"We're talking everything through. There may be disagreements. I regard this much like a family quarrel," says @larry_kudlow of upcoming G7 Summit

Map. History of Europe conflict

21 June 2018
2 week ago
Top U.S., Russian military officers to meet in Helsinki
2 week ago
25 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 2 soldiers were killed, 2 were wounded
Ukrainian soldiers assigned to the 1st Tank Company, 14th Mechanized Brigade complete the Defensive Operations Lane during the Strong Europe Tank Challenge
Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Wednesday unveiled a new pro-EU government with the most women in modern history, with 11 female and six male ministers
2 week ago
Italy's Conte wins parliamentary backing, promises tough EU talks
"We're in the process of briefings and discussions here," replies @larry_kudlow to question on apparent lack of a pro-active US agenda for G7 Charlevoix
"Don't blame Trump, blame the nations that have broken away from those conditions" set by GATT and @wto," says @larry_kudlow. "It was a good systembut that system has been broken in the last 20 years plus."
"We're talking everything through. There may be disagreements. I regard this much like a family quarrel," says @larry_kudlow of upcoming G7 Summit
Spain's new prime minister appoints cabinet with majority of women
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he does not expect the dispute with European allies over US import tariffs to damage military and security relations:
Briefing on G7 summit underway with @larry_kudlow.
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UK 'backstop' plan for border still being discussed - Davis
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Tensions rising between Russia and Ukraine in Sea of Azov. Russia accuses Ukrainian border guards of acting like "Somali pirates" for detaining Russian fishing vessel, while Ukraine says Russia's harassing merchant ships heading for Ukrainian ports.
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Ukraine President Poroshenko had a phone call with Canada PM @JustinTrudeau
More than 100 people are presumed dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday.  Passengers paid between $700-$1,170 to make the crossing to Europe, an official said.2 week ago
More than 100 people are presumed dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday. Passengers paid between $700-$1,170 to make the crossing to Europe, an official said.
On the subject of Allies' defense spending, @USAmbNATO reemphasized NATO's agreed objective for member nations to reach the 2%/20% of GDP mark on defense investment and modernization.
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Greece delays landmark bond issue on Italian market jitters, Reuters reports
2 week ago
Ambassador Yovanovitch in an exclusive interview with @InterfaxUkraine: Passing an IMF-compliant Anti Corruption Court Law is essential for building a democratic Ukraine
2 week ago
New Guardian exclusive. Cambridge Analytica director 'met Assange to discuss US election and channeled cryptocurrency to Wikileaks'
Commander of "Sparta" unit of DNR militans Vladimir Zhoga is in intensive care after traffic incident
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PM @theresa_may tell PM @netanyahu the UK is concerned about loss of Palestinian lives in Gaza, while recognizing Israel's right to self-defence; Netanyahu: Israel ia doing everything it can to minimize casualties
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@EPPGroup to Ukraine over further EU funds "We decided that the legislative text on the MFA should be withdrawn from the agenda and not put to vote in the European Parliament next week in Strasbourg." MFA is macro-financial assistance, in other words, EU loans
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Key warning from @EPPGroup for Ukraine over further EU funds. "We have high expectations that the final vote on the High Anti-Corruption Court will take place this coming Thursday as planned. However, if this is not the case, and given the already long delays"
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Italy's incoming Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte faces the second of two parliamentary votes, the final hurdle before his populist government can officially take the reins of power
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Prime Minister Theresa May has told the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu she was "concerned about the loss of Palestinian lives" in Gaza protests during a Downing Street meeting
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Russia will not leave the passing of a "Magnitsky list" by Estonia without a response, Foreign Ministry says. Also "measures will be taken regarding Latvia, which has also joined the 'provocative anti-Russian line'".
