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    US will not ease sanctions on Russia, White House says
    May26

    US will not ease sanctions on Russia, White House says

    Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending uncertainty over the U.S. position on the thorny issue. “We…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia
    May26

    US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

    Washington will not ease sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine and may even get tougher on Moscow, the White House said Friday, ending uncertainty over the US position on the thorny issue …read more Source: The Daily...

    G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate
    May26

    G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

    * G7 leaders to hold two days of talks in Sicily * Allies want Trump to endorse Paris Agreement * British suicide attack puts focus on security Leaders of the world’s rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after the US president lambasted Nato allies for not spending more on defence...

    EU’s Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions
    May26

    EU’s Tusk calls on G7 to maintain Russia sanctions

    European Union president Donald Tusk called Friday on G7 leaders to maintain sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but the White House said it did not yet “have a position” on the issue …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia Warns Citizens against Visiting UK over Terror Threat
    May26

    Russia Warns Citizens against Visiting UK over Terror Threat

    Russian authorities on Friday warned its citizens against visiting Britain after London raised its threat level in the wake of the Manchester suicide attack. “The Russian embassy in Great Britain recommends Russian citizens refrain from travelling to the country, especially from visiting major cities, if such trips are not absolutely necessary,”...

    East Ukraine conflict claims more civilians
    May26

    East Ukraine conflict claims more civilians

    Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia fighters continue to violate the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine starts to judge its judges in anti-graft drive
    May26

    Ukraine starts to judge its judges in anti-graft drive

    KIEV: Ukrainian judge Artur Yemelianov has acknowledged in an online declaration that he owns a Breguet watch worth nearly a third of his annual salary and keeps piles of cash. On Jan.12 he was suspended for three months after prosecutors opened a criminal case against him related to how commercial law cases were allocated to judges, according to...

    The state has succeeded in lifting most travel bans imposed on Egypt: Soha El Torgoman
    May25

    The state has succeeded in lifting most travel bans imposed on Egypt: Soha El Torgoman

    Soha El Torgoman, general manager of Ramses Hilton Hotel and a member of the Egyptian Tourism Authority (ETA) and the Technical Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Tourism, said that tourism in Egypt is improving. In an interview with Daily News Egypt, she explained all aspects related to the Egyptian tourism situation. What is your assessment...

    Turkey ‘key’ partner of Ukraine in Black Sea: Envoy
    May25

    Turkey ‘key’ partner of Ukraine in Black Sea: Envoy

    2017 ‘very symbolic’ year as it marks 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties, says Ukraine’s ambassador to Ankara …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU’s Tusk Says No ‘Common Position’ on Russia with Trump
    May25

    EU’s Tusk Says No ‘Common Position’ on Russia with Trump

    European Union president Donald Tusk said talks with US President Donald Trump on Thursday revealed no “common position” on Russia, a subject on which the US leader faces pressure at home. Tusk, along with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, also argued for the benefits of open trade and the Paris climate agreement that Trump is...

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