Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 35km W of Katastarion, Greece
Meeting the president of Serbia, Sergei Lavrov "joked" about journalists - "I hope they won't feed them!"
1 Ukrainian soldier was killed, 2 were wounded today in Eastern Ukraine
Saakashvilli was banned from Ukraine for 3 years
DepSec Sullivan: We believe in the change that is happening across Ukraine, and we look forward to continuing our partnership, and working with the leaders and citizens of this great country to deliver the bright and enduring future Ukraine's people deserve.
DepSec Sullivan: Ukraine's fight against corruption is no less essential than its fight against Russian aggression. Prevailing in both is a matter of national security. It is absolutely critical for Ukraine to press forward with deep, comprehensive, and timely reform.
12 hour ago
DepSec Sullivan: I'm honored to affirm the US' unwavering support for an independent Ukraine – one that is stable, democratic, prosperous and free. We remain committed to restoring Ukraine's territorial integrity and ensuring safety, security of its citizens.
DepSec Sullivan: Secretary Tillerson has made it abundantly clear that Russia must take the 1st steps to de-escalate violence and resolve this conflict by fully implementing the Minsk Accords. We will continue to stand with Ukraine until there is an end to Russian aggression.
Macron's EU debate idea gains momentum after Poland joins in
UK govt does not want to be able to veto EU laws during transition but wants to make the consultation more automatic in certain areas
French President calls for humanitarian truce in eastern Ghouta to allow evacuation of civilians
: Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama Administration, right up to January 20th, why aren't they the subject of the investigation? Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling? Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation? Ask Jeff Sessions!
Cyprus: Gas search to continue despite Turkey's opposition
Two French soldiers killed, one hurt in Mali blast: military source
: Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama Administration, right up to January 20th, why aren't they the subject of the investigation? Why didn't Obama do something about the meddling? Why aren't Dem crimes under investigation? Ask Jeff Session!
15 hour ago
Supreme Court Orders Arrest Of Anna Gabriel
Supreme Court arrest order for Anna Gabriel is only national (Spain), not European or international
Supreme Court judge says Anna Gabriel (CUP), beyond not appearing, did not offer any legitimate explanation to the court for her non appearance
Spain's Supreme Court has just ordered the arrest of former CUP leader Anna Gabriel, after she failed to appear before an investigating judge in Madrid on Wednesday morning
Theresa May: (leaving single market impact on agriculture) the interests of agriculture will be one of the considerations we take into account when we make sure we're still able to have a good trade arrangement with the EU and the rest of the world
German Defense Minister vonderLeyen has rejected criticism of the lack of equipment in the military. "Modernization takes time and money," she said. Given the current challenges, the Bundeswehr achieves an "extraordinary performance."
Theresa May: (Brexit impact on supply of cancer treatments) we are pursuing an economic partnership which sees freedom of trade across borders with the EU, the availability of medical radio isotopes will not be impacted from our exit from Euratom
Theresa May: (EU citizens securing settled status post- Brexit) EU citizens in the UK have made a huge contribution to the country, we want them and their families to stay, I'm absolutely clear that EU citizens living lawfully in the UK today will be able to stay
Republic published a large investigation about the "PMC Wagner". As of February 2018 there were at least 3602 soldiers. In Syria, their average salary is 240 thousand rubles, on the basis in Russia - 80 thousand rubles. All these are financed by "private investors". Budget about $300M
Theresa May: I set out in my speech in Munich last week exactly what we want the security partnership to cover, we are unconditionally committed to the security of Europe
Theresa May: The government published papers last summer which showed how we can avoid a hard border in Ireland, and deliver a bespoke economic partnership with the EU
Theresa May: post-Brexit, we want a "bespoke economic partnership"
May: We want to ensure that we can negotiate free trade deals around the world, we want to ensure that we have a good trade agreement with the EU, we want a good security partnership with the EU, we want to ensure we take the opportunities open to us outside the EU
17 hour ago
USSRoss in Black Sea: Turkish TCG Yarbay Kudret Güngör navigates alongside Ross, Lt. Gregory on watch, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Cheek re-enlists
17 hour ago
Questioning of Petro Poroshenko at trial of Yanukovych' high treason
Prime Minister @theresa_may speaking in the House of Commons: (responding to Brexit Secretary's comments yesterday) We're very clear that when we leave the EU, we're going to be able to take back control of our borders, our money and our laws
PM May: We'll get a good trade deal. On the subject of workers rights, we will defend them. We took actions on zero hours contracts, we've got Matthew Taylor to look into the gig economy. We put workers on boards
UK PM May: Absolutely, we've been making sure more police spend time on streets, not in back offices. More money for policing next year. West Midlands will get £9.5m extra - up to the PCC how they spend that.
UK PM May: It's an important issue and we're taking steps. But we didn't quite lose this morning. The court dismissed the complaints, they agree with the model, but they've asked us to go further in some areas
The Prime Minister has ordered a review of public health scandals involving the pregnancy test drug Primodos, the use of vaginal mesh implants and the anti-epilepsy drug sodium valproate
17 hour ago
Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan at the Heavenly Hundred Memorial in Kyiv this morning
Britain still wants Brexit implementation phase of around two years: source
NATO launches second cyber defence project with Moldova
Polish minister sees 'catharsis' in new Holocaust law
Venezuelan Minister of Economy is in Russia for consultations with the Ministry of Finance of Russia
Germany Berlin - Suspicious package at Ostbahnhof. Train traffic halted
ATO spox: Russia-backed militants violated the ceasefire 15 times yesterday. In one of the cases, the enemy attacked Ukrainian military doctors, killing in action 23-year-old female medic. Moreover, five Ukrainian servicemen were wounded, and two more received combat injuries.
At least 14 illegal Afghan citizens have been deported to their homeland from Germany
Emmanuel Macron's government to propose tough immigration reforms in France, a move that has triggered distress on his left-and-right parliamentary majority
19 hour ago
"Putin is war and crisis!" Activists in St. Petersburg advertise a march in memory of Boris Nemtsov on February 25, which authorities say is not permitted.
UK jobless rate rises for first time in nearly two years, pay growth steady
Unemployment increased by 46,000 between October and December to 1.47 million, official figures show
Migration pressure on EU's southern border will remain high in 2018, says head of EU border agency
Italian Undersecretary of State for European Affairs: a Brexit "bespoke" deal is possible
UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox says the EU's erecting new tariff barriers with the UK after Brexit will make Europe less competitive
Backbench Conservative MPs present a list of Brexit demands to Theresa May
The Times: Senior ministers privately briefing EU27 on UK proposals for end-state relationship
20 hour ago
Post-Brexit, builder Barratt could shift some production back to UK
20 hour ago
Medic of 10th Mountain Assault Brigade Sabina Halytska was killed as result of ATGM hit on medevac armored vehicle near Kryms'ke
20 hour ago
Another round of Yanukovych trial is about to begin today
More than 60 MPs demand May delivers Brexit with full autonomy - BBC
Macron plans tighter asylum rules in test of parliamentary majority
15 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier was killed, 7 wounded