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    Amid hacking row, pressure builds on Trump to soften pro-Russia rhetoric
    Jan10

    Amid hacking row, pressure builds on Trump to soften pro-Russia rhetoric

    President-elect Donald Trump is finding himself caught between his desire to improve relations with Russia and fellow Republicans who are pushing for a harsher response to what American spy agencies say was the Kremlin’s meddling in the US presidential election. The tacit acknowledgement on Sunday by his incoming chief of staff, Reince...

    China won’t allow bullying from US on Taiwan: Chinese media
    Jan10

    China won’t allow bullying from US on Taiwan: Chinese media

    Beijing [China], Jan. 10: Calling the recent U.S- Taiwan engagement an orchestrated show, the Chinese Media has said that Beijing won’t allow any bullying from Washington on the Taiwan question. Beijing surely hopes to keep a stable relationship with Washington, but it won’t allow any bullying from the US over the Taiwan question,...

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers
    Jan10

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday blacklisted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed top enforcer and the prime suspects in the murder of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London a decade ago. The US Treasury added Russia’s senior federal investigator Alexander Bastrykin and alleged assassins Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun to...

    Move over Washington, Moscow is coming to the Philippines
    Jan10

    Move over Washington, Moscow is coming to the Philippines

    THE election of President Rodrigo Duterte has brought a geopolitical shift to the Philippines. No longer is the United States influencing the region as it once did, leaving space for Russia and China to fill the void. The Philippines has endured a long relationship with the U.S., but Duterte changed the outlook of his country with a series of...

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers
    Jan10

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday blacklisted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed top enforcer and the prime suspects in the murder of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London a decade ago. The US Treasury added Russia’s senior federal investigator Alexander Bastrykin and alleged assassins Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun to...

    Europe cold weather death toll rises
    Jan09

    Europe cold weather death toll rises

    More than 20 people are now known to have died as icy temperatures continue to grip much of Europe. Ten people died of cold in Poland on Sunday. The bodies of three migrants, two Iraqi and one Somali, were found near the Turkish-Bulgarian border. Deaths have also reported in Italy, the Czech Republic and Ukraine. – See more at:...

    Asian Risks Respond to Energy Shifts
    Jan09

    Asian Risks Respond to Energy Shifts

    The prolonged slump in world energy prices has produced a mix of benefits and looming risks for China, according to recent reports. The relative abundance of energy that followed the development of shale oil and gas in the United States has helped to ease energy security concerns in China and other Asian nations, according to studies published...

    Ankara not going to reconsider its position on Ukraine and Georgia
    Jan09

    Ankara not going to reconsider its position on Ukraine and Georgia

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    National Congress of Armenians of Ukraine: NK should be returned to Azerbaijan
    Jan09

    National Congress of Armenians of Ukraine: NK should be returned to Azerbaijan

    The president of the National Congress of Armenians of Ukraine, Ashot Avanesyan, has commented on reports alleging that he is a business partner of the chairman of the United Congress of Azerbaijanis in Ukraine, Rovshan Taghiyev, as well as the fact that they made a joint statement on Nagorno-Karabakh during the New Year’s Eve celebration...

    Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?
    Jan09

    Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?

    It would be a break from Washington’s stated policy of non-recognition. …read more Source: The...

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