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    100 years later, debate goes on over Russia’s last tsar
    Mar13

    100 years later, debate goes on over Russia’s last tsar

    Saint or playboy? Blood-stained autocrat or family man; incompetent leader or just a victim of circumstance? One century after he ended Romanov rule, Russia’s last tsar still prompts heated debate.Nicholas II abdicated on March 2, 1917, or March 15 by the current calendar, in the royal train in the northwestern town of Pskov. “There...

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
    Mar11

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

    China on Saturday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms. The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the government’s “Made in...

    Russia’s take on Trump: glee gives way to frustration
    Mar06

    Russia’s take on Trump: glee gives way to frustration

    The barely-disguised delight in Moscow that greeted Donald Trump’s victory on November 8 has gradually melted into a mixture of confusion and frustration.And that in turn has led to a cold-eyed reappraisal among Russian officials of what can be achieved with the Trump Administration.The reappraisal was crisply expressed by President...

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences on Syria, Ukraine
    Mar05

    British foreign minister to visit Russia to discuss differences on Syria, Ukraine

    Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson will go to Moscow in the coming weeks to discuss the differences between the two countries over Syria and Ukraine, the Foreign Office said on Saturday, in the first such visit for five years.Britain backed sanctions against Russia in response to its annexation of Crimea in 2014, and the countries...

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties
    Feb16

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties

    A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter.Trump sought to focus attention on what he called criminal intelligence leaks about his ousted national security adviser,...

    Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks
    Feb07

    Trump says media ‘doesn’t want to report’ extremist attacks

    President Donald Trump on Monday accused the media of deliberately minimizing coverage of the threat posed by the Islamic State group, saying news outlets “have their reasons” for not reporting what he described as a “genocide” underway at the hands of the group.The president did not immediately offer evidence to support...

    Kremlin disagrees with Trump’s assessment of Iran
    Feb06

    Kremlin disagrees with Trump’s assessment of Iran

    The Kremlin said on Monday it did not agree with US President Donald Trump’s assessment of Iran as “the number one terrorist state” and wanted to deepen what it described as already good ties with Tehran.The Kremlin was responding to comments Trump made to Fox News in an interview aired at the weekend in which he complained that...

    Kremlin disagrees with Trump’s assessment of Iran
    Feb06

    Kremlin disagrees with Trump’s assessment of Iran

    The Kremlin said on Monday it did not agree with US President Donald Trump’s assessment of Iran as “the number one terrorist state” and wanted to deepen what it described as already good ties with Tehran.The Kremlin was responding to comments Trump made to Fox News in an interview aired at the weekend in which he complained that...

    Trump talks to Putin, other world leaders about security threats
    Jan29

    Trump talks to Putin, other world leaders about security threats

    President Donald Trump discussed Syria and the fight against Islamic State with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday in one of several calls with world leaders that the new US president used to put his stamp on international affairs.Trump’s call with Putin was their first since the New York businessman took office and came as...

    243 million migrants around the world since 2015: UN report
    Jan20

    243 million migrants around the world since 2015: UN report

    Recent years have seen a significant rise in the number of migrants around the world, according to research conducted by the United Nations, which reported 243 million migrants around the world as of 2015, representing 3.4 percent of the world’s population.Indy 100 British news website published a list of more than 10 countries that welcome...

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