Day: October 17, 2017

The Austrian OSCE Chairmanship closely followed the meeting of the President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, and the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, organized under the auspices of the Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group in Geneva on 16 October.“We are pleased to see the fresh impetus and commitment by
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On October 13, the text of the Comprehensive and Extended Partnership Agreement to be signed between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia in November. As expected the agreement touches upon the Karabakh conflict among other issues. What does the Agreement state? The text of the Agreement reads that the parties recognize the importance
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s campaign against corruption has achieved “overwhelming momentum”, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday at the start of a critical Communist Party congress expected to cement his authority. Xi’s speech kicks off the twice-a-decade congress, a week-long, mostly closed-door conclave that will culminate with the selection of a new Politburo Standing Committee
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SEOUL (Reuters) – Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday that “cavalier” threats to start war on the Korean peninsula are “dangerous and short-sighted”, urging the United States to get all parties to the negotiating table. Clinton also called on China to take a “more outfront role” in enforcing sanctions against North Korea
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc began offering electronics from third-party sellers to Brazilian shoppers on Wednesday, expanding beyond books in the fiercely competitive e-commerce market in Latin America’s largest economy. The long-awaited move will offer televisions, cell phones and laptops from hundreds of independent sellers on Amazon’s website in Brazil without involving the company
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims. Though a dozen major blazes were still burning across the region, where
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese companies overwhelmingly want Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition to stay in power in this Sunday’s national election but about two-thirds want it to lose seats, a Reuters poll found. The survey suggests corporations want political stability but don’t want to hand Abe a landslide victory for fear he might become
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – National Football League officials weighed the fervor of players protesting racism against U.S. President Donald Trump’s anger at their autumn meeting on Tuesday with supporters of the players kneeling outside in solidarity. The NFL did not seek commitments from its players to stop kneeling during pregame renditions of the U.S. national
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(Reuters) – Amazon Studios (AMZN.O) chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following reports that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress’s allegation of sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein. Price took a leave of absence last week and Albert Cheng, the studio’s chief operating officer, remains interim head of
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