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    In Estonia: British tanks join NATO battle group
    Mar23

    In Estonia: British tanks join NATO battle group

    British army equipment including tanks and self-propelled guns on Wednesday arrived by boat in Estonia, part of a NATO move to reinforce its eastern flank to deter a militarily resurgent Russia, according to Estonia's defence forces. British army equipment including tanks and self-propelled guns on Wednesday arrived by boat in Estonia, part...

    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding
    Mar23

    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Wednesday that NATO does not track “past money owed,” days after President Donald Trump claimed Germany has shortchanged the alliance by massive amounts. “I cannot give you an accounting for past money owed, because that’s not the way we do that in NATO,” Mattis said at a Senate hearing in...

    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin
    Mar22

    Politics: Sean Spicer: Trump was not aware of Manafort’s secret work with Russian billionaire to benefit Putin

    Sean Spicer denied that Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in the mid-2000s. White House press secretary Sean Spicer denied on Wednesday that President Donald Trump had been aware that his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, lobbied on behalf of a Russian oligarch in...

    Ukraine bars Russia entry from Eurovision Song Contest 2017
    Mar22

    Ukraine bars Russia entry from Eurovision Song Contest 2017

    Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision contestant from entering the country because she previously performed in Crimea. Relations between the neighbors have deteriorated since Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the territory. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000
    Mar22

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000

    Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in Kiev that Yanukovych's party recorded a secret payment of $750,000 to Manafort in 2009. An Ukrainian MP alleged Tuesday that the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych secretly paid former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort $750,000 via an offshore shell company.Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in...

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000
    Mar22

    In Ukraine: MP claims ex-president’s party secretly paid ex-Trump aide $750,000

    Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in Kiev that Yanukovych's party recorded a secret payment of $750,000 to Manafort in 2009. An Ukrainian MP alleged Tuesday that the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych secretly paid former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort $750,000 via an offshore shell company.Sergiy Leshchenko told reporters in...

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    The White House confirmed Tuesday that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration seeks to quash questions about Trump’s support for the alliance. The Trump administration has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to Washington’s military alliances — including...

    Donald Trump: US President to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Donald Trump: US President to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    The Trump administration has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to Washington's military alliances. The White House confirmed that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration seeks to quash questions about Trump’s support for the alliance.The Trump...

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    Washington has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to military alliances including NATO, after President Donald Trump called into question their usefulness © AFP / JIM WATSONWASHINGTON, Mar 22 – The White House confirmed that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration...

    Ukrainian lawmaker accuses former Trump aide of hiding money
    Mar22

    Ukrainian lawmaker accuses former Trump aide of hiding money

    Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman to US President Donald Trump, has been accused of concealing money he received from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. Manafort’s spokesman has denied the allegation. …read more Source:...

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