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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Pompeo tackles Nato on spending
    Apr27

    Pompeo tackles Nato on spending

    Barely 12 hours after being sworn in as US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo went straight to Nato headquarters yesterday in what European allies saw as strong support for an institution that US President Donald Trump once called obsolete.In a day of closed-door meetings with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) foreign ministers, Pompeo...

    Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato
    Apr27

    Pompeo in Brussels for show of support for Nato

    * Nato sees Pompeo’s visit as a good sign * Russia, European defence spending to be discussed Barely 12 hours after being sworn in US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went straight to Nato headquarters on Friday in what European allies saw as strong support for an institution that US President Donald Trump once called obsolete. In a closed...

    Lithuania wants more Nato anti-aircraft systems
    Apr23

    Lithuania wants more Nato anti-aircraft systems

    Lithuania wants the United States to bring more defence systems such as long-range Patriot and short-range Avenger missiles to the Baltics where some fear Russia is more powerful in the air.The country has asked Washington to install the systems more regularly for exercises, arguing that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) needs to know...

    IMF unveils new policy to fight corruption in its member countries
    Apr22

    IMF unveils new policy to fight corruption in its member countries

    The International Monetary Fund will systematically address corruption and its impact on economic growth with all its member countries under new guidelines launched yesterday.The new policy also tackles how rich countries contribute to corruption in the developing world by failing to prevent bribery and money laundering or by allowing anonymous...

    G7 ministers meet against backdrop of Russia stand-off
    Apr22

    G7 ministers meet against backdrop of Russia stand-off

    The foreign ministers of the Group of Seven industrialized nations met in Toronto on Sunday seeking a common front against what they see as aggression from Vladimir Putin’s Russia. The envoys will also be keen to glean clues from their US colleague about whether President Donald Trump will tear up the Iran nuclear deal and how he will...

    “I’m trying to write history of a moment as it is unfolding”
    Apr22

    “I’m trying to write history of a moment as it is unfolding”

    Five years ago, Timothy Snyder began work on The Road to Unfreedom, a book examining a modern political transformation: What happens when factual truth is upended? When wealth is concentrated? When battlefronts are online as well as on the ground? The Yale history professor had drafted the book — a book about Russia and Ukraine — by November...

    Russian market sell-off to push up inflation, cap economic recovery
    Apr18

    Russian market sell-off to push up inflation, cap economic recovery

    A sell-off in Russian markets triggered by the latest round of US sanctions may drive up inflation and cap an economic recovery this year, but the overall impact is expected to be limited for now.Investors’ initial reaction to the sanctions announced on April 6, targeting several major companies and individuals thought to have ties to...

    Russia-West ‘alienation’ worrying: German president
    Apr16

    Russia-West ‘alienation’ worrying: German president

    German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has voiced alarm over the growing “alienation” between Russia and the West, stressing the need for dialogue as post-Cold War tensions peak.Speaking to the Bild am Sonntag, Steinmeier said last month’s poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England, which Britain and its allies blame on Moscow, is “a very...

    Naldo screamer seals Schalke win over arch-rivals Dortmund
    Apr15

    Naldo screamer seals Schalke win over arch-rivals Dortmund

    A 30-metre rocket from Naldo fired Schalke 04 to a 2-0 victory over-arch rivals Borussia Dortmund yesterday and strengthened their grip on second place in the Bundesliga. Naldo’s superb strike sent the blue half of the Ruhr region into raptures as Schalke recorded their first win over Dortmund since September 2014.The Brazilian, who scored...

    Barshim leads world class field on home turf
    Apr11

    Barshim leads world class field on home turf

    Team Qatar’s 2017 World Champion, Diamond League Champion and World Athlete of the Year, Mutaz Barshim will be the headline name at this year’s Doha Diamond League as he once again kicks off his 2018 outdoor season in front of a home-crowd. Qatar’s best-ever athlete will ensure a phenomenal atmosphere inside Qatar Sports Club as...

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