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    ‘Must prevent new Cold War’, says Germany’s Russia expert
    Mar28

    ‘Must prevent new Cold War’, says Germany’s Russia expert

    BERLIN: Germany wants to keep up a dialogue with Moscow despite joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats and must avoid a new Cold War, the German government’s coordinator for Russia said in a newspaper interview. Gernot Erler told the Passauer Neue Presse that Berlin’s decision to send four diplomats back to Russia was a sign...

    EU tackles tank transport troubles in face of Russia threat
    Mar28

    EU tackles tank transport troubles in face of Russia threat

    BRUSSELS: EU to make it easier to move troops, tanks in face of Russia threat The EU will on Wednesday present detailed plans to make it easier to move troops and equipment around the bloc as Europe seeks to boost its defences in the face of the growing threat from Russia. Officials want to create a “military Schengen zone” similar to...

    Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost
    Mar28

    Hungary’s Orban courts diaspora for election boost

    DUNAJSKA STREDA, Slovakia – Posing on Facebook in December beside the millionth “new citizen” Hungary has welcomed in recent years, an ethnic-Hungarian farmer from Serbia, nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban had reason to look pleased, reports BSS. A 2011 law offering dual citizenship, according to Orban, “makes Hungarians officially part of...

    24 countries expel Russian diplomats
    Mar28

    24 countries expel Russian diplomats

    BRUSSELS (AA): Several countries are expelling Russian diplomats as part of an orchestrated response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter in the U.K. Countries convinced that Russia is behind the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the U.K. have expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in a...

    NATO expels seven Russian diplomats
    Mar28

    NATO expels seven Russian diplomats

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg. Photo: AFPLONDON: NATO joined 25 governments around the world Tuesday in expelling Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack in Britain, marking what London called a “turning point” in the West´s relations with Moscow.The US-led military alliance expelled seven Russian staff and denied...

    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning
    Mar28

    Skripal attack: Nato expels seven more Russian diplomats over UK spy poisoning

    BRUSSELS: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday the alliance was expelling seven Russian diplomats to show that Moscow faces “costs and consequences” over a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain.Stoltenberg announced the maximum size of the Russian mission to Nato would also be slashed by a third, from 30 to 20, as part...

    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution
    Mar28

    PH votes in favor of China-led human rights resolution

    The Philippines has voted in favor of a China-led resolution upholding multilateralism and working together to “promote mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of human rights.” With a vote of 28 in favor, one against, and 17 abstentions, the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council adopted the resolution, titled “Promoting Mutually...

    We must avoid new Cold War, says German govt’s Russia expert
    Mar28

    We must avoid new Cold War, says German govt’s Russia expert

    The flag of the Russian Federation flies at the Russian Embassy in Washington, US, March 27, 2018. (Reuters pic) BERLIN: Germany wants to keep up a dialogue with Moscow despite joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats and must avoid a new Cold War, the German government’s coordinator for Russia said in a newspaper interview. Gernot...

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack
    Mar28

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intelligence over spy attack

    A Russian flag flies atop the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Seattle, Washington, US, March 26, 2018. (Reuters pic) LONDON: Britain shared “unprecedented levels” of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said Tuesday....

    Russia trying to divide West with spy poisoning, says Mattis
    Mar28

    Russia trying to divide West with spy poisoning, says Mattis

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis lands in Kabul on March 13, 2018 on an unannounced trip to Afghanistan. (Reuters pic) WASHINGTON: Russia’s poisoning of a former spy in Britain is part of a strategy of conducting operations, and then denying responsibility for them, that is designed to divide the West, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said...

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