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    Kerry Hopes for Progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow Talks
    Mar24

    Kerry Hopes for Progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow Talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry voices hope that Washington and Moscow can narrow differences on Syria and Ukraine as he sits down for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin Hopes Kerry Visit Will Help Solve Syria, Ukraine Crises
    Mar24

    Putin Hopes Kerry Visit Will Help Solve Syria, Ukraine Crises

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes the visit to Moscow by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will help reconcile differences between the two countries on Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliamentary Speaker Says Ready To Be Prime Minister
    Mar24

    Ukrainian Parliamentary Speaker Says Ready To Be Prime Minister

    Ukrainian parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Hroysman says he is ready to become prime minister if asked. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Are European Countries Really ‘Free Riders’?
    Mar24

    Are European Countries Really ‘Free Riders’?

    French President Francois Hollande addresses a joint news conference with President Barack Obama. Jonathan Ernst / ReutersThe idea that Europeans are “free riders,” enjoying the benefits of an international order safeguarded by the United States without contributing much to it, is well-worn in Washington. In that sense, President Obama did not...

    Russian officials in Crimea confiscate contraband vodka
    Mar24

    Russian officials in Crimea confiscate contraband vodka

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials in Crimea say they have intercepted approximately 4,000 bottles of counterfeit vodka that was being transported onto the peninsula. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian officials in Crimea confiscate contraband vodka
    Mar24

    Russian officials in Crimea confiscate contraband vodka

    Russian officials in Crimea say they have intercepted approximately 4,000 bottles of counterfeit vodka that was being transported onto the peninsula. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Syrian Army Pushes Into ISIS-Held City of Palmyra
    Mar24

    Syrian Army Pushes Into ISIS-Held City of Palmyra

    DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian government forces, backed by Russian airstrikes, on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra, which has been held by ISIS since May, state TV reported. The advance came after the troops managed this week to capture several hills and high ground around the town, famed for its priceless archaeological site and Roman...

    Moldova: 3 men sentenced for trafficking people for kidneys
    Mar24

    Moldova: 3 men sentenced for trafficking people for kidneys

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — A Moldovan court has sentenced three men to seven years in prison on charges of human trafficking after they transported three Moldovans to Turkey to have their kidneys removed. The Chisinau Appeal Court sentenced the three Thursday, five years after they were sent for trial. The ruling can be appealed. Prosecutors said...

    Kerry in Moscow urges unity in face of Brussels attacks
    Mar24

    Kerry in Moscow urges unity in face of Brussels attacks

    MOSCOW — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Thursday for countries to boost efforts to fight the Islamic State group in Syria, Iraq and beyond in the wake of this week’s deadly attacks in Brussels. In Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Syria and Ukraine, Kerry said the...

    NATO breeds frustration, but is vital tool in IS fight
    Mar24

    NATO breeds frustration, but is vital tool in IS fight

    WASHINGTON — America’s substantial support for NATO, both in money and military aid, has long been a source of frustration for U.S. leaders, and questioned by some as a throwback to the Cold War era. Republican front-runner Donald Trump, in interviews this week, suggested the U.S. should scale back its role in the alliance nearly seven...