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Administrations of parliaments of North, South Korea agree to hold meeting in Russia - Slutsky
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel expects a "contentious" G7 summit given differences with US President Donald Trump on trade, climate and security
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Volodymyr Balukh, Ukrainian political prisoner in Crimea, who is on hunger strike since 19th March to protest his illegal detention, has lost 30 kg of weight, says lawyer.
El Diario reports there will be 17 ministers in Pedro Sánchez's new government, vs. 13 for Rajoy's last cabinet. Sánchez to inform King Felipe of names at 5 p.m.
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British PM May to raise Iran nuclear deal with Israel's Netanyahu
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Netanyahu in London to meet Theresa May on Iran
Security Service of Ukraine in Mariupol detained militant of DNR terror organization
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Metropolitan Police says 25-year-old Rehan Khan who was wanted in connection with the attempted murder of an 11-month-old boy and a 32-year-old woman in Feltham in west London on Monday has handed himself in to police
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Man arrested for double attempted murder in Feltham
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[email protected]_may: Government working to get best possible Brexit deal for the UK, but prepares for all scenarios govt departments are preparing for all contingencies (including no-deal scenario)
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FYROM name deal 'days away,' both sides say Greece
ELTHAM: A police helicopter spotted suspicious activity around 1:50am this morning, resulting in a vehicle being pursued. The pursued car overturned in Eltham Green Road and the occupants ran off. A discarded machete was recovered. 5 people were located by officers and arrested.2 week ago
ELTHAM: A police helicopter spotted suspicious activity around 1:50am this morning, resulting in a vehicle being pursued. The pursued car overturned in Eltham Green Road and the occupants ran off. A discarded machete was recovered. 5 people were located by officers and arrested.
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[email protected]_may does not give a date for the publication of the Government White Paper on Brexit policy
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[email protected]_may confirms the Government's commitment to complete Brexit transition period by Dec. 2020
One woman's gentlemen's agreement is another woman's preparation talks for the Turkey agreement stopping Migrants from reaching the EU. Merkel ducks question by far right @afd MP @Beatrix_vStorch on whether fixed migrant quota was agreed with Erdogan ahead of formal talks2 week ago
One woman's "gentlemen's agreement" is another woman's "preparation talks" for the Turkey agreement stopping Migrants from reaching the EU. Merkel ducks question by far right @afd MP @Beatrix_vStorch on whether fixed migrant quota was agreed with Erdogan ahead of formal talks
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SNP's @IanBlackfordMP tells pmqs that @theresa_may has cornered the UK in a "catastrophic negotiating position" on Brexit
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[email protected]_may: is not the time for a second Scottish independence referendum, is the time for UK to gather together and get a good deal with EU from Brexit negotiations
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PM @theresa_may : UK Government wants to publish a White Paper that goes beyond the Brexit speeches and papers published so far
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PM @theresa_may: Government is still looking at 2 options for post-Brexit customs model Next week's important debate on EU (Withdrawal) Bill will show sincerity to deliver vote of British people
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PM @theresa_may: Jobs are at the forefront of UK's position in negotiations with EU All of government's commitments are about ensuring jobs protection after Brexit
More searches in Staryi Krym, Crimea. At least one detained2 week ago
More searches in Staryi Krym, Crimea. At least one detained
2 week ago
European leaders in talks on creating asylum center in Europe: Danish PM
On potential for weakening EU sanctions, "If we don't stand strong and Russia believes we are back to 'business as usual'," says @USAmbNATO Hutchison, Moscow will assume it can get away with taking land from Ukraine, meddling in Georgia, etc
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Belarus authorities considering to impose criminal liability for fake news in the internet
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Theresa May faces Cabinet revolt over Irish backstop amid fears that it will tie UK to EU 'indefinitely'
Pedro Sánchez to inform the King officially of his new cabinet at 5 p.m., El Mundo reports, and will then make the full list public.
