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    Ukraine: Senior Official Accused of Corruption Makes $3.7 Million Bail
    Mar17

    Ukraine: Senior Official Accused of Corruption Makes $3.7 Million Bail

    The head of the tax service was accused of embezzling millions and was detained as part of a corruption crackdown. …read more Source:...

    Trump Hosts Merkel, Renews Call for NATO Members’ Payments
    Mar17

    Trump Hosts Merkel, Renews Call for NATO Members’ Payments

    After a White House meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump said he supported NATO but renewed a call for member nations to increase their financial contributions to support the military alliance. Trump expressed his “strong support for NATO” but called on fellow members who “owe vast sums...

    Trump Hosts Merkel, Renews Call for NATO Members’ Payments
    Mar17

    Trump Hosts Merkel, Renews Call for NATO Members’ Payments

    After a White House meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump said he supported NATO but renewed a call for member nations to increase their financial contributions to support the military alliance. Trump expressed his “strong support for NATO” but called on fellow members who “owe vast sums...

    Trump Reiterates NATO Support, Presses Merkel on Spending Targets
    Mar17

    Trump Reiterates NATO Support, Presses Merkel on Spending Targets

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump reiterated his strong support for NATO on Friday and pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet NATO’s military spending target, in the first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders. The meeting between the leader of Europe’s largest economy and the U.S. president was billed as one that...

    Trump repeats wiretapping claim after U.S. apology to Britain
    Mar17

    Trump repeats wiretapping claim after U.S. apology to Britain

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (all times local): 2:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says his White House shouldn’t be blamed for quoting a Fox News analyst who accused British intelligence of helping former President Barack Obama spy on him. There is no evidence...

    In Ukraine, Some Signs Of Progress In Uphill Battle Against Corruption
    Mar17

    In Ukraine, Some Signs Of Progress In Uphill Battle Against Corruption

    Ukraine is considered one of the world’s most corrupt countries. But activists are encouraged by the ongoing case against Roman Nasirov, the country’s tax chief, who is accused of embezzlement.(Image credit: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    President Trump and Angela Merkel Meet for the First Time at the White House
    Mar17

    President Trump and Angela Merkel Meet for the First Time at the White House

    (WASHINGTON) — It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016 presidential campaign. Their agenda included discussions on strengthening NATO, fighting ISIS and resolving Ukraine’s conflict,...

    Trump, Merkel hold press conference
    Mar17

    Trump, Merkel hold press conference

    Popular vote loser Donald Trump is holding a press conference with the leader of the free world, German Chancellor Angela Merkel. If she can stand it, so can we. Watch it on the regular cable news networks or here, on C-SPAN. Friday, Mar 17, 2017 · 6:06:47 PM +00:00 …read more Source: Daily...

    See how Trump welcomed Merkel to the White House
    Mar17

    See how Trump welcomed Merkel to the White House

    President Donald Trump regularly criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the presidential campaign. But both managed to smile, at least a bit, for photographers recording the first face-to-face meeting between the two world leaders since Trump won election. The Associated Press reported that the two planned to talk about NATO, battling...

    EU Slams Russia Over Crimea Annexation On Third Anniversary
    Mar17

    EU Slams Russia Over Crimea Annexation On Third Anniversary

    The European Union on March 17 condemned Russia’s seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea territory, calling Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula a “direct challenge to international security.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...