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    Spain, Portugal in line for penalties on budget deficits
    Jul12

    Spain, Portugal in line for penalties on budget deficits

    EU finance ministers have given the European Commission the green light to pursue potential sanctions against Portugal and Spain for failing to meet the bloc’s budgetary rules. The ministers made the decision today after scrutinizing an assessment by the Commission, which concluded that the Iberian countries had failed to take “effective...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine
    Jul12

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Canadian troops in Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Canadian troops in Ukraine before heading home from a six-day trip to Eastern Europe. Speaking to some of the 200 soldiers who have been based near the western city of Lviv since January, Trudeau emphasized the importance of continuing to support Ukraine in its struggle with Russia....

    Spain arrests Ukrainians, Russians accused of crime syndicate links
    Jul12

    Spain arrests Ukrainians, Russians accused of crime syndicate links

    MADRID (Reuters) – Eleven people of primarily Ukrainian and Russian origin were arrested on Tuesday in Barcelona accused of connections with organised crime and money laundering, the Spanish anti-corruption prosecutor’s office said. …read more Source: The...

    Germany to affirm stronger role on world stage
    Jul12

    Germany to affirm stronger role on world stage

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany is affirming its growing role on the world stage in new security guidelines that mark another step away from its caution after World War II. A draft defense policy paper obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday and due to be presented on Wednesday states that “Germany is a globally highly connected country … which has a...

    Brexit puts Germany firmly in charge of Europe
    Jul12

    Brexit puts Germany firmly in charge of Europe

    Irrespective of petitions, speculation about when Article 50 will be triggered and the implosion of the UK’s two leading political parties, one thing is certain in post-referendum Britain – the country has voluntarily and irrevocably surrendered its privileged place within the inner circle of EU leaders. Nature – and politics – abhors a...

    “NATO countries understood that Russia is getting more aggressive”
    Jul12

    “NATO countries understood that Russia is getting more aggressive”

    NATO doesn’t want a clash, NATO is not going to arouse problems for neighboring countries, but the member states of the Union has a security issue and the population of about 1 billion has presented a claim for ensuring security. Expert at the Armenian Institute of International and Security Affairs (AIISA) Gevorg Melikyan has come to such...

    Military-only response to Russia is dangerous
    Jul12

    Military-only response to Russia is dangerous

    Canada’s active participation in NATO is an important part of our multilateral approach on political, defence and security issues. However, the troop commitment recently announced by the Prime Minister is not a solution to the current dangerous standoff with Russia. Without a real plan for diplomatic and political engagement to resolve the...

    John Kerry to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Nagorno Karabakh issues in Moscow
    Jul12

    John Kerry to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Nagorno Karabakh issues in Moscow

    In the evening of July 14 Kerry will travel to Moscow where he will begin a series of meetings with senior Russian officials to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Nagorno Karabakh, among other issues. …read more Source:...

    Justin Trudeau to greet Canadian soldiers on training mission in western Ukraine
    Jul12

    Justin Trudeau to greet Canadian soldiers on training mission in western Ukraine

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in western Ukraine for the final stop of his latest overseas trip. …read more Source: Global...

    Prime Minister Trudeau arrives in western Ukraine to visit troops
    Jul12

    Prime Minister Trudeau arrives in western Ukraine to visit troops

    LVIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in western Ukraine for the final stop of his latest overseas trip. He plans to greet Canadian Forces soldiers who have been training their Ukrainian counterparts since last summer. The Canadians, alongside British and American troops, have been teaching the basics of soldiering, such as...