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    Trump vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies
    Jan29

    Trump vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies

    US President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin from the Oval Office of the White House on Jan 28, 2017. AFP Photo WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to improve floundering ties with Russia, while also reassuring close US allies he supports NATO. Amid growing international alarm over...

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals
    Jan29

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump signed a sweeping new executive order Friday to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on travelers from seven Muslim countries. Making good on one of his most controversial campaign promises, and to the horror of human rights groups, Trump said he was making America safe from “radical...

    Trump, Putin in first formal phone call agree to cooperate in fight against terrorism
    Jan29

    Trump, Putin in first formal phone call agree to cooperate in fight against terrorism

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged cooperation in fighting the Islamic State, the two sides said, as the pair seek to reverse tension after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, its support for Syria,and allegations that Russian hackers sought to sway the US election. “The positive call was a significant start to...

    Trump, Putin discuss stabilizing ties, says Moscow
    Jan29

    Trump, Putin discuss stabilizing ties, says Moscow

    New York, Jan 29: Moscow has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call to U.S. President Donald Trump talked about stabilizing the relationship between the two nations along with several other subjects. It was Trump’s first phone conversation with the Russian President since he took office last week, and one whose outcome...

    Merkel’s Bavarian ally calls for quick end to Russian sanctions
    Jan29

    Merkel’s Bavarian ally calls for quick end to Russian sanctions

    BERLIN – The leader of Bavaria’s sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats called for ending sanctions imposed against Russia by Europe and the United States for its invasion of Crimea and its military actions in Ukraine. … …read more Source:...

    Fears grow over Jihadist cyber threat
    Jan29

    Fears grow over Jihadist cyber threat

    LILLE, France: Jihadists have yet to shut down a power grid, paralyse a transport network or banking system or take over a key industrial site from afar, but experts say the threat of such a cyber attack should be taken seriously. Analysts fear that while extremist groups may not have the necessary skills themselves, they could hire someone else...

    France, Germany concerned about Trump’s moves to limit refugees
    Jan29

    France, Germany concerned about Trump’s moves to limit refugees

    PARIS: France, Germany and Luxembourg voiced disquiet on Saturday over US President Donald Trump’s decision to limit immigration and refugees from some Muslim countries, with Berlin and Paris also reaffirming a firm line on Russian sanctions. Speaking at a joint news conference in Paris with his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel, French...

    Putin call a ‘significant start’ to better US-Russia ties: White House
    Jan29

    Putin call a ‘significant start’ to better US-Russia ties: White House

    WASHINGTON, Jan 28, 2017 (AFP) – President Donald Trumps White House hailed Saturday his call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin as a significant start to better ties between Washington and Moscow, whose relations have plunged to lows not seen since the Cold War.During the hour-long conversation, which the White House billed as a...

    France´s Hollande warns Trump against protectionism
    Jan29

    France´s Hollande warns Trump against protectionism

    PARIS: French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned US President Donald Trump against taking a protectionist approach, which he said would have economic and political consequences “In an unstable and uncertain world, turning inward would be a dead-end,” Hollande told Trump in their first official telephone conversation,...

    Putin and Trump agree to try to rebuild U.S.-Russia ties, cooperate in Syria
    Jan29

    Putin and Trump agree to try to rebuild U.S.-Russia ties, cooperate in Syria

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump agreed to try to rebuild US- Russia ties and to cooperate in Syria, the Kremlin said on Saturday, after the two men spoke for the first time since Trump’s inauguration. US-Russia relations hit a post-Cold War low under the Barack Obama administration and Trump has made...

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