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    From NATO to Islamic State, the US Presidential Candidates’ Foreign Policy Positions
    Oct18

    From NATO to Islamic State, the US Presidential Candidates’ Foreign Policy Positions

    Concerned about the outcome of the U.S. presidential race, the world has been watching closely as Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump tout their plans for handling terrorism and other global issues. A former secretary of state known as a hawk on foreign policy, Clinton says she wants to use “all the tools of power” – from...

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French Leaders to Meet in Berlin
    Oct18

    German, Russian, Ukrainian, French Leaders to Meet in Berlin

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting with the Russian, Ukrainian and French presidents on Wednesday to discuss efforts toward peace in eastern Ukraine – their first summit in a year, her office said. Merkel invited Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and French President Francois Hollande to...

    EU Foreign Ministers: No Sanctions on Russia
    Oct18

    EU Foreign Ministers: No Sanctions on Russia

    European countries will not impose sanctions against Russia for its military actions in Syria. Instead, the European Union wants to start talks this week about the future of Syria with neighboring countries and opposition groups. This was decided during a meeting of European foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday. Iran, Turkey and Saudi Arabia...

    US, Britain Considering Sanctions on Russia, Syria over Aleppo
    Oct16

    US, Britain Considering Sanctions on Russia, Syria over Aleppo

    U.S. Secretary John Kerry says the U.S. and Britain are considering new sanctions on Russia and Syria over their continued military strikes in the city of Aleppo. Kerry spoke after more talks on Syria in London Sunday with European allies. He said a meeting Saturday in Switzerland with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and several Middle...

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv
    Oct15

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv

    Several hundred members of far-right and ultranationalist groups marked Defenders Day in Ukraine on Friday, marching through Kyiv as a show of support for Ukrainian fighters. The state holiday was set by Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, who declared October 14 Defenders Day in 2014 after Russia annexed Crimea and a pro-Russian insurgency took...

    Intelligence Analyst: Russian Cyberattacks Could Roil US Elections
    Oct14

    Intelligence Analyst: Russian Cyberattacks Could Roil US Elections

    Malcolm Nance is extremely worried about what might happen as U.S. votes are tallied on Nov. 8, election night. A career U.S. counterterrorism and intelligence official with 33 years of experience, Nance said he had overwhelming evidence that Russia is seeking to interfere in U.S. elections to put “not just a finger, but their whole...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria
    Oct12

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria

    As the damage continues to mount from Syria’s Russia-backed offensive on Aleppo, so does the political fallout from the failed cease-fire agreement. Russia’s parliament is suspending an agreement with the United States for converting weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for nuclear power plants. If implemented, the deal would have seen...

    Russia,Turkey Sign Gas Pipeline Deal
    Oct11

    Russia,Turkey Sign Gas Pipeline Deal

    In the latest sign of a thaw in relations between Russia and Turkey, the two countries have signed an agreement on building pipelines that will supply natural gas to Turkey and Western Europe. The agreement on the Turkish Stream pipeline project was signed Monday by the Russian and Turkish energy ministers during a ceremony in Istanbul attended...

    Ukrainian War Prisoners Languish in Limbo on Both Sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian War Prisoners Languish in Limbo on Both Sides

    Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace agreement was signed under which the sides agreed to an “all-for-all” prisoner exchange. A year and a half later, his wife still waits desperately for his return. The so-called Minsk Agreement on ending the war...

    Putin to Visit Istanbul in Sign of Warming Ties, but Syria Tensions Grow
    Oct07

    Putin to Visit Istanbul in Sign of Warming Ties, but Syria Tensions Grow

    Diplomatic efforts between Ankara and Moscow are likely to get a boost Monday when President Vladimir Putin visits Turkey, where he is scheduled to meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Growing differences over Syria, however, as well as Turkey’s moves to align itself closer to Saudi Arabia, threaten to overshadow Putin’s...

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