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    News24.com | Ukraine’s leader warns of power cuts
    Feb16

    News24.com | Ukraine’s leader warns of power cuts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned that nationalist protesters blocking a railway to the coal-rich Russian-backed separatist east could cause power outages across the country. …read more Source:...

    US and Russia agree to boost military communications: Pentagon
    Feb16

    US and Russia agree to boost military communications: Pentagon

    Washington, Feb 17 : The US and Russian militaries agreed to “enhance communications” after a meeting between their top commanders in Azerbaijan today, the Pentagon said. Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joe Dunford and his Russian counterpart Valery Gerasimov discussed military relations between the two countries as well as security in...

    France: U.S. Position On Mideast Peace Is ‘Confused And Worrying’
    Feb16

    France: U.S. Position On Mideast Peace Is ‘Confused And Worrying’

    BONN, Germany, Feb 16 (Reuters) – France considers the U.S. position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “confused and worrying,” its foreign minister said on Thursday, reacting to U.S. President Trump’s dropping of the America’s commitment to a two-state solution.Jean-Marc Ayrault met Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a G20...

    The surging Russian ruble has caught the Kremlin’s attention
    Feb16

    The surging Russian ruble has caught the Kremlin’s attention

    The Russian ruble's had a good start in 2017 — but there are a few unusual things about the recent rally. The Russian ruble has had a good start to 2017. The currency has climbed by nearly 6% against the US dollar since the start of the year, and has been the best performing emerging market currency in February. It is down by 0.6% at 57.5953...

    The surging Russian ruble has caught the Kremlin’s attention
    Feb16

    The surging Russian ruble has caught the Kremlin’s attention

    The Russian ruble's had a good start in 2017 — but there are a few unusual things about the recent rally. The Russian ruble has had a good start to 2017. The currency has climbed by nearly 6% against the US dollar since the start of the year, and has been the best performing emerging market currency in February. It is down by 0.6% at 57.5953...

    Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site
    Feb16

    Dutch say Ukraine will renew search at MH17 crash site

    February 17, 2017 3:11 AMTHE HAGUE (AFP) – Ukraine is expected to renew this spring its search for human remains at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Dutch Security and Justice Minister Stef Blok said on Thursday (Feb 16). …read more Source: The Straits...

    The Russian ruble’s rally is drawing the Kremlin’s attention
    Feb16

    The Russian ruble’s rally is drawing the Kremlin’s attention

    The Russian ruble's had a good start in 2017 — but there are a few unusual things about the recent rally. The Russian ruble has had a good start to 2017. The currency has climbed by nearly 6% against the US dollar since the start of the year, and has been the best performing emerging market currency in February. It is down by 0.6% at 57.5953...

    Turkey’s snuggling up to Russia is likely to hurt it
    Feb16

    Turkey’s snuggling up to Russia is likely to hurt it

    AT ISTANBUL’S naval museum, around the corner from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s residence, reminders of one of Europe’s biggest geopolitical rivalries are everywhere. A bust commemorates Hasan Pasha of Algiers, a commander in a battle in which the Russian fleet burned the Ottoman one to a crisp. The remnants of the...

    Old Alliances in Doubt as World’s Top Diplomats Meet in Bonn
    Feb16

    Old Alliances in Doubt as World’s Top Diplomats Meet in Bonn

    BONN, Germany — Envoys from 20 of the world’s leading nations met Thursday in Germany to discuss current conflicts and ways to prevent future crises, against a backdrop of uncertainty among allies and adversaries over the direction of U.S. foreign policy. Germany’s foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel, who is hosting the two-day talks in...

    How Moldova escaped the effects of a giant banking crisis
    Feb16

    How Moldova escaped the effects of a giant banking crisis

    At least the wine is safe MOLDOVA is a country of ignominious records. It is by far Europe’s poorest place. Among countries that bother to count foreign tourists, only Tuvalu welcomes fewer. To these dubious achievements, this little Romanian-speaking former Soviet republic added a new one in 2014. A leaked report revealed that up to $1bn,...