Eurasia

Doha’s Decision-Makers Deliberate on Diplomatic Dialogues, Dose Distribution

Qatar on Monday kicked off its three-day Economic Forum 2021, which will bring together world leaders, diplomats, and leading businessmen to discuss “global leadership and strategies to support post-pandemic economic growth.” In his opening remarks, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani called the event “a springboard for a …

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Truce Talks in Yemen Proceeding Encouragingly

Cease-fire negotiations between Houthi forces and the Saudi-led coalition battling it out over Yemen have significantly advanced, and the sides are close to hammering out an interim deal that would halt the majority of hostilities ravaging the country, sources close to the talks told Reuters on Tuesday. According to the …

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Raisi Makes First Remarks Since Election

Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday held his first news conference since being announced the Islamic Republic’s next leader, expressing support for the ongoing Vienna talks over resuscitation of the 2015 nuclear deal, but rejecting a hypothetical offer to meet with US President Joe Biden. “We support the negotiations that …

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Turkey Under Pressure Over Military Presence in Libya

Analysts say Turkey is expected to come under pressure to remove its military from Libya when world leaders gather Wednesday at a conference in Berlin. The meeting will include discussions on elections and the withdrawal of foreign forces from the war-torn north African country. The Berlin conference is the second …

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Stealth jets fight Daesh in first combat missions from HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK’s Carrier Strike Group has joined the fight against Daesh with F-35 jets carrying out their very first combat missions from HMS Queen Elizabeth. tealth jets of the renowned 617 Squadron RAF (The Dambusters) carried out operational sorties for the first time from HMS Queen Elizabeth in support of …

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Religion, Politics and Football – Orban’s Way to Tighten His Grip in Vojvodina

A sports academy, an expensive fence for the football field in the churchyard, the restoration and work of churches whose priests preach to vote for Fidesz, the party of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, are only a few donations from the Hungarian government in Serbia from 2011 to 2020. Investments …

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Contradictions in the Anachronistic US-Russian Relationship

On 16 June 2021, Russian president Vladimir Putin met with US President Joe Biden to discuss the tense bilateral relationship. Despite differences in Russia’s specific bilateral relations with NATO members such as Germany over economic ties and the gas pipeline, or Turkey-Russia strategic relations, to name two examples, Biden presumably …

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The Carbis Bay Imperialism

The recently concluded meetings of the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries in Cornwall from the 11th to 13th of June 2021, have reaffirmed their commitment to a post pandemic world based on twin planks; i) revive capitalism and ii) reinstate imperialism. These twin decaying and dangerous ideals …

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Bennett to Hamas: Israel’s patience has run out

Speaking at memorial for fallen in 2014 Gaza war, prime minister warns terror group ruling coastal enclave that Israel will no longer tolerate any sort of violence or attacks, vows to bring back bodies of fallen soldiers, Israeli nationals held captive inside the Strip for years Prime Minister Naftali Bennett …

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Egypt: Suez Canal ship case adjourned for settlement talks

An Egyptian court on Sunday adjourned until July 4 the case of a hulking cargo vessel that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week earlier this year. The decision came after both legal teams of the Suez Canal and the vessel’s owners asked for more time for negotiations that …

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