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    Theresa May: US to remain strong partner after Brexit
    Sep04

    Theresa May: US to remain strong partner after Brexit

    Theresa May on Sunday told President Barack Obama that the U.S. remains Britain’s closest ally while London looks for ways to separate from the European Union. Speaking after the meeting with Obama on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China, May said Brexit was the primary topic when the two leaders sat down for a chat, their first since...

    Uzbekistan to bury dictator Karimov
    Sep02

    Uzbekistan to bury dictator Karimov

    KIEV — Islam Karimov, Uzbekistan’s authoritarian ruler for 27 years, has died after suffering a brain hemorrhage, and his funeral will take place on Saturday in his home city of Samarkand. Uzbek officials confirmed on Friday that the 78-year-old leader had passed away, after days of rumors of his demise. “Uzbek President Islam Karimov has...

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’
    Sep02

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’

    Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton “are setting the best example” with their presidential campaigns, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Bloomberg published Friday. “They’re both using shock tactics, just each in their own way,” Putin said, amid allegations that the Kremlin is favoring the Republican nominee as...

    Theresa May’s foreign policy? ‘Absolutely no idea’
    Sep02

    Theresa May’s foreign policy? ‘Absolutely no idea’

    LONDON — Theresa May’s sure-footed start to foreign relations has impressed world leaders. Diplomats in Paris and Berlin speak of a “serious” and “astute” politician that they can deal with. But back at home a quiet unease is emerging. As she heads to her first international summit as prime minister, at the G20 in China this weekend,...

    How to talk about terrorism
    Sep01

    How to talk about terrorism

    Europe’s young people are growing up at a time when the Continent is facing a host of divisive issues: terrorism, austerity, refugees, war in Ukraine, instability in Turkey and Brexit in Britain. As they develop their cultural and political views, they need all the responsible guidance they can be given. The internet can do a great deal to...

    Burger King’s menu tribute to scrotum-nailing artist
    Aug31

    Burger King’s menu tribute to scrotum-nailing artist

    A fast-food chain is launching a range of burgers in honor of Russian performance artist Petr Pavlensky, best known for nailing his scrotum to the cobbles of Red Square. To celebrate six years of its branch in St. Petersburg, Pavlensky’s home city, Burger King is releasing a series of limited edition burgers, each “in tribute” to the...

    Paul Wolfowitz in the wilderness
    Aug31

    Paul Wolfowitz in the wilderness

    WASHINGTON — It’s an uncomfortable time to be Paul Wolfowitz. For more than four decades, the former World Bank president and U.S. deputy secretary of defense bent the ears of the most powerful people in Washington with his assertive advice. But these days, like many Republican foreign policy experts and former military officials, Wolfowitz...

    In pictures: EU politicians ♥ Apple (honest)
    Aug30

    In pictures: EU politicians ♥ Apple (honest)

    Apple was on Tuesday ordered to pay back a staggering €13 billion in taxes to the Irish government as the EU’s competition chief, Margrethe Vestager, continued her take-no-prisoners approach to state aid. But don’t believe for a second that European politicians will be giving up their iPhones, or even cutting back on being pictured...

    Vladimir Putin to skip UN General Assembly
    Aug29

    Vladimir Putin to skip UN General Assembly

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York this September, the Kremlin announced Monday. “The president does not plan participation in the General Assembly this year,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to the TASS news agency. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is...

    Trump’s mob-linked ex-associate gives $5,400 to campaign
    Aug26

    Trump’s mob-linked ex-associate gives $5,400 to campaign

    A Russian-born, mafia-linked businessman whose ties to both Donald Trump and loyalists of Russian President Vladimir Putin have sparked scrutiny, visited Trump Tower last month for undisclosed business, he told POLITICO. The businessman, Felix Sater, also donated the maximum allowable contribution to Trump’s presidential campaign, according...

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