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    Pompeo charms NATO but warns on Iran, defence spending
    Apr28

    Pompeo charms NATO but warns on Iran, defence spending

    BRUSSELS: Barely 12 hours after being sworn in as US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo went straight to NATO headquarters on Friday in what European allies saw as strong support for an institution that US President Donald Trump once called obsolete. In a day of closed-door meetings with NATO foreign ministers, Pompeo appeared to charm European...

    China expands nuclear facility to Pakistan, other countries
    Apr28

    China expands nuclear facility to Pakistan, other countries

    BEIJING: China General Nuclear Power Group is building two Hualong One nuclear station in Karachi and will build another one in Argentina starting in 2020. This is the part of the world’s first AP1000 third-generation nuclear unit started fueling in east China’s Zhejiang Province, a much-awaited landmark in China’s actualisation...

    UN Says Enormous Humanitarian Funding Restraints in Ukraine
    Apr28

    UN Says Enormous Humanitarian Funding Restraints in Ukraine

    Neal Walker, chief of the U.N. humanitarian mission to Ukraine, told VOA’s Ukrainian service that they were recording 40,000 cease-fire violations each month. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Classic cars on display in Kiev
    Apr28

    Classic cars on display in Kiev

    Ukraine’s biggest classic car festival is underway in the capital Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Speculation Swirls Turkey Might Seek Nonalignment
    Apr28

    Speculation Swirls Turkey Might Seek Nonalignment

    The Syrian civil war has been a catalyst for Russian-Turkish rapprochement, much to the concern of Turkey’s NATO partners. This, coupled with Ankara’s current strained relations with its traditional Western allies, is raising the prospect of a nonaligned Turkey. Foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran and Russia are meeting Saturday in...

    Politics: NATO is boosting its armor in Europe — and US tanks just marched on German roads for the first time in 15 years
    Apr28

    Politics: NATO is boosting its armor in Europe — and US tanks just marched on German roads for the first time in 15 years

    The US and its NATO partners have been increasing their operations in Europe, looking to build readiness amid tensions with Russia. US Army armored units in Europe carried out the first brigade-level tactical march on public roads in 15 years. The exercise comes amid increased rotational deployments to Europe and NATO efforts to increase...

    At NATO Ministerial, US Officials Call for Crimea’s Return to Ukraine
    Apr28

    At NATO Ministerial, US Officials Call for Crimea’s Return to Ukraine

    A top U.S. official said Friday that NATO foreign ministers would refuse to “return to business as usual with Russia” until Moscow “withdraws forces and support for proxies in the Donbas, and returns control of Crimea to Ukraine.” The unusually pointed demand, tweeted by State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert,...

    Pompeo tackles Nato on spending
    Apr27

    Pompeo tackles Nato on spending

    Barely 12 hours after being sworn in as US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo went straight to Nato headquarters yesterday in what European allies saw as strong support for an institution that US President Donald Trump once called obsolete.In a day of closed-door meetings with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) foreign ministers, Pompeo...

    For Donald Trump to Succeed With North Korea, He’ll Need a Pragmatic Definition of “Denuclearization”
    Apr27

    For Donald Trump to Succeed With North Korea, He’ll Need a Pragmatic Definition of “Denuclearization”

    The summit on Friday between South Korean president Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un was about far, far more than North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. The “Panmunjom Declaration” they released at the meeting’s conclusion has 21 paragraphs; just one of them addresses the nuclear issue. Most importantly, Moon and...

    Pompeo: Trump Likely to Leave Iran Deal ‘Absent a Fix’
    Apr27

    Pompeo: Trump Likely to Leave Iran Deal ‘Absent a Fix’

    New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says no decision has been made on whether President Donald Trump will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, adding that negotiations are ongoing. At his first news conference in his new job, Pompeo said, “Absent a substantial fix, absent overcoming the shortcomings, the flaws of the deal, he (President...