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    Merkel to attend Munich Security Conference: sources
    Feb10

    Merkel to attend Munich Security Conference: sources

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a press conference in Warsaw, Poland, on February 7, 2017. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend the Munich Security Conference next week, government sources have told Reuters. US Vice President Mike Pence has already accepted an invitation to the event, which takes place amid...

    Hopes for a thaw as Poland’s Kaczynski meets Merkel
    Feb07

    Hopes for a thaw as Poland’s Kaczynski meets Merkel

    Leader of Law and Justice party Jaroslaw Kaczynski speaks to journalists at the parliament in Warsaw, Poland, on January 10, 2017. Photo: Reuters WARSAW/BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Warsaw on Tuesday amid signs its conservative rulers are keen to repair the co-operation essential for European Union (EU) attempts to handle...

    Republicans seek distance from Trump’s comments on Putin, US
    Feb06

    Republicans seek distance from Trump’s comments on Putin, US

    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch the Palm Beach Central High School Band as they play for their arrival at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Photo: AP WEST PALM BEACH: President Donald Trump has long expressed a desire for improved relations with Moscow, but his latest comments...

    Trump says US will work to restore peace in Ukraine
    Feb05

    Trump says US will work to restore peace in Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko address a news conference in Berlin, Germany, on January 30, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko the United States will work to restore peace along the border with Russia. “We will work with Ukraine, Russia,...

    World food prices rise to near two-year high in January: UN FAO
    Feb02

    World food prices rise to near two-year high in January: UN FAO

    A local resident receives free food (frozen fish) at an emergency center after shelling hit supply infrastructure in the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine, on February 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters ROME: World food prices rose to a near two-year high in January, driven by surges in sugar quotations and export prices for cereals and...

    German minister heads to Washington amid growing US critiques
    Feb02

    German minister heads to Washington amid growing US critiques

    German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the lower house of parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, on January 26, 2017. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Wednesday announced plans to visit Washington and shore up ties with Germany’s closest ally outside Europe, days after a...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media
    Feb02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko plans referendum on NATO membership: German media

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko listens during a news conference in Tallinn, Estonia, on January 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance given polls that show 54 percent of Ukrainians now favour such a move, Germany’s Funke...

    Smaller Spanish clubs make the moves at transfer deadline
    Feb01

    Smaller Spanish clubs make the moves at transfer deadline

    MADRID: With Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid banned from registering new players and Barcelona not looking to make any blockbuster additions to its squad, the final day of the transfer window in Spain was marked by low-key deals involving smaller clubs on Tuesday. Madrid, which along with Atletico, was sanctioned by FIFA for violating transfer...

    EU chair labels Trump a ‘threat’ as Europeans debate US ties
    Feb01

    EU chair labels Trump a ‘threat’ as Europeans debate US ties

    President of the European Council Donald Tusk speaks during a news conference in Tallinn, Estonia, on January 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters BRUSSELS: Donald Trump has joined Russia, China and radical Islam as a threat to the European Union, EU leaders were told on Tuesday by the man chairing a summit where they will debate relations with the United...

    UN Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine
    Feb01

    UN Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman walks during a visit to the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine, on January 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council expressed its “grave concern” on Tuesday over the “dangerous deterioration” in eastern Ukraine and called for a halt to the violence. “The...

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