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    Tillerson To Push NATO Allies On Military Spending, Press Russia On Ukraine
    Mar31

    Tillerson To Push NATO Allies On Military Spending, Press Russia On Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Brussels to attend a March 31 NATO meeting that was rescheduled to allow him to attend. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cargo Vessels Evade Detection, Raising Fears of Huge Trafficking Operations
    Mar31

    Cargo Vessels Evade Detection, Raising Fears of Huge Trafficking Operations

    Hundreds of ships are switching off their tracking devices and taking unexplained routes, raising concern the trafficking of arms, migrants and drugs is going undetected. Ninety percent of the world’s trade is carried by sea. Every vessel has an identification number administered by the United Nations’ International Maritime...

    230 new immigrants arrive in Israel from Ukraine
    Mar31

    230 new immigrants arrive in Israel from Ukraine

    78 families, four Holocaust survivors, and 40 children among new arrivals …read more Source: The Times of...

    Fukushima 4-year-old missing in Japan thyroid-cancer records
    Mar31

    Fukushima 4-year-old missing in Japan thyroid-cancer records

    TOKYO (AP) — A child diagnosed with thyroid cancer after the Fukushima nuclear accident is missing from government checkup records, an aid group said Friday, raising questions about the thoroughness and transparency of the screenings. Japanese authorities have said that among the 184 confirmed and suspected cases of thyroid cancer in Fukushima,...

    US top diplomat Tillerson to push NATO pay up in first talks
    Mar31

    US top diplomat Tillerson to push NATO pay up in first talks

    BRUSSELS: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will push his NATO allies to boost defence spending, at their first talks on Friday, by warning them that the disproportionate US share is “unsustainable,” officials said. Tillerson will be the latest top US administration official to deliver that message when he meets fellow NATO foreign ministers in...

    New ceasefire to go into effect in eastern Ukraine
    Mar31

    New ceasefire to go into effect in eastern Ukraine

    A new ceasefire is set to go into effect in eastern Ukraine starting from April 1. …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Wozniacki downs Pliskova to reach Miami final
    Mar31

    Tennis: Wozniacki downs Pliskova to reach Miami final

    MIAMI (AFP) – Caroline Wozniacki booked her place in the final of the WTA Miami Open by rallying to defeat Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday.The Dane, who has never appeared in the Miami final, will play the winner of Thursdays later semi-final between a resurgent Venus Williams of the United States and Britains...

    In Ukraine, Russia Weaponizes Fake News to Fight a Real War
    Mar31

    In Ukraine, Russia Weaponizes Fake News to Fight a Real War

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the Russian shells and rockets rained down on them in the front-line town of Debaltseve in February 2015, Ukrainian troops began to receive curious, anonymous SMS messages on their cellphones. “Your comrades nearby already left their positions, so you should leave yours as well,” one message read. The messages also claimed that...

    Is Putin the ‘Preeminent Statesman’ of Our Times?
    Mar31

    Is Putin the ‘Preeminent Statesman’ of Our Times?

    “If we were to use traditional measures for understanding leaders, which involve the defense of borders and national flourishing, Putin would count as the preeminent statesman of our time. “On the world stage, who could vie with him?” So asks Chris Caldwell of The Weekly Standard in a remarkable essay in Hillsdale College’s March issue of...

    Nato has ‘clear disagreements’ with Russia over Ukraine
    Mar31

    Nato has ‘clear disagreements’ with Russia over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS: NATO still has “clear disagreements” with Russia over the Ukraine crisis and expects Moscow to do more to rein in armed separatists battling Kiev’s forces, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. The West slapped sanctions on Russia in 2014 over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula and its support for...