Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

'Mad' not to enjoy Brexit freedoms : Boris Johnson

Britain's Foreign Secretary  has warned it would be "mad" to end up with a Brexit settlement that does not allow the UK to enjoy the "economic freedoms" of leaving the European Union.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Ukraine Releases Arrested Georgian Ex-President

former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
Kiev Pechersk District Court on Monday rejected the Ukrainian state prosecutor's request to place former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now a leader of a Ukrainian political party, under house arrest and released him from custody.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US to Continue South China Sea Operations: Top Navy Commander

The US is looking to continue its ‘Freedom of Navigation’ ops in the disputed South China Sea region, according to top military officials. No such missions have been carried out since the Trump administration took office.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Israel denies 'summoning' Turkish ambassador

The Israeli Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denied reports that it had “summoned” Turkey’s ambassador to Tel Aviv over recent remarks about Jerusalem by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Sunday, November 13, 2016

2% of GDP: NATO Chief: Going It Alone Not An Option for US or Europe

Going it alone on defense and security is not an option for either the United States or Europe, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in an article published on Sunday.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Hollande urges unity to win 'long war' against terrorism

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday reiterates calls for the nation's unity to win a long battle against terrorism in a brief televised address after two men claiming allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) slaughtered a priest in northern France.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Turkish Foreign Ministry calls French genocide denial bill a risk to freedom of expression

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has cautioned that a French bill criminalizing the denial of “genocide,” unanimously passed by the lower house of the French parliament on July 1, had the potential to unlawfully limit freedom of expression, while a former diplomat has claimed the bill was related to the “personal interests” of French politicians.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Russian ambassador: Tensions in South China Sea created artificially

The current tensions in the South China Sea have been created artificially and are linked to the interference of states outside the region, Russian Ambassador to Beijing Andrei Denisov said in an interview with Russian journalists on Tuesday.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

U.S. operations in South China Sea "very dangerous" and could easily lead to unexpected incidents

The so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea conducted by the U.S. military are "very dangerous," a spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense said Thursday.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Hollande seeks to extend state of emergency despite critics

French President François Hollande’s government on Tuesday is formally seeking an extension of the state of emergency imposed after the November 13 Paris attacks. The Conseil d’État is expected to announce its decision on Wednesday.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Iran Releases Washington Post Reporter and 3 Other Americans

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian was one of four dual-nationality prisoners released from prison in Iran as part of a prisoner exchange on Saturday, Iranian media reported.

Friday, January 15, 2016

12 Turkish academics detained for signing declaration on Southeast

Twelve academics who signed a recent declaration calling for an end in violence in Turkey's majority Kurdish Southeast have been detained in the western province of İzmit, only days after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened to take action against the statement's signatories.

Friday, November 13, 2015

China Says it Respects Navigation Freedom in South China Sea

China said Friday it respects freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea despite reports its ground controllers issued warnings to U.S. strategic bombers flying over the area this week.

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