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    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?
    Apr10

    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Trump administration officials on Sunday made it clear that Russia must end their support for the Syrian government or its relationship with the United States will continue to dwindle, according to the Washington Post, providing a basis for what talks between Moscow and Washington will resemble this week when...

    Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight
    Apr10

    Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight

    FILE – In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump selected Tillerson to lead the State Department on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) WASHINGTON —...

    Canada and Ukraine sign  defense cooperation agreement
    Apr10

    Canada and Ukraine sign defense cooperation agreement

    OTTAWA – One month after the Canadian government announced a two-year extension of its military training mission in Ukraine, Canada formalized its support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and security through a bilateral defense cooperation agreement both countries’ defense ministers signed here on April 3. “The arrangement will enable us to...

    Trump's Right Move Against Assad
    Apr10

    Trump's Right Move Against Assad

    On April 4th dozens of people, including children, died in a horrific way as a result of a chemical attack in a northern rebel-held area of Syria. Intelligence sources point to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad as responsible for the attack, which was carried out by relatively sophisticated aircraft and followed up by an air attack on a...

    Belarus Expels Three Ukrainian Evangelical Activists
    Apr06

    Belarus Expels Three Ukrainian Evangelical Activists

    Three Ukrainian Evangelical Christian activists who served 15 days in a Belarusian jail are being deported to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The ‘Doomsday’ Vault Where the World’s Seeds Are Kept Safe
    Apr06

    The ‘Doomsday’ Vault Where the World’s Seeds Are Kept Safe

    Deep in the bowels of an icy mountain on an island above the Arctic Circle between Norway and the North Pole lies a resource of vital importance for the future of human­kind. It’s not coal, oil or precious minerals, but seeds. Millions of these tiny brown specks, from more than 930,000 varieties of food crops, are stored in the Global Seed...

    Merkel, Trump talk over concerns over Afghanistan, Ukraine
    Apr06

    Merkel, Trump talk over concerns over Afghanistan, Ukraine

    Merkel, Trump talk over concerns over Afghanistan, Ukraine …read more Source:...

    European lawmakers approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    Apr06

    European lawmakers approve visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Thursday supported easing travel rules for Ukrainians, driving on a… …read more Source:...

    I read Trump’s trade adviser’s anti-China book. It’s wilder than you can imagine.
    Apr06

    I read Trump’s trade adviser’s anti-China book. It’s wilder than you can imagine.

    Peter Navarro doesn’t want you to buy toys that were made in China, because he believes they’ll poison your children. He doesn’t want you to buy pajamas sewn in China, because he thinks they could catch on fire. He doesn’t want you to buy phones that were assembled in China, because he believes they could literally blow...

    European Parliament Approves Visa-Free Travel For Ukrainians
    Apr06

    European Parliament Approves Visa-Free Travel For Ukrainians

    The European Parliament has approved visa liberalization for Ukraine, a crucial step toward enabling Ukrainians to travel to the European Union without obtaining visas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...