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    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016
    Mar13

    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016

    Defense spending by European NATO states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016, the military alliance said on Monday, but still remained below the threshold the new U.S. President Donald Trump said was crucial to achieve. Trump made NATO states in Europe nervous when he criticized the alliance as “obsolete” during...

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO despite small increase last year
    Mar13

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO despite small increase last year

    OTTAWA — The head of NATO threw down the gauntlet Monday, saying he expects all members to increase what they spend on their militaries even as a new report showed Canada lagging behind most of its allies. Speaking in Brussels where he released his annual state-of-the-alliance report, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said it is incumbent...

    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016
    Mar13

    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016

    BRUSSELS—Defense spending by European NATO states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016, the military alliance said on Monday, but still remained below the threshold the new U.S. President Donald Trump said was crucial to achieve. Trump made NATO states in Europe nervous when he criticized the alliance as “obsolete” during election...

    Poland confirms Minnesota man as Nazi commander
    Mar13

    Poland confirms Minnesota man as Nazi commander

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A prosecutor in Poland says that evidence shows without doubt that a Minnesota man was a Nazi unit commander suspected of contributing to the death of 44 Poles. Robert Janicki said that various evidence gathered in years of investigation into U.S. citizen Michael K. confirmed “100 percent” that he was a World War...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months
    Mar13

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months

    The European Union has extended for six months sanctions against 150 Russia-linked people over the territorial disputes in eastern Ukraine. The EU said in a statement Monday that the asset … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months
    Mar13

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended for six months sanctions against 150 Russia-linked people over the territorial disputes in eastern… …read more Source:...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months
    Mar13

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine for 6 more months

    The European Union has extended for six months sanctions against 150 Russia-linked people over the territorial disputes in eastern Ukraine. The EU said in a statement Monday that the asset … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis
    Mar13

    EU prolongs until September blacklist of Russians over Ukraine crisis

    The European Union has prolonged for six months until Sept. 15 a blacklist of Russian and Crimean individuals and firms accused of undermining Ukraine’s integrity and independence. …read more Source:...

    Dutch PM Mark Rutte, a traditional Dutch consensus builder
    Mar13

    Dutch PM Mark Rutte, a traditional Dutch consensus builder

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte prides himself on his optimism. He has had it tested repeatedly in six years in office as his country has plumbed the depths of economic crisis, been plunged into mourning by the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine and, just days before national elections, descended into the...

    Kyiv Court Hears Nasirov’s Appeal Against Pretrial Detention
    Mar13

    Kyiv Court Hears Nasirov’s Appeal Against Pretrial Detention

    A Kyiv court is reviewing an appeal by Roman Nasirov, Ukraine’s suspended tax and customs service chief, against a ruling placing him in pretrial detention on embezzlement charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...