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    Ukrainian MPs Caught Voting Illegally For Colleagues In Parliament
    Apr10

    Ukrainian MPs Caught Voting Illegally For Colleagues In Parliament

    Ukrainian MPs have been caught voting illegally for their colleagues in parliament. It has been going for years and several Ukrainian political parties engage in the unlawful practice. A two-week investigation by RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service revealed numerous cases of illegal voting by the country’s lawmakers. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian...

    G-7 leaders pressure Russia to stop backing Syria’s Assad
    Apr10

    G-7 leaders pressure Russia to stop backing Syria’s Assad

    RELATED CONTENTColumn: Why removing Syria’s Assad from power is so complicatedWestern allies applaud strike on Syria amid questions of next stepsU.S. investigating whether Russia was part of Syrian chemical weapons attack LUCCA, Italy — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations were gathering in Italy on Monday for a...

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

    Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession. …read more Source: Business...

    Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy on why Trump desperately needs a Syria strategy
    Apr10

    Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy on why Trump desperately needs a Syria strategy

    Gen. John Allen warns that “military force should not be an afterthought.” “Using military force without a broader strategy is a pretty empty gesture. It’s actually quite dangerous.” That’s the blunt assessment of retired Gen. John Allen, who led the Obama administration’s efforts to coordinate an international effort against...

    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad
    Apr10

    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad

    In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Rota, Spain, on March 29, 2017. Price/U.S. Navy via AP) LUCCA, Italy – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S....

    After Missile Attack, the Challenges Facing Trump in Syria
    Apr10

    After Missile Attack, the Challenges Facing Trump in Syria

    After President Donald Trump was mostly cheered by the international community for his missile strikes targeted at the Syrian government, he must now grapple with how to pair his first use of decisive military force with a strategy to contest a six-year-old war that has challenged the world. U.S. officials described Trump’s sudden decision...

    U.S. to hold accountable those who commit crimes against ‘innocents’
    Apr10

    U.S. to hold accountable those who commit crimes against ‘innocents’

    The United States will hold responsible anyone who commits crimes against humanity, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday, days after the U.S. military unexpectedly attacked Syria. Tillerson is in Italy for a meeting of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations, with his counterparts from Europe and...

    Syrian missile attack: a statement of willingness to use force
    Apr10

    Syrian missile attack: a statement of willingness to use force

    A satellite photo of the Shayrat Airfield in Syria, released by the Pentagon ©USA TODAY Network/SIPA USA/PA Images Last night’s US Navy cruise missile bombardment of the Syrian Air Force’s Shayrat airfield near the western city of Homs was, on the face of it, an immediate retaliatory strike against the squadron responsible for...

    G7 foreign ministers seek US clarity over Syria
    Apr10

    G7 foreign ministers seek US clarity over Syria

    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialised nations meet on Monday for an annual gathering, with Europe and Japan seeking clarity from the United States on an array of issues, especially Syria. The two-day summit in Tuscany comes as the United States moves a Navy strike group near the Korean peninsular amid concerns over North...

    US Cruise Missiles and an EU Vote Deal Putin 2 Setbacks in 1 Day
    Apr10

    US Cruise Missiles and an EU Vote Deal Putin 2 Setbacks in 1 Day

    KYIV, Ukraine—Thursday was a bad day for the Kremlin. In the span of a few hours, Russia’s two foreign policy mantelpieces—its military adventures in Ukraine and Syria—were both dealt body blows. One came from a United States cruise missile attack on a Syrian regime air base where Russian military forces were deployed. The strike was in...