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November 20, 2018 12:05 PM Policeman stabbed in Brussels, motive unclear

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian prosecutors are investigating whether a knife attack on a policeman in central Brussels on Tuesday was inspired by Islamist radicalism after witnesses said the assailant shouted “Allahu akbar”. The attacker stabbed the officer outside the city’s main police station at around 5.30 a.m. (0430 GMT), a police spokeswoman said. He was then shot and wounded 79

November 19, 2018 6:54 PM Putin says Russia will retaliate if U.S. quits nuclear missile treaty: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday the Kremlin would retaliate if the United States withdrew from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, Russian news agencies reported. Putin discussed possible Russian retaliation with top Russian Defence Ministry officials and added that the Kremlin was ready to discuss the INF treaty 87

November 19, 2018 6:12 PM Serb nationalist calls on EU to grant Bosnia candidate status

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia (Reuters) - The new Serb member of Bosnia’s tripartite inter-ethnic presidency called on the European Union on Monday to grant the country candidate status and said it was time for foreign judges and peace envoy to leave. Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik, an outspoken supporter of Russia, was speaking as he sworn in in the parliament 84

November 16, 2018 10:42 PM Russian ambassador to Finland summoned over GPS disruption

(Reuters) - Russia’s Ambassador to Finland Pavel Kuznetsov has been summoned to a meeting on Monday with Finnish state secretary Matti Anttonen over the disruption of Finland’s global positioning system (GPS) signal during recent NATO war games. “We don’t have anything to hide here. Disruption is a serious matter which disturbs civil aviation. We will act toward 72

November 16, 2018 8:35 PM Erdogan, Trump agree all aspects of Khashoggi case must be uncovered: Turkish presidency

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in a phone call on Friday that all aspects of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should be uncovered, the Turkish presidency said. The two leaders also discussed bilateral ties, ongoing legal cases in the United States and developments in Syria, the presidency 88

November 9, 2018 9:27 PM Trump calls French President Macron's idea for a European army 'very insulting'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday it was “very insulting” for French President Emmanuel Macro to suggest Europe should create its own army to protect itself from potential enemies, including the United States. “Very insulting, but perhaps Europe should first pay its fair share of NATO, which the U.S. subsidizes greatly 66

November 1, 2018 3:29 PM Turkey starts joint patrols with U.S. forces in Syria's Manbij

ISTANBUL/MANBIJ, Syria (Reuters) - Turkish and U.S. forces began joint patrols on Thursday in the Manbij region of northern Syria, which has been a source of friction between Ankara and Washington in recent years. Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar confirmed the start of the patrols in Manbij, about 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border. The two NATO allies 93

October 29, 2018 4:24 PM Russian minister warns Europe over US exit from nuclear pact

MOSCOW – Russia's defense minister has urged Europe to consider what impact Washington's intended withdrawal from a key nuclear arms pact would have on its security. Sergei Shoigu told his visiting Greek counterpart Monday that the European Union and NATO should weigh the consequences of a U.S. exit from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty 72

October 28, 2018 12:34 PM Mattis looks to calm European allies nervous about INF treaty

PRAGUE (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary said on Sunday that the United States was in consultation with its European allies on an arms control treaty, as NATO members urge Washington to try to bring Russia back into compliance with the pact rather than quit it. President Donald Trump said on Oct. 20 that Washington planned to quit the Intermediate-Range 95

October 24, 2018 7:58 PM Russia will target European countries if they host U.S. nuclear missiles: Putin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would be forced to target any European countries that agreed to host U.S. nuclear missiles following Washington’s withdrawal from a landmark Cold war-era arms control treaty. Speaking at a news conference after holding talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Putin said he wanted 65