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    Russia sanctions must be tied to progress on Ukraine peace – Gabriel
    Jan28

    Russia sanctions must be tied to progress on Ukraine peace – Gabriel

    PARIS (Reuters) – Germany and France agree that any moves to lift sanctions against Russia must be tied to progress in the peace process for eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Top Russian official says Putin-Trump call will be positive
    Jan28

    Top Russian official says Putin-Trump call will be positive

    Moscow, Jan 28 (AP) Influential Russian security chief Nikolai Patrushev says Moscow has high hopes for a scheduled telephone call between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump. “Everything will be positive,” Patrushev said Saturday, according to Russia’s Interfax news agency. He is the secretary of...

    Trump plays down talk of lifting Russia sanctions
    Jan28

    Trump plays down talk of lifting Russia sanctions

    US President Donald Trump on Friday played down talk that he might quickly lift sanctions on Russia, as he stepped onto the global stage alongside Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain is a strong supporter of maintaining international pressure on Moscow over its intervention in Ukraine, and Trump took a cautious line at their first...

    Fears grow over jihadist cyber threat
    Jan28

    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...

    Uzbekistan, Ukraine sign $7 mln export deals
    Jan28

    Uzbekistan, Ukraine sign $7 mln export deals

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

     ‘Rumors circulate that Azerbaijan set a goal to occupy Sarsang reservoir in April:’ Armen Vardanyan
    Jan28

     ‘Rumors circulate that Azerbaijan set a goal to occupy Sarsang reservoir in April:’ Armen Vardanyan

    A day before, the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) passed the Head of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, Volodymyr Ariev’s report “Attacks against journalists and media freedom in Europe.” Paragraph 9 of the … …read more Source:...

    Fears grow over jihadist cyber threat
    Jan28

    Fears grow over jihadist cyber threat

    LILLE: 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 to wreak...

    Trump says he is only in early stages of considering lifting Russia sanctions
    Jan28

    Trump says he is only in early stages of considering lifting Russia sanctions

    British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump gesture towards each other during their joint news conference at the White House in Washington, US, on January 27, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Friday he is only in the early stages of considering whether to lift US sanctions on Russia, as...

    Trump’s unpredictability already troubles US friends
    Jan28

    Trump’s unpredictability already troubles US friends

    US President Donald Trump speaks at the Armed Services Ball in Washington, US, on January 20, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: New US President Donald Trump’s “America First” rhetoric and confrontational negotiating style have sparked frantic calls to the White House and Congress from diplomats and lobbyists concerned the United States no...

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals
    Jan28

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals

    by Dave Clark | Making good on one of his most controversial campaign promises US President Donald Trump suspends the entire US refugee resettlement program for at least 120 days -AFP photo WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump signed a sweeping new executive order to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on travelers from seven...

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