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    US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow
    Jul08

    US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday. The officials were expelled June 17, department spokesman John Kirby told reporters. He didn’t immediately provide additional information. Kirby...

    Read President Obama’s Remarks About the Dallas Police Shooting
    Jul08

    Read President Obama’s Remarks About the Dallas Police Shooting

    President Barack Obama on Friday characterized the killing of five police officers in Dallas as a “vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement.” “Today is a wrenching reminder of the sacrifices that they make for us,” he said. “We also know that when people are armed with powerful weapons, unfortunately it makes attacks like...

    Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories for the week ending July 8th, 2016
    Jul08

    Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories for the week ending July 8th, 2016

    —————————————- THIS WEEK’S TOP NEWS STORIES —————————————- FIVE JAMAICAN POLICE OFFICERS ARRESTED IN SHOOTING OF STUDENT—07/05/16 Jamaica’s Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM) has arrested five members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in connection with the shooting of a student of the Convent of Mercy Academy....

    NATO Must Do More For Eastern Allies — Lithuanian Foreign Minister
    Jul08

    NATO Must Do More For Eastern Allies — Lithuanian Foreign Minister

    NATO must do more to help Eastern allies like Ukraine and Georgia, according to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius. Speaking to RFE/RL’s Rikard Jozwiak at the NATO summit in Warsaw, he also welcomed the decision to deploy a NATO battalion to his country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama gives worried allies a pep talk at NATO summit
    Jul08

    Obama gives worried allies a pep talk at NATO summit

    WARSAW — NATO leaders took pains Friday to demonstrate common resolve at the outset of a two-day summit overshadowed by concerns over European unity and alliance divisions about how to counter Russia’s territorial grabs. “This will be a landmark summit and the decisions we are going to take together will once again confirm that Europe and...

    NATO decides to bolster eastern flank with four battalions
    Jul08

    NATO decides to bolster eastern flank with four battalions

    NATO announced on Friday it will deploy four multinational battalions to Poland and three Baltic countries, which fear potential Russian aggression following Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Obama warns against ‘adversarial’ Brexit negotiations
    Jul08

    Obama warns against ‘adversarial’ Brexit negotiations

    US President Barack Obama on Friday warned it was in no one’s interest that talks on Britain leaving the European Union be drawn out or difficult. “No one has an interest in protracted, adversarial negotiations,” Obama said after meeting European Council head Donald Tusk and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a NATO summit...

    In Ukraine, a Wary Eye Toward America
    Jul08

    In Ukraine, a Wary Eye Toward America

    Front-line troops and faraway locals agree: The U.S. should play a muted role in the country’s complex conflict with Russia. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Vows to ‘Do Anything’ for Black Sea Balance Despite NATO Plans
    Jul08

    Russia Vows to ‘Do Anything’ for Black Sea Balance Despite NATO Plans

    Russia has issued a warning to NATO not to follow up its troop deployment to the Baltic region with a reinforcement in the Black Sea region, Russian newspaper Kommersant reports. Two years since embarking on a limited but much awaited reinforcement of the Baltic region, NATO announced earlier this year that it will rotate four whole battalions...

    Bulgaria to Call for Enhanced NATO Presence in Black Sea at Warsaw Summit
    Jul08

    Bulgaria to Call for Enhanced NATO Presence in Black Sea at Warsaw Summit

    At the NATO summit taking place in Warsaw on Friday and Saturday, Bulgaria will call for the heightened presence of the Alliance in the Black Sea area due to the increasing Russian militarisation in the region. The Bulgarian stance at the meeting of the heads of state or government of the NATO member countries will be presented by President Rosen...