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    Tillerson to meet allies as Nato races to save talks
    Mar25

    Tillerson to meet allies as Nato races to save talks

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with Nato members next week in Brussels, officials said Friday, as alliance diplomats worked to nail down the date. “We are currently planning to hold the meeting of Nato foreign ministers on 31 March. Consultations on scheduling among Allies are ongoing,” a Nato official in...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 25 Mar 2017
    Mar25

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 25 Mar 2017

    Trump blames Democrats for healthcare bill humiliation Donald Trump has blamed the Democrats for the failure of his healthcare bill. In a significant blow for the US President, the bill was withdrawn yesterday because it did not have enough support to pass in Congress. Trump told the Washington Post: “We were a little bit shy, very little,...

    The Global Right Wing Grows: Marine Le Pen Meets and Expresses Admiration for Putin
    Mar25

    The Global Right Wing Grows: Marine Le Pen Meets and Expresses Admiration for Putin

    The international far right celebrates a milestone meeting. The international web of far right politicians includes the likes of President Donald Trump in the United States, MEP Nigel Farage in the United Kingdom, President Vladimir Putin in Russia and an aspiring president — Marine Le Pen in France.As if to solidify her status as part of a...

    Trump’s Russia Ties a Full-Blown Crisis for U.S. Democracy
    Mar25

    Trump’s Russia Ties a Full-Blown Crisis for U.S. Democracy

    If there has ever been a need for a select committee and an independent prosecutor, that time is now. If the United States Congress were doing its job, right now nearly all business before the House and Senate would grind to a halt as leaders addressed a rapidly-unfolding crisis: whether the current administration is acting in the interests of...

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow
    Mar25

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen as she visited Moscow on Friday, with the Russian leader stressing that the Kremlin does not meddle in France s politics. Le Pen’s meeting with Putin comes a month before the first round of the French presidential vote and as she tries to boost her...

    Ukraine says Russian agent shot Putin critic Denis Voronenkov
    Mar25

    Ukraine says Russian agent shot Putin critic Denis Voronenkov

    The assassin who gunned down a prominent Russian opposition figure on a sidewalk in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was identified by Ukrainian officials …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukrainian officials: Russian agent gunned down former lawmaker
    Mar25

    Ukrainian officials: Russian agent gunned down former lawmaker

    The assassin who gunned down a prominent Russian opposition figure Thursday in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was identified by Ukrainian officials Friday as a 28-year-old Russian agent. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Football: Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise
    Mar25

    Football: Buffon reaches 1,000 as Italy and Spain cruise

    PARIS (AFP) – Italy kept pace with Spain in European World Cup qualifying as goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played his 1,000th professional match in a 2-0 victory over Albania on Friday.A first-half Daniele De Rossi penalty and late second from Ciro Immobile was enough to earn the Azzurri three points but they remain behind Spain on goal...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Russian disinformation — Gaffes and laughs — Czech mates
    Mar25

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Russian disinformation — Gaffes and laughs — Czech mates

    EUROPEAN POLITICS OF RUSSIAN DISINFORMATION: Federica Mogherini’s squad working to counter Russian disinformation and propaganda — known as the East StratCom team — has a problem. Unfortunately for Mogherini, it’s her. Activists, analysts, national foreign ministries and political opponents in the...

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow
    Mar25

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen as she visited Moscow on Friday, with the Russian leader stressing that the Kremlin does not meddle in Frances politics.Le Pens meeting with Putin — their first, according to Moscow — comes a month before the first round of the...