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Russia, USA and Jordan to Work on Demilitarization Zone in Syria
Jul09

Russia, USA and Jordan to Work on Demilitarization Zone in Syria

Moscow.- Russian police, in cooperation with the United States and Jordan, will patrol a demilitarized zone in southern Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today at the G20 Summit. One of the issues debated in the two-hour and 15-minute talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump was the agreement reached between specialists in Jordan to...

Trump Meets Putin: Talk of Positive Results, Not of Election
Jul07

Trump Meets Putin: Talk of Positive Results, Not of Election

HAMBURG – At long last face to face, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced confidence Friday that their historic first meeting would pave the way for a positive trajectory for their two countries. If thornier issues like election meddling came up in their two-hours-plus meeting, they discussed them only in private. In...

Trump Encounters Putin for First Time, Talks with Peña Nieto
Jul07

Trump Encounters Putin for First Time, Talks with Peña Nieto

With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential Trump campaign collusion. Ahead of a formal, sit-down meeting, Trump and Putin were seen...

Merkel Hopes for G-20 Win-Win Solutions; Protests Expected
Jul06

Merkel Hopes for G-20 Win-Win Solutions; Protests Expected

HAMBURG – U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the Group of 20 top industrial and developing countries arrived Thursday in Hamburg as police in Germany’s second-biggest city braced themselves for a major protest by anti-globalization activists. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped the G-20 leaders meeting Friday and...

Trump Chides Russia, but Doesn’t Condemn Election Meddling
Jul06

Trump Chides Russia, but Doesn’t Condemn Election Meddling

WARSAW – On the eve of his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to confront “new forms of aggression” targeting the West and called for Moscow to stop fomenting unrest around the world. Yet he pointedly stopped short of condemning Russia for meddling in the U.S. election. Buoyed by...

Putin, Trump to Meet in Germany amid a Sea of Disputes
Jul06

Putin, Trump to Meet in Germany amid a Sea of Disputes

For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany offers a long-sought opportunity to negotiate a rapprochement with Washington. But controversy over the Trump campaign’s ties with Russia will loom over the talks, making any agreements unlikely. Rarely in...

Russia’s Putin, North Korea to Challenge Trump Overseas
Jul06

Russia’s Putin, North Korea to Challenge Trump Overseas

WARSAW – President Donald Trump opens his two-nation European visit with what he expects to be a short but warm stop in Poland before he encounters what could be a frostier reception and thornier issues at an international summit in Germany. Trump’s sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s first launch of an...

Ukraine Says it Foiled Second Cyberattack after Police Raid
Jul05

Ukraine Says it Foiled Second Cyberattack after Police Raid

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian authorities have avoided a second cyberattack, the country’s interior minister said Wednesday, an announcement that suggests the effort to wreak electronic havoc across the country is ongoing. Ukraine is still trying to find its feet after scores or even hundreds of businesses and government agencies were hit by an...

Trump Looks for Friendlier European Welcome in Poland
Jul05

Trump Looks for Friendlier European Welcome in Poland

President Donald Trump is headed back to Europe hoping to receive a friendly welcome in Poland despite lingering skepticism across the continent over his commitment to NATO, his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to pull the U.S. out of a major climate agreement. Trump arrives in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday for a...

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations
Jul05

Mueller Probe Could Draw Focus to Russian Crime Operations

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition. Those concerns, ever-present if not necessarily always top priorities, are front and center...

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