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    Netherlands Find Compromise to Enact Ukraine Deal
    Dec15

    Netherlands Find Compromise to Enact Ukraine Deal

    BRUSSELS — European Union leaders reached a compromise with the Netherlands Thursday that should allow the bloc to enact an agreement on closer ties with Ukraine, regarded as a landmark deal to counter Russian influence. Dutch Prime Minister Rutte said Thursday he now has the necessary guarantees to push the deal through the Dutch Parliament as...

    Netherlands, EU Reach Deal On Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec15

    Netherlands, EU Reach Deal On Ukraine Association Agreement

    European Union leaders have reached an agreement about a demand from the Netherlands on a deal that would establish closer ties between the EU and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Manchurian cabinet
    Dec15

    The Manchurian cabinet

    US president-elect Donald Trump seems determined to revive a forgotten Hollywood genre: the paranoid melodrama. Perhaps the greatest film in this genre, The Manchurian Candidate, concerns a communist plot to use the brainwashed son of a leading right-wing family to upend the American political system. Given the fondness that Trump and so many of...

    E.U. Officials: E.U. to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months
    Dec15

    E.U. Officials: E.U. to Extend Russia Sanctions for 6 Months

    The European Union will extend its sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the fragile peace agreement in Ukraine, EU officials said Thursday. Two officials said EU nations backed the deal at a summit of EU leaders and the formal decision will be adopted over the next few days. They spoke on condition of...

    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal
    Dec15

    EU, Netherlands find compromise to enact Ukraine deal

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders reached a compromise with the Netherlands Thursday that should allow the bloc to enact an agreement on… …read more Source:...

    EU leaders reach deal to let Netherlands ratify Ukraine pact: PM (AFP)
    Dec15

    EU leaders reach deal to let Netherlands ratify Ukraine pact: PM (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders agreed Thursday to give the Netherlands guarantees that will enable it to ratify the bloc’s association pact with Ukraine, which Dutch voters rejected in a referendum, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said. …read more Source: The West...

    Trump picks his Interior chief, a supporter of more drilling
    Dec15

    Trump picks his Interior chief, a supporter of more drilling

    NEW YORK — Edging closer to completing his Cabinet, President-elect Donald Trump announced his choice of Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior secretary Thursday, picking a man who should fit smoothly into an administration favouring more energy drilling and less regulation. In the evening, he was to embark on his latest campaign victory lap, this...

    EU leaders agree to Dutch demands on Ukraine – Malta PM
    Dec15

    EU leaders agree to Dutch demands on Ukraine – Malta PM

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Thursday that European Union leaders have agreed to Dutch demands on a landmark deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, which are meant to allow The Hague to ratify it. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch PM says is unsure if Dutch parliament will ratify Ukraine deal
    Dec15

    Dutch PM says is unsure if Dutch parliament will ratify Ukraine deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday he was not sure whether he would be able to get the Dutch parliament to ratify a landmark association agreement between the European Union and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU agrees on Dutch deal for Ukraine to fend off Russia
    Dec15

    EU agrees on Dutch deal for Ukraine to fend off Russia

    European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to additional Dutch demands over a landmark deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said. …read more Source: Channel...