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    Steinmeier gets backing for German presidency
    Nov14

    Steinmeier gets backing for German presidency

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agreed yesterday to back Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier as Germany’s next president, creating a vacancy at the foreign ministry at a critical moment in relations with Russia and the United States. Merkel’s camp had hoped to promote its own candidate but chose to back political...

    Ex-Georgian leader launches new party in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Ex-Georgian leader launches new party in Ukraine

    Citing past praise by US president-elect Donald Trump for his reforms, former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili launched a new political party in Ukraine yesterday to fight corruption, just days after resigning bitterly as a regional governor.Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft when he led Georgia from 2004 till...

    China state media warns Trump against isolationism
    Nov10

    China state media warns Trump against isolationism

    Chinese state media has warned the US president-elect against isolationism and interventionism, calling instead for the United States to actively work with China to maintain the international status quo. President-elect Donald Trump threatened to tear up trade deals and pursue a more unilateral foreign policy under his “America First”...

    Trump triumphs over Clinton stunning the world
    Nov09

    Trump triumphs over Clinton stunning the world

    * New York businessman wins in first run at public office * Republicans retain control of US House, Senate * Trump win pushes down dollar, stocks, Mexican peso Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the...

    Trump triumphs over Clinton in stunning White House upset
    Nov09

    Trump triumphs over Clinton in stunning White House upset

    * New York businessman wins in first run at public office * Republicans retain control of US House, Senate * Trump win pushes down dollar, stocks, Mexican peso Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the...

    The core of Murray’s genius is there is nothing fake on court or off it
    Nov07

    The core of Murray’s genius is there is nothing fake on court or off it

    Pick up any dictionary and check the definition of honesty. There will be references to integrity, loyalty, candour, right-mindedness, authenticity. All of these describe the Andy Murray I have come to know and, without wishing to confer sainthood on the poor man, the best tennis player these islands have had and the freshly crowned No. 1 in the...

    Ukraine rebuilds navy, with US help, to counter Russia’s Crimea build-up
    Nov02

    Ukraine rebuilds navy, with US help, to counter Russia’s Crimea build-up

    Ukraine is refitting and expanding its naval fleet, including repairing its flagship, the frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyy, to counter a Russian military build-up in the annexed territory of Crimea, the commander of the Ukrainian navy says. The upgrade will be helped by $30mn worth of US aid, part of a $500mn package from Washington for the Ukrainian...

    John Brennan attempts to lead the CIA into the age of cyberwar
    Nov02

    John Brennan attempts to lead the CIA into the age of cyberwar

    When America goes to the polls on November 8, according to current and former US intelligence officials, it will likely experience the culmination of a new form of information war.A months-long campaign backed by the Russian government to undermine the credibility of the US presidential election — through hacking, cyber attacks and disinformation...

    Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer
    Nov02

    Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer

    A mouthwatering world heavyweight title showdown early next year between Britain’s Anthony Joshua and former champion Wladimir Klitschko took a major step closer yesterday after the WBA sanctioned it. The exciting Joshua, 27, who won the IBF title in April after it was voluntarily vacated by troubled compatriot Tyson Fury, must first come...

    Barca will not sink after City loss
    Nov02

    Barca will not sink after City loss

    Barcelona will not be knocked off course by their 3-1 defeat at Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday despite being outplayed in the second half by Pep Guardiola’s fired-up side, the Catalan club’s manager Luis Enrique said. The Spanish champions are second in La Liga two points behind arch rivals Real Madrid and face a...

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