Laos – Vietnam to Bolster Bilateral Relations in 2017

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nsnbc : The Prime Ministers of Laos and Vietnam, for the first time co-chaired the Meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Intergovernmental Committee in February 2017. Both stated that 2017 will be the Year of Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship and declared their counties commitment to bolstering bilateral relations. 2017 marks the 55th anniversary of establishing More...

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PARLASUR rejected the suspension of Venezuela from the regional bloc. (Archive)
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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MERCOSUR Parliament Rejects Suspension of Venezuela

Lucas Koerner (VA) : The legislative organ of the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR) unanimously approved a resolution Monday rejecting Venezuela’s suspension from the regional trading bloc. PARLASUR rejected More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Geneva Talks on Syria not Expected to Yield Immediate Results, Momentum Must Continue: De Mistura

nsnbc : A fourth round of UN brokered peace talks were launched in Geneva, Switzerland on February 23, after a 10-month-long hiatus. It is expected that previous talks in Astana and the implementation of a ceasefire More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Germany to Speed Up Processing and Deportation of Asylum Seekers

nsnbc : Germany will speed up the processing of asylum seekers and deportations under measures adopted by Chancellor Angela Merkel on February 22. The decision and measures caused some to protest while many others More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Bulgaria – Greece IGB Gas Link Construction Expected in 2018: Nikolai Pavlov

nsnbc : Nikolay Pavlov the Energy Minister of Bulgaria, said during a visit to Azerbaijan that the construction of the gas pipeline link between Bulgaria and Greece is expected to start in the beginning of 2018. Speaking More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Colombian Government and ELN Ask European Countries to Help Fund Peace Talks

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) will ask a number of European countries to help raise funds for ELN peace negotiators. Official peace talks between the More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Indonesian, Malaysian and Vietnamese Foreign Ministers Met to Discuss Kim Murder Case

nsnbc : Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi and her Vietnamese and Malaysian counterparts met in the Philippines to discuss the alleged involvement of an Indonesian and a Vietnamese citizen in the murder More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Cause of Kim Jong-Nam’s Death Still Not Determined: Malaysian Authorities

nsnbc : The cause of the death of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un still hasn’t been determined, said Malaysian authorities on Tuesday. Kim Jong-Nam was apparently More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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Belgium: 20 Tons of Potatoes Destroyed after Discovery of Migrants in the Lorry

nsnbc : 20 tons of potatoes had to be destroyed due to Belgian food safety regulations after a group of migrants was discovered in the cargo of a lorry. A group of stowaway migrants and/or refuges hid in the cargo More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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The Diplomat Powers Loved to Hate – Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Died in New York

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations since 2006, died in New York on Monday, one day short of his 65th birthday. Churkin was taken ill “with heart problems” More...