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    G7 foreign ministers seek US clarity over Syria
    Apr10

    G7 foreign ministers seek US clarity over Syria

    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialised nations meet on Monday for an annual gathering, with Europe and Japan seeking clarity from the United States on an array of issues, especially Syria. The two-day summit in Tuscany comes as the United States moves a Navy strike group near the Korean peninsular amid concerns over North...

    US Cruise Missiles and an EU Vote Deal Putin 2 Setbacks in 1 Day
    Apr10

    US Cruise Missiles and an EU Vote Deal Putin 2 Setbacks in 1 Day

    KYIV, Ukraine—Thursday was a bad day for the Kremlin. In the span of a few hours, Russia’s two foreign policy mantelpieces—its military adventures in Ukraine and Syria—were both dealt body blows. One came from a United States cruise missile attack on a Syrian regime air base where Russian military forces were deployed. The strike was in...

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

    Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession., She warned at a news conference that resistance to change would now increase. The resignation — effective on May...

    Russian Opposition Activist Released From Prison After Serving Term
    Apr10

    Russian Opposition Activist Released From Prison After Serving Term

    Russian opposition activist Leonid Razvozzhayev has been released from a Siberian prison after serving a 4 1/2-year sentence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Tillerson’s First G-7 Talks, a Focus on Familiar Unresolved Conflicts
    Apr10

    In Tillerson’s First G-7 Talks, a Focus on Familiar Unresolved Conflicts

    Diplomats from world powers have spent the past few years trying to figure out how to address the conflict in Syria, North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and Russia’s actions in its neighborhood and abroad. Those issues remain a key focus this week, some with a renewed sense of urgency, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with...

    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?
    Apr10

    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Trump administration officials on Sunday made it clear that Russia must end their support for the Syrian government or its relationship with the United States will continue to dwindle, according to the Washington Post, providing a basis for what talks between Moscow and Washington will resemble this week when...

    Canada and Ukraine sign  defense cooperation agreement
    Apr10

    Canada and Ukraine sign defense cooperation agreement

    OTTAWA – One month after the Canadian government announced a two-year extension of its military training mission in Ukraine, Canada formalized its support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and security through a bilateral defense cooperation agreement both countries’ defense ministers signed here on April 3. “The arrangement will enable us to...

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia
    Apr10

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia

    The search for a unified approach to the Syria conflict after last week’s suspected chemical attack looks set to dominate talks between the G7 group of leading nations in Italy on Monday., Foreign ministers will focus on how to pressure Russia to distance itself from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Allies will also be seeking clarity from...

    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé
    Apr10

    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé

    An investigation is underway in Loulé after a 54-year-old Ukrainian man was found dead in a makeshift carpark . The man, who was apparently homeless and living in a car, was found early this morning with various injuries, particularly to his face. He was allegedly discovered by two friends who maintain he was alive at the time, and told them he...

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield
    Apr10

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield

    James Jay Carafano Security, Europe If Putin wants to stir up trouble anywhere else, it’s the obvious place to start. U.S. interest in the Balkans has waxed and waned. It is time for wax on. The Balkans have been on America’s back burner since the end of the Clinton era. Investing some attention and exerting some influence on the...