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    Europe hits back at Trump over ?obsolete? Nato
    Jan17

    Europe hits back at Trump over ?obsolete? Nato

    Europe’s fate ‘in our own hands’, says Merkel BRUSSELS: Angela Merkel led a sharp European response to US President-elect Donald Trump on Monday after he branded the Nato alliance “obsolete” and criticised the German chancellor’s open-door refugee policy. In a hard-hitting interview with two European newspapers, Trump unleashed...

    US Marines land in Norway, irking Russia
    Jan17

    US Marines land in Norway, irking Russia

    OSLO: Some 300 US Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway’s Arctic neighbour Russia. Officials played down any link between the operation and Nato concerns over Russia, but the...

    Saying ‘Russia Must Pay,’ Kyiv Sues Moscow At UN Court
    Jan17

    Saying ‘Russia Must Pay,’ Kyiv Sues Moscow At UN Court

    KYIV — Ukraine has sued Russia at the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, accusing Moscow of acts of terrorism and discrimination related to its backing separatists in eastern U …read more Source: Big News...

    eNCA | Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path
    Jan17

    eNCA | Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path

    The European Union reached an agreement on visa waivers for Ukraine in December, after weeks of stalling, but the decision has yet to come into effect. …read more Source:...

    Trump to Europe: Drop dead
    Jan17

    Trump to Europe: Drop dead

    EDINBURGH — It is, remarkably, no exaggeration to say that almost everyone in Europe awaits the presidency of Donald Trump with a sense of dread. Almost everyone, that is, save for the resurgent parties of the populist far-right who see, in Trump, an example they dearly wish to emulate. The European mainstream, however, shrinks from Trump as it...

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.
    Jan17

    Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the ‘biggest problem’ and geopolitical foe of U.S.

    In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States’ “biggest problem” and greatest geopolitical foe. Trump’s comments more than two years ago, which came in the wake of Russian incursions into Crimea, offer a sharp contrast to the Russia-friendly rhetoric he has employed since launching...

    Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy
    Jan17

    Where Obama went wrong on foreign policy

    On a trip to Manila in 2014, President Obama was pressed by reporters about the “weakness” of his foreign policy, especially in Syria and Ukraine. He responded sharply, “Why is … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Popular vote loser Trump still miffed at intelligence officials, takes aim at outgoing CIA director
    Jan17

    Popular vote loser Trump still miffed at intelligence officials, takes aim at outgoing CIA director

    Donald Trump’s pint-sized ego is bruised and battered and he does’t have to take it anymore. So after outgoing CIA director John Brennan suggested that Trump might have more national security responsibilities than just tweeting once he’s pr*sident, Trump hit back. The president-elect took to Twitter Sunday evening to respond to...

    Canada will have to do more in NATO if U.S. backs out
    Jan17

    Canada will have to do more in NATO if U.S. backs out

    A soldier of the Polish Army sits in a tank as a NATO flag flies behind him. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) OTTAWA — Canada will have to contribute more to NATO if the U.S. follows through on president-elect Donald Trump’s musings on withdrawing from the alliance, says the head of the House of Commons foreign affairs committee. Liberal MP Bob...

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path
    Jan17

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday Ukrainians risked becoming disillusioned with Ukraine’s pro-European path if there are further delays to plans to cement its closer integration with the European Union. The European… …read more Source:...