears of instability and emboldened populists in Europe, according to a report out Tuesday by a human rights group. The U.S. based NGO Freedom House’s annual Nations in Transit report found there had been one of the biggest democratic declinesÂ...

    New Saudi-Ukrainian airplane test-flown successfully
    Apr04

    New Saudi-Ukrainian airplane test-flown successfully

    JEDDAH: The test flight of the new Saudi-Ukrainian light-weight multi-purpose airplane Antonov AN-132 took place on Saturday. It was flown for an hour and 40 minutes over Ukrainian territory by retired Gen. Muhammad bin Saeed Aiyash, accompanied by Ukrainian pilots and technicians. The pilots were received by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko...

    Britain’s new centrist pin-up is … a Frenchman
    Apr04

    Britain’s new centrist pin-up is … a Frenchman

    LONDON — Britain’s beleaguered centrists have found their champion — and they’re sending the troops across the English Channel to help him win. The new golden boy for the Liberal Democrats is Emmanuel Macron, whom opinion polls favor to win the French presidential election in early May over far-right leader...

    Russia, Belarus Heal Ties in Shadow of Metro Bombing
    Apr04

    Russia, Belarus Heal Ties in Shadow of Metro Bombing

    The presidents of Russia and Belarus said on Monday they had resolved all disputes over energy, signaling a rapprochement at a time when both leaders are grappling with street protests and the threat of new Western sanctions hangs over Minsk. At a meeting in St. Petersburg, held while the Russian city was reeling from a deadly bombing on a metro...

    Why Is Kim Jong-un Our Problem?
    Apr04

    Why Is Kim Jong-un Our Problem?

    “If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will.” So President Donald Trump warns, amid reports North Korea, in its zeal to build an intercontinental ballistic missile to hit our West Coast, may test another atom bomb. China shares a border with North Korea. We do not. Why then is this our problem to “solve”? And why is North Korea building...

    IMF releases US$1b loan for cash-strapped Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF releases US$1b loan for cash-strapped Ukraine

    [KIEV] The International Monetary Fund will release the next US$1 billion loan payment to Ukraine, which had been postponed following the blockade imposed on the separatist east of the country, the Ukrainian president said Monday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Kushner Iraq trip part of wider Pentagon outreach to Trump
    Apr04

    Kushner Iraq trip part of wider Pentagon outreach to Trump

    The arrival in Iraq on Monday of Jared Kushner as part of a senior U.S. military delegation is the latest example of a conscious outreach campaign by the Pentagon to President Donald Trump and his inner circle, according to several administration officials with direct knowledge.Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Marine Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of...

    Whose Responsibility Is It To Deal With The North Korean Threat?
    Apr04

    Whose Responsibility Is It To Deal With The North Korean Threat?

    Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will meet at Mar-a-Lago April 6-7, with the Chinese trade surplus and the North Korean threat highest on the agenda. Which country should take the lead in dealing with Kim Jong-un’s regime is the more consequential by far.Beijing, to everyone’s dismay, has refused to act decisively against the...

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine
    Apr04

    IMF approves $1bn aid tranche to Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has approved a one-billion dollar loan payment to Ukraine. …read more Source:...