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    Trump welcomes Merkel to White House for high stakes visit
    Mar17

    Trump welcomes Merkel to White House for high stakes visit

    WASHINGTON, DC) — It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016 presidential campaign. Their agenda included discussions on strengthening NATO, fighting the Islamic State group and resolving...

    See how Trump welcomed Merkel to the White House
    Mar17

    See how Trump welcomed Merkel to the White House

    President Donald Trump regularly criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the presidential campaign. But both managed to smile, at least a bit, for photographers recording the first face-to-face meeting between the two world leaders since Trump won election. The Associated Press reported that the two planned to talk about NATO, battling...

    EU Slams Russia Over Crimea Annexation On Third Anniversary
    Mar17

    EU Slams Russia Over Crimea Annexation On Third Anniversary

    The European Union on March 17 condemned Russia’s seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea territory, calling Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula a “direct challenge to international security.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump, Angela Merkel hold first face-to-face meeting at White House
    Mar17

    Donald Trump, Angela Merkel hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

    Their agenda included discussions on strengthening NATO, fighting the Islamic State group and resolving Ukraine’s conflict. …read more Source: Global...

    WATCH: Trump and Merkel hold joint news conference
    Mar17

    WATCH: Trump and Merkel hold joint news conference

    President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Merkel will hold a joint news conference at 1:20 p.m. EDT. Watch in the player above. WASHINGTON — It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016...

    Here’s how Trump welcomed Merkel to White House
    Mar17

    Here’s how Trump welcomed Merkel to White House

    President Donald Trump regularly criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the presidential campaign. But both managed to smile, at least a bit, for photographers recording the first face-to-face meeting between the two world leaders since Trump won election. The Associated Press reported that the two planned to talk about NATO, battling...

    In Ukraine: Trade war drives fresh wedge between govt and rebels
    Mar17

    In Ukraine: Trade war drives fresh wedge between govt and rebels

    It was always an uncomfortable paradox for Ukraine's warring sides: while Kiev and Russian-backed rebels battled each other for nearly three years, trade kept flowing across the frontline. It was always an uncomfortable paradox for Ukraine’s warring sides: while Kiev and Russian-backed rebels battled each other for nearly three years,...

    Customs brokers of Belarus, Ukraine to facilitate international trade
    Mar17

    Customs brokers of Belarus, Ukraine to facilitate international trade

    The Association of Customs Representatives of Belarus and the Association of Customs Brokers of Ukraine have agreed to share information, arrange mutual consultations about the development and improvement of national customs regulations. …read more Source:...

    Deputies call for action on prisoners held by Moscow
    Mar17

    Deputies call for action on prisoners held by Moscow

    MEPs have called on Russia to “immediately and unconditionally” release dozens of Ukrainian political prisoners. A resolution adopted by parliament says these have been “illegally detained and imprisoned” in Russia and Crimea. The human rights resolution, adopted in Strasbourg on Thursday, also calls on the Russian authorities to allow prisoners...

    Kiev angry at Belgrade after ruling party MPs visit Crimea
    Mar17

    Kiev angry at Belgrade after ruling party MPs visit Crimea

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has condemned the visit of a group of Serbian Assembly members (“people’s deputies”) to Crimea.Kiev also summoned the Serbian ambassador to Ukraine and asked him to provide “explanations regarding the matter.” …read more Source:...