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Could Armenia Be The Next Ukraine?

Submitted by Martin Vladimirov via, When Konstantin Kosachyov, the head of the Russian Federation Council's International Relations Committee, said the protests in Armenia against a 16.7 percent power price hike follow a...Show More Summary

House Foreign Relations Chair Encourages Obama to Walk Away From Iran Talks

President Barack Obama should not hesitate to walk away from the Iranian nuclear talks if Iran fails to meet US conditions, House Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Ed Royce said in a Monday press release.

Russia, Germany Need to Facilitate Dialogue on Easing Sanctions - Economist

According to the former head of the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, it is necessary to consider areas in which sanctions can be alleviated. He believes that this should be done as quickly as possible and that both sides should take parallel steps in this direction.

Anti-Russian Sanctions Put 150,000 Jobs in Germany at Risk

The German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations called for an immediate end to the sanctions against Russia, as the latter cause serious damage to the German economy, DWN reported.

Did Hillary Implement a Women’s-Issues Foreign Policy?

During her confirmation hearing to become secretary of state, Hillary Clinton told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in no uncertain terms, “I want to pledge to you that as secretary of state I view [women’s] issues as central to...Show More Summary

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the Republic of Korea

On16 June 2015 the Emergency Committee held its ninth meeting to review the situation related to MERS-CoV. The Committee concluded that the conditions to declare this a public health emergency of international concern have not been met. Show More Summary

Retailers Ask Congress to Curtail NLRB

By Chris Safran, The Washington Free Beacon The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) encouraged the House Appropriations Committee to use their power of the purse to address harmful efforts by the National Labor Relations Board to aid in the creation of micro unions and ambush elections.

US Lawmakers Issue Call to Create Hostage Recovery Coordinator

US Senators Ben Cardin and John Cornyn proposed legislation to create an inter-governmental agency position for coordinating responses to hostage crises, the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations announced in a press release.

Northwestern Magazine May Close In 'Vetting Committee' Standoff

A Northwestern University professor who edits a bioethics magazine has shelved the publication over a dispute with administrators, who demand that public relations staff approve content. Katie Watson, a professor in the university'sShow More Summary

House Funding Bill Puts Family Planning, Public Health in Peril

On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee released its draft fiscal year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) funding bill, which is scheduled to be considered by the Labor-HHS subcommittee tomorrow. Show More Summary

5 Types of Change Resistant Churches

One of the more frequent questions I get is somewhat related to leading change in the church. The expressions of frustrations are often the result of different expectations. For example, a pastor search committee may tell a pastoral candidate they want to see change in the church. Show More Summary

AMSA GM Elected Chairman of IMO's Safety Committee

  The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) Navigation Safety and International Relations General Manager Brad Groves has been elected as Chairman

Breaking: Congressional vote on war against ISIS might not be dead after all

When we last checked in on the whole question of whether Congress would ever vote to authorize the war against ISIS, things looked pretty hopeless. Senator Bob Corker — the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee who was thought to be the key to negotiating an Authorization for the Use of Military Force that both […]

Critics: Women's Sex Pill Approval Vote Driven By PR, Not Science

Thursday's vote by an FDA advisory committee to approve flibanserin for low sexual desire in pre-menopausal women has drawn sharp criticism for potential influence by a strong public relations campaign funded partly by pharmaceutical companies that include the drug's sponsor.

On Iran, will Congress ignore reality?

Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday, two experts signaled that the president’s premise underlying the Iran talks is fundamentally flawed. Ambassador James Jeffrey told lawmakers that despite the administration’s...Show More Summary

NLRB’s End Run Around Right to Work Laws

Yesterday, the House Education and Workforce Committee held a hearing entitled, "Compulsory Unionism Through Grievance Fees: The NLRB’s Assault on Right to Work," which examined the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) effort to undermine state right-to-work laws.

Obama Boosting Iran in Iraq and Syria - US Senate Committee Chair

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said that Obama is using the Air Force to boost Iran’s power in Iraq and to support its ally Bashar Assad in Syria.

Know Your Archives: American Friends Service Committee Or Friends in Low Places

Today's post is a continuation of our "Know Your Archives" Series. Previous posts include information about the National Archives at College Park, American Antiquarian Society, LDS Church History Archives (and others related to the next generation of Mormon Studies), and the Archdiocese of New York, to name only a few. Show More Summary

FIFA Officials Banned From Football-Related Activities In Wake Of Scandal

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An independent ethics committee has banned 11 people from conducting football-related activities on a national and international level, according to a FIFA news release. “The charges are clearly related to football and are of such a serious nature that it was imperative to take swift and immediate action. Show More Summary

CLIA Names Muskat Trade Relations Committee Chairman

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced that Ken Muskat, executive vice president of sales, public relations, and guest services for MSC Cruises USA,

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