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    Obama praises Merkel, says US-Europe foundation stone intact
    Nov17

    Obama praises Merkel, says US-Europe foundation stone intact

    President Barack Obama has indicated he and Angela Merkel, meeting in Berlin, have discussed a wide range of issues with Syria, Crimea and trade top of the list. …read more Source:...

    Obama to Trump: Stand up to Putin and Russia
    Nov17

    Obama to Trump: Stand up to Putin and Russia

    Offering pointed foreign policy advice to his successor, President Barack Obama expressed hope Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump will stand up to Russia when it deviates from U.S. “values and international norms.” Obama said Trump should not simply “cut some deals” with Vladimir Putin when convenient. Obama, in a...

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia
    Nov17

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia

    BERLIN: US President Barack Obama said Thursday he hoped his successor Donald Trump would “stand up” to Russia when it breaches international norms, citing the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Obama said he hoped Trump, who has voiced admiration for President Vladimir Putin, “is willing to stand up to Russia where they are...

    Russians Are Divided When Faced With the Reality of a Trump Presidency
    Nov17

    Russians Are Divided When Faced With the Reality of a Trump Presidency

    MOSCOW ― Just hours after a phone call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, reports of Russian airstrikes in Syria, and their possible connection to Trump’s victory, began to circulate. Russian advances within Syria have often been seen as losses for the United States, as both countries have in the...

    Obama says hopes Trump can stand up to Russia when needed
    Nov17

    Obama says hopes Trump can stand up to Russia when needed

    US President Barack Obama on Thursday said he hoped President-elect Donald Trump could stand up to Russia when needed, and would take a constructive approach to cooperating with Moscow where interests aligned. “In order for us to solve many big problems around the world, it is in our interest to work with Russia,” Obama told a joint...

    Stand up to Russia, Obama Advises Trump
    Nov17

    Stand up to Russia, Obama Advises Trump

    BERLIN—Offering some pointed foreign policy advice to his successor, President Barack Obama expressed hope Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump would stand up to Russia when it deviates from U.S. “values and international norms.” Obama, in a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during his final presidential visit to...

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia (AFP)
    Nov17

    Obama says hopes Trump will ‘stand up’ to Russia (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Thursday he hoped his successor Donald Trump would “stand up” to Russia when it breaches international norms, citing the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Commission denies Oettinger broke ethics rules
    Nov17

    Commission denies Oettinger broke ethics rules

    European commissioner Günther Oettinger did nothing wrong when he traveled to Budapest at the invitation of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on the private plane of a pro-Russia German businessman, the Commission said Thursday. Zoltán Kovács, spokesperson for the Hungarian government, told POLITICO that the businessman, Klaus Mangold, “is a...

    The Foreign Policy Challenges That Will Fill Up President Trump’s Inbox
    Nov17

    The Foreign Policy Challenges That Will Fill Up President Trump’s Inbox

    As a general philosophy, we should expect the pragmatic, antitrade and somewhat isolationist themes of the campaign to become the core elements of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy. Discussions will return of abandoning NATO, building a “big, beautiful wall” on the Mexican border, working more closely with Russian President Vladimir...

    IOC strips 10 athletes of Olympic medals in doping retests
    Nov17

    IOC strips 10 athletes of Olympic medals in doping retests

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Thursday stripped 10 athletes of medals from the 2008 Olympics after banned substances were found during retests of samples from the games. The IOC says the 10, nine of whom hail from former Soviet nations, had all tested positive for various steroids. No gold medalists were...