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Trump’s new national security adviser a soldier-scholar
Feb21

Trump’s new national security adviser a soldier-scholar

President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a soldier-scholar who fought in both Iraq wars and wrote an influential book that called out the U.S. government for “lies” that led to the Vietnam War. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster would remain on active military duty while leading the National Security Council, White...

Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64
Feb21

Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country’s interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission. Vitaly Churkin, 64, was taken to a hospital in New York, where he died, Russia’s deputy...

Kremlin: Trump Associates’ Peace Plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’
Feb20

Kremlin: Trump Associates’ Peace Plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’

WASHINGTON – The Kremlin said Monday that the Russian government does not know anything about a Ukraine peace plan crafted by an opposition Ukrainian lawmaker and two of President Donald Trump’s associates. Russia President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, shrugged off the plan that the lawmaker in Ukraine reportedly tried...

Donetsk Decries Massive Attack of Ukrainian Troops
Feb20

Donetsk Decries Massive Attack of Ukrainian Troops

Kiev, Ukraine.- The self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic denounced today denounced the bombardment at least 30 localities by Ukrainian troops, while a four-hour truce was agreed in the city of Avdeevka. In addition, the Ukrainian armed forces tried, with two squads supported by mortars, to make their way in the villages of Opitni and Peski, where...

Russia Now Recognizes Ukrainian Rebel Documents, Passports
Feb18

Russia Now Recognizes Ukrainian Rebel Documents, Passports

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for Russia to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine. The signing, announced by the Kremlin on Saturday, brought sharp criticism from Ukrainian officials. Ukraine’s national security council head, Oleksander Turchynov,...

Germany: No plans to add US to group solving Ukraine crisis
Feb18

Germany: No plans to add US to group solving Ukraine crisis

Germany’s foreign minister says there are no plans to add the U.S. to the group of countries that have been meeting in efforts to help reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel met his French, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts on Saturday at the Munich Security Conference. Gabriel said all sides will use their...

In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable
Feb18

In Europe, Pence says US will hold Russia accountable

Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday that the United States will “hold Russia accountable” even as President Donald Trump searches for new common ground with Moscow at the start of his presidency. Pence, in an address to the Munich Security Conference, also offered assurances to European allies that the U.S. “strongly...

Trump’s Team in Disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe
Feb18

Trump’s Team in Disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe

MUNICH – Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in “disarray”. McCain, a known Trump critic, told the Munich Security Conference that the resignation...

Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment with Trump Administration
Feb17

Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment with Trump Administration

The Kremlin denied Friday that it has grown frustrated with a lack of progress in improving relations with Washington under President Donald Trump, saying it’s too early to say what course Russia-U.S. ties will take. “We never wore rose-tinted glasses, never had any illusions, so there is nothing to be disappointed with,”...

Death threats for MovieTowne murder accused
Feb17

Death threats for MovieTowne murder accused

Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017The 30-year-old man accused of murdering restaurant worker Jamilia DeRevenaux, and two men charged with harbouring him before his arrest, appeared before a Port-of-Spain magistrate yesterday. Matthew King, of Chinapoo, Morvant, appeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar charged with killing...

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