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    Merkel says sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended
    Dec13

    Merkel says sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would have to be extended because of a lack of progress in implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: Libya...

    EU seeks quick Brexit at dinner without UK PM
    Dec13

    EU seeks quick Brexit at dinner without UK PM

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will be left out in the cold as her European counterparts have dinner without her in Brussels this week to push for a quick Brexit. All the EU leaders including May will discuss key issues including sanctions against Russia, Ukraine and Syria at the one day-summit on Thursday, as well …read more Source:...

    Trump to announce top diplomat pick Tuesday
    Dec13

    Trump to announce top diplomat pick Tuesday

    President-elect Donald Trump said he will announce his choice to fill the prized post of secretary of state on Tuesday, ending weeks-long speculation over the globally significant vacancy. “I will be making my announcement on the next Secretary of State tomorrow morning,” Trump said Monday evening, using his favored medium, Twitter. Trump has led...

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin heads to Japan for hot spring meet on disputed islands

    Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute that has prevented their nations signing a formal treaty to end World War II. Abe will host Putin at the hot springs in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hope of breaking the ice on an...

    EU seeks quick Brexit at dinner without UK PM
    Dec13

    EU seeks quick Brexit at dinner without UK PM

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will be left out in the cold as her European counterparts have dinner without her in Brussels this week to push for a quick Brexit. All the EU leaders including May will discuss key issues including sanctions against Russia, Ukraine and Syria at the one day-summit on Thursday, as well as meeting the new Italian...

    Putin: Russian president heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands
    Dec13

    Putin: Russian president heads to Japan for meet on disputed islands

    Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Japan Thursday to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to reach an elusive deal on a territorial dispute that has prevented their nations signing a formal treaty to end World War II.Abe will host Putin at the hot springs in his ancestral city of Nagato in the hope of breaking the ice on an...

    Syrian forces enter ‘final stage’ of Aleppo conquest
    Dec12

    Syrian forces enter ‘final stage’ of Aleppo conquest

    With rebels holding onto less than one percent of eastern Aleppo, the Syrian army said it is close to declaring victory. Amid allegations of war crimes, the EU’s top diplomat said it would not impose sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk
    Dec12

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk

    Despite issuing DW a press pass and promising an interview, Donetsk armed guards turned the team away at their border. The team was held for a hour before being sent back into Kyiv-controlled territory. …read more Source:...

    Interview: Ukraine conflict on the brink
    Dec12

    Interview: Ukraine conflict on the brink

    DW sat down with Alexander Hug, Deputy Chief of the OSCE’s monitoring mission to Ukraine, to discuss the situation on the ground. He warned of a conflict on the brink of deteriorating. …read more Source:...

    Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft
    Dec12

    Dutch want guarantees on Ukraine deal at EU summit – draft

    BRUSSELS – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte wants EU leaders to say on Thursday that the bloc’s new agreement on closer ties with Kiev covers no extra security or financial obligations, a draft said. , The draft decision by EU leaders – seen by Reuters on Monday – has been prepared by the Netherlands, the only EU state that...

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