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    UN mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks
    Feb23

    UN mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks

    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on February 19, 2017. Photo: Reuters GENEVA: UN mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he did not expect an immediate breakthrough when Syria peace talks restart on Thursday but wanted productive talks that...

    Town hall anger hits N.J. as Republican Lance faces the public
    Feb23

    Town hall anger hits N.J. as Republican Lance faces the public

    BRANCHBURG — For the first few minutes of Republican U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance’s town hall meeting Wednesday evening, it almost looked like he had won over a passionate anti-Trump crowd of nearly 1,000. Lance, an eight-year incumbent, answered a question about repeal of the Affordable Care Act by saying he supports “repairing” the...

    2 US Lawmakers Call for Lethal Weapons for Ukraine
    Feb23

    2 US Lawmakers Call for Lethal Weapons for Ukraine

    Two U.S. lawmakers say the time has come for the United States to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to better defend itself against Moscow-backed separatists, saying that a “confrontational” Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of easing the pressure on Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    The man who invented Trumpism
    Feb23

    The man who invented Trumpism

    VENMO, Netherlands — ong before Donald Trump upended the American political landscape, Geert Wilders was rewriting the electoral playbook in the Netherlands, stomping ruthlessly over convention and being rewarded with votes. Not only are the two men alike in their peculiar blond hairdos; they share a talent for using controversy to...

    2 US Lawmakers Call for Lethal Weapons for Ukraine
    Feb23

    2 US Lawmakers Call for Lethal Weapons for Ukraine

    Two U.S. lawmakers say the time has come for the United States to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to better defend itself against Moscow-backed separatists, saying that a “confrontational” Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of easing the pressure on Kyiv. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai
    Feb23

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

    DUBAI (AFP) – Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking.The top-seeded German who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took it back in September, could regain the number one ranking were she to...

    In Poland: Right-wing govt ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul
    Feb23

    In Poland: Right-wing govt ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul

    About 90 percent of Poland's top military brass have been replaced in an overhaul launched by the rightwing government, the defence ministry said Wednesday. About 90 percent of Poland’s top military brass have been replaced in an overhaul launched by the rightwing government, the defence ministry said Wednesday.Several leading generals...

    China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Complete (And 4 More Could Be Coming)
    Feb23

    China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Complete (And 4 More Could Be Coming)

    Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Should Washington and Tokyo be worried? According to Chinese state media, Beijing’s first domestically built carrier is nearing completion at Dalian. The vessel—which is expected to become operational in 2020—will be launched soon. Thereafter, the new carrier will spend roughly the next two years being outfitted...

    Why Belarus Can’t Afford to Be the New Ukraine
    Feb23

    Why Belarus Can’t Afford to Be the New Ukraine

    Nikolay Pakhomov Politics, Eurasia Is it too late for Lukashenko to defy Russia? On February 3 Belarusian president Aleksandr Lukashenko launched the fiercest of his rhetorical attacks against Russia—a country that has been financially underpinning Lukashenko’s regime. Despite the audacious comments of the Belarusian leader, there is little...

    Who Is Paul Manafort’s Man In Kyiv? An Interview With Konstantin Kilimnik
    Feb23

    Who Is Paul Manafort’s Man In Kyiv? An Interview With Konstantin Kilimnik

    An elusive Ukrainian associate of Paul Manafort said he briefed the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump on Ukraine during last year’s presidential race. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...