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    Nervous NATO allies seek reassurance from Trump’s defense chief
    Feb15

    Nervous NATO allies seek reassurance from Trump’s defense chief

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a meeting with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen at the Pentagon in Arlington, US, on February 10, 2017. Photo: Reuters BRUSSELS: European allies will tell the United States’ new defense secretary on Wednesday that NATO is not the weak alliance US President Donald Trump has accused it of...

    Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts
    Feb14

    Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

    File – National security adviser General Michael Flynn delivers a statement daily briefing at the White House in Washington US, on February 1, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed US sanctions on Russia with the...

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test
    Feb13

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test

    A man watches a TV news program showing photos published in North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper of North Korea’s “Pukguksong-2” missile launch at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Photo: AP PYONGYANG: The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United...

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test
    Feb13

    UN Security Council meeting sought over NKorea missile test

    A man watches a TV news program showing photos published in North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper of North Korea’s “Pukguksong-2” missile launch at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Photo: AP PYONGYANG: The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United...

    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...

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