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    NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump’s ‘Blunt and Direct’ Speech
    May27

    NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump’s ‘Blunt and Direct’ Speech

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg wasn’t shocked by Donald Trump’s “blunt and direct” speech on defense spending during the U.S. president’s first meeting with alliance leaders in Brussels. In an interview with RFE/R’s Brussels Correspondent Rikard Jozwiak, Stoltenberg said NATO leaders were committed to fairer...

    G-7 Summit Ends With US Declining To Join Consensus On Climate Change
    May27

    G-7 Summit Ends With US Declining To Join Consensus On Climate Change

    TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick...

    Stretch of Russian Rail Road Bypassing Ukraine to Become Operational in August
    May27

    Stretch of Russian Rail Road Bypassing Ukraine to Become Operational in August

    KOLESNIKOVKA, (Voronezh Region) (Sputnik) — The Zhuravka-Millerovo stretch of Russia’s double-track electrified rail road bypassing Ukraine will become operational in August 2017, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Dmitry Bulgakov said Saturday. “The pace of laying the upper structure of the rail road on the stretches entrusted to the...

    Politics: Report suggests potentially alarming development in Jared Kushner’s meeting with the head of a sanctioned Russian bank
    May27

    Politics: Report suggests potentially alarming development in Jared Kushner’s meeting with the head of a sanctioned Russian bank

    The FBI is examining whether Russian officials suggested to Jared Kushner that Russian banks could finance Trump associates' business ventures if US sanctions were lifted or relaxed. The FBI is examining whether Russian officials suggested to President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, that Russian banks could finance Trump...

    Trade and Russia unresolved issues in G7 communique – source
| Reuters
    May27

    Trade and Russia unresolved issues in G7 communique – source | Reuters

    TAORMINA, Italy Group of Seven (G7) leaders have still not agreed to joint language on the issues of trade and Russia, a G7 source said, hours before their final communique is due to be published. The source said diplomats had been unable to resolve whether the communique would include a pledge to fight against “protectionism” and a...

    Worried by Trump, G7 sees a bright side: he showed up
    May27

    Worried by Trump, G7 sees a bright side: he showed up

    TAORMINA, Sicily — It could have been worse. A lot worse. As leaders of the G7, the elite group of established democracies, concluded their annual clubby retreat Saturday, that was the general takewaway. The glorious Sicilian sun above them wasn’t the only bright spot: while U.S. President Donald Trump’s unpredictable...

    Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
    May27

    Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

    Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick with their commitment to...

    G-7 commits to climate change deal — except for Trump
    May27

    G-7 commits to climate change deal — except for Trump

    By COLLEEN BARRY, SYLVIE CORBET, and DAVID McHUGH TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other...

    Belgian, Ukrainian, Serbian artists win cartoon contest
    May27

    Belgian, Ukrainian, Serbian artists win cartoon contest

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    News Analysis: President Trump’s Debut Abroad Packs Unconventional Twists
    May27

    News Analysis: President Trump’s Debut Abroad Packs Unconventional Twists

    Most U.S. presidents have made their first trip abroad to nearby destinations like Canada or Mexico. But if there’s one thing Donald Trump has proven over his first four months in office, it’s that he’s no conventional president. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...