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    More Canadian troops sent to Eastern Europe on training mission
    Mar17

    More Canadian troops sent to Eastern Europe on training mission

    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: Global...

    Kurdish moves on federalism cloud Syria peace drive
    Mar17

    Kurdish moves on federalism cloud Syria peace drive

    RMEILAN, Syria/GENEVA — Kurdish-controlled areas of northern Syria are expected to declare a federal system on Thursday, a move likely to further complicate peace talks in Geneva on ending more than five years of war. Russia pulled more warplanes out of Syria, a new delivery of humanitarian aid reached northern Aleppo province and UN mediator...

    What We’re Following This Evening
    Mar17

    What We’re Following This Evening

    The refugee crisis: The number of migrants and refugees at the camp in Idomeni, a Greek village near the country’s border with Macedonia, is growing each day. Macedonia has constructed a razor-wire fence there to keep people from entering, but some have tried to break through. Simon Shuster at TIME has this harrowing dispatch from Macedonia...

    Republicans round on Obama’s NATO choice
    Mar16

    Republicans round on Obama’s NATO choice

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s choice to fill the number-two slot at NATO in Brussels is drawing fierce opposition — but not from allies in Europe or Canada. Instead, it’s U.S. congressional Republicans who are taking aim at Rose Gottemoeller, a high-ranking U.S. diplomat, in a fight that reflects broader partisan tensions in...

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Mar16

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from Russian prison.That’s according to a senior Obama administration official who wasn’t authorized… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Mar16

    Obama urges Putin to release Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO’-tihn) to release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko (SAHV’-chen-koh) from Russian prison. …read more Source: U.S....

    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....