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American Monitor Killed in Ukraine When Mine Hits Vehicle
Apr23

American Monitor Killed in Ukraine When Mine Hits Vehicle

MOSCOW — An American member of the OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine died Sunday and two others were wounded when their vehicle was blown up by a mine in the separatist Luhansk region. The mission’s deputy head, Alexander Hug, said the member killed was from the U.S. and the two wounded are from Germany and the Czech...

Pope Decries ‘Vile’ Attack on Syrians in Easter Address
Apr17

Pope Decries ‘Vile’ Attack on Syrians in Easter Address

VATICAN CITY — On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the “latest vile” attack on civilians in Syria. Both in his impromptu homily during Mass in St. Peter’s Square and later in his formal “Urbi et...

Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address
Apr16

Pope decries ‘vile’ attack on Syrians in Easter address

On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis lamented the horrors generated by war and hatred, delivering an Easter Sunday message that also decried the “latest vile” attack on civilians in Syria. Both in his impromptu homily during Mass in St. Peter’s Square and later in his formal “Urbi et Orbi” Easter...

Russia reset redux? Trump tries where predecessors failed
Apr13

Russia reset redux? Trump tries where predecessors failed

It’s a familiar refrain: A new American president seeks improved relations with Russia. And like his predecessors, Donald Trump is running into a thicket of obstacles, new and old, to even maintaining a functioning relationship with Moscow. For Trump, the grievances inherited from Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have been...

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at ‘all-time low’
Apr13

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at ‘all-time low’

Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low.” His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. “Right now...

US, Russia at ‘Low Point’ After No Breakthrough in Moscow
Apr13

US, Russia at ‘Low Point’ After No Breakthrough in Moscow

MOSCOW – The United States and Russia laid bare their deep and dangerous divides on Syria and other matters Wednesday, as America’s top diplomat left an almost two-hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin with the sense the countries have reached a “low point” in relations. That candid assessment by U.S. Secretary of...

U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Russia
Apr12

U.S. Secretary of State Arrives in Russia

Moscow.- U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, will meet this Wednesday with his Russian peer, Serguei Lavrov to discuss among other issues the situation in Syria, Ukraine, security and anti-terrorism. During the work visit of Tillerson, the first as head of U.S. diplomacy will also analyze the differendum Palestinean-Israeli, the situation in...

Manafort Firm Received Ukraine Ledger Payout
Apr12

Manafort Firm Received Ukraine Ledger Payout

WASHINGTON – Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. Ukrainian investigators called it evidence of off-the-books payments from a pro-Russian political party — and part of a larger pattern of corruption under the...

G-7 Foreign Ministers Close Meeting in Italy
Apr12

G-7 Foreign Ministers Close Meeting in Italy

Rome.- With an aggressive speech against Syria, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Russia and, to a lesser extent, Iran, G-7 foreign ministers closed Tuesday their two-day meeting in the Italian city of Lucca. The fight against terrorism, the confrontation with the Islamic State and a general review of the situation in Iraq, Libya,...

UN Security Council Discusses Climate Change Impact on Security
Apr10

UN Security Council Discusses Climate Change Impact on Security

United Nations.- The UN Security Council held a meeting today under the Arria Formula to discuss the impact of climate change on international stability, a forum focused on the threat of sea level increase. Summoned by Ukraine, the participants in the session analyzed the situation of developing small island States, the most vulnerable to...

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