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    Pro-Russia leader hints at force to take east Ukraine
    Feb18

    Pro-Russia leader hints at force to take east Ukraine

    Alexander Zakharchenko says pro-independence fighters intend to liberate “occupied territories” in the Donetsk and Luhansk provinces through political means. …read more Source:...

    In Europe, Pence to reassure allies at start of Trump era
    Feb18

    In Europe, Pence to reassure allies at start of Trump era

    “The vice president has sent reassuring messages through his own engagement but that hasn’t been enough to dispel the concerns that you see in many parts of Europe,” says Jeff Rathke, a senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. In Munich, the American allies will be seeking clues from Pence as to how...

    Pence caps week of US diplomatic efforts to calm allies
    Feb18

    Pence caps week of US diplomatic efforts to calm allies

    MUNICH, Germany: US Vice President Mike Pence will on Saturday voice a firm commitment to transatlantic ties, capping a week-long European tour by top American officials seeking to reassure allies rattled by Donald Trump. After Defence Secretary James Mattis’ strong affirmation that Nato was a “fundamental bedrock” for the...

    UK’s May vows strong post-Brexit ties with France
    Feb18

    UK’s May vows strong post-Brexit ties with France

    Theresa May and French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve discussed unrest in Syria and Ukraine, migration and terrorism. …read more Source: World...

    Biologists Find 50,000-Year-Old ‘Super Life’ in Mexico Cave
    Feb18

    Biologists Find 50,000-Year-Old ‘Super Life’ in Mexico Cave

    In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both a fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to exist by living on minerals such as iron and manganese, said Penelope Boston,...

    Kyrgyz President’s interview to Euronews
    Feb18

    Kyrgyz President’s interview to Euronews

    Euronews correspondent Natasha Richardson sat down the president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambyev, to talk about his country’s economic ambitions and the fight against terror. euronews: Mr. Atambayev, your country is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union, and this year even presides in this union. Don’t you think that this union...

    Moody’s Says Outlook For Russian Debt Improved By Better Fiscal Management
    Feb18

    Moody’s Says Outlook For Russian Debt Improved By Better Fiscal Management

    The Moody’s ratings agency has raised the outlook on Russian government debt, citing improved fiscal management that it says will reduce the government’s dependence on oil and gas revenues. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Black Sea continues to be at risk
    Feb18

    The Black Sea continues to be at risk

    The Black Sea is an inland sea with a unique ecosystem and some 300 rivers flow into it. According to research, 70% of all waste and pollutants in it come from the six Black Sea countries – Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. In the north-western part bordering with Ukraine, Romania and partly with Bulgaria waters are...

    David Cameron ‘courted’ for top NATO post
    Feb18

    David Cameron ‘courted’ for top NATO post

    LONDON — U.K. cabinet ministers and a foreign statesman are “courting” David Cameron to raise his hand to be the next secretary general of NATO, according to people familiar with the situation. Barely half a year since stepping down as prime minister, Cameron has held what one British official calledÂ...

    Pro-Russian Leader Threatens Kiev with Taking Control of East of Country
    Feb18

    Pro-Russian Leader Threatens Kiev with Taking Control of East of Country

    The leader of a pro-Russian separatist area in the east of Ukraine on Friday threatened Kiev with taking away control of the area by force if a political agreement was not reached. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...