International Affairs

First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 8 reports

Expert: Russia Orchestrating Ukrainian Conflict

Tzvi Magen, the former Israeli ambassador to Russia, gave a special interview to  Arutz Sheva  Wednesday night analyzing the region's slow descent into chaos.According to Magen, Russia's turn to diplomacy is only for leverage against the US and Ukraine, ... [Published Israel National News - 31 mins ago]
Entities: Russia, Ukraine, Conflict, Moscow
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 18 reports

Iran expects next payment under nuclear deal signaling compliance

VIENNA/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran expects to get a fifth installment this week of previously blocked overseas funds, a senior official was quoted as saying, a payment that would confirm Tehran's ... ... [Published Big News Network - 16 mins ago]
Entities: Iran, Nuclear, Vienna, Dubai
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 16 mins ago - 26 reports

Ukraine crisis: You can’t have tanks and talks, warns Russia

Russian foreign minister warns he will bring hardline stance ahead of talks in Geneva Russia has warned Ukraine that it could not sustain an armoured offensive in its eastern region and hope to kick start talks on defusing the standoff at talks due to ... [Published Telegraph - 40 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 5 reports

Russian economy hit by Ukraine fallout; 0% growth in 2014 possible

Russia’s economy has been hit hard by the Ukraine crisis, prompting finance officials to cut growth forecasts for this year to near zero and draining the country’s hard currency reserves as investors flee an uncertain market, Kremlin officials disclosed ... [Published NewsOK.com - 23 mins ago]
Entities: Ukraine, Fallout, Russia
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 12 reports

Will stand by Nawaz govt if democracy faces hard time: PPP

Islamabad: Pakistan Peoples Party leader, Raza Rabbani Wednesday said that if democracy faces difficult time, his party would stand by Nawaz government for safeguard of democratic system.Briefing media persons over Nawaz-Zardari meeting, the Senator said ... [Published Online News Pakistan - 35 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 8 reports

Taliban end ceasefire; Cite govt’s operation as reason; Talks to continue for peace; Mullah for Spring offensive: Reports claim

ISLAMABAD, 16 Apr: The Pakistani Taliban said they will not renew a ceasefire they called over a month ago to facilitate peace negotiations but said they will still continue talks with the government.The surprising announcement, which comes just days ... [Published Daily Messenger - 40 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 5 reports

NATO chief hopes for success of Geneva talks on Ukraine

BRUSSELS, April 16, /ITAR-TASS/. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen expressed hope on Wednesday that an international four-party meeting in Geneva on the situation in Ukraine, involving Russia, Ukraine, the United States and the European Union ... [Published Itar Tass - 14 mins ago]
Entities: Geneva, NATO, Ukraine
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Syria at critical moment China tells opposition chief

The head of Syria's opposition National Coalition, Ahmad Jarba (L), shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) before their meeting at the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing on ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 15 reports

Mideast peace talks suspended for one day as April 29 deadline nears

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 16 (UPI) -- Peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were postponed Wednesday, with no reason officially stated.A spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that peace talks would resume Th ... [Published UPI - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 22 reports

Roundup: S. Korea, Japan confirm gaps on comfort women issue in first talks

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.SEOUL, April 16 (Xinhua) -- South Korea and Japan confirmed differences on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women after holding the first director general-level talks on the " comfort women" issue.Lee Sang-deok, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 17 reports

UAE foreign minister hails 'strategic' relations with Iran

Iran is a "strategic partner" to the UAE and the international community should continue to lift the sanctions imposed on it, the country's Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed said."Iran is a strategic partner to the UAE not only because of commercial ... [Published Middle East Monitor - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 24 reports

Iran protests U.S. ban of United Nations ambassador

File - Tehran's newly appointed UN ambassador Hamid Aboutalebi who has been recently denied a US visa, April 11, 2014.(AFP PHOTO / HO / ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]

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Modi brushed aside the commentaries in international media that he would follow a muscular foreign policy. "How can such an assessment be made about a man who has not done this work before" he said
"If they decide to fight the Ukrainians we'll see what they are worth, but I do not think they will go for it" Magen stated...
"The euro needs to come down, (and) a new monetary policy that is not restrictive anymore is needed based on the model of the American Fed" he added
Member states voiced their support for the convening of a conference for Middle East states focused "on the establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons and all other weapons of mass destruction, on the basis of arrangements freely arrived at by the states of the region."

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