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Polish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for US Man in Nazi Case
Mar15

Polish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for US Man in Nazi Case

WARSAW, Poland — A court in Poland has issued an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre, opening the way for Poland to seek his extradition from the United States on war crimes charges. The Associated Press had previously identified the man as 98-year-old Michael Karkoc, an ex-commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish...

Putin and Trump Could Meet at Hamburg G-20 Summit
Mar14

Putin and Trump Could Meet at Hamburg G-20 Summit

Moscow.- Russian president, Vladimir Putin and his United States peer, Donald Trump, could meet next July at the Summit of the Group of 20 (G-20) in Hamburg, the Kremlin indicated. If we could not agree on meeting at an earlier date, the first meeting between Putin and Trump could take place as part of the summnit of the G-20, only forum where...

EU Solves Antitrust Spat with Russia’s State Gas Producer
Mar13

EU Solves Antitrust Spat with Russia’s State Gas Producer

BRUSSELS – Russia’s state-owned gas producer, Gazprom, has agreed to a series of concessions to address the European Union’s concerns about its market dominance in the supply of energy to Eastern Europe. The EU’s executive Commission said Monday that Gazprom has agreed to price gas at market competitive prices. It will allow...

Poland Confirms Minnesota Man as Nazi Commander
Mar13

Poland Confirms Minnesota Man as Nazi Commander

WARSAW, Poland — Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of a Minnesota man after confirming he was a Nazi unit commander suspected of ordering the killing of 44 Poles during World War II, a prosecutor said Monday. Robert Janicki said that various evidence gathered in years of investigation into U.S. citizen Michael K. confirmed “100...

Couple jailed for having sex in United Arab Emirates
Mar09

Couple jailed for having sex in United Arab Emirates

A couple have been arrested and jailed in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) after it was discovered that they had sex before marriage. Emlyn Culverwell‚ 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were both arrested in Abu Dhabi on January 27 after a medical exam revealed that Nohai was pregnant. Nohai, who is from the Ukraine, went to the hospital after having...

Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram
Mar07

Forget Trump; Slovenian president rules Instagram

Donald Trump may rule Twitter, but he’s no match for his Slovenian counterpart on Instagram. Borut Pahor, who is known as “Barbie” and along with Melania Trump is Slovenia’s other former fashion model making international headlines, has been actively using social media to get his message across. He started releasing his...

Russia says U.S. Infighting on Sessions Hampers Mending Ties
Mar05

Russia says U.S. Infighting on Sessions Hampers Mending Ties

As the drama over Attorney General Jeff Sessions plays out in Washington, the Kremlin is watching with a mixture of frustration and regret how the uproar is blocking progress on pressing issues on the U.S.-Russian agenda. Despite the dashed hopes for a quick thaw, however, Moscow is voicing its readiness to wait as long as it takes. Donald Trump...

AG’s Recusal Portends Continued Pressure on Russia Meddling
Mar03

AG’s Recusal Portends Continued Pressure on Russia Meddling

Attorney General Jeff Sessions may not have been clear about his contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 election, but this much is evident: The controversy over any Kremlin involvement in American politics is not going to fade away anytime soon. Sessions on Thursday became the second high-ranking member of the Trump administration to...

Sweden institutes military draft over concerns about Russia
Mar03

Sweden institutes military draft over concerns about Russia

Sweden’s left-leaning government instituted a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its military needs. It has never...

Trump’s Attorney General, Under Fire, Removes Himself from Campaign Probes
Mar03

Trump’s Attorney General, Under Fire, Removes Himself from Campaign Probes

WASHINGTON – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed himself on Thursday from any investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because he was involved with President Donald Trump’s campaign. But Sessions, a long-time U.S. senator before becoming the country’s top law enforcement official,...

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