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    US top diplomat Rex Tillerson asks Nato allies to boost military spending
    Mar31

    US top diplomat Rex Tillerson asks Nato allies to boost military spending

    March 31, 2017 2:38 PMBRUSSELS (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed Nato allies on Friday (March 31) to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, toughening the Trump administration’s tone toward Moscow. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Trump’s White House is blaming leaks on an Obama staffer who left in 2015
    Mar31

    Trump’s White House is blaming leaks on an Obama staffer who left in 2015

    (Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) In the aftermath of the embarrassing revelation that Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California — who as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee leaked information supposedly proving the White House’s unsubstantiated claim to have been spied upon by President Barack Obama that was provided by,...

    South-West corrdior to ensure goods delivery for 7 days
    Mar31

    South-West corrdior to ensure goods delivery for 7 days

    The cargo transportation from India to Europe via Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine and in the opposite direction along the South-West Transport Corridor will take seven days, according to preliminary estimates. …read more Source:...

    Five killed in east Ukraine as tensions simmer
    Mar31

    Five killed in east Ukraine as tensions simmer

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Tillerson demands US’s NATO allies pay up (AFP)
    Mar31

    Tillerson demands US’s NATO allies pay up (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, toughening the Trump administration’s tone toward Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Commander: U.S., Russian Troops Operating Within ‘Hand Grenade Range’ in Syria
    Mar31

    U.S. Commander: U.S., Russian Troops Operating Within ‘Hand Grenade Range’ in Syria

    According to U.S. commanders – specifically Army Lt. General Steven Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve – American and Russian troops “have converged literally within hand-grenade range of each other.” …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian security official dies in car explosion
    Mar31

    Ukrainian security official dies in car explosion

    A Ukrainian officer died in Mariupol, an area where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists have clashed for three years. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing is today — here’s how his company, ExxonMobil, could benefit from a Trump presidency
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing is today — here’s how his company, ExxonMobil, could benefit from a Trump presidency

    Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil stands to gain nearly $1 trillion from Trump administration policies, according to a new report from the left-leaning Center for American Progress. The report, titled “How Exxon Won the 2016 Election,” details how the energy and environmental policies of Trump’s Cabinet picks could benefit Exxon, the...

    Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad
    Mar31

    Ukraine’s Underground AIDS-Treatment Railroad

    For HIV-positive eastern Ukrainians, the struggle against Russian-backed separatists isn’t just about dignity – it’s about their right to stay alive. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russian submarines match Cold War-era patrol intensity
    Mar31

    Russian submarines match Cold War-era patrol intensity

    The Russian military had fallen on hard times after the 1991 Soviet collapse when it was forced to scrap many relatively new ships and keep most others at harbor for lack of funds. The military has revived its strength thanks to a sweeping arms modernization program amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...