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    North Korea: US Sanctions Tantamount to Act of War
    Jul07

    North Korea: US Sanctions Tantamount to Act of War

    SEOUL, South Korea—North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war. The country’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement of sanctions on Kim and 10 other officials was...

    The Latest: Greek protesters deplore new NATO deployments
    Jul07

    The Latest: Greek protesters deplore new NATO deployments

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit on Friday and Saturday (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Several thousand pro-Communist protesters in Greece have marched through central Athens in opposition to the country’s participation at a NATO summit and to alliance plans to deploy troops in Eastern Europe. The rally late Thursday was...

    NATO Is Giving Montenegro a Chance. Why Not Us?
    Jul07

    NATO Is Giving Montenegro a Chance. Why Not Us?

    Beka Kiria Security, Eurasia Georgia’s hopes for NATO’s Warsaw Summit. The challenges in Georgian-Russian relations are not new. Back in 2008, Georgia’s aspirations to membership in Euro-Atlantic institutions helped to trigger the full-scale ground invasion of sovereign Georgian territories. Russia subsequently recognized the...

    NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war
    Jul07

    NKorea: US sanctions tantamount to act of war

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday that U.S. sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses are tantamount to declaring war. The country’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency saying the announcement of sanctions on Kim and 10 other officials...

    Kerry visits Ukraine to shore up ceasefire
    Jul07

    Kerry visits Ukraine to shore up ceasefire

    Secretary of State John Kerry met with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev on Thursday amid growing concerns about a ceasefire agreement between that country and Russian-backed separatists.Kerry warned that the Minsk peace deal was in danger of failing unless… …read more Source: The...

    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy
    Jul07

    World’s Top Banker Says Trump Would Choke The Global Economy

    The world’s top banker said Thursday that the policies advocated by Donald Trump could strike a major blow to the world economy. In an interview with the Financial Times, International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said Britain’s vote last month to leave the European Union already threatens to stymie economic...

    Kyiv Renames ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Contentious Nationalist Hero
    Jul07

    Kyiv Renames ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Contentious Nationalist Hero

    The nationalism-charged snub — swapping out “Moscow” for “Bandera” — is part of Ukraine’s sweeping “decommunization” drive. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Thanks Poles for Helping Her Freedom
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Thanks Poles for Helping Her Freedom

    Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has thanked Poland for its support in obtaining her release after almost two years of Russian captivity …read more Source: ABC...

    Case of ex-Nazi death squad member back in federal cabinet’s hands
    Jul07

    Case of ex-Nazi death squad member back in federal cabinet’s hands

    OTTAWA — A long-running legal case about whether former Nazi death squad member Helmut Oberlander will be stripped of his citizenship is back in the hands of the federal government cabinet. The Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday it will not hear the federal government’s challenge of a setback in its latest bid to revoke...

    Stoltenberg: NATO Reached ‘Defining Moment’
    Jul07

    Stoltenberg: NATO Reached ‘Defining Moment’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance has reached a “defining moment for our security,” and that it will meet the challenge head-on at its summit in Poland this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...