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    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...

    EU, US slaps DR Congo officials with sanctions
    Dec12

    EU, US slaps DR Congo officials with sanctions

    US and EU sanctions top DR Congo officials for suppressing opposition …read more Source: World...

    Joshua ‘excited’ by Klitschko fight at Wembley
    Dec11

    Joshua ‘excited’ by Klitschko fight at Wembley

    Briton quickly disposes of American Eric Molina in a third round stoppage win Anthony Joshua says the size of the occasion will not get to him when he boxes Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on April 29 in “the biggest fight in British boxing history”. The Briton quickly disposed of American Eric Molina in a third round stoppage win on Saturday and...

    Kiev says 3 troops killed in eastern Ukraine clashes
    Dec11

    Kiev says 3 troops killed in eastern Ukraine clashes

    “Over the past 24 hours three Ukrainian soldiers were killed in combat,” says Ukraine’s military spokesman. …read more Source:...

    Kane ready for a first against Mourinho’s Man United
    Dec11

    Kane ready for a first against Mourinho’s Man United

    LONDON — Harry Kane has yet to score against Manchester United in the Premier League but that could end at the sixth attempt on Sunday. Tottenham Hotspur’s England striker is not short of confidence ahead of the trip to Old Trafford, having scored twice against Swansea City in a 5-0 thrashing at White Hart Lane last weekend after agreeing a...

    Conflict over Russia is rocky start for Trump and intelligence agencies
    Dec11

    Conflict over Russia is rocky start for Trump and intelligence agencies

    President-elect Donald Trump’s rejection this weekend of U.S. intelligence analysts’ conclusion that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help him win the White House is the latest in a string of conflicts between Trump and the intelligence community he will command. Most of them involve Russia, which has grown increasingly...

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