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    Russian hackers ‘targeted French presidential candidate Macron campaign’
    Apr26

    Russian hackers ‘targeted French presidential candidate Macron campaign’

    PARIS: French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cybersecurity research group on Tuesday. The Pawn Storm group, which has been linked to several high-profile attacks in the West, used “phishing” techniques to try to steal personal data...

    Russian TV drops Eurovision song contest Ukraine singer ban
    Apr14

    Russian TV drops Eurovision song contest Ukraine singer ban

    MOSCOW: Russia’s main state television channel said Thursday it was dropping the Eurovision Song Contest from its schedules after Ukraine banned its performer from entering the country to take part. “Channel One considers the refusal by Ukraine absolutely groundless. It is an attempt by Ukraine to politicise the competition,” a newsreader...

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise
    Apr14

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise

    ORZYSZ: Poland on Thursday welcomed the first US troops in a multi-national force which is being posted across the Baltic region to counter potential threats from Russia.More than 1,100 soldiers – 900 US troops as well as 150 British and 120 Romanians – are to be deployed in Orzysz, about 57 km (35 miles) south of Russia’s Baltic Sea...

    Moscow, Washington committed to fighting against terrorism, says Russian FM
    Apr13

    Moscow, Washington committed to fighting against terrorism, says Russian FM

    MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday Moscow and Washington were committed to fighting terrorism after talks with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson. “We confirmed our common intention of leading an uncompromising fight against international terrorism,” Lavrov said at news conference following the talks. “Despite the...

    US denies report that it allowed visa-free travel for Pakistanis
    Apr12

    US denies report that it allowed visa-free travel for Pakistanis

    KARACHI: The United States denied that it has allowed visa-free travel for the citizens of Pakistan. A website by the name of USA Television had reported that US President Donald Trump signed a visa-free travel policy with several countries for economic and trade reasons. The report stated, “The US President Donald Trump has signed an executive...

    US airstrike destroys fifth of Syria’s warplanes, says Mattis
    Apr11

    US airstrike destroys fifth of Syria’s warplanes, says Mattis

    WASHINGTON: The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyfed a fifth of the Damascus regime s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad. The public assessment of Friday’s missile strike and the forceful rhetoric came as G7 ministers met in Italy to send...

    Ukraine military helicopter crashes, killing five
    Mar27

    Ukraine military helicopter crashes, killing five

    MOSCOW: A Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the war-torn east of the country on Sunday, killing all five people aboard after apparently hitting a power line, in what is believed to be an accident, the army said. “Five people died in this tragedy — three crew members and two passengers,” army spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianyk said. The...

    Trump is an American Assad
    Mar27

    Trump is an American Assad

    As one looks out onto the world stage one can clearly identify the arrival of a new leading politics, one that replaces globalising neoliberalism with aggressive nationalist populism. These circumstances have arisen in the west as a consequence of our acceptance of empire. One specific instance is the US left’s ambivalence regarding the...

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow
    Mar25

    Putin meets France’s Le Pen in Moscow

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin met French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen as she visited Moscow on Friday, with the Russian leader stressing that the Kremlin does not meddle in France s politics. Le Pen’s meeting with Putin comes a month before the first round of the French presidential vote and as she tries to boost her...

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

    A former Russian lawmaker who fled Moscow for Ukraine and was critical of President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov was killed Thursday at about 11:40 a.m. near the Premier Palace hotel in the center of Ukraine’s capital, the local police chief said in televised comments. Voronenkov’s bodyguard was injured in...

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