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    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire
    Apr01

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming a new cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east and urging all parties to honor it. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Friday that Guterres is greatly concerned about “the fate of the civilian population” and hopes...

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire
    Apr01

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire

    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming a new cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east and urging all parties to honor it. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Nebraska farmers are relying on Ukrainian hackers to fix their tractors
    Apr01

    Nebraska farmers are relying on Ukrainian hackers to fix their tractors

    Until a few years ago, farmers could fix and upgrade their own large farm equipment, including tractors. But that’s changed as tractors have become more high-tech. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Liberals stick to their guns as U.S. again calls for NATO allies to spend more
    Apr01

    Liberals stick to their guns as U.S. again calls for NATO allies to spend more

    OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has sent its strongest signals yet that Canada does not plan to bow to U.S. pressure to dramatically increase what it spends on defence. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned at his first NATO meeting in Brussels on Friday that the Trump administration wants allies to draw up plans for boosting defence...

    World › Tillerson demands NATO allies ramp up military spending
    Apr01

    World › Tillerson demands NATO allies ramp up military spending

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “ongoing hostility and occupation” of Ukraine as the Trump administration toughened its tone toward Moscow. Russia declared itself “perplexed” by the comments from Tillerson, who met fellow NATO...

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official
    Apr01

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer asked members of the White House press corps why they were “rushing to defend” a former Obama administration official during Friday’s press briefing. Spicer’s comment came during an exchange with National Public Radio correspondent Tamara Keith, who asked about the relevance of...

    Tusk appeals to  EU to remain “united”
    Apr01

    Tusk appeals to EU to remain “united”

    European council president Donald Tusk has appealed to the EU to remain “united” after Brexit talks began this week. In a speech, Tusk said, “Five days ago in Rome, right before signing the Rome Declaration, I said, “Europe as a political entity will either be united, or will not be at all. Only a united Europe can be a sovereign Europe in...

    Tillerson pushes US demand on Nato allies
    Apr01

    Tillerson pushes US demand on Nato allies

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has reassured his nervous European counterparts over Washington’s commitment to Nato and pressed them again to spend more on defence, triggering a rebuke from Germany.Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said it was neither “reachable nor desirable” for Germany to spend the agreed Nato target of 2% of member...

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry
    Mar31

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry

    Ukraine could lose the right to participate in future renditions of the Eurovision Song Contest if it bars Russia’s entry in this year’s competition from entering Ukraine to participate, the head of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine
    Mar31

    Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine

    Moscow denounces NATO ‘slander’ over ‘Russian aggression’ …read more Source: World...