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    World › Tillerson demands NATO allies ramp up military spending
    Apr01

    World › Tillerson demands NATO allies ramp up military spending

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “ongoing hostility and occupation” of Ukraine as the Trump administration toughened its tone toward Moscow. Russia declared itself “perplexed” by the comments from Tillerson, who met fellow NATO...

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official
    Apr01

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer asked members of the White House press corps why they were “rushing to defend” a former Obama administration official during Friday’s press briefing. Spicer’s comment came during an exchange with National Public Radio correspondent Tamara Keith, who asked about the relevance of...

    Tusk appeals to  EU to remain “united”
    Apr01

    Tusk appeals to EU to remain “united”

    European council president Donald Tusk has appealed to the EU to remain “united” after Brexit talks began this week. In a speech, Tusk said, “Five days ago in Rome, right before signing the Rome Declaration, I said, “Europe as a political entity will either be united, or will not be at all. Only a united Europe can be a sovereign Europe in...

    Tillerson pushes US demand on Nato allies
    Apr01

    Tillerson pushes US demand on Nato allies

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reassured his nervous European counterparts over Washington’s commitment to Nato and pressed them again to spend more on defence, triggering a rebuke from Germany.Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said it was neither “reachable nor desirable” for Germany to spend the agreed Nato target of 2% of member...

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry
    Mar31

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry

    Ukraine could lose the right to participate in future renditions of the Eurovision Song Contest if it bars Russia’s entry in this year’s competition from entering Ukraine to participate, the head of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine
    Mar31

    Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine

    Moscow denounces NATO ‘slander’ over ‘Russian aggression’ …read more Source: World...

    US defense chief says North Korea has ‘got to be stopped’
    Mar31

    US defense chief says North Korea has ‘got to be stopped’

    London, Mar 31: (AP) North Korea must be stopped on its path toward being able to threaten the United States with nuclear attack, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said today in a stark expression of America’s top national security concern at the moment. He emphasized diplomatic means of changing Pyongyang’s “reckless” agenda. On his...

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says
    Mar31

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says

    WASHINGTON ― Evelyn Farkas, who served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia until 2015, blasted White House press secretary Sean Spicer Friday after he peddled a misleading conspiracy theory about her role in gathering information on connections between President Donald Trump and Russia.Spicer spent much of...

    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’
    Mar31

    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday, March 31, he would hold talks with NATO allies about “Russia’s aggression in Ukraine,” signalling a tougher stance toward Moscow from the Trump administration. “We want to have a discussion around NATO’s posture in Europe, most particularly in...

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final
    Mar31

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final

    Roger Federer dramatically fought his way into the Miami Open semi-finals with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (8/6) victory over Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych on Thursday. The 35-year-old Swiss, who has already won the Australian Open and Indian Wells so far this year, extended his win streak over Berdych to seven matches. There was plenty of tension in the...