[email protected] Hutchison: US looking for more NATO support on counterterrorism at upcoming summit. Afghanistan/Iraq are big pillars, she says, but also "hardening our assets on cyber and hybrid as well as any information we can share about potential militants within our borders"
France, Germany, Britain formally demand exemptions from Iran sanctions: letter
Asked whether US steel tariffs could endanger the unity needed for NATO strength, @USAmbNATO Hutchison says no, that she believes the result will be a "fair" trade relationship
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Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has arrived in the UK for a three-day visit where he will meet with high-ranking officials and deliver speeches at academic and research centers in Britain
A teenager has been arrested in connection with the murder of 15-year-old Keelan Wilson in Wolverhampton on May 29, West Midlands Police says
The EU Commission says new duties on U.S. imports should apply from early July
27 arrested in Tower Hamlets drugs raids2 week ago
27 arrested in Tower Hamlets drugs raids
"Of course I'm concerned about the disagreements" between US and other allies, says @jensstoltenberg, as the majority of questions in press conference focus on transatlantic tensions, but "I believe it's possible to limit the repercussionswithout weakening NATO."
NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg says the Afghan forces are strengthening day by day and they have prevented the Taliban from reaching their strategic goals
NATO chief Stoltenberg says NATO is expecting the Afghan govt to do more on fighting corruption, holding elections and implementing reforms in return to an increased NATO commitment to Afghanistan
NATO Allies and partners are stepping up their commitments to Afghanistan – both with forces and funding, says NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg at a briefing. "We are discussing how to extend funding for the Afghan forces beyond 2020"
@jensstoltenberg congratulates new Italian gov't, saying "Italy is an important ally" but doesn't endorse new PM's call for revision of economic sanctions on Russia. "Russia should change its behavior [re: Ukraine and other issues] before sanctions shd be lifted."
Astronaut Pedro Duque, new Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities of the Government of Pedro Sánchez
Europe seeks U.S. sanction exemptions for its firms in Iran
"These are serious differences between NATO allies," says @jensstoltenberg about steel tariff/Iran deal tensions, but notes (as he has been doing for some time since the list keeps getting longer) that allies can still "unite around NATO's core task" of mutual defense
NATO-EU cooperation has come a long way since the Warsaw Declaration; @jensstoltenberg says the two blocs "now exchange real-time warnings about cyberattacks". DefMins have dinner with @FedericaMog Thurs night. Another NATO-EU declaration expected at summit
@jensstoltenberg says DefMins will "boost readiness" by approving a plan to have a follow-on force of 30 land battalions/30 air squadrons/30 naval combattants that could be in place within 30 days if needed
European parties to the nuclear deal demand that the US administration exempt the European Union companies operating in Iran from sanctions
NATO Allies and partners are stepping up their commitments to Afghanistan – with both forces and funding. We are discussing how to extend funding for the Afghan forces beyond 2020 - @jensstoltenberg
We will also address burden-sharing and defence spending. The trend is up and we intend to maintain the momentum. All Allies have stopped the cuts in defence spending, and started to increase - @jensstoltenberg
The Readiness Initiative is not about setting up or deploying new forces. It is about boosting the readiness of existing forces - @jensstoltenberg
I expect ministers will agree a NATO Readiness Initiative: the "Four Thirties". Allies would, by 2020, have 30 mechanised battalions, 30 air squadrons and 30 combat vessels, ready within 30 days or less – @jensstoltenberg
2 week ago
Chief of Nagorno-Karabakh police has resigned
I expect we will agree that our new Joint Force Command for the Atlantic will be based at Norfolk in the US and that our new Enabling Command will be based in Ulm, Germany - NATO SG @jensstoltenberg
Azerbaijan Defense Minister is on a visit to the City of Kyzyl
European ministers and EU's top diplomat say Iranian withdrawal from nuclear deal would further unsettle region, where further conflicts would be "disastrous"
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Wess Mitchell: The US support Greece as a pillar of stability in SE Mediterranean and the Balkans
Strasbourg: Explosion of a grain silo. At least 11 wounded including 3 serious.
