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    Atletico edges PSV in shootout
    Mar16

    Atletico edges PSV in shootout

    MADRID — Atletico Madrid celebrated like it had won the trophy after reaching the Champions League quarterfinals by edging past PSV Eindhoven 8-7 on penalties Tuesday following 210 goalless minutes in their last-16 tie. Juanfran converted the winning spotkick at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, before ripping off his shirt and charging to celebrate...

    Why Putin Has Pulled Russia Out of Syria
    Mar16

    Why Putin Has Pulled Russia Out of Syria

    Back in Sept. 30 2015, when Vladimir Putin unexpectedly announced the deployment of the Russian air force in Syria, the consensus was that this would prove to be a costly mistake. Critics argued that airstrikes alone would not make any tangible difference to the facts on the ground. The seemingly endless U.S.-led air campaign against Islamic...

    Europe draws red lines on Turkey migration deal
    Mar16

    Europe draws red lines on Turkey migration deal

    The EU is taking a tough line with Turkey on a controversial migration deal, with many of Ankara’s demands being pushed back or downright ignored. A draft of the statement, obtained by POLITICO, that European leaders will discuss with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu over breakfast on Friday shows few signs of progress towards what...

    Pro-Russian Crimeans Unveil Monument to Annexation Troops
    Mar16

    Pro-Russian Crimeans Unveil Monument to Annexation Troops

    Pro-Russian officials in Crimea have celebrated the second anniversary of Russia’s annexing the peninsula from Ukraine by unveiling a monument to the troops who helped make it happen. But despite the fanfare, not everyone is happy about the new the statue. Crimea’s ascension into Russia in 2014 continues to be a controversial issue....

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports

    MOSCOW: Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk province on Wednesday began issuing their own passports in a bid to reassert their independence from the Western-backed leaders in Kiev. The red documents are similar in appearance to their Russian counterparts and are issued by the authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...

    EU should seek release of Savchenko by Moscow – Czech PM
    Mar16

    EU should seek release of Savchenko by Moscow – Czech PM

    Prague – Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will be pushing for the EU leaders to seek the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadyia Savchenko from the Russian prison at the forthcoming EU summit, he told… …read more Source: České...

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains
    Mar16

    Ukraine PM scrapes through crisis but uncertainty remains

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has scraped through the biggest challenge to his leadership so far, lawmakers said on Wednesday, but still faces an uphill battle to achieve reforms that Western backers demand. …read more Source:...

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Mar16

    EU boosts humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    Brussels has announced a significant increase in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine since conflict erupted in 2014. EU’s crisis management chief said the aid will target “all vulnerable people affected by the conflict.” …read more Source:...

    The New Reality in Syria: Why Russia Announced a Military Withdrawal and Saudi Arabia Is Taking on Hezbollah
    Mar16

    The New Reality in Syria: Why Russia Announced a Military Withdrawal and Saudi Arabia Is Taking on Hezbollah

    Unpacking a series of surprising moves by the big players in Syria. Unexpectedly, Russia’s Vladimir Putin announced early this week that the bulk of his armed forces would withdraw from Syria. Putin says Russia attained its objective in this intervention. What were its aims? They were three, and each has been substantially met.To bolster...

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine
    Mar16

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine

    A fresh contingent of Canadian troops has arrived in eastern Europe to take part in NATO exercises meant to reassure jittery allies and the deployment follows a spike in violence between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: CTV...