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    FIFA to encourage co-hosting for 2026 World Cup
    Feb16

    FIFA to encourage co-hosting for 2026 World Cup

    ZURICH: The 2026 soccer World Cup could be split between up to four countries, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday, announcing the organisation would encourage applications to co-host the tournament. “We will encourage co-hosting for the World Cup because we need FIFA to show we are reasonable and we have to think about...

    Le Pen is stoking France’s passion for protectionism
    Feb16

    Le Pen is stoking France’s passion for protectionism

    Yes, we get it. Marine Le Pen is a divider, a xenophobe, a dangerous nativist who’s willing to disregard individual rights of every kind to achieve her goal of Making France Great Again. She’s racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic. And you’ll delete us off social media if we even think about voting for her. For many people, the...

    Tillerson warns Russia to respect Ukraine commitments
    Feb16

    Tillerson warns Russia to respect Ukraine commitments

    Russia must respect its international commitments toward Ukraine, new U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Thursday during the first meeting between the two sides since Donald Trump took office. “As we search for new common ground we expect Russia to honor its commitment to the Minsk agreements and...

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in
    Feb16

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in

    BONN: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany Thursday, where his counterparts hope to find out what “America First” means for the rest of the world, reports BSS. Host nation Germany has billed the two-day meeting as a chance for the club of leading economies to discuss how to work together on...

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine: sources
    Feb16

    Germany urges Russia to influence separatists in eastern Ukraine: sources

    BONN, Germany – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has told Russia to exert its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to withdraw their weapons from the frontline, German diplomatic sources said after the minister met his Russian counterpart Sergei… …read more Source:...

    Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments
    Feb16

    Tillerson says U.S. expects Russia to meet Ukraine commitments

    BONN, Germany – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday that the United States was ready to work with Russia if it found common areas for cooperation, but said Moscow had to adhere to commitments made over Ukraine. “As we search… …read more Source:...

    Tillerson warns Russia to respect Ukraine commitments
    Feb16

    Tillerson warns Russia to respect Ukraine commitments

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    Russia's Lavrov says 'pragmatic' talks with U.S.'s Tillerson did not touch on sanctions
    Feb16

    Russia's Lavrov says 'pragmatic' talks with U.S.'s Tillerson did not touch on sanctions

    BONN (Reuters) – Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday a “pragmatic” meeting with his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson had addressed conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Afghanistan, but not U.S. economic sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Evelyn Farkas was the Pentagon’s top Russia expert. Now she wants Trump independently investigated.
    Feb16

    Evelyn Farkas was the Pentagon’s top Russia expert. Now she wants Trump independently investigated.

    “The fundamental question is: Are you susceptible to blackmail from a foreign entity or individual?” From 2012 to 2015, Evelyn Farkas served as deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia. Since leaving office, she’s been raising the alarm that there was more to the strange relationship between Trumpland and...

    Mattis Rules Out Military Collaboration with Russia
    Feb16

    Mattis Rules Out Military Collaboration with Russia

    United States Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on Thursday ruled out any military collaboration between the US and Russia, saying that the conditions just aren’t correct “right now.” “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level. But our political leaders will engage and try to find common...