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    Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine
    Mar31

    Tillerson blasts Russian aggression over Ukraine

    Moscow denounces NATO ‘slander’ over ‘Russian aggression’ …read more Source: World...

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says
    Mar31

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says

    WASHINGTON ― Evelyn Farkas, who served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia until 2015, blasted White House press secretary Sean Spicer Friday after he peddled a misleading conspiracy theory about her role in gathering information on connections between President Donald Trump and Russia.Spicer spent much of...

    US defense chief says North Korea has ‘got to be stopped’
    Mar31

    US defense chief says North Korea has ‘got to be stopped’

    London, Mar 31: (AP) North Korea must be stopped on its path toward being able to threaten the United States with nuclear attack, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said today in a stark expression of America’s top national security concern at the moment. He emphasized diplomatic means of changing Pyongyang’s “reckless” agenda. On his...

    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’
    Mar31

    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday, March 31, he would hold talks with NATO allies about “Russia’s aggression in Ukraine,” signalling a tougher stance toward Moscow from the Trump administration. “We want to have a discussion around NATO’s posture in Europe, most particularly in...

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final
    Mar31

    Federer, Kyrgios advance to Miami Open semi-final

    Roger Federer dramatically fought his way into the Miami Open semi-finals with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (8/6) victory over Czech 10th seed Tomas Berdych on Thursday. The 35-year-old Swiss, who has already won the Australian Open and Indian Wells so far this year, extended his win streak over Berdych to seven matches. There was plenty of tension in the...

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine

    Civil servants in Ukraine will not be the only ones required to declare their income in the future. Thanks to a controversial new amendment, so too will NGO workers fighting corruption. Transparency, or revenge? …read more Source:...

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Controversial new amendment puts corruption fighters under pressure in Ukraine

    Civil servants in Ukraine will not be the only ones required to declare their income in the future. Thanks to a controversial new amendment, so too will NGO workers fighting corruption. Transparency, or revenge? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections
    Mar31

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called out Russia on Friday for “aggression” and “mucking” around in the election during separate overseas remarks. Mattis joined the United Kingdom defense secretary Michael Fallon in London where they answered questions on Russia and North Korea. One of...

    Vietnam’s Pham Thanh Nghien Named Finalist for Rights Defenders at Risk Award
    Mar31

    Vietnam’s Pham Thanh Nghien Named Finalist for Rights Defenders at Risk Award

    Vietnamese blogger and former political prisoner Pham Thanh Nghien has been named a finalist for the Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, honoring activists who jeopardize their own safety to benefit their communities.Nghien, who is known for her work publicizing violations against and defending the rights of relatives...

    Germany pushes back on Trump’s NATO demands
    Mar31

    Germany pushes back on Trump’s NATO demands

    With U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visiting NATO for the first time, Germany pushed back Friday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated demands that allies increase their military spending. Tillerson is the third Trump emissary to visit NATO headquarters in recent weeks and insist that allies show his boss the money by...