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    ICYMI: Another day, another Duffy trial denial
    Aug25

    ICYMI: Another day, another Duffy trial denial

    Latest from the Duffy trial: Another day, another denial. Stephen Harper’s former issues management director Chris Woodcock got the email about Nigel Wright’s plans to pay Duffy’s expenses tab but didn’t read it. This, of course, is strikingly similar to the dilemma Harper’s current chief of staff has encountered. He...

    Air Force Secretary: US to Deploy F-22 Fighter Jets to Europe
    Aug25

    Air Force Secretary: US to Deploy F-22 Fighter Jets to Europe

    The United States will deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe very soon as part of a broader effort to support eastern European members of the NATO alliance unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Air Force Secretary Deborah James said on Monday. James did not give details about the specific number of planes, date or location of the...

    U.S. sending F-22s to Europe in response to Russian presence in Ukraine
    Aug25

    U.S. sending F-22s to Europe in response to Russian presence in Ukraine

    The U.S. will deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe very soon as part of a broader effort to support European NATO allies against Russian military aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Air Force deploying F-22 fighter jet to Europe
    Aug25

    Air Force deploying F-22 fighter jet to Europe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Air Force officials say they will soon be deploying stealthy, high-tech F-22 fighter jets to Europe to train with other nations’ militaries and reassure allies worried about Russian aggression.Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh says allies in Europe have advanced aircraft and they want to be able to train...

    European Leaders Make a Show of Support for Ukraine on Its National Day
    Aug25

    European Leaders Make a Show of Support for Ukraine on Its National Day

    In two speeches, President Petro O. Poroshenko spoke of Ukraine’s tension with Russia, and the leaders of Germany and France again voiced support for a deal negotiated this year. …read more Source: The New York...

    Euro Leaders Back Cease-Fire in Ukraine
    Aug25

    Euro Leaders Back Cease-Fire in Ukraine

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and President François Hollande of France stood alongside President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine to call for greater security on the Ukraine-Russia border. …read more Source: The New York...

    Germany’s Merkel: Must implement Minsk peace deal
    Aug25

    Germany’s Merkel: Must implement Minsk peace deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine has not been respected or fully implemented. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks
    Aug25

    Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks

    Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president vowed to increase troop numbers to fend off attacks by Russia-backed separatist rebels and warned his countrymen that there is still the threat of a “large-scale invasion,” in an impassioned speech to mark Independence Day on Monday. Poroshenko...

    Germany, France call for compliance in Ukraine peace deal
    Aug24

    Germany, France call for compliance in Ukraine peace deal

    A ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine is not being respected and everything possible must be done to fully implement the peace deal reached in Minsk, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says. …read more Source:...

    Swiss Law Aims to Return Foreign Funds Stashed by Erstwhile Leaders
    Aug24

    Swiss Law Aims to Return Foreign Funds Stashed by Erstwhile Leaders

    Switzerland expects to adopt a new law by the end of the year that will speed restitution of illicit funds stashed in the Alpine country, where thousands of “politically exposed persons” are believed to hold bank accounts, a top Swiss official said on Monday. Swiss authorities are cooperating with a number of countries — among them...