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    NATO’s Canadian-led battle group beginning to take shape in Latvia
    Sep17

    NATO’s Canadian-led battle group beginning to take shape in Latvia

    OTTAWA — Defence chief Gen. Jonathan Vance says the Canadian-led NATO force in Latvia is starting to take shape, with several countries having expressed an interest in contributing troops and equipment. Speaking to The Canadian Press following a two-day visit to Latvia, Vance said the job now is to match up what other countries are willing to...

    United States will not recognize outcome of Russian Crimea elections
    Sep17

    United States will not recognize outcome of Russian Crimea elections

    Daniel UriaSIMFEROPOL, Crimea, Sept. 17 (UPI) — The United States announced that it will not honor the results of the Russian parliamentary elections planned in Crimea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate
    Sep17

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate

    President Vladimir Putin’s third term has been marked by efforts to stamp out US influence in Russia (AFP Photo/Michael Klimentyev) MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday offered what appeared to be his strongest support yet for US presidential candidate Donald Trump — without explicitly naming him. “We are carefully watching...

    U.S. Should Stop Collecting Allies like Facebook Friends
    Sep17

    U.S. Should Stop Collecting Allies like Facebook Friends

    America collects allies like Americans collect Facebook friends. The more the better appears to be the view. As a result, Washington defends more than a score of prosperous European states, several leading Asian nations, and a gaggle of Middle Eastern regimes. Yet most of the countries on the Pentagon dole appear to be perpetually unhappy,...

    [Ticker] Slovak PM says Ukraine not ‘the good guy’
    Sep17

    [Ticker] Slovak PM says Ukraine not ‘the good guy’

    Slovak PM Robert Fico told the Reuters news agency on Saturday that Ukraine is “even less” in compliance with the Minsk ceasefire accord than Russia. “With the Minsk agreement, it is necessary to take stock. It is not true that Ukraine is the good guy and Russia is the bad guy,” he said. Ukraine denies this. EU sanctions...

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal
    Sep17

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

    Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian central bank cuts key interest rate
    Sep17

    Russian central bank cuts key interest rate

    MOSCOW- Russia’s central bank cut Friday its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 10 percent, but warned it couldn’t provide another quick jolt to jump-start stalled economic growth, reports BSS. The Bank of Russia said in a statement that the cut, the first since June and widely expected by analysts, was possible thanks to...

    Slovakia's Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal
    Sep17

    Slovakia's Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal
    Sep17

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Nishikori helps Japan return to Davis Cup elite
    Sep17

    Nishikori helps Japan return to Davis Cup elite

    TOKYO – Kei Nishikori teamed up with Yuichi Sugita in a dominant doubles victory as Japan completed a 3-0 defeat of Ukraine to return to the Davis Cup’s top table Saturday. …read more Source: Bangkok...