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    Georgia celebrates EU visa waiver
    Mar29

    Georgia celebrates EU visa waiver

    TBILISI: Pro-Western former Soviet republic of Georgia on Tuesday hailed the “historic” first day of visa-free travel to Europe for its citizens as a waiver agreed with the European Union entered into force. The new regulation allows Georgians to travel to the EU for non-work purposes for up to 90 days, over any 180-day period, but...

    Nato-Russia talks on eve of Tillerson visit
    Mar29

    Nato-Russia talks on eve of Tillerson visit

    BRUSSELS: Nato ambassadors will meet the Russian envoy on Thursday in a new bid to ease tensions on the eve of the alliance´s first talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The ambassadors will discuss the crisis in Ukraine as well as Afghanistan´s security, and terrorism in the region, a Nato official said. “Following consultations...

    Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO
    Mar29

    Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO

    The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to admit the small Balkan nation of Montenegro to the NATO military alliance, in what is seen as a crucial step in pushing back against Russian meddling in Eastern Europe.The vote, 97-2, now sends the defense treaty to President Donald Trump, whose top aides have expressed strong support for the move...

    Politics: These are the key names that keep coming up in the Trump-Russia investigation
    Mar29

    Politics: These are the key names that keep coming up in the Trump-Russia investigation

    With news of business deals, undisclosed phone calls, and secret meetings coming to light daily, keeping up with the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election has been difficult. The Senate and House Intelligence Committees are conducting investigations (the latter of which has been called into question), and the FBI is...

    US Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO
    Mar29

    US Senate votes overwhelmingly to admit Montenegro to NATO

    The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to admit the small Balkan nation of Montenegro to the NATO military alliance, in what is seen as a crucial step in pushing back against Russian meddling in Eastern Europe. The vote, by 97-2, now sends the defense treaty to U.S. President Donald Trump, whose top aides have expressed strong support...

    EU’s top court says Russia sanctions are valid
    Mar29

    EU’s top court says Russia sanctions are valid

    Court backs ‘restrictive measures’ taken by EU states over Moscow’s role in Ukraine crisis …read more Source: World...

    These are the key names that keep coming up in the Trump-Russia investigation
    Mar29

    These are the key names that keep coming up in the Trump-Russia investigation

    REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWith news of business deals, undisclosed phone calls, and secret meetings coming to light daily, keeping up with the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has been difficult. The Senate and House Intelligence Committees are conducting investigations (the latter of which has been called into...

    Rand Paul blasts the Senate for voting to send ‘kids to war with no debate’
    Mar29

    Rand Paul blasts the Senate for voting to send ‘kids to war with no debate’

    The U.S. Senate voted 97-2 Monday to approve admitting the state of Montenegro into NATO, adding another country to the list of nations the United States is sworn to protect. The two senators who voted no were Republicans Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky. In a blistering 16-minute speech on the Senate floor before the vote, Paul...

    WHO: Organisation warns of measles outbreak across Europe
    Mar29

    WHO: Organisation warns of measles outbreak across Europe

    The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than 500 cases of the highly contagious disease were reported across Europe in January. The World Health Organization warned Tuesday of large measles outbreaks in countries where immunisation has dropped, after more than...

    Russian Sberbank to sell its Ukrainian subsidiary to consortium of investors that includes Latvia’s Norvik Banka
    Mar29

    Russian Sberbank to sell its Ukrainian subsidiary to consortium of investors that includes Latvia’s Norvik Banka

    Latvia’s Norvik Banka and its major shareholder Grigory Guselnikov on March 27 signed an agreement on joining a consortium of investors that will acquire Ukrainian Sberbank from its parent company, Russian Sberbank. …read more Source: The Baltic...