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    China, Ukraine agree to develop security cooperation
    Feb16

    China, Ukraine agree to develop security cooperation

    The National Guard of Ukraine said on Wednesday it had agreed to develop security cooperation with the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force. …read more Source: English China News...

    Trump: US defence chief to NATO: pay up or we reduce support
    Feb16

    Trump: US defence chief to NATO: pay up or we reduce support

    US Defence Secretary James Mattis bluntly warned NATO allies Wednesday that Donald Trump's administration would "moderate its commitment" to the transatlantic alliance unless members met their spending pledges. US Defence Secretary James Mattis bluntly warned NATO allies Wednesday that Donald Trump’s administration would...

    Trump dodges questions as Russia scandal deepens
    Feb16

    Trump dodges questions as Russia scandal deepens

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump dodged questions about ties with Russia, railed against intelligence leaks and defended a key aide he just fired, as crisis engulfed his young presidency Wednesday. Amid revelations that Trump aides were in repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials in the run-up to his shock election victory last year, the...

    Ukraine Says Russian Hackers Targeting Kyiv’s Power Grid, Financial System
    Feb16

    Ukraine Says Russian Hackers Targeting Kyiv’s Power Grid, Financial System

    Ukraine accused Russian hackers of targeting its power grid, financial system, and other infrastructure with thousands of attacks and a new type of virus that attacks industrial processes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Ukraine: Government declares state of energy emergency
    Feb16

    In Ukraine: Government declares state of energy emergency

    Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by consumers. Ukraine on Wednesday announced a state of emergency for its energy sector that could result in rolling blackouts as officials try to sharply curtail electricity use by...

    Mediator Says Warring Sides In Ukraine Agree To Pull Back Heavy Weapons
    Feb16

    Mediator Says Warring Sides In Ukraine Agree To Pull Back Heavy Weapons

    An international mediator said Ukraine’s warring sides have agreed to withdraw heavy weapons from the front line by February 20 in line with the Minsk peace plan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Ukraine: Warring sides agree on heavy arms pullback
    Feb16

    In Ukraine: Warring sides agree on heavy arms pullback

    An international mediator on Wednesday said Ukraine's warring sides had agreed to withdraw heavy weapons from the volatile frontline by February 20 in line with a tattered peace plan. An international mediator on Wednesday said Ukraine’s warring sides had agreed to withdraw heavy weapons from the volatile frontline by February 20 in...

    More About Russia and Less About Flynn?
    Feb16

    More About Russia and Less About Flynn?

    The story on the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn is somewhat like peeling an onion, with each layer revealing something new. To be sure, I am delighted to see Flynn gone, both because of his clearly expressed desire to confront Iran and his inaccurate characterization of Islam. But Flynn’s departure will no doubt be...

    Trump defence chief to NATO: pay up or we reduce support
    Feb16

    Trump defence chief to NATO: pay up or we reduce support

    BRUSSELS: US Defence Secretary James Mattis bluntly warned NATO allies Wednesday that Donald Trump’s administration would “moderate its commitment” to the transatlantic alliance unless members met their spending pledges. Mattis’s no-nonsense message to his counterparts in Brussels follows years of calls by Washington for...

    Questions about Trump’s Russia connections could hinder closer relations
    Feb16

    Questions about Trump’s Russia connections could hinder closer relations

    A barrage of damning revelations about contacts between Donald Trump’s associates and Russian officials threatens to derail his plans for a closer relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Growing political pressure on Trump to stand up to Putin rather than work with him could even escalate tensions between the United States...