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United States hands Arctic Council gavel over to Finland

On May 11, Tillerson added his signature to a document endorsed by seven nations bordering the Arctic during a council meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. The accomplishments of the Council during the U.S. Chairmanship (2015-2017) include projects like the Circumpolar Local Environmental Observer Network, Marine Protected Areas Network Toolbox: Area-based conservation measures and ecological connectivity, and a series of health-related projects aimed at improving the health and mental wellness of ...



Russia Trolls America over Comey, Mocks "Humiliating" F.B.I. Investigation

CNN called the subpoenas “the first sign of a significant escalation of activity in the FBIs broader investigation begun last July into possible ties between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation.”. The meeting came amid tensions between the US and Russian Federation as the two countries hold differences on a slew of issues, including the Syrian conflict, the Ukrainian crisis and the expansion of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.


Comey's termination may fasten up Russian Federation investigation: WH

Comey's termination may fasten up Russian Federation investigation: WH

Ms Sanders handled Wednesday's press briefing with aplomb, and will conduct briefings through the end of the week, the White House said. He initially refused to do a briefing, returning to his office and locking the door - before later resurfacing as Democrats and Republicans began to criticise and question the firing.



Arctic Council presents united front as Finland takes over from US

A few hundred people chanted slogans and made speeches to protest the presence of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Fairbanks, Alaska, May 10, 2017. At the meeting, Secretary Tillerson recognized the Arctic Council as an indispensable forum for cooperation and affirmed that the United States will continue to be an active member as it transfers chairmanship of the Council to Finland.



South Korea's Moon says dialogue only possible when North Korea changes attitude

The North attempted but failed to test-launch ballistic missiles four times in the past two months but has conducted various tests since the beginning of previous year at an unprecedented pace. But she said more analysis was needed. Earlier, Japanese officials said the missile landed in the Sea of Japan but outside the country's exclusive economic zone.