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    Some US allies caught in crossfire of sanctions on Russian arms
    Apr24

    Some US allies caught in crossfire of sanctions on Russian arms

    The Indian Air Force’s Russian-made Sukhoi-30 aircraft fly past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. (Reuters pic) NEW DELHI: US sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other US allies around Asia, experts say. Under a law that US President Donald...

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour
    Apr24

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour

    TORONTO — Canada and its G7 partners are saying “enough is enough” to attacks by Russia and other authoritarian countries in their democratic institutions, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday. Freeland concluded talks with her G7 counterparts by affirming an organized effort to respond to foreign meddling and the...

    Nukes of hazard
    Apr24

    Nukes of hazard

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    Bullish consensus on Egypt’s economic stabilization: Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Apr24

    Bullish consensus on Egypt’s economic stabilization: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    A bullish consensus on the Egyptian economy was expressed at the recent IMF and World Bank annual Spring Meetings in Washington DC about the prospects for emerging markets, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Emerging Insight report issued on Monday. The report cited Egypt’s meetings as confirming the bank’s view that...

    The Ridiculous Proposal to Label Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism
    Apr24

    The Ridiculous Proposal to Label Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism

    Sen. Cory Gardner made a bizarre proposal last week: The State Department should consider adding the country to its list of state sponsors of terrorism, alongside its close allies Iran and Syria. The moral case for such a designation is sound. Russia has invaded its neighbors Georgia and Ukraine, it supports the murderous regime of Bashar...

    Ukrainian teacher allegedly praises Hitler, performs Nazi salute with students
    Apr23

    Ukrainian teacher allegedly praises Hitler, performs Nazi salute with students

    (JTA) — A public school teacher in Ukraine allegedly posted birthday greetings to Adolf Hitler on Facebook and taught her students the Nazi salute. Marjana Batjuk, who teaches at a school in Lviv and also is a councilwoman, posted her greeting on April 20, the Nazi leader’s birthday, Eduard Dolinsky, director of the Ukrainian Jewish...

    G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour, Johnson says
    Apr23

    G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour, Johnson says

    TORONTO — Canada and Britain are showing enthusiasm for a concerted G7 effort to take Russia to task for what they are calling a broad range of “malign” behaviour, but their American ally is sounding a less effusive note. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson offered an early glimpse Monday of his fellow G7 foreign ministers’...

    In Krakow, Jews celebrate their community’s ‘revival’ amid rising xenophobia
    Apr23

    In Krakow, Jews celebrate their community’s ‘revival’ amid rising xenophobia

    Jonathan Ornstein lighting fireworks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Jewish Community Center in Krakow, April 22, 2018. (Jakub Włodek) KRAKOW, Poland (JTA) — At one of Poland’s plushest synagogues, leaders of this city’s small but vibrant Jewish community welcomed visitors from around the world to a celebration of what the...

    UK: G-7 to Set Up Group to Study Russian ‘Malign Behavior’
    Apr23

    UK: G-7 to Set Up Group to Study Russian ‘Malign Behavior’

    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations will create a working group to study Russia’s “malign behavior” given concerns about Moscow’s actions, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday. Tensions between Moscow and the West have increased steadily over recent years as Russia has...

    Russians frustrated by US visa delay
    Apr23

    Russians frustrated by US visa delay

    By Amie Ferris-Rotman | Washington Post MOSCOW — Russians wanting a glimpse of the American dream now have to wait. Or not go at all. Escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington are putting a damper on Russians’ vacation plans, catching ordinary people in diplomatic crosswires that have a distinct Cold War flavor. A year ago,...