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    Common bonds aside, Trump and Merkel show little rapport
    Mar18

    Common bonds aside, Trump and Merkel show little rapport

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sidestep their differences, but some awkward moments punctuated their first public appearance. Later, during a joint news conference, Trump pushed back against the notion in Europe that his “America First” agenda means he’s an isolationist,...

    First meeting between Trump, Merkel gets off to a frosty start
    Mar18

    First meeting between Trump, Merkel gets off to a frosty start

    The two agreed on the need for cooperating in the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria, Iraq and Lybia and the peace process in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    EU, Ukraine, Russia to Hold Three-party Gas Talks
    Mar18

    EU, Ukraine, Russia to Hold Three-party Gas Talks

    “The aim of the trilateral meetings is to ensure continued gas supplies and transit,” the European Commission said in a statement. …read more Source:...

    Over 3rd of Germans, Italians consider Crimea part of Russia
    Mar18

    Over 3rd of Germans, Italians consider Crimea part of Russia

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    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel in Key White House Talks
    Mar18

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel in Key White House Talks

    US President Donald Trump has welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the White House for the first face-to-face meeting between two leaders known for holding opposing views on a host of issues, according to Reuters. Items on the agenda for Friday’s meeting included the fight against ISIL, strengthening the NATO alliance and resolving...

    Astana Ballet Theatre premiers “Walpurgis Night”
    Mar18

    Astana Ballet Theatre premiers “Walpurgis Night”

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The “Walpurgis Night” ballet premiered March 17-18 at the Astana Ballet Theatre in the capital. Photo: davidherrero.com The ballet was staged by Honoured Artist of Russia, People’s Artist of Tatarstan Georgy Kovtun who has produced approximately...

    Donald Trump, Angela Merkel put aside past differences; discuss terrorism, NATO
    Mar18

    Donald Trump, Angela Merkel put aside past differences; discuss terrorism, NATO

    Washington, March 18: United States (US) President Donald Trump had the first encounter on Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and both the leaders put aside their past differences and spoke on important issues like terrorism and NATO etc. The much-awaited meeting was postponed since Tuesday as the heavy snow did not allow the two leaders...

    German FM:  Europe, US Should Stick to Russia Sanctions
    Mar18

    German FM: Europe, US Should Stick to Russia Sanctions

    Europe and the United States should keep sanctions in place against Russia until there is progress in implementing the 2015 Minsk accords aimed at ending the violence in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. Tensions are again running high between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists: Kyiv this week cut off...

    US demands end to Russian annexation of Crime
    Mar18

    US demands end to Russian annexation of Crime

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday reiterated its condemnation of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, vowing to maintain related sanctions until Moscow returns the strategic Black Sea peninsula to Ukraine. “Crimea is a part of Ukraine. The United States again condemns the Russian occupation of Crimea and calls for its immediate...

    In first Trump-Merkel meeting, awkward body language and a quip
    Mar18

    In first Trump-Merkel meeting, awkward body language and a quip

    WASHINGTON: The first face-to-face meeting between US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started awkwardly on Friday and ended even more oddly, with a quip by Trump about wiretapping that left the German leader visibly bewildered. The two leaders share different views on trade, Russia and immigration, leading to some...