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    Tillerson says Ukraine key sticking point in U.S.-Russia ties
    Dec08

    Tillerson says Ukraine key sticking point in U.S.-Russia ties

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Ukraine was the sole sticking point keeping the United States and Russia from forging a closer … …read more Source: The Japan...

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine Is Main Obstacle To Warmer U.S. Ties, Tillerson Says
    Dec08

    Russian Aggression In Ukraine Is Main Obstacle To Warmer U.S. Ties, Tillerson Says

    Face-to-face talks in Vienna between the top U.S. and Russian diplomats appear to have produced no breakthrough on the Ukraine crisis and other issues that have been heightening tensions between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Attorney: Paul Manafort did not violate court order by editing op-ed
    Dec08

    Attorney: Paul Manafort did not violate court order by editing op-ed

    A lawyer for President Trump’s former campaign chairman said Paul Manafort did not violate a gag order after being involved in an op-ed published in a newspaper in Ukraine. Others see it as evidence of collusion. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    U.S Secretary of State to tour Africa in 2018
    Dec08

    U.S Secretary of State to tour Africa in 2018

    U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, is planning a trip to Africa in the first three months of 2018, a senior aide said. Earlier on Wednesday, Tillerson said there was no truth to reports that President Donald Trump intended to fire him and replace him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo. Directly addressing the issue at a news conference at NATO...

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Withdraws From Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said sanctions against Moscow will remain in place until Russia withdraws from Ukraine. Tillerson made the comment in front of his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, at a December 7 meeting in Vienna of foreign ministers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). (Reuters)...

    Tillerson: Ukraine 'stands in the way' of closer ties with Russia
    Dec08

    Tillerson: Ukraine 'stands in the way' of closer ties with Russia

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that Russia’s involvement in Ukraine remained the major barrier to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow.Tillerson, who met with representatives to the Organization for Security and… …read more Source: The...

    To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity
    Dec08

    To End Foreign Meddling, End Anonymity

    The Washington Post ran a headline two weeks ago that captured the country’s fevered mood perfectly: “Wondering if the Russians reached you over Facebook? You can soon find out.” In a middling bit of clickbait, the Post managed to conjoin the prevailing sentiment of collective victimhood with the media’s favorite theme of 2017:...

    Aqeel upbeat of winning doubles title
    Dec08

    Aqeel upbeat of winning doubles title

    F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s top tennis player Aqeel Khan paired up with Shahzad Khan has qualified for the final of doubles event and is hopeful that the pair would clinch title of the ongoing Serena Hotels ITF Futures Tennis Tournament in Islamabad. Unseeded Aqeel and Shahzad defeated top seeded combination of David Perez Sanz of Spain...

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding
    Dec08

    Worsening Ukrainian Crisis Suffers from Severe Lack of Funding

    The United Nations is appealing for $187 million to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to 2.3 million of the most vulnerable Ukrainians who, it says, have reached the limits of their endurance after four years of conflict. Most people view the ongoing fighting between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine...

    Portuguese coach makes headlines for dressing up as Zorro during press conference

    Portuguese manager Paulo Fonseca – the current coach of Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk – has made headlines for dressing up as fictional character Zorro during a Champions League post-match press conference yesterday (December 6). Fonseca had reporters in stitches after emerging with a black cape, mask and a top hat to fulfil a promise he had...