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    Merkel, Hollande Back Extending Sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande Back Extending Sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The leaders of France and Germany, speaking two days before an EU summit which will discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, said they want to extend sanctions against Russia due to a lack of progress in implementing a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Putin: Disruptions of EU gas supplies via Ukraine possible
    Dec13

    Putin: Disruptions of EU gas supplies via Ukraine possible

    The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine. Putin told Merkel in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Trump’s unconventional picks make Europe tremble
    Dec13

    Trump’s unconventional picks make Europe tremble

    America’s closest overseas allies struggled Tuesday to understand and digest Donald Trump’s emerging foreign policy team. Rex Tillerson’s move from chief of the world’s most powerful oil company ExxonMobil to nominee to become chief diplomat of the world’s sole superpower elicited a collective gasp in Europe,...

    Trump and Russia critics fear Rex Tillerson will upend European relations
    Dec13

    Trump and Russia critics fear Rex Tillerson will upend European relations

    Republicans assert ‘friend of Putin’ must back Nato and sanctions at Senate confirmation hearing amid concerns that business ties could drive state agendaThe surprise pick of Rex Tillerson as Donald Trump’s nomination for secretary of state has led to excitement in Moscow – and trepidation in other eastern European capitals – at the...

    What to Know About Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Pick to be Secretary of State
    Dec13

    What to Know About Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Pick to be Secretary of State

    President-elect Donald Trump made it official Tuesday in announcing his selection of Rex Tillerson, The CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. who has been scrutinized for his relationship with Russia, to be the next secretary of state. “I am honored by President-elect Trump’s nomination and share his vision for restoring the credibility of the United...

    The Dow dances with 20,000
    Dec13

    The Dow dances with 20,000

    It is getting tantalizingly close: With the major market indices hitting one record high after another even since Billionaire Real Estate Developer Donald Trump became President-elect Donald Trump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average today is practically walking right up to the 20,000 mark and puckering up for a big wet kiss. This could well be the...

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst
    Dec13

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have expressed support for extension of EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukrainian crisis. The European leaders claim that Moscow has not complied with its commitments under the Minsk peace accord, while the Russians accuse Ukraine of ignoring its obligations under the...

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst
    Dec13

    EU embargo on Russia may expire next year: Analyst

    A security experts opines that the European Union will not be able to go ahead with its bankrupt policy of imposing sanctions on Russia in the long run. …read more Source:...

    The Snow Queen | Athens | December 17-27
    Dec13

    The Snow Queen | Athens | December 17-27

    The Kiev National Opera Ballet will be performing “The Snow Queen” at the Athens Concert Hall in a series of shows from December 17 to 27. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Choice of Tillerson Defies Senate Skeptics
    Dec13

    Trump’s Choice of Tillerson Defies Senate Skeptics

    For a moment, it looked like Donald Trump might have lost heart. On Saturday, well-sourced reporters were indicating that the president-elect’s appointment of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state was imminent. But then things went quiet. Trump tweeted noncommittal praise but made no announcement. Meanwhile, some leading Republicans began...