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Republican Candidates to Hound Hillary Over Clinton Foundation Allegations

Experts say that US Republican presidential candidates will stick with the story of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s acceptance of foreign government donations to the Clinton Foundation as long as they can gain politically. US Republican presidential candidates will try to keep the story of former Secretary of State Hillary …

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First US-Ukraine Business Forum to Take Place in July – US Commerce Dep’t

The first US-Ukraine Business Forum will be held in Washington, DC in July to show US commitment to support Ukraine’s private sector, the US Department of Commerce announced in a statement.  Cabinet members from both the US and Ukrainian governments will participate alongside business leaders from the private sector, according to the …

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Russian S-400 for China: Challenge for Asian Geopolitics?

Russia is ready to sell China its state-of-the-art S-400 missile system. Japan is worried by the prospect, fearing it could undermine its security amid an ongoing territorial dispute surrounding the Senkaku Islands, known as the Diaoyu Islands in China. Russia’s business daily Vedomosti reported last November that Moscow …

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AIIB and BRICS Bank Pose Threat to Bretton-Woods Dollar System – Engdahl  

The rapid rise of the AIIB was foreseeable: the world’s emerging economies got really frustrated when the US-dominated Bretton Woods institutions disregarded them as a “group of banana republics,” F. William Engdahl noted. Washington’s policy makers have been ignoring the needs of the world’s emerging economies for too long, treating …

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A War Waged From German Soil: US Ramstein Base Key in Drone Attacks

The US Air Force base in Ramstein is a central and indispensible element in Barack Obama’s controversial use of drones in the war against terror. New documents are creating pressure for both Washington and the German government. Knowledge is power. Ignorance often means impotence. But sometimes ignorance can …

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Interview with Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Abadi: ‘The Liberation of Tikrit Is Very Encouraging’  

By Susanne Koelbl in Baghdad In a SPIEGEL interview, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi discusses his disappointment over delayed American support in Baghdad’s battle against the Islamic State and why it remains so difficult to prevail over the terrorist organization. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, 62, sits on …

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Kazakhstan President to Continue Current Policies, Institute Infrastructure Programmes in New Term

BY MICHELLE WITTE President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, who was announced the winner of the country’s presidential election early morning on April 27, expressed his “grand satisfaction” at the country’s record-breaking voter turnout and said it was important to him to get a fresh mandate from the people …

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