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    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 —...

    Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission:  Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’
    Apr10

    Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission: Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’

    BRUSSELS – Addressing the NATO-Ukraine Commission on March 31, U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson made it clear that the United States and NATO “stand firm in our support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” and underscored, “We do not, and will not, accept Russian efforts to change the borders of territory of Ukraine.”...

    Diaspora soccer team takes on legendary Dynamo Kyiv farm teams
    Apr10

    Diaspora soccer team takes on legendary Dynamo Kyiv farm teams

    KYIV – To North Americans it’s “soccer,” but to the rest of the world it’s “football” – the term most commonly used to describe the globe’s premier spectator sport. Ukraine during the week of April 3-7 saw practitioners of what Brazilian soccer legend Pele coined “the beautiful game” in a cross-Atlantic duel of three separate...

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield
    Apr10

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield

    James Jay Carafano Security, Europe If Putin wants to stir up trouble anywhere else, it’s the obvious place to start. U.S. interest in the Balkans has waxed and waned. It is time for wax on. The Balkans have been on America’s back burner since the end of the Clinton era. Investing some attention and exerting some influence on the...

    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:...

    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 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:...

    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...