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    Your Complete Guide to the French Presidential Elections
    Apr19

    Your Complete Guide to the French Presidential Elections

    France goes to the polls for two rounds of presidential elections on April 23 and May 7, a historically unpredictable contest thanks to its insurgent political outsiders and slew of scandals. At stake is the future of the European Union, as well as France’s labor, immigration and economic policies. The first round of voting in April will...

    The Trump-Putin Reset Is Dead-but Don’t Rule Out an Amicable Settlement
    Apr13

    The Trump-Putin Reset Is Dead-but Don’t Rule Out an Amicable Settlement

    In the end, Vladimir Putin agreed to see the envoy from the Trump Administration. After a week of mutual recriminations over the war in Syria, the Russian President did not snub Rex Tillerson during the U.S. Secretary of State’s first official visit to Moscow. Instead, Putin showed a willingness to grit his teeth and accept the U.S. attack...

    Trump Says U.S.-Russia Relations May Have Hit ‘All-Time Low’
    Apr13

    Trump Says U.S.-Russia Relations May Have Hit ‘All-Time Low’

    (WASHINGTON) — Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low.” His top diplomat offered a similarly grim assessment from the other side of the globe after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. “Right now...

    Rex Tillerson Says There Is ‘Low Level of Trust’ Between U.S. and Russia
    Apr12

    Rex Tillerson Says There Is ‘Low Level of Trust’ Between U.S. and Russia

    (MOSCOW) — Striving to salvage ties amid a fierce dispute over Syria, the United States and Russia on Wednesday agreed to work together on an international investigation of a Syrian chemical weapons attack last week that prompted retaliatory American missile strikes. Washington blames Russia’s ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad, while...

    Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin Meet in Moscow Amid Ongoing Tensions
    Apr12

    Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin Meet in Moscow Amid Ongoing Tensions

    (MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow on Wednesday as the two countries traded sharp accusations about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Tillerson, making the first visit by a Trump Cabinet official, went to the Kremlin in the early evening to meet with the Russian leader, the U.S....

    Watch Live: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets With Russian Officials in Moscow
    Apr12

    Watch Live: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets With Russian Officials in Moscow

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Russian officials in Moscow on Wednesday. The group is expected to discuss Ukraine, counterterrorism efforts, bilateral relations, Syria and North Korea among other issues, according to the Associated Press. The meeting comes after President Donald...

    In Moscow, Rex Tillerson Vies to Succeed Where Obama Failed With Tough Stance on Syria
    Apr12

    In Moscow, Rex Tillerson Vies to Succeed Where Obama Failed With Tough Stance on Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Trump administration veered toward deeper conflict with Russia Tuesday as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow, gambling that an unpredictable new president armed with the willingness to threaten military action gives the U.S. much-needed leverage to end Syria’s carnage. Yet there were no guarantees...

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to End Its Support for Syria’s Bashar Assad
    Apr10

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to End Its Support for Syria’s Bashar Assad

    (LUCCA, Italy) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response, with participants aiming to pressure Russia to end its support for President Bashar Assad. Last week’s nerve gas attack in the rebel-held town of...

    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...

    Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs
    Apr06

    Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs

    One night last spring, Amiran Chaduneli, a flea-market trader in the ex–Soviet Republic of Georgia, met with two strangers on a bridge at the edge of Kobuleti, a small town on the country’s Black Sea coast. Over the phone, the men had introduced themselves as foreigners–one Turkish, the other Russian–and they were looking for an item so...

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