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    Europe’s Nato spending rises, says UK meets goal
    Feb15

    Europe’s Nato spending rises, says UK meets goal

    Nato’s European allies and Canada increased defence spending by 3.8% last year, or $10bn more than 2015, the alliance said yesterday, and said Britain was keeping up with its target after a report said London missed its goal. Russia’s annexation of Crimea has given the alliance new momentum after years of cuts, but differences remain...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns

    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 Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice-President Mike Pence about the conversations.Flynn’s resignation came hours after it was...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

    Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government on Monday, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The White House said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the...

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president
    Feb12

    Germany elects ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as president

    Billed as Germany’s “anti-Trump”, former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected Sunday as the new head of state, vowing to stand up to simplistic populist rhetoric. The 61-year-old, who regularly polls as Germany’s most popular politician, will represent the EU’s top economy abroad in the largely...

    The Ukraine conflict: Five things to know
    Feb11

    The Ukraine conflict: Five things to know

    The war began with Ukraine’s army in shambles after decades of neglect …read more Source: Gulf...

    Scorning talk of peace, Ukraine fighters battle on
    Feb11

    Scorning talk of peace, Ukraine fighters battle on

    The Minsk II accord of February 2015 was meant to halt fighting between Kiev and the Kremlin-backed insurgents through a complex road map to peace …read more Source: Gulf...

    Two years since peace deal, war simmers in Ukraine
    Feb11

    Two years since peace deal, war simmers in Ukraine

    The deal was inked during a period of intense combat and rising fears of an open war between the two neighbours …read more Source: Gulf...

    Trump to attend Nato summit in unfinished HQ
    Feb09

    Trump to attend Nato summit in unfinished HQ

    Nato will host a summit of leaders including US President Donald Trump in May at its new Brussels headquarters, even though it will not be ready by then, sources said on Thursday. Security and IT systems at the $1.2bn headquarters in the Belgian capital are behind schedule and so the transatlantic military alliance will only properly move in come...

    Putin meets Volkswagen CEO, offers help in Russia
    Feb08

    Putin meets Volkswagen CEO, offers help in Russia

    President Vladimir Putin met Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller in Moscow on Wednesday and said he was ready to help the German car giant develop its business in Russia at a time of sliding sales and weak demand. Putin said he understood the challenges the car maker faced in Russia, where the country’s once-booming auto market has...

    Netanyahu seeks Britain sanctions against Iran
    Feb06

    Netanyahu seeks Britain sanctions against Iran

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged “responsible nations” to join new sanctions against Iran yesterday during a visit to London, but Britain defended a nuclear deal sealed between major powers and Tehran. Ahead of his talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Netanyahu said other nations should follow new US President Donald...

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