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White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill
Jul24

White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

Washington, Jul 24 – The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow, reports AP/UNB. Lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions...

Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia
Jul20

Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia

Interpreting and understanding political movements and societal disruptions usually don’t occur in large macro-settings like the recent Group of 20 Summit. Other than bashing Donald Trump along with China and Germany for their unwillingness to take on larger global roles from the United States, nothing significant happened. To track global...

Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state
Jul18

Ukrainian separatists proclaim a new state

Moscow, Jul 18 – Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of Ukraine, reports AP/UNB. The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk casts further doubt on the 2015 cease-fire deal that was supposed to stop fighting in Ukraine’s...

Home textile exports fail to reach potential
Jul17

Home textile exports fail to reach potential

Despite having huge potential in home textile, Bangladesh is unable to expand its market share in the European Union because of duty benefits extended to Pakistan, a cotton grower. Bangladesh, on the other hand, is a 100 percent cotton importer. In December 2013, the 28-nation bloc granted Pakistan the GSP Plus status for four years. The GSP Plus...

White House criticizes Russia sanctions stalled in House
Jul11

White House criticizes Russia sanctions stalled in House

Washington, Jul 11 – A new package of economic sanctions on Russia and Iran unacceptably constrains the president’s authority, the White House says, as Democrats complain that the Trump administration is trying to weaken the penalties, reports AP/UNB. The legislation sailed through the Senate nearly a month ago in response to Russia’s...

Trump: US must work with Russia, move past election issues
Jul10

Trump: US must work with Russia, move past election issues

Washington, Jul 10 – President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia” after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany. But he is still avoiding the question of whether he accepts Putin’s denial that Russia was responsible for meddling in the 2016 election,...

Trump says it’s ‘time to move forward’ with Russia
Jul09

Trump says it’s ‘time to move forward’ with Russia

Washington, Jul 9 – President Donald Trump said Sunday that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia” after his lengthy meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany. But he is still avoiding the question of whether he accepts Putin’s denial that Russia was responsible for meddling in the 2016 election,...

No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss
Jul05

No ‘specific agenda,’ but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss

Washington, Jul 5 – President Donald Trump’s first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there’s “no specific agenda.” So in the absence of a set list of topics, what are two of the world’s most famously unpredictable leaders to...

Ukraine says Russian security services involved in recent cyber attack
Jul01

Ukraine says Russian security services involved in recent cyber attack

Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said on Saturday that the Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack that hit Ukraine, saying the aim was to destroy important data and spread panic. …read more Source:...

FACTBOX: Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27
Jun27

FACTBOX: Companies hit by global ransomware attack on June 27

A global ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm AP Moller-Maersk and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP . …read more Source:...

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