DNR militants claimed they have detained "SBU agent who plotted assassination of Basurin". "Agent" is a citizen of Jordan
DNR militants claimed they have detained SBU agent who plotted assassination of Basurin. Agent is a citizen of Jordan
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Reuters: European Investment Bank does not want to support EU-Iran business, as US pressure mounts
Garda investigation into fatal Bray boxing club shooting continues. Searching the pier this am
Boroday says that they have an average 2-3 KIAs per day, from which 1-2 are shipped back to Russia.
Boroday says that   they have an average 2-3 KIAs per day, from which 1-2 are shipped back to Russia.
TASS: Le Pen calls Putin's visit to Austria a sign of the start of Europe's liberation.
Azerbaijan accused Armenia in 95 ceasefire violations in last 24 hours2 week ago
Azerbaijan accused Armenia in 95 ceasefire violations in last 24 hours
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Russia says confirms foreign ministers' meeting on Ukraine on June 11
Macron's fake news bill shows challenges in the fight against misinformation
Iran's uranium enrichment plans are close to the 'red line,' French minister says
As Iran warns it's preparing to boost enrichment capacity, EU/E3, in a letter, seek broad US exemptions for EU companies, saying that sancxns imperil their push to save JCPOA. EU wants US not to threaten Europe's security. French minister sees no indication for a positive reply
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Calais and other European port bosses have warned they will "never be ready" for Brexit if border plans are not nailed down quickly
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Russian Energy Minister Novak says Russia could help Gazprom cause of arrest of actives in Netherlands
Three months after the poisoning of Yulia and Sergei Skripal, a senior police officer has said the "day will come" when suspects are identified and the nerve agent attack in Salisbury is better understood
31 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 3 soldiers were wounded
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Jeremy Corbyn is demanding a "new single market" deal for the UK after Brexit
US Department of State: The United States again calls on Russia to immediately release Oleh Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko, and all Ukrainian political prisoners
Judge İsmail Kurt has been arrested by the Turkish Intl. on Turkey-Greece border as he was trying to flee, he overseen an espionage case that revealed how @NATO secret documents were leaked to other country. TR detained him as a suspected member of FETÖ.2 week ago
Judge İsmail Kurt has been arrested by the Turkish Intl. on Turkey-Greece border as he was trying to flee, he overseen an espionage case that revealed how @NATO secret documents were leaked to other country. TR detained him as a suspected member of FETÖ.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck northern Azerbaijan, Daghestan, and eastern Georgia with the epicenter in village Yeni Suvagil near Zagatala. The shocks were felt as far as in Tbilisi and Makhachkala.2 week ago
An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 struck northern Azerbaijan, Daghestan, and eastern Georgia with the epicenter in village Yeni Suvagil near Zagatala. The shocks were felt as far as in Tbilisi and Makhachkala.
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A 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred 7.46mi NW of Cinarli, Azerbaijan.
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5.7M earthquake shakes Azerbaijan, Georgia and Dagestan
Earthquake reported in Dagestan
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Building just wobbled. Unsure whether epicentre was in Georgia or a neighbouring country though.
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Several buildings reportedly damaged after an earthquake in Tbilisi right now. No reports of anyone injured so far.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 12km NW of Cinarli, Azerbaijan
Dutch rightwing parties PVV and FvD do not support resolution to hold Russia responsible for downing MH17
A father of the teenager killed in Tbilisi demanded to detain the people who killed his son and those who covered them up. He threatened to continue protests demanding a change of power in the country2 week ago
A father of the teenager killed in Tbilisi demanded to detain the people who killed his son and those who covered them up. He threatened to continue protests demanding a change of power in the country
Macron warns of the risks of escalation after Iran announced a plan to enrich uranium
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Clashes at Betmanove
In a historic 24-hour emergency preparedness exercise, Sweden calls up 22,000 home guards soldiers.
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