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    Germany, France back extending Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Germany, France back extending Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday they favor extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit that will discuss the issue. …read more Source: Iran...

    Trump picks ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state
    Dec13

    Trump picks ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state

    New York // President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday announced Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil chief executive, as his secretary of state, pitching him as a successful businessman with a history of striking major international deals.However, the choice of the 64-year-old Texan will raise questions about his ties to Russia and whether he will be able to...

    Dem. Rep. of Congo blasts EU sanctions on top officials
    Dec13

    Dem. Rep. of Congo blasts EU sanctions on top officials

    Senior officials face asset freeze and visa ban over alleged disproportionate use of force and human rights violations …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande want to extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Leaders agree that there had been insufficient progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement …read more Source: Gulf...

    Merkel, Hollande Back Extension of Sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande Back Extension of Sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday they favour extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit where the issue will be discussed. Merkel said that given grave shortcomings in the Ukraine peace process, which has been marred by regular ceasefire...

    Trump to announce Exxon chief as secretary of state
    Dec13

    Trump to announce Exxon chief as secretary of state

    President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly name ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson, an oilman with deep ties to Russia, as secretary of state on Tuesday despite mounting support for a congressional probe into Moscow’s alleged interference in the US election. “I will be making my announcement on the next Secretary of State tomorrow...

    Hollande, Merkel urge more EU anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Hollande, Merkel urge more EU anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    German and French leaders call for the extension of Eu’s anti-Russia sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Hollande back extended Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec13

    Merkel, Hollande back extended Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Merkel said that given grave shortcomings in the Ukraine peace process, which has been marred by regular ceasefire violations, “it will be necessary to extend sanctions against Russia once more”. …read more Source: World...

    Merkel says sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended
    Dec13

    Merkel says sanctions against Russia over Ukraine must be extended

    NNA – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday sanctions against Russia over the crisis in eastern Ukraine would have to be extended because of a lack of progress in implementing the Minsk cea …read more Source: National News...

    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce
    Dec12

    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce

    During a career that spans five decades, English football legend Stuart Pearce has travelled the globe for major international tournaments as a player, a manager, a coach and a fan – and says the concept of a compact FIFA World Cup would become the norm for future editions. Pearce, who was in Doha to attend the Soccerex Asian Forum, spoke...

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