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    Macron-mania grips Brussels for French president’s EU debut
    Jun23

    Macron-mania grips Brussels for French president’s EU debut

    A strange new trend gripped Brussels on Thursday. Call it Macron-mania. For his debut appearance in Brussels as French president, Emmanuel Macron unleashed a sort of feverish excitement not seen since Britain voted to leave the European Union or the darkest days of the Greek debt crisis. Journalists tussled over a microphone to ask him questions....

    U.S. voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine
    Jun22

    U.S. voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it was “deeply concerned” about a pattern of violence by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine targeting unarmed civilians of a European mission monitoring the conflict in region. …read more Source: The...

    US calls on Russia to end violent ‘intimidation’ in eastern Ukraine
    Jun22

    US calls on Russia to end violent ‘intimidation’ in eastern Ukraine

    The State Department on Thursday condemned Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine for “violence and intimidation” against international monitor groups in the region.State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauer… …read more Source: The...

    US voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine
    Jun22

    US voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    U.S. voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine
    Jun22

    U.S. voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it was “deeply concerned” about a pattern of violence by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine targeting unarmed civilians of a European mission monitoring the conflict in region. …read more Source:...

    Lavrov urges Tillerson to abide by agreements reached on settling the crisis in Syria
    Jun22

    Lavrov urges Tillerson to abide by agreements reached on settling the crisis in Syria

    Moscow, SANA – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called on his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson to firmly abide by agreements reached on political settlement of crisis in Syria. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated that Lavrov told Tillerson in a phone call that the US-led coalition practices in Syria violate...

    Ryan Backs Russia Sanctions; Dems Say GOP Delay for Trump
    Jun22

    Ryan Backs Russia Sanctions; Dems Say GOP Delay for Trump

    WASHINGTON – Speaker Paul Ryan is expressing support for a popular bill that would hit Iran and Russia with sanctions amid Democratic criticism that House Republicans are stalling for time to weaken the penalties at the Trump administration’s request. “We just want to get moving on it,” the Wisconsin Republican told reporters on...

    UK and EU on collision course over rights of EU citizens
    Jun22

    UK and EU on collision course over rights of EU citizens

    The British and EU27 Brexit negotiating teams are headed for a major clash over how the rights of the 3.2 million EU citizens living in the U.K. will be enforced post-Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa May, in a statement to EU leaders at the European Council in Brussels, rejected calls from the EU side for those rights to be upheld by the European...

    EU leaders agree on new multi-billion dollar weapons funds amid tensions with Russia
    Jun22

    EU leaders agree on new multi-billion dollar weapons funds amid tensions with Russia

    Thomson ReutersEuropean Union leaders launched their the most ambitious defense plan for decades on Thursday, agreeing a multi-billion-euro weapons fund, shared financing for battlegroups and allowing a coalition of the willing to conduct more missions abroad. It comes as tensions with Moscow and an inward turn in Washington have pushed...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia due to lack of progress over Ukraine
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions against Russia due to lack of progress over Ukraine

    EU leaders agreed on Thursday to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because Moscow has failed to meet its Ukraine ceasefire commitments, EU president Donald Tusk said. “Agreed. EU will extend economic sanctions against Russia for their lack of implementing the Minsk agreement,” Tusk tweeted at an EU...