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    Merkel’s conservatives back rival Steinmeier as Germany’s next president
    Nov15

    Merkel’s conservatives back rival Steinmeier as Germany’s next president

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agreed on Monday to back Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier as Germany’s next president, creating a vacancy at the foreign ministry at a critical moment in relations with Russia and the United States. Merkel’s camp had hoped to promote its own candidate but chose to back political...

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for ‘constructive cooperation’
    Nov15

    Putin, Trump speak by phone, aim for ‘constructive cooperation’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday agreed to work toward “constructive cooperation”, including on fighting terrorism, the Kremlin said. In their first phone call since Trump won the November 8 election, they agreed to “channel” relations between Russia and the United States and “combine efforts to...

    Ukraine MPs get into fistfight over accusations of links to Russian govt
    Nov15

    Ukraine MPs get into fistfight over accusations of links to Russian govt

    A brawl broke out between two Ukrainian MPs on Monday during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev, as one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin and calling for him to be jailed. Oleh Lyashko, the leader of Radical Party, was on the receiving end of several punches thrown by Opposition Party leader Yuriy Boyko after...

    Minister in naked photo scandal
    Nov15

    Minister in naked photo scandal

    SHE was criticised for being too young to be a Ukraine government minister. Now she’s become embroiled in a racy photo row. …read more Source:...

    The Trump Doctrine
    Nov15

    The Trump Doctrine

    However Donald Trump came upon the foreign policy views he espoused, they were as crucial to his election as his views on trade and the border. Yet those views are hemlock to the GOP foreign policy elite and the liberal Democratic interventionists of the Acela Corridor. Trump promised an “America First” foreign policy rooted in the national...

    Trump poses daunting new challenge for Germany’s Merkel
    Nov15

    Trump poses daunting new challenge for Germany’s Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference in Berlin, Germany, April 6, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Donald Trump’s victory has been a shock for America’s major partners around the world. But perhaps nowhere has the blow been more painful than in Germany, a country that under Angela Merkel has come to see itself as a...

    News24.com | EU sanctions 17 Syria ministers, central bank governor
    Nov15

    News24.com | EU sanctions 17 Syria ministers, central bank governor

    The European Union has placed 17 Syrian ministers plus the central bank governor on a sanctions blacklist targeting the regime of President Bashar Assad. …read more Source:...

    Canada to spend $348 million countering Russia but with Trump in charge is that money wasted?
    Nov15

    Canada to spend $348 million countering Russia but with Trump in charge is that money wasted?

    The Liberal government has earmarked $348.6 million over the next three years to pay for ongoing air and maritime patrols to counter Russian military actions and other aggression in eastern Europe as well as to finance the deployment of a Canadian battle group in the Baltic States (with the same goal as the air and naval forces). But will the...

    U.S. Puts Six Crimeans In Russian Parliament On Sanctions Blacklist
    Nov15

    U.S. Puts Six Crimeans In Russian Parliament On Sanctions Blacklist

    The United States on November 14 added six Crimean representatives newly elected to Russia’s parliament to its sanctions blacklist for supporting Moscow’s illegal annexation of the Ukrainian territory in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Telephones to Congratulate Trump
    Nov15

    Putin Telephones to Congratulate Trump

    Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned congratulations to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump Monday and said Russia is ready for a “partner-like dialogue” with the United States. Trump’s office said the incoming president told Putin he is very much looking forward to a strong and enduring relationship with Russia and its...