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    U.S. forces to train Ukraine National Guard in late April
    Mar30

    U.S. forces to train Ukraine National Guard in late April

    JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, March 30 (UPI) — The U.S. Army will begin training Ukraine’s National Guard units on April 20, Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced. …read more Source: United Press...

    Probe Into Ukraine Plane Disaster Eyes Buk Missile Launchers
    Mar30

    Probe Into Ukraine Plane Disaster Eyes Buk Missile Launchers

    International probe in MH17 Ukraine plane disaster looks for more on Buk missile launchers …read more Source: ABC...

    Europe’s Arc of Fire
    Mar30

    Europe’s Arc of Fire

    Europe is engulfed by an arc of fire. And this arc, existing just outside Europe, is linked to multiple crises inside Europe. While instability in the Middle East needs no introduction, Europe’s stability, too, cannot be taken for granted. To the east, Europe faces the specter of both Russian aggression and Russian weakness. Russia is a...

    Campaign Begins for Most Unpredictable UK Election in Years
    Mar30

    Campaign Begins for Most Unpredictable UK Election in Years

    LONDON—British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a courtesy call on Queen Elizabeth II, then launched a most uncourteous attack on his main political rival, as campaigning formally began Monday in the most unpredictable U.K. election in decades. The royal audience — possibly Cameron’s last as prime minister — came as Britain’s...

    One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Three Wounded In East Ukraine
    Mar30

    One Ukrainian Soldier Killed, Three Wounded In East Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says that one soldier has been killed and three wounded over the previous 24 hours in the country’s east despite a six-week-old cease-fire with Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysian airliner crash investigators appeal for missile witnesses
    Mar30

    Malaysian airliner crash investigators appeal for missile witnesses

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch prosecutors said on Monday they are looking for witnesses in eastern Ukraine who may have seen a Russian-made BUK… …read more Source:...

    In Defense of Angela Merkel
    Mar30

    In Defense of Angela Merkel

    The advantage of the notorious cover of Der Spiegel that showed Angela Merkel in front of the Acropolis surrounded by Nazi officers is that it finally poses, in a way that cannot be dodged, the question of Germanophobia in Europe. This has dragged on for quite some time. There were the demonstrations in Cyprus in March 2013, with the banners...

    Weapons Flood into Putin’s European Arms Depot
    Mar30

    Weapons Flood into Putin’s European Arms Depot

    While the world watched Russia’s North Fleet with trepidation as it launched surprise exercises near the Arctic Circle last week, Vladimir Putin has quietly been arming another area inside Europe’s borders: Kaliningrad, the Russian seaport city in a region sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania, with convenient access to the Baltic...

    FP’s Situation Report: No Iran nuclear deal yet as Tehran backs away from a key concession; Arab leaders create a pan-Arab fighting force; U.S. tries to bolster NATO’s eastern members; and much more from around the world.
    Mar30

    FP’s Situation Report: No Iran nuclear deal yet as Tehran backs away from a key concession; Arab leaders create a pan-Arab fighting force; U.S. tries to bolster NATO’s eastern members; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat No deal on Iran’s nuclear program yet. One day before the deadline, negotiators are still trying to carve out the framework of an agreement. FP’s David Francis: “Iran and the world powers also appear to be grappling with two other controversial issues: Tehran’s ability to conduct research and...

    EU’s Juncker, Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit
    Mar30

    EU’s Juncker, Mogherini Postpone Kyiv Visit

    EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini has postponed a planned visit to Ukraine on March 30 after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker did the same. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...