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    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. eyes turn to the U.N. for Middle East peace push; Is the Iran deal good for Washington and Jerusalem?; Tourist massacre in Tunisia; and much more from around the world.
    Mar19

    FP’s Situation Report: U.S. eyes turn to the U.N. for Middle East peace push; Is the Iran deal good for Washington and Jerusalem?; Tourist massacre in Tunisia; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Netanyahu’s victory might force Washington to change course at the U.N. In an election countdown turnabout, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the creation of a Palestinian state, abandoning his years-long support for a two-state peace deal. Now, President Barack Obama is eyeing a reversal...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia

    The EU has visa bans and asset freezes in place targeting 150 individuals, including high-ranking Russians, and 37 entities such as banks, companies and rebel groups. If Russia divides European opinion on sanctions, “this will be the biggest success story for President Putin,” Yatsenyuk said, after talks in Brussels with European...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia

    By LORNE COOK read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine urged the European Union on Thursday to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gathered for a two-day summit. …read more Source: U.S....

    Why have English football teams flopped in Europe?
    Mar19

    Why have English football teams flopped in Europe?

    London (AFP) – Despite their new eye-watering multi-billion television rights deal, the blanket failure of Premier League clubs in the Champions League has left England looking like Europe’s poor relation.After Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal fell, Manchester City’s elimination by Barcelona on Wednesday left England with no...

    Ukraine’s War Widows
    Mar19

    Ukraine’s War Widows

    More than 1,000 Ukrainian soldiers and volunteers have died fighting pro-Russian insurgents in eastern Ukraine, according to government figures. Many left behind wives and children. Local charities are playing a key role in helping these families overcome financial hardship and coping with their loss. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    EU, US Officials, Including John Boehner, May Be Added To Russia’s Blacklist Of Over 200 Names
    Mar19

    EU, US Officials, Including John Boehner, May Be Added To Russia’s Blacklist Of Over 200 Names

    Russia is preparing a list of over 200 politicians and officials from the European Union and the United States, who may be barred from entering Russia, Sputnik News reported, citing local media. Over the past year, the U.S. and the EU have enacted sanctions against several Russian nationals and corporations for their alleged role in fomenting a...

    British military instructors training Ukrainian troops in combat first aid, field tactics
    Mar19

    British military instructors training Ukrainian troops in combat first aid, field tactics

    Ukraine’s defense ministry says British military instructors have traveled to the country to provide medical and tactical training to Ukrainian troops. …read more Source: FOX...

    British military trainers travel to Ukraine
    Mar19

    British military trainers travel to Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s defense ministry says British military instructors have traveled to the country to provide medical and tactical… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia ahead of EU summit
    Mar19

    Ukraine urges EU to keep up sanctions pressure on Russia ahead of EU summit

    Ukraine is urging the European Union to stay united in keeping up sanctions pressure on Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, as EU leaders gather for a two-day summit. …read more Source: FOX...