Global Policy

Russia to Close Down US Consulate in Saint Petersburg And Expel 60 Diplomats in Response to Washington’s Mirror Actions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has announced that Russia will commence to close down the US Consulate in Saint Petersburg and expel 60 US diplomats form the country in retaliation for the US shutting down Russia’s Consulate in Seattle and expelling 60 Russian diplomats from the US. This comes as […]

Iraq Vows to Prevent PKK Attacks on Turkey – The Implications for Syria Cannot be Ignored

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has held a phone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Binali Yıldırım after an Iraqi security official met with Turkey’s National Intelligence Chief in Ankara. Al-Abadi has assured Turkey that the Iraqi armed forces have been instructed to prevent any PKK attacks on Turkey after both countries have […]

Ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont Arrested in Germany as EU Once Again Fails to Act Logically

Spain maintains an arrest warrant for ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont who had been living in exile in Belgium. The controversial European Arrest Warrant (EAW) which notoriously requires little evidence of an actual crime in order to be issued, remains on the books after Spanish authorities initially sought to detain the […]