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Finnish Foreign Minister and OSCE Chairman Alexander Stubb, gestures during a press conference in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Friday, Aug. 22, 2008. Russian troops manned checkpoints and controlled traffic on major highways across Georgia on Friday, Russian military trucks roamed the roads freely and Russian military helicopters buzzed overhead. Western leaders remained adamant that Russia remove its troops and do it quickly.
Alexander Stubb   Jyrki Katainen   Photos   Politics   Wikipedia: Alexander Stubb
 The Irish Times 
Stubb to be Finland’s next PM following conservative vote
Sat 14 Jun 2014
Finland’s EU minister Alexander Stubb, who wants to cut taxes and take his neutral country into Nato, won the leadership of his ruling conservative party today, putting him on track to become prime... (photo: AP / Shakh Aivazov)
In this photo provided by Greenpeace, actress Lucy Lawless, left, joins activists in stopping a Shell-contracted drillship from departing the port of Taranaki, New Zealand, Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Lawless, a native New Zealander, best known for her title role in "Xena: Warrior Princess," climbed the oil-drilling ship bound for the Arctic to try and stop it from leaving. (AP Photo/Greenpeace, Nigel Marple) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Norway   Photos   Russia   Statoil   Wikipedia: Greenpeace Arctic Sunrise ship case
 Swissinfo 
Norway rejects Greenpeace appeal over Arctic drilling -Statoil
Fri 30 May 2014
Reuters May 30, 2014 - 15:47 OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian authorities have rejected an appeal by Greenpeace to stop Statoil from drilling the world's most northerly well on the Apollo prospect in... (photo: AP / Greenpeace, Nigel Marple)
Activities of Secretary-General in Denmark (Greenland), 25-27 March (3 April 2014) SG/T/2949 (UN - United Nations)  noodls  Thu 3 Apr 2014
Activities of Secretary-General in Denmark (Greenland), 25-27 March (3 April 2014) SG/T/2949 (UN - United Nations)
(Source: UN - United Nations) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Madam Ban Soon-taek touched down in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, on Tuesday evening, 25 March. The melting of ice sheets is accelerating in... (photo: UN / Mark Garten)
Climate   Denmark   Greenland   Photos   Wikipedia: Greenland
Jens Stoltenberg  Belfast Telegraph  Fri 28 Mar 2014
Ex-Norway premier is new Nato chief
Norway's former premier Jens Stoltenberg is to become the new chief of the Nato military alliance, sources have said. Two officials within the alliance and from a member state said Mr Stoltenberg is... (photo: Creative Commons / FlickreviewR)
Jens Stoltenberg   Military   NATO   Norway   Photos   Wikipedia: Jens Stoltenberg
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Fouad Massoum speaks during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Guardian Thu 24 Jul 2014
Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens
QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press= BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the... (photo: AP / Hadi Mizban)
Election   Iraq   Photos   Violence   Wikipedia: Patriotic Union of Kurdistan
Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, warns flagship UN report United Nations Thu 24 Jul 2014
Persistent vulnerability threatens human development, warns flagship UN report
Print 24 July 2014 – Reducing vulnerability and strengthening resilience are critical to securing human development progress, the United Nations says in a flagship... (photo: UN / Devra Berkowitz)
Development   Photos   UN Security Council   Ukraine
Brooklyn Bridge I. By Rama Vazquez USA Richmond Times Dispatch Wed 23 Jul 2014
Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights... (photo: Creative Commons / RamaVazquez)
Brooklyn Bridge   New York   Photos   Police   Wikipedia: Brooklyn Bridge
EU threatens Russia with further sanctions The Irish Times Wed 23 Jul 2014
EU threatens Russia with further sanctions
EU foreign ministers threatened Russia with deeper economic sanctions yesterday, ordering the European Commission to draw up proposals on specific sectoral sanctions that... (photo: AP / RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)
Airline Disaster   Malaysia Flight MH17   Photos   Sanctions on Russia   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
Anti-government protesters are silhouetted against the flame during a clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Swissinfo Mon 21 Jul 2014
Fighting flares in Ukraine as crash investigators arrive
Disaster Business Politics Conflict Print this story Jul 21, 2014 - 14:14 By Anton Zverev and Peter Graff DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters)... (photo: AP / Sergei Chuzavkov)
Air Disaster   Flight MH17 Crash   Photos   Ukraine Crisis   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a cabinet meeting at the defense ministry in Tel Aviv, Israel, Friday, July 18, 2014. Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave's Hamas rulers. If Israel and the Palestinian militants of Hamas can agree on one point, it seems, it's that things have to change. Ha'aretz Sat 19 Jul 2014
Bibi's war || Netanyahu wanted to attack Iran, but got stuck in Gaza instead
The outcome of the last two and a half weeks of talks in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers would normally have been greeted by a stern tongue-lashing... (photo: AP / Oded Balilty)
Benjamin Netanyahu   Hamas   Iran   Photos   Wikipedia: Benjamin Netanyahu


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