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    Leaders issue G7 declaration with US a holdout on climate change
    May27

    Leaders issue G7 declaration with US a holdout on climate change

    TAORMINA, Sicily — Leaders of the G7, the world’s most exclusive geopolitical club, issued their 2017 declaration Saturday, with U.S. President Donald Trump refusing to join his counterparts in pledging commitment to the 195-nation Paris accord on climate change. The statement also included language on trade, which appeared...

    EU Seeks Mandate For Negotiations On Nord Stream 2
    May27

    EU Seeks Mandate For Negotiations On Nord Stream 2

    A top European Commission official said on Friday European Union members would be asked within days to give the bloc’s executive a mandate to negotiate with Russia over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which has bitterly divided the bloc, Reuters has reported. The planned 9.5 billion euro pipeline project has led to a split between Eastern...

    Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June
    May27

    Russia Railway Troops to Finish Grading Works for Road Bypassing Ukraine in June

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Russian Railway Troops have finished 97 percent of the grading works as part of the construction of a railroad bypassing Ukraine and are expected to finalize the process in June, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov said Saturday. “As of now 97 percent of grading works, which amounts to 9.6 million cubic...

    RAF Scramble To Intercept Russian Aircraft
    May27

    RAF Scramble To Intercept Russian Aircraft

    Two British fighter jets were dispatched from a Royal Air Force base in Scotland on Saturday (May 27th) after an incursion by Russian jets, Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. “Two Typhoons were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth this morning as part of the RAF’s Quick Reaction Alert in response to two Russian aircraft entering the...

    Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin’s ‘political’ prisoners
    May27

    Ukrainians appeal to Macron over Putin’s ‘political’ prisoners

    Relatives of Ukrainians jailed by Russia in cases they call “political” have appealed to French President Emmanuel Macron to demand their release when he meets Vladimir Putin on Monday. …read more Source: The Local...

    US to be lone Paris accord holdout at G7
    May27

    US to be lone Paris accord holdout at G7

    TAORMINA, Sicily — The U.S. will be the lone holdout on endorsing the Paris accord on climate change when leaders of the G7 will issue their 2017 declaration Saturday, officials said. President Donald Trump had said he would give European leaders a chance to make their case for the climate change accord, but will make a final...

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet
    May27

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

    Since the start of the Ukraine crisis in 2014, Russia has flexed its muscles with a series of war games involving tens of thousands of troops in areas bordering NATO Baltic states. …read more Source: World...

    U.S. will be the lone G7 holdout on supporting Paris climate deal
    May27

    U.S. will be the lone G7 holdout on supporting Paris climate deal

    TAORMINA, Sicily — The U.S. will be the lone holdout on endorsing the Paris accord on climate change when leaders of the G7 will issue their 2017 declaration Saturday, officials said.President Donald Trump had said he would give European leaders a chance to make their case for the climate change accord, but will make a final decision until...

    Trump aides facing perilous stage of Russia probe
    May27

    Trump aides facing perilous stage of Russia probe

    Robert Mueller’s special investigation may just be starting, but for President Donald Trump and his aides, it’s already entered one of the most legally treacherous phases. Now that Trump’s current and former aides and allies officially know a probe exists, they’re responsible for preserving...

    IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age
    May27

    IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age

    IMF officials’ latest fact-finding mission to Ukraine has concluded with some unpleasant news for Kiev. On Friday, a press statement put out on behalf of IMF Ukraine mission chief Ron van Rooden indicated that Ukraine would not be getting its next, fifth loan tranche until lawmakers approved the pension and land reform measures which the...