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    Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks
    Jun23

    Merkel slaps down May on Brexit talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted yesterday that the EU’s future take priority over Brexit talks as Prime Minister Theresa May met European leaders for the first time since a disastrous election gamble.Under intense pressure on all sides since losing her parliamentary majority, May said her task at the Brussels summit would be to set...

    Syria the Latest Case of US ‘Stumbling’ Into War
    Jun23

    Syria the Latest Case of US ‘Stumbling’ Into War

    A recent headline in The Atlantic (6/9/17) earnestly pondered if the US was “Getting Sucked Into More War in Syria.” “Even as Washington potentially stumbles into war…” was how the article’s discussion began. One of the most common tropes in US media is that the US military always goes to war reluctantly—and, if there are negative...

    U.S. voices concern about violence against monitors in east Ukraine
    Jun23

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

    WASHINGTON – 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:...

    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...