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    The Russian ruble’s rally is drawing the Kremlin’s attention
    Feb16

    The Russian ruble’s rally is drawing the Kremlin’s attention

    The Russian ruble's had a good start in 2017 — but there are a few unusual things about the recent rally. The Russian ruble has had a good start to 2017. The currency has climbed by nearly 6% against the US dollar since the start of the year, and has been the best performing emerging market currency in February. It is down by 0.6% at 57.5953...

    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met
    Feb16

    Tillerson: US-Russia Cooperation Possible if Certain Conditions Met

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington could collaborate with Moscow under certain circumstances. “As we search for new common ground, we expect Russia to honor its commitment to the Minsk agreements and work to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine,” Tillerson said in Bonn, where foreign ministers of the G-20 nations are...

    Mattis Rules Out Military Collaboration with Russia
    Feb16

    Mattis Rules Out Military Collaboration with Russia

    United States Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on Thursday ruled out any military collaboration between the US and Russia, saying that the conditions just aren’t correct “right now.” “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level. But our political leaders will engage and try to find common...

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia
    Feb16

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more with Moscow in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria. Mattis says the U.S. will continue to engage politically with Russian President Vladmir Putin’s government to try to...

    Donald Trump: US President ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens
    Feb16

    Donald Trump: US President ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens

    The Republican billionaire battened down the hatches, even as members of his party called for a broader probe. US President Donald Trump dodged questions about ties with Russia, railed against intelligence leaks and defended the national security advisor he just fired, as crisis engulfed his fledgling administration.Amid revelations that Trump...

    Nervous NATO allies put on brave face for Trump era
    Feb16

    Nervous NATO allies put on brave face for Trump era

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Nervous European allies put a brave face on the troubled debut of President Donald Trump’s administration, expressing confidence in U.S. engagement with NATO as they prepared to hear from Trump’s defense chief at talks in Brussels on Wednesday. , The meeting at NATO headquarters is seen as an opportunity for...

    News24.com | Ukraine wants all its prosecutors drug tested
    Feb16

    News24.com | Ukraine wants all its prosecutors drug tested

    Is your prosecutor on drugs? That is what Ukraine would like to know under a new and unlikely initiative. …read more Source:...

    Qatar Open: Whole new ball game – Cibulkova smells tennis success
    Feb16

    Qatar Open: Whole new ball game – Cibulkova smells tennis success

    Although she has spoken about her habit in the past, the Slovakian revealed that she had a favourite ball to sniff. World number five Dominika Cibulkova brought some much-needed fun to a sodden Qatar Open on Wednesday giving details of her strange ritual of sniffing tennis balls before serving.Although she has spoken about her habit in the past,...

    G20 meets Tillerson: what to expect
    Feb16

    G20 meets Tillerson: what to expect

    US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, speaks during the 2015 Oil and Money conference in central London on October 7, 2015/AFP/Getty ImagesBONN, Germany, Feb 16 – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump’s foreign policy will look like. Here...

    Rex Tillerson: G20 meets US Secretary of State: what to expect
    Feb16

    Rex Tillerson: G20 meets US Secretary of State: what to expect

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump's foreign policy will look like. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s G20 peers get their first chance Thursday to hear direct from the top what President Donald Trump’s foreign policy will...

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