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    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’
    Mar31

    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday, March 31, he would hold talks with NATO allies about “Russia’s aggression in Ukraine,” signalling a tougher stance toward Moscow from the Trump administration. “We want to have a discussion around NATO’s posture in Europe, most particularly in...

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final
    Mar31

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final

    Roger Federer dramatically fought his way into the Miami Open semi-finals with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (8/6) victory over Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych on Thursday. The 35-year-old Swiss, who has already won the Australian Open and Indian Wells so far this year, extended his win streak over Berdych to seven matches. There was plenty of tension in the...

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine

    Civil servants in Ukraine will not be the only ones required to declare their income in the future. Thanks to a controversial new amendment, so too will NGO workers fighting corruption. Transparency, or revenge? …read more Source:...

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine

    Civil servants in Ukraine will not be the only ones required to declare their income in the future. Thanks to a controversial new amendment, so too will NGO workers fighting corruption. Transparency, or revenge? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections
    Mar31

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called out Russia on Friday for “aggression” and “mucking” around in the election during separate overseas remarks. Mattis joined the United Kingdom defense secretary Michael Fallon in London where they answered questions on Russia and North Korea. One of...

    Vietnam’s Pham Thanh Nghien Named Finalist for Rights Defenders at Risk Award
    Mar31

    Vietnam’s Pham Thanh Nghien Named Finalist for Rights Defenders at Risk Award

    Vietnamese blogger and former political prisoner Pham Thanh Nghien has been named a finalist for the Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, honoring activists who jeopardize their own safety to benefit their communities.Nghien, who is known for her work publicizing violations against and defending the rights of relatives...

    Germany pushes back on Trump’s NATO demands
    Mar31

    Germany pushes back on Trump’s NATO demands

    With U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visiting NATO for the first time, Germany pushed back Friday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated demands that allies increase their military spending. Tillerson is the third Trump emissary to visit NATO headquarters in recent weeks and insist that allies show his boss the money by...

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31
    Mar31

    Photos of the Week: 3/25–3/31

    A bull shark stranded by Cyclone Debbie in Australia, fighting in Libya, Ukraine, and Syria, Vladimir Putin on the ice in Franz Josef Land, an Ogoh-Ogoh in Bali, the stars at night in Texas, a memorial at Westminster, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia
    Mar31

    The most powerful members of the Trump administration disagree with him about Russia

    President Trump’s Russia problems are getting worse here at home, with the FBI conducting a formal criminal probe into his campaign’s ties to Moscow and his disgraced former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, seeking an immunity deal in exchange for his cooperation with the House and Senate panels conducting Trump/Russia...

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar31

    After much speculation, Tillerson declares US will keep sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Tillerson said Friday that “the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the actions that triggered our sanctions.” …read more Source: Business...