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    Nikki Haley Asks Russia ‘How Many More Children Have To Die’ After Syria Gas Attack
    Apr06

    Nikki Haley Asks Russia ‘How Many More Children Have To Die’ After Syria Gas Attack

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued sharp criticism Wednesday of Russian actions in Syria, asking the U.N. Security Council, “How many more children have to die before Russia cares?”Haley’s statement was a response to a chemical weapons attack the day before in Syria’s Idlib province that killed scores of people,...

    A Century After the US Entered World War I, Modern-Day Trench Warfare Continues in Ukraine
    Apr06

    A Century After the US Entered World War I, Modern-Day Trench Warfare Continues in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—On April 2, 1917, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson stood before a joint session of Congress, asking for a declaration of war against Germany so that the world would “be made safe for democracy.” “Neutrality is no longer feasible or desirable where the peace of the world is involved,” Wilson said. Four days later, on April 6, 1917,...

    Russia: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is headed to Moscow
    Apr05

    Russia: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is headed to Moscow

    AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State RexTillerson will discuss global security, including the Syria, North Korea and Ukraine situations, during the latter’s visit to Moscow, the ministry said on Wednesday. Tillerson is to visit Russia on April 11-12, and Russia’s foreign...

    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics
    Apr05

    How The Trump Budget Undercuts Security Risks Posed By Pandemics

    By Maureen Miller, Columbia University Medical Center President Trump proposed a US$54 billion military budget increase to solidify the security of our nation. However, the government also recognizes pandemic threats as an issue of national security – one that knows no borders. In the last four years, we have faced the Ebola epidemic – contained...

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals
    Apr05

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped three athletes of medals they won in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics after reanalysis of samples returned positive for banned substances. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia hopes Tillerson’s visit will lead to improved ties
    Apr05

    Russia hopes Tillerson’s visit will lead to improved ties

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tillerson’s talks next Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will focus on the fight against terrorism, various regional conflicts including Syria and Ukraine, tensions around North Korea and nuclear arms control. The U.S. State Department said Tillerson will meet with Lavrov and other...

    Canadian-Ukrainian defence deal could open doors to weapons sales to Kyiv
    Apr05

    Canadian-Ukrainian defence deal could open doors to weapons sales to Kyiv

    Ukraine’s quest to get access to sophisticated Western weapons and defence technologies to fight Russian-backed rebels in the eastern part of the country got a step closer with a defence co-operation agreement signed in Ottawa earlier this week. The bilateral deal, signed by Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and his Ukrainian counterpart...

    Rex Tillerson to discuss Ukraine, Syria, nukes in 1st official Russia visit next week
    Apr05

    Rex Tillerson to discuss Ukraine, Syria, nukes in 1st official Russia visit next week

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will focus on the fight against terrorism, various regional conflicts and nuclear arms control. …read more Source: Global...

    Tillerson to Visit Moscow
    Apr05

    Tillerson to Visit Moscow

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Russia after attending the G7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Italy next week, the State Department announced Wednesday. Following the conclusion of the meeting on April 11, Tillerson will travel to Moscow to meet with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to discuss Ukraine, counterterrorism...

    The Trump-Russia allegations sound incriminating. But would any of them be illegal?
    Apr05

    The Trump-Russia allegations sound incriminating. But would any of them be illegal?

    There are three main sets of laws that Trump’s associates could possibly be charged for violating. The growing number of allegations about President Trump’s links to Russia sounds really incriminating. But would any of them actually be illegal? As the FBI probes possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow in the run-up...