UN reverts to secrecy for vote on new secretary-general

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UN reverts to secrecy for vote on new secretary-general

UNITED NATIONS: After months of public campaigning, debates and open hearings, Security Council ambassadors huddle behind closed doors on Thursday (Jul 21) to begin secret voting for a new secretary-general to lead the world body.

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Ukrainians take to Facebook to break taboo over rape

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Ukrainians take to Facebook to break taboo over rape

It was yet another online discussion blaming a rape victim for provoking her attacker that prompted Ukrainian activist Anastasiya Melnychenko's campaign to shatter taboos in her homeland and neighbouring Russia.

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Kerry seeks Russian cooperation despite deep misgivings within U.S. administration

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Kerry seeks Russian cooperation despite deep misgivings within U.S. administration

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow on Thursday to again seek deeper Russian cooperation in the war against Islamic State in Syria, but he faces strong opposition from defense and intelligence officials who argue that Washington and Moscow have diametrically opposite objectives in the country.

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Baltics to Black Sea: NATO unity may be tested by next challenge

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Baltics to Black Sea: NATO unity may be tested by next challenge

Leaders at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit that ended Saturday sought to demonstrate unity among the 28 alliance members as they face multiple threats and uncertainties, from Islamic State to Russia to Brexit. In that, they appeared to succeed.

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Moscow says NATO fixating on non-existent Russian threat

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Moscow says NATO fixating on non-existent Russian threat

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that a NATO summit in Warsaw showed that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was focusing its efforts on containing a non-existent "threat from the East".

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Obama pledges long-term U.S. commitment to Europe's security

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Obama pledges long-term U.S. commitment to Europe's security

President Barack Obama, at his last NATO summit before stepping down next January, pledged the United States' long-term military commitment to ensuring security in Europe and defending all its allies.

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Brexit anxiety eats into NATO summit

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Brexit anxiety eats into NATO summit

Officially the talk at this week's NATO summit in Warsaw was all about deterring a resurgent Russia, supporting Ukraine and Afghanistan, and protecting Baltic NATO members. But in the corridors, there was only one dominant anxiety - Brexit.

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NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia

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NATO agrees to reinforce eastern Poland, Baltic states against Russia

NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland for the first time and increase air and sea patrols to reassure allies who were once part of the Soviet bloc following Russia's seizure of Crimea from Ukraine.

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EU extends Russia sanctions to January 2017

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EU extends Russia sanctions to January 2017

BRUSSELS: The European Union on Friday (Jul 1) formally extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia by six months due to a lack of progress in resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

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'Brexit' threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship

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'Brexit' threatens to undermine U.S.-Britain special relationship

Britain’s decision to quit the European Union could send damaging shockwaves through the bedrock Anglo-American “special relationship,” raising questions about London’s willingness and ability to back U.S.-led efforts in global crises ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine.

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EU agrees extending Russia economic sanctions, formal decision pending: sources

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EU agrees extending Russia economic sanctions, formal decision pending: sources

The European Union's Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but formal approval is still pending, diplomatic sources said.

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Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

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Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Putin said to weigh $11 billion Rosneft sale to China, India

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Putin said to weigh $11 billion Rosneft sale to China, India

Vladimir Putin is considering selling part of Russia’s corporate crown jewels to China and India as the president struggles to meet spending commitments before his possible re-election bid in less than two years.

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Austrian foreign minister calls for improving relationship with Moscow

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Austrian foreign minister calls for improving relationship with Moscow

Austria's foreign minister said on Sunday it was time for the European Union to make an effort to identify common ground with Russia.

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Putin says accepts U.S. is sole superpower, dilutes Trump praise

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Putin says accepts U.S. is sole superpower, dilutes Trump praise

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world's sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn't want to be told how to live by Americans.

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