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    Trump Upends U.S. Foreign Policy–and He’s Not Even Sworn In
    Jan04

    Trump Upends U.S. Foreign Policy–and He’s Not Even Sworn In

    Never has a president-elect so roiled American foreign policy before even taking office. On a dizzying range of fronts–Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East– Donald J. Trump has dissented from longstanding U.S. policy, challenged the outgoing president as he has managed America’s international relations, and put in doubt the...

    NATO: Russian Aircraft Intercepted 110 Times Above Baltic in 2016
    Jan04

    NATO: Russian Aircraft Intercepted 110 Times Above Baltic in 2016

    Russian military aircraft near the Baltic Sea were intercepted by NATO jets 110 times in 2016. The number of intercepts was lower than the 160 recorded in 2015 and the 140 in 2014, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense said in a statement to Baltic news agency BNS. NATO has confirmed these figures to Newsweek. However, this greatly exceeds the...

    Who Is Marine Le Pen? French Presidential Candidate Says Russia’s Crimean Annexation Not Illegal
    Jan04

    Who Is Marine Le Pen? French Presidential Candidate Says Russia’s Crimean Annexation Not Illegal

    Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula in March 2014 was legal, according to French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. The French far-right leader is also of the opinion that Crimea is an integral part of Russia. Le Pen, who has vowed to work closely with Russian President Vladimir Putin if she becomes the next French president...

    Marine Le Pen asked to repay €9 million bank loan: reports
    Jan04

    Marine Le Pen asked to repay €9 million bank loan: reports

    French National Front leader Marine Le Pen was told to repay €9 million of a loan from a Russian-based bank, according to media reports. The Russian Bank Deposit Insurance Agency is calling in part of the loan granted by the First Czech-Russian Bank, which has since been dissolved, Le Monde reports. The National Front is operating...

    10.5% decrease in tourist arrivals in November: CAPMAS
    Jan04

    10.5% decrease in tourist arrivals in November: CAPMAS

    The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in November 2016 was 499,800—a 10.5% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to November 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector that western Europe sent the largest number of tourists to...

    What’s the biggest test Trump will face in 2017?
    Jan04

    What’s the biggest test Trump will face in 2017?

    It is going to be so easy.” Those were the words candidate Donald Trump used in October, imagining a future where he, as president, would replace the Affordable Care Act with something “great.” In reality, no presidency is easy — the office’s unique role at home and around the world...

    OSCE ‘not satisfied’ with status quo in eastern Ukraine
    Jan04

    OSCE ‘not satisfied’ with status quo in eastern Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which is tasked with monitoring truce agreements in eastern Ukraine, says it is displeased with the status quo in the region despite the fact that the conflict has generally subsided. …read more Source: Iran...

    The Latest: Trump set for briefing on Russian hacking probe
    Jan04

    The Latest: Trump set for briefing on Russian hacking probe

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:15 a.m. The CIA and FBI directors — along with the director of national intelligence — will brief President-elect Donald Trump on the investigation into Russia’s alleged hacking efforts during the 2016 election. Transition officials say CIA Director John Brennan,...

    Ukraine Might Ban Marine Le Pen and Her Thoughts on European Currency
    Jan04

    Ukraine Might Ban Marine Le Pen and Her Thoughts on European Currency

    The far-right French politician said Russia’s Crimea annexation referendum was not illegal, and also that maybe France should have two currencies. …read more Source: Foreign...

    OSCE ‘not satisfied’ with status quo in eastern Ukraine
    Jan04

    OSCE ‘not satisfied’ with status quo in eastern Ukraine

    The OSCE chairman said the organization wants to make efforts to “see change for the better.” …read more Source:...