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    Hackers threaten smart power grids
    Jan06

    Hackers threaten smart power grids

    Europe is investing in power grids that save consumers money and easily handle surges from wind and solar sources — features  critical to curbing climate change and cutting the Continent’s reliance on coal. But these electricity networks of the future also create big risks. So-called smart grids and smart meters expose the...

    January Brings Changes for UN Security Council
    Jan06

    January Brings Changes for UN Security Council

    UN Secretary-General Anto—nio Guterres with Olof Skoog of Sweden, President of the UN Security Council for the month of January Credit: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas.By Andy Hazel and Lyndal RowlandsUNITED NATIONS, Jan 6 2017 (IPS)Five of the UN Security Council’s 15 seats were filled by new members this week, but a bigger shift in the...

    MFA: Minsk remains a key negotiating platform for Ukraine settlement
    Jan05

    MFA: Minsk remains a key negotiating platform for Ukraine settlement

    Belarus made considerable efforts to promote a peaceful settlement of the crisis in Ukraine and provide the necessary conditions for regular meetings of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine and its working groups, the review reads. …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Raluca Olaru – Olga Savchuk through to WTA Shenzhen doubles finals after opponents’ withdrawal
    Jan05

    Tennis: Raluca Olaru – Olga Savchuk through to WTA Shenzhen doubles finals after opponents’ withdrawal

    The pairing of Romanian Raluca Olaru and Ukrainian Olga Savchuk on Thursday advanced to the finals of the WTA Shenzhen doubles tournament without hitting a shot, after top seeds Raquel Atawo (US) – Yifan Xu (China) withdrew from the competition. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Marine Le Pen barred from Ukraine
    Jan05

    [Ticker] Marine Le Pen barred from Ukraine

    Ukraine’s foreign ministry indicated on Wednesday it would blacklist French far-right leader Marine Le Pen for saying that Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea was “not illegal”. “Making statements that repeat Kremlin propaganda, the French politician shows disrespect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of...

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks
    Jan05

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks

    Kyiv has warned French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen of consequences for undermining Ukraine’s “sovereignty and territorial integrity.” The far-right leader claimed Crimean citizens “wanted to join Russia.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’
    Jan04

    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’

    FRENCH far right leader Marine Le Pen faces being banned from Ukraine after she made comments appearing to back Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’
    Jan04

    Marine Le Pen faces Ukraine ban after saying Russia annexation of Crimea was ‘not illegal’

    FRENCH far right leader Marine Le Pen faces being banned from Ukraine after she made comments appearing to back Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Marine Le Pen asked to repay €9 million bank loan: reports
    Jan04

    Marine Le Pen asked to repay €9 million bank loan: reports

    French National Front leader Marine Le Pen was told to repay €9 million of a loan from a Russian-based bank, according to media reports. The Russian Bank Deposit Insurance Agency is calling in part of the loan granted by the First Czech-Russian Bank, which has since been dissolved, Le Monde reports. The National Front is operating...

    What’s the biggest test Trump will face in 2017?
    Jan04

    What’s the biggest test Trump will face in 2017?

    It is going to be so easy.” Those were the words candidate Donald Trump used in October, imagining a future where he, as president, would replace the Affordable Care Act with something “great.” In reality, no presidency is easy — the office’s unique role at home and around the world...

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