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    Ukraine Moves to Blacklist Le Pen over Crimea Comments
    Jan04

    Ukraine Moves to Blacklist Le Pen over Crimea Comments

    KYIV – Ukraine indicated on Wednesday it would bar French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen from entering the country after comments she made that appeared to legitimize Russias annexation of Cri …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Threatens To Blacklist Le Pen Over Crimea Comments
    Jan04

    Ukraine Threatens To Blacklist Le Pen Over Crimea Comments

    Ukraine has threatened to ban French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen from entering the country following her claim that Russia’s annexation of Crimea was not illegal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tennis: Kerber, Cibulkova survive scare in Brisbane
    Jan04

    Tennis: Kerber, Cibulkova survive scare in Brisbane

    BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) – World number one Angelique Kerber survived a big scare from Australian wildcard Ashleigh Barty to progress to the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International on Wednesday.The reigning Australian and US Open champion held on to beat the impressive Barty in three sets 6-3, 2-6, 6-3.Barty, the 2011 junior Wimbledon...

    Wawrinka moves into quarters
    Jan04

    Wawrinka moves into quarters

    Reigning US Open champion Stan Wawrinka was in impressive form as he saw off Serbia’s Viktor Troicki in straight sets to move into the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International yesterday. In a high quality match, the Swiss world number four took just under 90 minutes to defeat Troicki 7-6 (7/5), 6-4. Wawrinka, 31, has traditionally...

    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...