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Georgia
Georgia


Georgia Discusses Bill Against Involvement With Illegal Armed Groups Abroad

(Civil.Ge) — Georgia’s Parliament discussed this week with its first reading legislative amendments broadening scope of the offenses linked to participation in and range of other activities related to illegal armed groups, as well as criminalizing traveling abroad and an attempt to go abroad for the purpose of terrorism. Package of amendments to the criminal […]

Yemen
Yemen


Yemen: Iran Calls For ‘Immediate Talks’ Between Warring Sides

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for immediate peace talks between Yemen’s warring parties in a telephone call with United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-Moon, Teheran’s official IRNA news agency said. The Iranian government proposed a peace plan for Yemen that calls for a ceasefire followed by foreign-mediated talks by all sides. Zarif on […]

Croatia and Serbia. Graphic: Wikipedia Commons.
Croatia and Serbia. Graphic: Wikipedia Commons.


The Free Republic Of Liberland, A New Country In Europe?

By Irena Mensikova “To live and let live”, this is the motto of the newly declared Free Republic of Liberland, a self-proclaimed sovereign state located between Croatia and Serbia on the western banks of the Danube River. Its president, Czech Vít Jedlička, seized an opportunity and formed this new state on the basis of terra […]

Syria's Bashar al-Assad
Syria's Bashar al-Assad


Syria: Assad Claims Turkey Blocking UN Ceasefire In Aleppo

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused neighboring Turkey of torpedoing a UN plan for a ceasefire with rebels in the second city of Aleppo, in comments published on Friday. Assad told the Swedish newspaper Expressen that Ankara had used its influence with rebel factions to persuade them to reject the proposals put forward by UN envoy […]

Ukraine
Ukraine


Ukraine: Three Government Critics killed

As the political situation in Ukraine destabilizes, the suspicious killings of prominent opposition supporters continue to transpire. A prominent Ukrainian journalist, known for his critical views of Poroshenko’s government was shot dead in Kiev on Thursday, in the latest series of suspicious deaths of opposition supporters. Oles Buzina, 45, a supporter of ex-president Viktor Yanukovych, […]