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    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics
    Apr05

    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics

    By Maureen Miller, Columbia University Medical Center President Trump proposed a US$54 billion military budget increase to solidify the security of our nation. However, the government also recognizes pandemic threats as an issue of national security – one that knows no borders. In the last four years, we have faced the Ebola epidemic – contained...

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals
    Apr05

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped three athletes of medals they won in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics after reanalysis of samples returned positive for banned substances. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Hopes Tillerson’s Visit Will Lead to Improved Ties
    Apr05

    Russia Hopes Tillerson’s Visit Will Lead to Improved Ties

    MOSCOW — Russia voiced hope Wednesday that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s planned visit next week will help improve relations between the former Cold War foes. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tillerson’s talks next Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will focus on the fight against terrorism, various...

    Barys forward Bochenski may finish his career
    Apr05

    Barys forward Bochenski may finish his career

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Barys HC forward Brandon Bochenski may finish his career for health problems. It is still unknown whether he will join the world championships in Kiev or not. The forward has not arrived in the location of Barys in Kazakhstan yet, Kazinform refers to Sports.kz. …read more Source:...

    Tillerson to visit Russia on April 11-12, says Moscow
    Apr05

    Tillerson to visit Russia on April 11-12, says Moscow

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first visit to Moscow next week, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as the Kremlin looks to improve ties with Donald Trump’s administration. The ministry said the visit on April 11-12 would include talks with counterpart Sergei Lavrov covering international security,...

    Russia hopes Tillerson’s visit will lead to improved ties
    Apr05

    Russia hopes Tillerson’s visit will lead to improved ties

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tillerson’s talks next Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will focus on the fight against terrorism, various regional conflicts including Syria and Ukraine, tensions around North Korea and nuclear arms control. The U.S. State Department said Tillerson will meet with Lavrov and other...

    Canadian-Ukrainian defence deal could open doors to weapons sales to Kyiv
    Apr05

    Canadian-Ukrainian defence deal could open doors to weapons sales to Kyiv

    Ukraine’s quest to get access to sophisticated Western weapons and defence technologies to fight Russian-backed rebels in the eastern part of the country got a step closer with a defence co-operation agreement signed in Ottawa earlier this week. The bilateral deal, signed by Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and his Ukrainian counterpart...

    John Bew: the Gibraltar row shows “the balance of power” is back in European affairs
    Apr05

    John Bew: the Gibraltar row shows “the balance of power” is back in European affairs

    Those troublesome 1980s have reared their head again in a diplomatic storm in a teacup over Gibraltar. “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back.” So said Barack Obama to Mitt Romney during the 2012 race for the US presidency when Romney suggested that Russia was America’s “number-one geopolitical foe”. Like many of...

    US Secretary of State Tillerson to Visit Russia April 11-12: Moscow
    Apr05

    US Secretary of State Tillerson to Visit Russia April 11-12: Moscow

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first visit to Moscow next week, Russia’s foreign ministry said Wednesday, as the Kremlin looks to improve ties with Donald Trump’s administration. The ministry said the visit on April 11-12 would include talks with counterpart Sergei Lavrov covering international security, including...

    The Trump-Russia allegations sound incriminating. But would any of them be illegal?
    Apr05

    The Trump-Russia allegations sound incriminating. But would any of them be illegal?

    There are three main sets of laws that Trump’s associates could possibly be charged for violating. The growing number of allegations about President Trump’s links to Russia sounds really incriminating. But would any of them actually be illegal? As the FBI probes possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow in the run-up...