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    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official
    Mar18

    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official

    AMMAN — Jordan is a major NATO ally with a significant role in undermining terrorism and sustaining stability in the region, said Paweł Soloch, head of the Polish National Security Bureau. In an interview with The Jordan Times on Wednesday, during his visit to Jordan, Soloch said Poland, which will host the NATO summit this summer, is keen on...

    Is the Russian Withdrawal a Message to Assad?
    Mar18

    Is the Russian Withdrawal a Message to Assad?

    The Independent’s Patrick Cockburn says you can’t have negotiations to end the war when the largest armed opposition groups, al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State, are absent. Russia has begun withdrawing its main forces from Syria after five months of air strikes targeting Syrian rebels and ISIS. This occurs at the same time as...

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted
    Mar17

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Thursday for the European Union to try to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine finally  topples Soviet founder’s statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine finally topples Soviet founder’s statue

    KIEV: It took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine on Thursday finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dustbins of history. The 20-metre-tall bronze and granite monument fell victim to a Ukrainian ban on Soviet symbols that was imposed in May 2015 as part of the...

    Germany's Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted
    Mar17

    Germany's Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Thursday for the European Union to try to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Russia Isn’t Really Withdrawing From Syria
    Mar17

    Russia Isn’t Really Withdrawing From Syria

    BEIRUT — Russian President Vladimir Putin caught nearly everyone by surprise with his Syria drawdown announcement. Little wonder: the Syria-led coalition forces had momentum behind them; they were on a roll, gaining ground sometimes even without a fight. Pat Lang, a former U.S. defense intelligence officer, noted that the so-called Islamic...

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted
    Mar17

    Germany’s Economy Minister aims to get Russia sanctions lifted

    Germany’s Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel called on Thursday for the European Union to try to create conditions by this summer to lift sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Channel...

    Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks: report (AFP)
    Mar17

    Europe must share data on warzone aviation risks: report (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – European countries must do a better job sharing information on the risk to civil aviation over conflict zones, said a report commissioned after the downing of MH17 over Ukraine and published Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine Vows Swift End to Political Crisis, Wins EU Offer of Visa-Free Travel
    Mar17

    Ukraine Vows Swift End to Political Crisis, Wins EU Offer of Visa-Free Travel

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukrainian President Vows Swift End To Political Crisis
    Mar17

    Ukrainian President Vows Swift End To Political Crisis

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has tried to reassure the European Union that Kyiv will soon overcome its worst political crisis in two years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...