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    Trump secretary of state pick says Russia ‘a danger’
    Jan12

    Trump secretary of state pick says Russia ‘a danger’

    WASHINGTON: Accused of being too cozy with the Kremlin, Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state called Russia a “danger” Wednesday as he appeared to contradict the US president-elect’s oft-proclaimed determination to improve ties with Moscow. While Rex Tillerson signaled his intention to be clear-eyed about Moscow, he refused to...

    China muted after Tillerson vows islands blockade
    Jan12

    China muted after Tillerson vows islands blockade

    BEIJING: China offered a muted response Thursday after Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson warned the US would stop it from using its artificial islands in the South China Sea. Tillerson’s comments, during his confirmation hearing in the US senate, are the latest salvo the Trump team has aimed at Beijing....

    Moody’s: Flare-up of aggression between Armenia and Azerbaijan to weigh on CIS economies
    Jan12

    Moody’s: Flare-up of aggression between Armenia and Azerbaijan to weigh on CIS economies

    The stabilization of oil prices has eased the direct and indirect economic and fiscal pressures on the nine rated sovereigns in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. Still, the region’s overall credit outlook for 2017 is negative, driven by subdued economic recovery, external vulnerabilities in those countries with high...

    U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15
    Jan12

    U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15

    KIEV – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine on Sunday and meet President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s presidential office said on Thursday. Biden last visited Ukraine in December 2015…. …read more Source:...

    China should be denied access to South China Sea islands: Trump secretary of state nominee
    Jan12

    China should be denied access to South China Sea islands: Trump secretary of state nominee

    US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing before the US...

    US Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15
    Jan12

    US Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine on Sunday and meet President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s presidential office said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15
    Jan12

    U.S. Vice President Biden to visit Ukraine on January 15

    KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine on Sunday and meet President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s presidential office said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Momentum with Man United as Liverpool heads to Old Trafford
    Jan12

    Momentum with Man United as Liverpool heads to Old Trafford

    MANCHESTER: With Manchester United on its longest winning run in eight years, it’s tempting to conclude that a giant of English soccer is starting to resemble the force of old. Some perspective is needed, however, when assessing United’s nine straight victories in all competitions since Dec. 8. Only one of its opponents in that...

    Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China
    Jan12

    Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China

    WASHINGTON – US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing...

    US wants China denied access to South China Sea islands
    Jan12

    US wants China denied access to South China Sea islands

    WASHINGTON: US President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing on Wednesday, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea. In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing before...

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