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    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter
    Jan08

    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter

    THE HAGUE: Dutch police have taken from a journalist items, including possible human remains, which he found at the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, prosecutors said Sunday. Freelancer Michel Spekkers was met by police as he returned to Schiphol airport late Saturday after visiting the region and writing an article about his...

    French military to boost defenses against cyber attacks
    Jan08

    French military to boost defenses against cyber attacks

    France is no less vulnerable than the United States to cyber attacks from foreign countries and the French military will boost its resources to defend against them, the French defense minister said on Sunday. In an interview with French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said there is a real risk of cyber attacks on...

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties
    Jan08

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump condemned Russia critics on Saturday, calling those who oppose better relations with Moscow “stupid” people and “fools” in his latest Twitter tirade. His attack comes a day after the Republican president-elect met the country’s leading intelligence agency chiefs — including the director of national...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan08

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday formally announced former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as his pick for US director of national intelligence. A mild-mannered former ambassador to Germany who also served on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Coats was widely tipped for the job coordinating 16 intelligence and security agencies — a...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday formally announced former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as his pick for US director of national intelligence. A mild-mannered former ambassador to Germany who also served on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Coats was widely tipped for the job coordinating 16 intelligence and security agencies — a position...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    Dan Coats was one of six US legislators and three White House aides blacklisted by Moscow in 2014 in reprisal for US sanctions placed on the country. – AFP file photo WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday formally announced former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as his pick for US director of national intelligence. A mild-mannered former...

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers
    Jan07

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers

    PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pledged Friday she would campaign for France to leave the EU unless Brussels agreed to return full powers to control immigration and economic policy to member states. The presidential candidate has promised if elected in May to dump the euro and organize a Brexit-style referendum on France’s...

    Putin foe McCain could emerge as bulwark against Trump
    Jan07

    Putin foe McCain could emerge as bulwark against Trump

    WASHINGTON: At 80, John McCain has begun his sixth term in the US Senate by proving to be a thorn in Donald Trump’s side even before the president-elect takes the oath of office. The maverick lawmaker is a longtime national security hawk, and he has positioned himself as less an adversary of Trump than an enemy of President Vladimir Putin....

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers
    Jan07

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers

    PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pledged Friday she would campaign for France to leave the EU unless Brussels agreed to return full powers to control immigration and economic policy to member states. The presidential candidate has promised if elected in May to dump the euro and organise a Brexit-style referendum on France’s...

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby US for Ukraine
    Jan07

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby US for Ukraine

    Haley Barbour, the former Republican governor of Mississippi, speaks at the GE conference on ”American Competitiveness: What Works” in Washington, on February 13, 2012. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: Haley Barbour, former Republican Party leader and Mississippi governor, has been hired by the Ukrainian government to lobby US politicians, according to...

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