Senator Chris Murphy :I'm heading to Ukraine Friday to meet with President Zelensky. Joined by @SenRonJohnson and @SenJohnBarrasso. Trump may have gotten away with the corruption of the U.S.-Ukraine relationship, but that can't stop us from trying to rebuild bipartisan support for the alliance
Turkish, Greek defense ministers decide in NATO meeting in Brussels that military delegations of countries to meet in Athens on Feb. 17-21
Russia's Defense Ministry on today's incident near Qamishli: "Only thanks to the efforts of the Russian troops who arrived at the scene of the incident, it was possible to prevent a further escalation of the conflict with local residents and to ensure the exit of the US Armed Forces"
Russia: The Syrian army succeeded in carrying out a mission in which the Turkish army failed. Russian defense ministry: the successes of the Syrian army in Idlib, control of M5 (Damascus-Aleppo) highway allowed the formation of a safe area stipulated in the Sochi Memorandum
"Today Allied ministers reaffirmed our support to Iraq & agreed in principle to enhance NATO's training mission.this will consist of taking on some of the Global Coalition's current training activities," says @NATO Sec Gen Stoltenberg
The Mobile World Congress of Barcelona canceled due to the coronavirus crisis
Sky News understands a patient is being treated for Covid-19 at Guy's and St Thomas' hospital in south London
U.S. A/S Schenker: Libya is not the place for Russian mercenaries, or fighters from Syria, Chad, and Sudan. It is not the place for the Emiratis, Russians, or Turks to be fighting battles on the ground through intermediaries they sponsorin pursuit of their own agendas
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Facebook statement after Irish data commissioners raid their offices for documents over concerns on Facebook Dating, which was supposed to roll out tomorrow
The French President invites the LNA Commander to visit Paris
Gryzlov, Russian envoy at Minks process: Ukraine is not fast in implementation of its commitments made at summit of "Normandy four"
Switzerland has called an indefinite halt to the rollout of its (already very advanced) 5G network, and over concerns radiation from masts may have health implications
Russian Ministry of Defense: Reports of refugee influx from the de-escalation zone in Idlib are baseless
Italian Senate authorizes Matteo Salvini to be brought to justice for kidnapping of migrants
Russneft Supports OPEC deal Extension Under Current Conditions - President
Former Georgia'n President Giorgi Margvelashvili slammed Gigi Ugulava's imprisonment, saying former Tbilisi Mayor is "a political prisoner."
Kremlin spokesman denied reports that Putin offered President of Belarus Lukashenka unification of two countries into one. "They talked about deep integration of union"
U.N Human rights published report on companies with businesses ties to Israeli settlements in the West Bank; 12 business entities - 94 in Israel, 18 in other states
China Airlines cancels flights to the Greek capital Athens from February 17 to March 18 due to concerns over the outbreak of the Corona virus
Khamenei: The POTUS told some heads of European countries that if they wait 2-3 months, the Islamic Republic will be finished. This reminds me of what they said 40 years ago, that the I.R. will be finished in 6 months. That sapling is a sturdy tree. StrongIRAN
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Greece's 10y bond yield drops below 1% for first time ever as hunt for yield defies junk status. Greece's debt to GDP ratio of 180% is highest in Eurozone & among highest in world. During the financial crisis 10y yields rocketed to 45%
Trust in President Putin has fallen to its lowest in two years as Russians continue to experience a lack of economic improvement, a survey by the Moscow-based Levada Center shows
Putin discussed over the phone situation in Libya with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte
Facebook removed CIB RU network targeting Ukraine with links to RU military intelligence service. Writing about public figures in Ukraine, ethnic tensions in Crimea, MH17
2 Armenian servicemen died in Nagorny Karabakh
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BP announces plan to be "net zero" emissions by 2050 (with a few caveats). This is the first move by new BP CEO Bernard Looney $BP
"We don't have the luxury of choosing. We have to be able to address different threats at the same time," @NATO Sec Gen Jens Stoltenberg says to question about Chinese rise amid traditional Russian threat
EU Parliament approves wide-ranging Vietnam trade deal
Bodies of two Russian citizens found at villa at Denia town in Spain
An international law firm asks London, Washington and Ankara to arrest Emirati officials on charges of committing crimes in Yemen
Joint Forces Operation Press Center: yesterday Russian forces opened fire 5 times.
At his first press briefing, Zelensky's newly appointed head of staff Andriy Yermak says Ukraine can't hold local elections in uncontrolled Donbass territories unless all foreign troops, mercenaries leave it and the control over UA-RU border given back to Ukraine
Serbian parliamentary speaker Maya Gojkovic said Belgrade would never impose sanctions on Moscow.
Police: 2nd explosion in mail sorting company in Kerkrade, no injuries
Amsterdam: On Wednesday morning, an explosion took place in a mailroom of a business building on the Bolstoen just before 8 am, presumably caused by a bomb letter. No injured. Police spokesperson comes on the spot
RUAF strategic bombers noted airborne
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4:56 pm The French ambassador to Venezuela @NadalDiplo is also at the Maiquetía international airport awaiting the arrival of the interim president @jguaido.
: When Jerome Powell started his testimony today, the Dow was up 125, & heading higher. As he spoke it drifted steadily downward, as usual, and is at -15. Germany & other countries get paid to borrow money. We are more prime, but Fed Rate is too high, Dollar tough on exports
Serbia’s Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin attended a commemoration in Montenegro on Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the murder of Yugoslav Defence Minister Pavle Bulatovic in 2000.
Sky News can confirm two male prisoners are being tested for suspected coronavirus at HMP Bullingdon in Oxfordshire
North Macedonia's Parliament today ratified its @NATO accession protocol, allowing the country to become the 30th member of the Western alliance
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In Russia, Chechnya head Ramzan Kadyrov promoted his 30-year old nephew, the mayor of Grozny Ibragim Zakriyev, to the position of his chief of staff
Boris Johnson approves the U.K.'s controversial HS2 high-speed rail project, despite delays and rising costs
SecGen @jensstoltenberg: "On Thursday, we will review NATO's response to the challenge posed by Russia's new missile systems. The SSC-8 is just one challenge we face. So we will discuss our response to the whole range of Russian missile systems. Conventional and nuclear."
Zelensky talks to Merkel, but the readout of their conversation contains no mention of the next Normandy format meeting, which was originally set for March
Kremlin spokesman Peskov: in current administration Dmitriy Kozak is responsible for Ukrainian policy
The dispute over the price of oil is not political for Minsk - Russian ambassador to Belarus
SecGen @jensstoltenberg: Over the next 2 days NATO Defence Ministers will meet to address key issues for our Alliance. Including what more NATO could do to build security & stability in the Middle East, our support for Afghanistan &the challenge posed by Russia's missile systems"