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    World › Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia
    Nov19

    World › Obama, EU leaders agree to stick together, stay tough on Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders on Friday underscored the importance of working together in NATO and chided Russia for its bombing of Syria and failure to implement a Ukrainian peace accord. The White House statement followed a meeting at which Obama sought to reassure his counterparts from Germany,… …read more Source:...

    The ‘Best Boutique Hotel In The World’ Is Even More Magical Than We Thought
    Nov19

    The ‘Best Boutique Hotel In The World’ Is Even More Magical Than We Thought

    As travelers with very long bucket lists, we’ve just about seen it all when it comes to strikingly beautiful hotels. But this particular piece of paradise ― recently named the best boutique hotel in the world ― may just be the most dynamite destination we’ve ever seen.Secret Bay is a colony of eco-friendly villas on the relatively...

    Profiles of first three Trump cabinet appointees
    Nov18

    Profiles of first three Trump cabinet appointees

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump announced three important cabinet appointments Friday, for the posts of CIA director, attorney general and national security advisor. The following are thumbnail sketches of the three men: CIA director Mike Pompeo, the Republican legislator nominated to lead the CIA, is a well-known hawk and strident...

    Trump, NATO Chief Pledge Alliance’s ‘Enduring Importance’ In Phone Call
    Nov18

    Trump, NATO Chief Pledge Alliance’s ‘Enduring Importance’ In Phone Call

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg agreed on Friday on the Western alliance’s “enduring importance”, NATO said, striving to reassure Europe that Washington will remain committed to its security.Trump questioned during his election campaign whether the United States should protect allies seen as...

    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue
    Nov18

    Leaders mark Soviet dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue

    In December 1991, the leaders of the Soviet republics of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus signed a pact that broke up the U.S.S.R. and defeated the efforts of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to keep the country together. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Questions grow over Hungarian no-bid nuclear deal
    Nov18

    Questions grow over Hungarian no-bid nuclear deal

    As European Commission officials struggled to defend their decision to allow Hungary to skirt public tender requirements and award a multi-billion euro contract to Russia’s state-owned nuclear power company, a major U.S.-based energy company said Friday that it wanted the work but was denied the opportunity to bid. Westinghouse Electric...

    “Fake News” is the New “Bregret”
    Nov18

    “Fake News” is the New “Bregret”

    After a majority of British voters stunned the political establishment on both sides of the Atlantic by voting to leave the European Union, the media quickly alighted on a narrative to reassure “Remain” partisans of their moral superiority: “Leave” voters, ignorant of the actual implications of their vote, were already regretting their decision...

    The West Can’t Stand Up to Russia in the Donald Trump Era
    Nov18

    The West Can’t Stand Up to Russia in the Donald Trump Era

    At the end of October, one of the Russian navy’s main battleships, a guided-missile destroyer called the Smetlivy, set out from its homeport in Crimea and headed west through the Black Sea and into the Aegean. It had two stops to make. The first was in Greece—a member of NATO and the European Union—where the ship was invited to a maritime...

    Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globe
    Nov18

    Look Again: The day’s most compelling images from around the globe

    LOANHEAD, SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 18: Carolyn Spray holds up one of her many Poinsettia plants ready to be dispatched for the Christmas season at the Pentland Plants garden centre on November 18,2016 in Loanhead, Scotland. The garden centre grows around 100,000 poinsettias, a traditional Christmas house plant. The Midlothian business supplies a...

    Obama, EU Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia
    Nov18

    Obama, EU Leaders Agree to Keep Sanctions on Russia

    President Obama and leaders of the European Union agreed on Friday to retain sanctions against Russia for its military intervention in Ukraine. The meeting, hosted in Berlin by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, was held amid growing concern that President-elect Donald Trump will ease U.S. policy toward Russia despite Moscow’s military...