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    France: Breitbart’s focus on country welcomed by far-right
    Nov15

    France: Breitbart’s focus on country welcomed by far-right

    She welcomed Trump's stunning victory last week, saying his rise signalled the "building of a new world." A leader of France’s far-right National Front said Tuesday that she welcomed reported plans by ultra-conservative US website Breitbart News to expand in France and support the party’s presidential campaign.Breitbart...

    EU’s Juncker worried by Trump after ‘disgusting’ campaign
    Nov15

    EU’s Juncker worried by Trump after ‘disgusting’ campaign

    European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday he was worried about Donald Trump’s approach to EU-US ties given what the president-elect said during a “disgusting” election campaign. “It worries me in as much as I have difficulty imagining — or perhaps I should imagine — that the new president-elect of the United States will put...

    NATO chief ‘certain’ Trump will meet US commitments
    Nov15

    NATO chief ‘certain’ Trump will meet US commitments

    NATO head Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday said he was sure Donald Trump would live up to all US commitments to the alliance, just days after urging the president-elect not to go it alone. “President-elect Donald Trump stated during the election campaign that he is a big fan of NATO,” Stoltenberg said in Brussels as he arrived for talks with EU...

    Trump, Putin speak about future of US-Russia ties
    Nov15

    Trump, Putin speak about future of US-Russia ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone with US President-elect Donald Trump Monday, according to statements from the Trump transition team and the Kremlin., Putin “called to offer his congratulations on winning a historic election,” according to a Trump statement. The two leaders discussed issues including shared threats,...

    News24.com | EU sanctions 17 Syria ministers, central bank governor
    Nov15

    News24.com | EU sanctions 17 Syria ministers, central bank governor

    The European Union has placed 17 Syrian ministers plus the central bank governor on a sanctions blacklist targeting the regime of President Bashar Assad. …read more Source:...

    ​Mashed potatoes standard fare in Russia’s food ban-hit restaurants
    Nov14

    ​Mashed potatoes standard fare in Russia’s food ban-hit restaurants

    Vladimir Putin’s attacks on Crimea sparked European sanctions so the president stopped food imports. …read more Source: Mail &...

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia
    Nov14

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday said he has “no doubt” that president-elect Donald Trump will refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and will cooperate with his country. “Not one state in the world, except it seems to me North Korea and Venezuela, recognises Crimea,” Poroshenko told a joint news conference with...

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia
    Nov14

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday said he has “no doubt” that president-elect Donald Trump will refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and will cooperate with his country. “Not one state in the world, except it seems to me North Korea and Venezuela, recognises Crimea,” Poroshenko told a joint news conference with...

    Pro-Russian candidate wins Moldova presidency
    Nov14

    Pro-Russian candidate wins Moldova presidency

    Pro-Russian candidate Igor Dodon on Monday emerged as winner of Moldova’s presidential runoff, viewed as an East-West choice in the impoverished ex-Soviet country. With 99.9 percent of ballots counted, Socialist Party chief Dodon had 52.3 percent of the votes, according to the electoral commission, with pro-European rival Maia Sandu on 47.7...

    Bulgaria: Country in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president
    Nov14

    Bulgaria: Country in turmoil after PM quits over new pro-Russia president

    EU member Bulgaria faced an uncertain future on Monday after centre-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov quit following the crushing defeat of his presidential nominee at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition.Critics fear the surprise win could tilt ex-communist Bulgaria, which has long walked a tightrope between...

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