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    Poroshenko Says Satisfied Has ‘Built Bridges’ With Trump Administration
    Feb23

    Poroshenko Says Satisfied Has ‘Built Bridges’ With Trump Administration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was satisfied he has established a dialogue with the Trump administration despite early predictions the American president would favor a closer relationship with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP Analysis: Why Venezuelans have lost hope life will change
    Feb23

    AP Analysis: Why Venezuelans have lost hope life will change

    Staring numbly at the floor, Jhorman recounts how he watched his cousin’s skull come apart under his baseball cap from a bullet shot by security forces. Many of more than 100 political prisoners were arrested that year and remain in jail, according to human rights groups. Most are being held incommunicado in the dungeons of El Helicoide, a...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Stage a Show of Force in the Capital Kiev
    Feb23

    Ukrainian Nationalists Stage a Show of Force in the Capital Kiev

    Smoke bombs, flares and nationalist imagery made for a highly charged demonstration in the Ukrainian capital on Wednesday as protesters turned out to oppose business dealings with the rebel-occupied east and voiced their support for government reform. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Saudi-Ukraine strong relations highlighted at Interpipe reception
    Feb23

    Saudi-Ukraine strong relations highlighted at Interpipe reception

    RIYADH — Interpipe, global steel pipes and railway wheels producer, hosted a reception in partnership with the Ukrainian Embassy in Riyadh last Tuesday (Feb. 21), attended by key government officials and business representatives from the Kingdom. These included the Chairman of Al Shaye Group Saud Al Shaye, Chairman of Rassais Group and Head of...

    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...

    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...