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    No impunity in PH, Palace tells 39 UN states
    Sep29

    No impunity in PH, Palace tells 39 UN states

    Malacañang on Friday said the Philippine government would never accept foreign intervention in its internal affairs, particularly in its crackdown on illegal drugs. Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella issued the statement after 39 member-states of the United Nations (UN) expressed alarm over the alleged summary executions of suspected drug offenders...

    Britain ‘unconditionally’ committed to EU security – May
    Sep29

    Britain ‘unconditionally’ committed to EU security – May

    TAPA, Estonia: Britain is “unconditionally committed” to European security despite Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May told British troops stationed with NATO in Estonia on Friday, as EU leaders met to discuss the future of the bloc. Visiting troops with French President Emmanuel Macron, May reiterated Britain’s position that security...

    Trump thanks Putin for reducing US embassy staff
    Aug11

    Trump thanks Putin for reducing US embassy staff

    BEDMINSTER, New Jersey: President Donald Trump on Thursday (Friday in Manila) thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to reduce its staff—boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees—both US diplomats...

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff
    Aug11

    Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff

    BEDMINSTER: President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to slash its staff — boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees — both US diplomats and local staff — and close...

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets
    Aug08

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets

    JAKARTA: Indonesia said Tuesday it would trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets, saying it wanted to capitalize on international sanctions on Moscow as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to arrive for a visit. Indonesia and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange 11 Russian-made Sukhoi fighters for key...

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
    Aug04

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

    WASHINGTON, D.C: US President Donald Trump claimed relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow. After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness, an angry Trump...

    US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin
    Jul31

    US to cut 755 US diplomatic staff in Russia, says Putin

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in its ties after the US Congress backed new sanctions against the Kremlin. Putin added bluntly that Russia was able to raise the stakes with America even further, although he hoped this would be...

    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump
    Jul28

    US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US Senate on Thursday passed bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump, who must decide whether to accept the tough approach to Moscow or veto the measure. The sanctions, which were approved on a 98-2 Senate vote and overwhelmingly passed the House on Tuesday, are...

    US House slaps sanctions on Russia, Iran, NKorea
    Jul26

    US House slaps sanctions on Russia, Iran, NKorea

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) to impose tough new sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications. The measure notably constrains President Donald Trump’s ability to waive the...

    US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions
    Jul24

    US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Congress is poised to approve tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea this week after reaching a compromise deal, which the White House indicated Sunday (Monday in Manila) it could support. In mid-June, the Senate overwhelmingly passed tough sanctions on Moscow and Tehran, but the text stalled in the House of...

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