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    Questions grow over Hungarian no-bid nuclear deal
    Nov18

    Questions grow over Hungarian no-bid nuclear deal

    As European Commission officials struggled to defend their decision to allow Hungary to skirt public tender requirements and award a multi-billion euro contract to Russia’s state-owned nuclear power company, a major U.S.-based energy company said Friday that it wanted the work but was denied the opportunity to bid. Westinghouse Electric...

    “Fake News” is the New “Bregret”
    Nov18

    “Fake News” is the New “Bregret”

    After a majority of British voters stunned the political establishment on both sides of the Atlantic by voting to leave the European Union, the media quickly alighted on a narrative to reassure “Remain” partisans of their moral superiority: “Leave” voters, ignorant of the actual implications of their vote, were already regretting their decision...

    The West Can’t Stand Up to Russia in the Donald Trump Era
    Nov18

    The West Can’t Stand Up to Russia in the Donald Trump Era

    At the end of October, one of the Russian navy’s main battleships, a guided-missile destroyer called the Smetlivy, set out from its homeport in Crimea and headed west through the Black Sea and into the Aegean. It had two stops to make. The first was in Greece—a member of NATO and the European Union—where the ship was invited to a maritime...

    Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globe
    Nov18

    Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globe

    LOANHEAD, SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 18: Carolyn Spray holds up one of her many Poinsettia plants ready to be dispatched for the Christmas season at the Pentland Plants garden centre on November 18,2016 in Loanhead, Scotland. The garden centre grows around 100,000 poinsettias, a traditional Christmas house plant. The Midlothian business supplies a...

    Obama, EU Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia
    Nov18

    Obama, EU Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia

    President Obama and leaders of the European Union agreed on Friday to retain sanctions against Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine. The meeting, hosted in Berlin by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was held amid growing concern that President-elect Donald Trump will ease U.S. policy toward Russia despite Moscow’s military...

    Putin Highlights Russia’s Development of New ‘Advanced Weapons Systems’
    Nov18

    Putin Highlights Russia’s Development of New ‘Advanced Weapons Systems’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday underscored Moscow’s pursuit of advanced weapons systems and commitment to maintaining forces that can “neutralize” threats to the country’s security. Russia like other countries is focusing on the development of laser, hypersonic, and robotic weapons, Putin said at a meeting on developing...

    Putin says Russia will put emphasis on precision systems to target enemy weapons and infrastructure
    Nov18

    Putin says Russia will put emphasis on precision systems to target enemy weapons and infrastructure

    Russia is working to develop new weapons to ensure a global strategic balance, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking to top military leaders at his residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, said that Russia, like other nations, is working on state-of-the art...

    Barack Obama Ends Final State Visit To Europe By Doing Damage Control For Donald Trump
    Nov18

    Barack Obama Ends Final State Visit To Europe By Doing Damage Control For Donald Trump

    President Barack Obama spent Friday doing a first round of bidding for his successor, pleading with European leaders to work with president-elect Donald Trump once he assumes office.It’s a strange situation for all parties. During the election campaign, Obama and many of these leaders did not mince words about their distaste for Trump. The...

    NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders
    Nov18

    NATO will survive Trump, say British and Canadian leaders

    (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) HALIFAX — The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax Friday with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power. During the summer, Trump said he wanted...

    Defence leaders at Halifax forum say Trump’s NATO criticisms nothing new
    Nov18

    Defence leaders at Halifax forum say Trump’s NATO criticisms nothing new

    HALIFAX — The defence secretary of the United Kingdom and his Canadian counterpart kicked off an international security conference in Halifax Friday with reassurances they expect key military alliances will endure as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take power. During the summer, Trump said he wanted changes in the North Atlantic...