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    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’
    Jan04

    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’

    FRENCH far right leader Marine Le Pen faces being banned from Ukraine after she made comments appearing to back Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’
    Jan04

    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’

    FRENCH far right leader Marine Le Pen faces being banned from Ukraine after she made comments appearing to back Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Brussels Notebook: Elections Aren’t Only Things Keeping NATO, EU Folks Up At Night
    Jan04

    Brussels Notebook: Elections Aren’t Only Things Keeping NATO, EU Folks Up At Night

    There are a number of events on the 2017 schedule — seemingly symbolic or plainly decisive — that are keeping diplomats, military minds, and Eurocrats awake at night and could alter Europe’s course for years to come. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Upends U.S. Foreign Policy–and He’s Not Even Sworn In
    Jan04

    Trump Upends U.S. Foreign Policy–and He’s Not Even Sworn In

    Never has a president-elect so roiled American foreign policy before even taking office. On a dizzying range of fronts–Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East– Donald J. Trump has dissented from longstanding U.S. policy, challenged the outgoing president as he has managed America’s international relations, and put in doubt the...

    NATO: Russian Aircraft Intercepted 110 Times Above Baltic in 2016
    Jan04

    NATO: Russian Aircraft Intercepted 110 Times Above Baltic in 2016

    Russian military aircraft near the Baltic Sea were intercepted by NATO jets 110 times in 2016. The number of intercepts was lower than the 160 recorded in 2015 and the 140 in 2014, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense said in a statement to Baltic news agency BNS. NATO has confirmed these figures to Newsweek. However, this greatly exceeds the...

    Who Is Marine Le Pen? French Presidential Candidate Says Russia’s Crimean Annexation Not Illegal
    Jan04

    Who Is Marine Le Pen? French Presidential Candidate Says Russia’s Crimean Annexation Not Illegal

    Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula in March 2014 was legal, according to French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. The French far-right leader is also of the opinion that Crimea is an integral part of Russia. Le Pen, who has vowed to work closely with Russian President Vladimir Putin if she becomes the next French president...

    Marine Le Pen asked to repay €9 million bank loan: reports
    Jan04

    Marine Le Pen asked to repay €9 million bank loan: reports

    French National Front leader Marine Le Pen was told to repay €9 million of a loan from a Russian-based bank, according to media reports. The Russian Bank Deposit Insurance Agency is calling in part of the loan granted by the First Czech-Russian Bank, which has since been dissolved, Le Monde reports. The National Front is operating...

    10.5% decrease in tourist arrivals in November: CAPMAS
    Jan04

    10.5% decrease in tourist arrivals in November: CAPMAS

    The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in November 2016 was 499,800—a 10.5% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to November 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector that western Europe sent the largest number of tourists to...

    What’s the biggest test Trump will face in 2017?
    Jan04

    What’s the biggest test Trump will face in 2017?

    It is going to be so easy.” Those were the words candidate Donald Trump used in October, imagining a future where he, as president, would replace the Affordable Care Act with something “great.” In reality, no presidency is easy — the office’s unique role at home and around the world...

    OSCE ‘not satisfied’ with status quo in eastern Ukraine
    Jan04

    OSCE ‘not satisfied’ with status quo in eastern Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which is tasked with monitoring truce agreements in eastern Ukraine, says it is displeased with the status quo in the region despite the fact that the conflict has generally subsided. …read more Source: Iran...