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    A Timeline of US-China Developments Since Trump’s Election
    Feb10

    A Timeline of US-China Developments Since Trump’s Election

    President Donald Trump agreed to honor the longstanding “one China” policy in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a major diplomatic boost for Beijing which brooks no criticism of its claim to neighboring Taiwan. The following are some of the major developments in U.S.-Sino relations since Trump won the U.S. presidential...

    La Liga: League wants legal action in Zozulia scandal
    Feb10

    La Liga: League wants legal action in Zozulia scandal

    The 27-year-old spent just 24 hours on loan at the club from Spanish rivals Real Betis before being recalled. The Spanish football league on Thursday said they were pursuing legal action against 10 fans of Rayo Vallecano who accused Ukrainian international Roman Zozulia of having “neo-Nazi” sympathies.Zozulia, 27, spent just 24 hours...

    Baltic States Seek More NATO Help Ahead of Russian Exercise
    Feb10

    Baltic States Seek More NATO Help Ahead of Russian Exercise

    The Baltic states will press the United States and NATO to take additional security measures in the region ahead of a large Russian military exercise planned for September, Lithuania’s president said on Thursday. NATO has already started to deploy four battle groups of about 1,000 soldiers each to the Baltic states and Poland, part of...

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia
    Feb09

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia

    Nine Republican senators have signed a letter calling on President Donald Trump to take a tough stance when dealing with Russia, though they did encourage the president to “seek common ground.” The letter, spearheaded by Senator Corey Gardner and signed by several other high-profile Republicans, including John Cornyn and Lindsey Graham, said it...

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace
    Feb09

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace

    Britain said Thursday that it had scrambled an unspecified number of Typhoon aircraft to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers that flew near British airspace. The incident was the latest example of Russian jets flying near to Britain, often as a way of testing the response time of their British counterparts. “We can confirm that quick...

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’ — and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now
    Feb09

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’ — and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has again scrambled his jets in a snap military drill meant to prepare his air force for a "time of war." “In accordance with the decision by the Armed Forces Supreme Commander, a snap check of the Aerospace Forces began to evaluate readiness of the control agencies and troops to carry out combat...

    Report: Moscow Sees Threat in NATO Deployment
    Feb09

    Report: Moscow Sees Threat in NATO Deployment

    Russia views the deployment of NATO troops and military hardware to the Baltic states, Poland and Germany as a threat and has no information about how and when the deployment will end, the RIA news agency reported Thursday. RIA cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov as saying Moscow was watching closely and would ensure that its own...

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump
    Feb09

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Thursday it was unlikely that the situation in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are ranged against the Ukrainian army, would be part of any deal with U.S. President Donald Trump. …read more Source: Libya...

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast
    Feb09

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast

    The Russian ministry of foreign affairs said its embassy in Nigeria is in contact with the Nigerian government to ensure the release of the sailors. Seven Russians and one Ukrainian aboard the cargo ship, BBC Caribbean have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, reports say.According to a tweet by the Russian ministry of foreign...

    Security Council urges unfettered access to Darfur experts, considers sanctions on rebels
    Feb09

    Security Council urges unfettered access to Darfur experts, considers sanctions on rebels

    February 8, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed until 12 March 2018 the mandate of the Panel of Experts monitoring of arms embargo and generally sanctions imposed on those behind instability in Sudan’s western Darfur region. United Nations Security Council meeting which unanimously adopted...

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