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    Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser
    Feb21

    Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    By CATHERINE LUCEY and ROBERT BURNS PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach, Florida, club and said McMaster is “a...

    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up
    Feb21

    Pence reassures Europe, demands NATO pay up

    BRUSSELS: US Vice President Mike Pence told nervous Europeans Monday that Donald Trump will remain committed to transatlantic ties, but warned NATO allies they must boost their defence spending in return. Capping a European trip aimed at allaying fears about the new administration’s support, Pence said Washington’s backing for the EU...

    NYT: Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan
    Feb21

    NYT: Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan

    NEW YORK: President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, a business associate and a Ukrainian lawmaker have drawn up a peace plan for the Russia-Ukraine conflict, presenting the proposal to the administration’s former national security advisor, the New York Times reported Sunday. According to the report, Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen...

    Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan
    Feb21

    Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan

    Michael Cohen said he did meet with a Russian-born ex-Trump associate and a Ukraine lawmaker, but didn’t carry a peace plan to Mike Flynn. …read more Source:...

    Trump Decapitates the Russia Peace Initiative
    Feb21

    Trump Decapitates the Russia Peace Initiative

    Photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo Trump folds under totalizing corporate media and war-state pressures today. The resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn decapitates his presidency’s peace initiative with Russia after years of campaigning for it. General Flynn is not another Trump slob. He is the most advanced military intelligence...

    Kremlin: Trump associates’ peace plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’
    Feb21

    Kremlin: Trump associates’ peace plan for Ukraine ‘absurd’

    US president’s lawyer Michael Cohen helped craft proposal calling for referendum on leasing Crimea to Russia for 50 or 100 years …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64
    Feb21

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

    Tenure of long-serving diplomat marked by tensions with West, particularly over Russian involvement in Ukraine and Syria …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64
    Feb21

    Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC at 64

    Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country’s interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission. Vitaly Churkin, 64, was taken to a hospital in New York, where he died, Russia’s deputy...

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding in the east
    Feb20

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding in the east

    As the truce began, Russia defended its decision to recognise rebel-issued passports. …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win
    Feb20

    Tennis: Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win

    DUBAI (Agencies) – Two days afer playing the Doha final, Caroline Wozniacki plunged straight back to work on Monday at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 first-round defeat of Darya Kasatkina.Former WTA world number one Wozniacki had only limited turnaround time to adjust to what many feel is a faster court in the emirate...