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    Russia says it was in touch with Trump’s campaign during election
    Nov10

    Russia says it was in touch with Trump’s campaign during election

    MOSCOW: The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump’s political team during the US election campaign and knows most of his entourage, one of Russia’s most senior diplomats told the Interfax news agency on Thursday. Accused by defeated Democratic contender Hillary Clinton of being a puppet of...

    Which billionaire moguls have been elected to power?
    Nov09

    Which billionaire moguls have been elected to power?

    PARIS: Donald Trump, the real estate mogul, reality TV star and US president-elect whose worth Forbes estimates at $3.7 billion, joins an ultra-elite group of billionaire business tycoons who have come to power through the ballot box. Other political leaders who first made fortunes in businesses from chocolates to telecoms include: ITALY: Media...

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime
    Oct17

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime

    The European Union on Monday strongly condemned Russia for the bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo, saying devastating air strikes by Moscow and Damascus could amount to war crimes. EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg also warned that the 28-nation bloc could impose additional sanctions against Damascus but decided against targeting...

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia
    Oct14

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia

    The children’s bed, made by the company in St Petersburg, has angered many Russian consumers. A Russian firm has caused a stir after putting on sale a children’s bed in the shape of a Buk missile launcher of the kind that shot down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014. International prosecutors said last month...

    U.S. formally accuses Russia of political cyber attacks
    Oct08

    U.S. formally accuses Russia of political cyber attacks

    WASHINGTON: The U.S. government for the first time on Friday formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. “We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these...

    UK’s ‘Fake Sheikh’ sting king guilty of perverting trial
    Oct05

    UK’s ‘Fake Sheikh’ sting king guilty of perverting trial

    LONDON: British undercover journalist Mazher Mahmood, known for his “Fake Sheikh” disguise and string of celebrity tabloid stings, was found guilty Wednesday of perverting the course of justice. Mahmood, who conceals his identity after a series of alleged death threats, is famous for his front-page scoops in which he poses as a wealthy figure...

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?
    May14

    Another Syria peace push, but has US put too much faith in Russia?

    First a ceasefire in Syria, then aid and then — who knows — perhaps a political transition? Don’t bet on it, analysts warn, saying Washington has put too much faith in Moscow. Efforts to end Syria’s brutal five-year civil war may hang by a thread, but Washington’s top diplomat will once again throw himself into the fray....

    Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes
    Apr22

    Obama’s royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes

    Obama’s lunch with the queen is the latest in a series of engagements between the two families since he took office in 2009. Most people send a card, call, or post on Facebook for someone’s birthday, but President Barack Obama has gone the extra mile – thousands of miles, actually – to deliver 90th birthday greetings to Queen...

    The ‘Panama Papers’ main revelations
    Apr06

    The ‘Panama Papers’ main revelations

    PARIS: World leaders, aides and families, sports and movie stars are among those named in a huge leak of documents dubbed the Panama Papers, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets. An investigation by more than 100 media groups has shone a light on assets held by some 140 political figures with help from Mossack Fonseca, a law firm based in...

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes
    Apr05

    ‘Panama Papers’ revelations trigger global probes

    PARIS: Several countries have launched tax evasion probes after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities. The scandal erupted on Sunday when media groups began revealing the results of a year-long investigation into a trove of 11.5 million documents...

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