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    FP’s Situation Report: Boko Haram steals from the poor; Uneasy alliances fight against the Islamic State; Pentagon needs to find money for nukes; and much more from around the world.
    Mar06

    FP’s Situation Report: Boko Haram steals from the poor; Uneasy alliances fight against the Islamic State; Pentagon needs to find money for nukes; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Boko Haram pulls a reverse Robin Hood. Militants in southern Nigeria have made millions siphoning the country’s oil riches. The Islamic extremist group in northern Nigeria is doing the opposite, raiding the meager bounties of poor fishermen from Niger to finance their campaign of terror. FP’s...

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line
    Mar06

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials say government forces are withdrawing heavy rocket launchers from the front line with Russian-backed separatists in accordance with last month’s cease-fire accord. …read more Source: U.S....

    EU foreign policy chief speaks out against US call for arms supplies to Kiev at this stage
    Mar06

    EU foreign policy chief speaks out against US call for arms supplies to Kiev at this stage

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief is speaking out against bipartisan calls in the U.S. to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU chief speaks out against arms supplies for Kiev

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union’s foreign policy chief is speaking out against bipartisan calls in the U.S. to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Some lawmakers from both major parties have been pressing the Obama administration to provide lethal arms to Kiev, a move the...

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line
    Mar06

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials say government forces are withdrawing heavy rocket launchers from the front line with Russian-backed separatists in accordance with last month’s cease-fire accord. Military spokesman Col. Andriy Lysenko said the Uragan launchers were being pulled back by 35 kilometers (22 miles) from the...

    EU Chief Speaks out Against Arms Supplies for Kiev
    Mar06

    EU Chief Speaks out Against Arms Supplies for Kiev

    EU foreign policy chief speaks out against US call for arms supplies to Kiev at this stage …read more Source: ABC...

    Kremlin Critic Navalny, Out of Jail, Vows to Fight On
    Mar06

    Kremlin Critic Navalny, Out of Jail, Vows to Fight On

    Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention center on Friday and promised that Russia’s opposition will continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week’s killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. But Navalny and other opposition leaders face a tough task getting their message out...

    Ukraine says it is pulling back rocket launchers from front line in accordance with cease-fire
    Mar06

    Ukraine says it is pulling back rocket launchers from front line in accordance with cease-fire

    Ukrainian military officials say government forces are withdrawing heavy rocket launchers from the front line with Russian-backed separatists in accordance with last month’s cease-fire accord. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line
    Mar06

    Ukraine declares heavy weapons pullback from front line

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian military officials say government forces are withdrawing heavy rocket launchers from the front line with Russian-backed separatists in accordance with last month’s cease-fire accord. Military spokesman Col. Andriy Lysenko said the Uragan launchers were being pulled back by 35 kilometers (22 miles) from the...

    Ukraine Declares Heavy Weapons Pullback From Front Line
    Mar06

    Ukraine Declares Heavy Weapons Pullback From Front Line

    Ukraine says it is pulling back rocket launchers from front line in accordance with cease-fire …read more Source: ABC...