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    Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma
    Apr30

    Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma

    Ukraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world’s worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio. The post Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Merkel says she has ‘good relationship’ with Trump despite frosty start
| Reuters
    Apr29

    Merkel says she has ‘good relationship’ with Trump despite frosty start | Reuters

    By Erik Kirschbaum | BERLIN BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that she and President Donald Trump have built a “good working relationship” even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damage to the pivotal U.S.-German partnership.”President Trump and I have developed a good...

    Libya captures two oil-smuggling tankers after firefight
| Reuters
    Apr28

    Libya captures two oil-smuggling tankers after firefight | Reuters

    TRIPOLI Libyan naval forces captured two vessels suspected of smuggling oil from the North African country after gun battles lasting several hours west of the capital Tripoli, a spokesman for the service said on Friday.Libyan forces frequently capture vessels smuggling oil and arms off the coast and the North African state has become a haven for...

    China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier amid rising tensions
    Apr26

    China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier amid rising tensions

    China on Wednesday launched its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier which will join an existing one bought from Ukraine, boosting its military capabilities amid worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. The post China launches first indigenously-built aircraft carrier amid rising tensions appeared first on...

    Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era
| Reuters
    Apr22

    Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era | Reuters

    By Lindsay Dunsmuir | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON The United States has strongly signalled it will continue to support Ukraine, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Friday, adding that the war-torn country had a “good, pragmatic” relationship with Washington.Ukraine has previously expressed some nervousness about the possibility the...

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise
| Reuters
    Apr13

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise | Reuters

    By Lidia Kelly | ORZYSZ, Poland ORZYSZ, Poland Poland on Thursday welcomed the first U.S. troops in a multi-national force which is being posted across the Baltic region to counter potential threats from Russia.More than 1,100 soldiers — 900 U.S. troops as well as 150 British and 120 Romanians — are to be deployed in Orzysz, about 57...

    Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone -White House
| Reuters
    Apr06

    Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone -White House | Reuters

    WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said. The post Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone -White House | Reuters appeared first on...

    French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency’s election report
| Reuters
    Apr02

    French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency’s election report | Reuters

    By Richard Balmforth and Michel Rose | PARIS PARIS France’s polling commission has issued a warning over a Russian news report suggesting conservative candidate Francois Fillon leads the race for the presidency – something which contradicts the findings of mainstream opinion pollsters.The cautionary note from the watchdog on...

    NATO still has clear disagreements with Russia over Ukraine
| Reuters
    Mar30

    NATO still has clear disagreements with Russia over Ukraine | Reuters

    By Robert-Jan Bartunek and Gabriela Baczynska | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS NATO still has “clear disagreements” with Russia over the Ukraine crisis and expects Moscow to do more to rein in armed separatists battling Kiev’s forces, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday.The West slapped sanctions on Russia in 2014 over its...

    NATO and Russia to meet again, edge towards regular talks
| Reuters
    Mar28

    NATO and Russia to meet again, edge towards regular talks | Reuters

    By Robin Emmott | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Thursday, their fourth since the 2014 crisis in Ukraine halted regular talks, although both sides continue to accuse each other of destabilising eastern Europe.The NATO-Russia Council, the forum bringing together NATO ambassadors and Russia’s top...

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