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    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...

    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 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 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...

    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,...

    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...

    Q&A: Duško Marković, the Prime Minister Stuck Between Putin and Trump in the Balkans
    Feb16

    Q&A: Duško Marković, the Prime Minister Stuck Between Putin and Trump in the Balkans

    As the U.S. presidential elections were approaching last year, voters in the tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro liked to say that they deserved to cast a ballot at least as much as any American. They were only half joking. Like many people in Eastern Europe wedged between the dueling interests of Russia and the West, the outcome of the U.S. race...

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb16

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    * Turkey and Russia cooperating over Syria * Intelligence sharing after militant attacks * Russian Muslims describe Turkish police raids Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two...