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  • US, Iran face political obstacles to potential nuclear deal

    A potentially path-breaking nuclear deal could face political trouble in Iran and the United States, but not necessarily elsewhere. The framework deal struck April 2 between Tehran and six world powers — Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia...
  • Canada to join US effort to train Ukrainian troops

    Canada is sending 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain an effort to bolster the country's forces against Russian aggression. Defense Minister Jason Kenney said about 150 trainers will be housed at a NATO training center in...
  • Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian air defense missile system to Iran, a game changer move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's military capability and fuel Israel's concerns. U.S....
  • Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

    Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran
    President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened the way for Russia's delivery of a sophisticated air defense missile system to Iran, a move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's military capability. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...
  • Ukrainian ambassador visits Allentown, says Ukraine-Russia conflict a global problem

    Ukrainian ambassador visits Allentown, says Ukraine-Russia conflict a global problem
    The world should be watching the crisis in Ukraine, Yuriy Sergeyev, Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations, told a lunch-time audience Friday in downtown Allentown. It isn't a national or regional issue, he stressed to a packed house at the...
  • UNENVIABLE LEGACY: President Obama's foreign policy full of broken promises, squandered potential

    UNENVIABLE LEGACY: President Obama's foreign policy full of broken promises, squandered potential
    President Barack Obama entered the Oval Office eager to exert his influence on foreign policy. When he departs in 2017, his legacy will almost certainly be a tale of broken promises and squandered potential. An administration that pledged to reset...
  • U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

    U.S. senators ask FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia
    A bipartisan group of 13 U.S. senators has called on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to move soccer’s 2018 World Cup out of Russia. In a letter sent Tuesday and released publicly Wednesday, the lawmakers told Blatter that allowing Russia to play...
  • Russia's World Cup organizers face budget headaches

    Saransk's stadium for the 2018 World Cup is supposed to raise the profile of this little-known Russian city, but for now Alexei Merkushkin is just trying to keep costs down. As Minister of Special Programs for the region that includes this city of 300,...
  • Sanctions-strapped Russia outguns the US in information war

    WASHINGTON The troubled U.S. agency responsible for delivering news around the world is being outgunned in Eastern Europe by Russian outlets unrestrained by notions of fact-based journalism. The unequal competition raises fears among U.S. officials...
  • With candles, prayers, Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

    Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected 2,000 years ago. Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter last Sunday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern...
  • Movie men propose Russian fast-food alternative chain

    Two of Russia's best-known movie directors are aiming to create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to Western-style operations such as McDonald's. The move by Nikita Mikhalkov and Andrei Konchalovsky, who are brothers, comes...