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    Savchenko Says Ukraine Ignoring Her Party Registration Bid
    May25

    Savchenko Says Ukraine Ignoring Her Party Registration Bid

    Nadia Savchenko, a former military helicopter navigator who entered politics after returning home following two years in a Russian jail, says the Justice Ministry is ignoring her request to register her new political movement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada will continue to share intel with allies, says Trudeau
    May25

    Canada will continue to share intel with allies, says Trudeau

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan stands with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he holds a press conference at NATO headquarters during the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, May 25, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick BRUSSELS – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will continue as usual when it comes...

    Manafort advised Trump team on Russia scandal
    May25

    Manafort advised Trump team on Russia scandal

    Months after the FBI began examining Paul Manafort as part of a probe into ties between President Donald Trump’s team and Russia, Manafort called Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus to push back against the mounting controversy, according to four people familiar with the call.It was about a week before Trump’s inauguration,...

    PM Trudeau praises benefit of sharing intelligence with the U.S. and others
    May25

    PM Trudeau praises benefit of sharing intelligence with the U.S. and others

    BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will continue as usual when it comes to sharing intelligence with allies, even as U.S. President Donald Trump is being accused of playing fast and loose with sensitive secrets. “The track record has shown that collaboration and co-operation between allies, friends and partners has saved...

    Tusk ‘Not Sure’ He Has Same View As Trump On Russia
    May25

    Tusk ‘Not Sure’ He Has Same View As Trump On Russia

    European Council President Donald Tusk said he was “not sure” he and U.S. President Donald Trump had “a common position” on Russia. Tusk was speaking after meeting with Trump in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MP Urges Government to Fast-Track Magnitsky-Style Legislation
    May25

    MP Urges Government to Fast-Track Magnitsky-Style Legislation

    Legislation that would impose sanctions on human rights violators around the world, deny them visas, and seize their assets may soon be passed in Canada. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said last week that the government will support Bill-S-226—which would establish Magnitsky-style sanctions on human rights abusers not only in Russia...

    NATO formally joins coalition against ISIS
    May25

    NATO formally joins coalition against ISIS

    A soldier of the Polish Army sits in a tank as a NATO flag flies behind during the NATO Noble Jump military exercises of the VJTF forces on June 18, 2015 in Zagan, Poland. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) BRUSSELS – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is lending its support to the U.S.-led coalition against the group calling itself the Islamic State...

    NATO to lend support to coalition against ISIL, says Sec.-Gen. Stoltenberg
    May25

    NATO to lend support to coalition against ISIL, says Sec.-Gen. Stoltenberg

    BRUSSELS — The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is lending its support to the U.S.-led coalition against the group calling itself the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. “NATO joining the coalition to defeat (ISIL) is a strong political message of unity in the fight against terrorism,” Sec.-Gen. Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday. The...

    Russia looms over Trump’s meetings with European leaders
    May25

    Russia looms over Trump’s meetings with European leaders

    When German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited President Donald Trump at the White House in March, she brought a visual aid to help Trump understand the menace posed by his would-be friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin. Merkel brought out a 1980s map of the former Soviet Union and noted the way its borders stretched for hundreds of miles to the...

    President Trump to Meet With Anxious NATO and E.U. Leaders in Brussels
    May25

    President Trump to Meet With Anxious NATO and E.U. Leaders in Brussels

    (BRUSSELS) — Visiting a city he once called a “hellhole” to meet with the leaders of an alliance he threatened to abandon, President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe on Thursday to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support. Trump is slated to attend his first meeting of NATO, the decades-long...