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    What democracy? Dutch voters BETRAYED as EU rubber stamps visa-free access for Ukraine
    Nov17

    What democracy? Dutch voters BETRAYED as EU rubber stamps visa-free access for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS trampled over the result of a Dutch referendum on freedom of movement today as it rubber stamped visa-free access for 40 million Ukrainians. …read more Source:...

    Stand up to Russia, Obama advises Trump
    Nov17

    Stand up to Russia, Obama advises Trump

    BERLIN // Offering some pointed foreign policy advice to his successor, US president Barack Obama expressed hope on Thursday that his succesor, Donald Trump, will stand up to Russia when it deviates from American “values and international norms”. Mr Obama, in a joint news conference with German chancellor Angela Merkel during his...

    Duterte and Putin Reject ICC
    Nov17

    Duterte and Putin Reject ICC

    The liberal international order is in bad shape these days, as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to withdraw from the International Criminal Court the very day after Russia did so. Reuters: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he might follow Russia and withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), citing...

    Obama to Trump: Time to get serious
    Nov17

    Obama to Trump: Time to get serious

    BERLIN — Get serious or get played, President Barack Obama told President-elect Donald Trump here Thursday — warning his successor that he’ll lose elections and people will die if he doesn’t shape up.As impressive as the campaign he ran was, that won’t translate to governing, Obama said he told Trump in their long private...

    The Top Foreign Conflicts Trump Will Inherit
    Nov17

    The Top Foreign Conflicts Trump Will Inherit

    When Donald Trump becomes president in January he will inherit challenges beyond America’s borders. Trump ran a campaign opposing the internationalism promoted by predecessors from both parties, and now he must decide how to deal with the realities of foreign policy and national security. Under President Barack Obama, the U.S. is engaged...

    Rada suggests checking mental health of Ukraine leadership
    Nov17

    Rada suggests checking mental health of Ukraine leadership

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    Poland to compare photos of US man in Nazi crimes probe
    Nov17

    Poland to compare photos of US man in Nazi crimes probe

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish prosecutor pursuing a Nazi crimes investigation of a Minnesota man said Thursday that experts will compare the man’s photos with that of a Nazi commander to make sure they are the same person. The Associated Press has identified the man, Michael Karkoc, as a World War II commander of a unit in the SS-led...

    Poland to compare photos of US man in Nazi crimes probe
    Nov17

    Poland to compare photos of US man in Nazi crimes probe

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish prosecutor pursuing a Nazi crimes investigation of a Minnesota man said Thursday that experts will compare the man’s photos with that of a Nazi commander to make sure they are the same person. The Associated Press has identified the man, Michael Karkoc, as a World War II commander of a unit in the SS-led...

    Russia blamed for prank call to Ukraine president
    Nov17

    Russia blamed for prank call to Ukraine president

    Russian security services arranged a prank call to the Ukrainian president and doctored a recording of the conversation, Kiev has claimed. …read more Source: Sky...

    Obama Swoons Over Angela Merkel, All But Endorsing Her Re-election
    Nov17

    Obama Swoons Over Angela Merkel, All But Endorsing Her Re-election

    President Barack Obama’s press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday was a love fest, with Obama joking that Merkel would have his backing if he were a German voter.Asked whether he would like to see Merkel run for re-election in 2017, Obama all but explicitly endorsed her candidacy.“I try to make it a rule not to...