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    Trump renews attacks on own attorney general
    Jul25

    Trump renews attacks on own attorney general

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump resumed his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, calling his one-time ally “VERY weak” in pursuing intelligence leaks and for failing to go after former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over her email. Trump’s latest Twitter salvo followed a report in the...

    McCain to return to US Senate as health vote teeters
    Jul25

    McCain to return to US Senate as health vote teeters

    WASHINGTON: US Senator John McCain returns to Washington on Tuesday for the first time since being diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced, in order to take key votes on repealing Obamacare and passing sanctions on Russia. “Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue working on...

    Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels
    Jul25

    Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday demanded Russia’s Vladimir Putin halt arms supplies to rebels as the leaders of France and Germany tried to revive a peace plan. After a spike in violence, the four leaders discussed the Ukraine crisis for two hours by telephone in the latest round of talks aimed at stalling a conflict...

    Kushner denies collusion, insists ‘all actions were proper’
    Jul25

    Kushner denies collusion, insists ‘all actions were proper’

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top White House advisor Jared Kushner denied colluding with Moscow to sway the 2016 election Monday, insisting a string of undisclosed meetings with Russian officials were “proper”. “Let me be very clear – I did not collude with Russia, nor do I know of anyone else in the campaign...

    Kushner says he met Russians four times, denies collusion
    Jul24

    Kushner says he met Russians four times, denies collusion

    WASHINGTON: Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said Monday he had contacts with Russian officials four times during his father-in-law Donald Trump’s presidential campaign but denied any collusion, hours before facing grilling by senators as part of the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In a statement he will...

    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread
    Jul22

    In rebel-held Ukraine, activists struggle to stem HIV spread

    DONETSK: As clashes drag on in east Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed rebels, health activist Natalia Gurova is fighting another battle of her own. Gurova manages a project in her insurgent-controlled home city of Lugansk handing out clean syringes and condoms to drug-users and sex workers who are most at risk from HIV and...

    Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’
    Jul19

    Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’

    KIEV: Fresh clashes in east Ukraine left two soldiers dead Wednesday in a spike in fighting as a key rebel leader announced he planned to create a new “state”. Kiev said the two servicemen were killed by shelling from Russian-backed rebels some 40km north of the insurgent capital Donetsk, the deadliest daily toll in two weeks....

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    KIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. Kremlin...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul18

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    KIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev announced on Tuesday a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. The...

    Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push West
    Jul18

    Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push West

    TBILISI: The presidents of Ukraine and Georgia on Tuesday agreed to work together to further their ambitions to join Nato and the European Union, in defiance of threats from former master Russia. Both of the ex-Soviet states have been torn apart by conflicts with Moscow-backed separatists as they seek to wriggle out from under the Kremlin’s...

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