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    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder
    Apr03

    Haley eclipses Tillerson on Trump’s foreign policy ladder

    In Donald Trump’s first meeting with Nikki Haley, on Nov. 17, he asked her to serve as his secretary of state. Haley turned him down, according to two sources familiar with the conversation, telling the president-elect that she lacked the requisite foreign policy experience for the job. The former South Carolina governor ended up...

    Canada, Ukraine formalize defense cooperation (AFP)
    Apr03

    Canada, Ukraine formalize defense cooperation (AFP)

    Ottawa (AFP) – Canada and Ukraine formalized a defense pact Monday that would see Canada continue to offer military training and share combat expertise. …read more Source: The West...

    IMF Urges Kyiv to Do More on Corruption, Pensions After New Aid
    Apr03

    IMF Urges Kyiv to Do More on Corruption, Pensions After New Aid

    The International Monetary Fund urged Ukraine on Monday to raise the pension age and do more to tackle corruption after announcing the payout of $1 billion in new aid to the war-torn country. The IMF is propping up Ukraine’s economy with a $17.5 billion bailout, helping it climb out of recession following the annexation of Crimea by Russia...

    IMF Board of Directors approve allocation of $ 1 billion to Ukraine
    Apr03

    IMF Board of Directors approve allocation of $ 1 billion to Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Joins RNC’s Finance Team
    Apr03

    Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Joins RNC’s Finance Team

    The Republican National Committee announced Monday that Michael Cohen, longtime attorney and ally to President Donald Trump, will join its financial team. Cohen, who remains Trump’s personal attorney, will serve as one of several national deputy chairmen. The brash, New York-based lawyer is a central figure in Trump world, serving as...

    Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’
    Apr03

    Politics: Baltic states think Russia is laying the groundwork for looming ‘kinetic operations’

    Officials in Lithuania are sounding the alarm over suspected Russian information campaigns reminiscent of the lead-up to the Crimean annexation. Signs of an intensifying Moscow-led information campaign have the Lithuanian government worried that Russia is laying the groundwork for “kinetic operations” like those recently seen in...

    The history and lessons of those ‘lock her up’ chants
    Apr03

    The history and lessons of those ‘lock her up’ chants

    Agnes Macphail First woman member of the Canadian House of Commons. (Yousuf Karsh/Library and Archives Canada) “The only M.P. who can—Bake, churn, cook, milk, sew, hitch, teach, talk—and do ‘em all well!” That was the headline from a Maclean’s feature from January 15, 1922, about the first woman elected to Canada’s House of Commons:...

    IMF releases $1 billion loan for cash-strapped Ukraine
    Apr03

    IMF releases $1 billion loan for cash-strapped Ukraine

    KIEV (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund has decided to release the next $1 billion loan payment to Ukraine, which had been postponed following the blockade imposed on the separatist east of the country, the Ukrainian president said Monday.The IMF board took the decision to grant Ukraine one billion dollars, Petro Poroshenko wrote on...

    Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in fresh clashes in troubled east
    Apr03

    Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in fresh clashes in troubled east

    Two Ukrainian soldiers are killed in clashes with pro-Russia forces in the volatile east. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Says IMF Has Approved $1 Billion Loan
    Apr03

    Ukraine Says IMF Has Approved $1 Billion Loan

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has announced that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the payment of $1 billion of aid to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...