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    Pence Reassures Japan On North Korea, Promises To Work With China
    Apr18

    Pence Reassures Japan On North Korea, Promises To Work With China

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reassured Japan of American commitment to reining in North Korea’s nuclear and missile ambitions on Tuesday, after warning that U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed the strength of its resolve.Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of an “iron-clad” alliance with the United...

    Canada military signs agreement with Latvia for upcoming NATO deployment
    Apr18

    Canada military signs agreement with Latvia for upcoming NATO deployment

    Canada and Latvia have put in place an agreement governing the establishment of a NATO battlegroup in the eastern European country. This summer Canada will lead a multinational NATO battlegroup in Latvia as part of what the military has called the alliance’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in Central and Eastern Europe. A technical...

    Between East and West: What’s next for Belarus? (Podcast)
    Apr18

    Between East and West: What’s next for Belarus? (Podcast)

    Photo: Hanna Liubankova Belarus has recently moved to the headlines of major international news outlets because of massive protests against the rule of president Lukashenka. But unlike in Ukraine, protests in Belarus has not yet lead to political changes. The KCL Eurasia Society, KCL Diplomacy Society and the Ostrogorski Centre hosted public...

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal
    Apr18

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Ukraine peace deal …read more Source:...

    IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system
    Apr18

    IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system

    The IMF’s chief to Ukraine told Kiev Tuesday its pension system was unsustainable because it supported nearly a third of the population and must limit the number of retirees …read more Source: The Daily...

    Journalist Semena Says Russian Charge ‘Not Legal But Political’
    Apr18

    Journalist Semena Says Russian Charge ‘Not Legal But Political’

    Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is being tried by a Russian court in Crimea, says that he is being prosecuted for political reasons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system
    Apr18

    IMF tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system

    KIEV: The IMF’s chief to Ukraine told Kiev on Tuesday its pension system was unsustainable because it supported nearly a third of the population and must limit the number of retirees. The International Monetary Fund has long pressed Ukraine to tackle its budget-draining social welfare program for retired workers as part of a broader...

    Germany’s Merkel and Russia’s Putin Discuss Ukraine Peace Deal
    Apr18

    Germany’s Merkel and Russia’s Putin Discuss Ukraine Peace Deal

    BERLIN (AP) — The German government says the leaders of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a faltering peace deal for eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Back-Channel Diplomat Still Shopping Peace Plan to Trump
    Apr18

    Ukraine’s Back-Channel Diplomat Still Shopping Peace Plan to Trump

    As power struggles heat up back home, Andrey Artemenko is pushing policy in Washington to play politics in Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

    There’s some irony here: The waters of Trump’s Washington are dark and deep
    Apr18

    There’s some irony here: The waters of Trump’s Washington are dark and deep

    (Credit: AP) Years ago, I worked for a wealthy television executive in Washington, DC, who had a posh Georgetown townhouse with a courtyard. In the center of his courtyard was a small fountain, and he became obsessed with getting hold of a certain dye for it that the National Park Service used in fountains and pools at various historic sites...