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    Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles
    Dec05

    Trump complains in tweets about Chinese policy after Taiwan call raises hackles

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump complained about Chinese economic and military policy on Twitter on Sunday, showing no signs of a conciliatory approach after a phone conversation with Taiwan’s president raised hackles in Beijing. Trump’s unusual call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday prompted a diplomatic protest with the...

    Ukraine: The lasting impact of landmines on civilians
    Dec05

    Ukraine: The lasting impact of landmines on civilians

    No one knows how many civilians have been killed by landmines or how many have been planted and where. …read more Source: AL...

    Five Ukranian policemen killed in friendly fire
    Dec04

    Five Ukranian policemen killed in friendly fire

    KIEV: Five Ukrainian police were killed by friendly fire in a tragic accident in which officers mistook colleagues for burglars, officials said on Sunday. Three burglars initially escaped the crime scene amid a gunfight between different security forces, although they were later detained. “Last night a devastating tragedy took place that killed...

    Magnus Carlsen’s dramatic fightback from ‘certain’ defeat cements his legend
    Dec04

    Magnus Carlsen’s dramatic fightback from ‘certain’ defeat cements his legend

    He believed defeat was ‘certain’ after a series of self-inflicted wounds, but Magnus Carlsen overcame self-doubt and a stubborn opponent to show the greatest champions find the path to victory when they’re not at their best Magnus Carlsen looked spent. It was Thursday morning in New York, less than a full day after he had survived the...

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine
    Dec03

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine

    International monitors warned on Friday that around 600,000 impoverished people could be left without water or heat in war-scarred eastern Ukraine this winter. The words of caution came with few signs of an end to the 31-month-long conflict between Kiev and the pro-Russian separatists that has killed nearly 10,000 people in the EU’s...

    Ukraine prime minister meets al-Kuwari
    Dec03

    Ukraine prime minister meets al-Kuwari

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, Adviser at the Emiri Diwan and Qatar’s candidate for the post of director general at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), in Kiev on Friday. During the meeting, they talked about the Qatari candidate’s vision...

    Lithuanian president: NATO exercises send clear message
    Dec03

    Lithuanian president: NATO exercises send clear message

    Civilians across Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, are concerned that Moscow, after displaying its military might in Georgia, Ukraine and now Syria, could have the Baltic states in its sights next. …read more Source: World...

    Iran’s Bimeh Razi vice champion at World Wrestling Club Cup 2016
    Dec03

    Iran’s Bimeh Razi vice champion at World Wrestling Club Cup 2016

    Iranian freestyle wrestling club Bimeh Razi finishes runner-up at the 2016 Freestyle World Wrestling Clubs Cup in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Lieberman Blasts UN: Forget Israel, Focus on Syria
    Dec02

    Lieberman Blasts UN: Forget Israel, Focus on Syria

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned the UN that it risks becoming “irrelevant” in a meeting yesterday with the ambassadors of 13 countries. “What has been happening these past ten years regarding global security is very troubling. The UN, like other international bodies, has been unable to solve these problems, and is becoming less...

    600k could face severe water crisis in eastern Ukraine
    Dec02

    600k could face severe water crisis in eastern Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has warned that about 600,000 impoverished people in eastern Ukraine could face a severe water and power crisis this winter following a move by Kiev to cut off supplies. …read more Source: Iran...

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