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    Biden: Russia sanctions must stay in place
    Jan16

    Biden: Russia sanctions must stay in place

    On a last foreign trip before leaving office, Vice President Joe Biden on Monday met with Ukraine’s president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia.Watch the video above for… …read more Source: The...

    NATO without U.S. means Canada will have to do more, says committee chair
    Jan16

    NATO without U.S. means Canada will have to do more, says committee chair

    The head of the House of Commons foreign affairs committee says Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U.S. follows through on president-elect Donald Trump’s musings on withdrawing from the alliance. Liberal MP Bob Nault cautions that Canada and its NATO partners need to see how U.S. foreign policy formally takes shape after...

    Stars struggle at Oz Open
    Jan16

    Stars struggle at Oz Open

    MELBOURNE – World No. 1 Andy Murray was tested and Stan Wawrinka lost his cool as stars struggled on a hot first day at the Australian Open Monday. Roger Federer and Angelique Kerber, the defending women’s champion, both dropped sets on a day which threatened a host of upsets at Melbourne Park. In the event, fourth seed Simona Halep was the...

    US President-elect Trump stirs concern among allies
    Jan16

    US President-elect Trump stirs concern among allies

    Frankfurt, Monday President-elect Donald Trump, in remarks likely to rattle US allies, described North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) as “obsolete” in an interview published in today editions of two European newspapers. He also hailed Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) and backed a speedy trade deal with the United Kingdom...

    Adriano: Russians sign Brazilian from Milan
    Jan16

    Adriano: Russians sign Brazilian from Milan

    No financial details of the deal were disclosed but Russian media reported a fee of one million euros ($1.06 million) for the 29-year-old striker. Russian Premier League table-toppers Spartak Moscow have signed Brazilian international forward Luiz Adriano from AC Milan, the Moscow club said on Monday.No financial details of the deal were...

    Heat is on as stars struggle at Aussie Open
    Jan16

    Heat is on as stars struggle at Aussie Open

    World number one Andy Murray was tested and Stan Wawrinka lost his cool as stars struggled on a hot first day at the Australian Open yesterday. Roger Federer and Angelique Kerber, the defending women’s champion, both dropped sets on a day which threatened a host of upsets at Melbourne Park. In the event, fourth seed Simona Halep was the...

    Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia
    Jan16

    Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway, irking Russia

    Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway’s Arctic neighbor Russia.Officials played down any link between the operation and NATO concerns over Russia, but the deployment...

    World No.1 Kerber escapes first round loss at Australian Open
    Jan16

    World No.1 Kerber escapes first round loss at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE (AFP) – World number one Angelique Kerber battled past Lesia Tsurenko in a stuttering start to her first Grand Slam title defence at the Australian Open Monday, admitting she made too many mistakes.The top seed ultimately proved too much for the Ukrainian, winning 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 on Rod Laver Arena but the Germans laboured victory...

    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’: president
    Jan16

    Serbia wants to annex part of Kosovo using ‘Crimea model’: president

    Serbia plans to seize a slice of northern Kosovo just as Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014, Kosovo’s president told Reuters on Monday, as the two Balkan neighbors trade accusations of wanting to ignite a new regional war. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO
    Jan16

    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 The past, present and future policies of the United States on the Eastern European front came to a head days before the transition of power in the U.S. In his final foreign trip, Vice President Joe Biden visited Kyiv on Jan. 16 and urged the incoming Trump administration to […] …read more Source:...