Geopolitics

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  1. According to Bloomberg, Kim Jong Un made a surprise visit to Beijing on his first known trip outside North Korea since taking power in...
      


  2. According to Reuters Agency, Russia told Japan on Monday that Moscow’s sovereignty over several disputed islands was not up for discussion and that disagreements between...
      


  3. According to a statement, Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed the missile attack that targeted a science lab and two chemical weapons depots...
      


  4. ... or it may not, given that the frontrunner in the July election has softened a bit. Would be interesting to watch, though, what...
      


  5. Turkey has ordered the arrest of the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen and seven others over the 2016 assassination of the Russian envoy to Turkey,...
      


  6. Brexit transition period, by the government sources, is indefinitely beyond December 2020. It's obvious how PM T. May has many different kind of problems...
      


  7. Normally I don't quote entire articles, but this is a Panic Service Announcement (and a gentle ribbing).  My comment at the bottom, after the article. The...
      


  8.  The Kremlin expressed concern on Monday over media reports that Poland has requested a permanent U.S. military presence on its soil, saying NATO’s expansion...
      


  9. How well countries adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will determine whether they ‘thrive’ or ‘stagnate’ and could further divide workforces and increase...
      


  10. Cold war. Theresa May said she had agreed with Britain’s National Security Council to suspend all high-level contacts between her country and Russia. In same time...
      


  11. One person has been killed every 15 minutes in Syria in the last 4 days. One person has been killed every 15 minutes in Syria...
      


  12. North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper...
      


  13. Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim...
      


  14. Switzerland will sign an accord backing China’s Belt and Road Initiative when President Ueli Maurer visits China this month, cementing ties with a major...
      


  15. Iran on Friday supported Syria’s right to defend itself against aggression from Israel, state TV reported, accusing others of remaining silent over the attacks...
      


  16. The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Iran, accusing them of...
      


  17. Emmanuel Macron’s strategy for next year’s European elections is taking shape and the French president sees it in stark terms - an open battle...
      


  18. Trump is reportedly going to unveil a $60-billion tariff package (annually) on China by Friday ... I think this means the trade war is...
      


  19. Arab leaders meeting in Tunisia on Sunday hope to project unified opposition to the Trump administration’s acceptance of Israeli control over the Golan Heights...
      


  20. Three British lawmakers on Monday endorsed reports that women activists detained in Saudi Arabia have been tortured, and said responsibility for what is likely...
      


  21. A government statement said the 10 women who were issued licenses already held driving licenses from other countries, including the U.S., U.K., Lebanon and...
      


  22. China’s foreign minister on Friday promised “all necessary measures” to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad amid legal clashes between tech giant Huawei and...
      


  23. The Dutch defense minister on Thursday accused Russia’s military intelligence unit of attempted cybercrimes targeting the international chemical weapons watchdog and the investigation into...
      


  24. China are in expansion in all fields. By the official data, China's economy grew by 6.9% in 2017. This fact are important if we know...
      


  25. North Korea is willing to hold talks with the United States on denuclearization and will suspend nuclear tests while those talks are under way....
      


  26. Pres. Trump's national security adviser John Bolton meets with Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin in Moscow, says he looks forward to discussing "how to improve...
      


  27. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said he hoped to reach an agreement on Tuesday with Russia and Turkey on the composition of a new...
      


  28. South Korea is investigating a second vessel it suspects of illegally transferring oil for shipping to North Korea in violation of UN sanctions, maritime...
      


  29. Eastern Libyan forces on Thursday took full control of Gharyan, a town about 100 km (60 miles) south of the capital Tripoli, bringing their...
      


  30. The new acting director of the National Park Service is a former parks official who was reprimanded 12 years ago for pressuring employees to...