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    NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections
    Jan12

    NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said interference in elections was unacceptable amid claims Russia influenced the US vote © AFP/File / THIERRY CHARLIERBrussels, Belgium, Jan 12 – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that outside attempts to manipulate national elections cannot be tolerated, amid uproar over claims Russian...

    Tillerson shows readiness to oppose Trump on multiple fronts
    Jan12

    Tillerson shows readiness to oppose Trump on multiple fronts

    Former ExxonMobil executive Rex Tillerson told skeptical senators at his confirmation hearing that he would take a firm line with Moscow/AFPWASHINGTON, United States, Jan 11 – Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state signaled he is prepared to diverge from the US president-elect on numerous key issues, notably nuclear...

    One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection
    Nov29

    One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection

    Europe registered its highest number of new HIV cases in a single year in 2015, at 153,407 cases, up from 142,000 in 2014, the WHO said © AFP/File / Jody AmietStockholm, Sweden, Nov 29 – One in seven people with HIV in Europe is unaware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organization reported Tuesday as 2015 marked another record year...

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary
    Nov28

    Conservative Fillon wins French presidential primary

    French member of Parliament and candidate for the right-wing primaries ahead of France’s 2017 presidential elections, Francois Fillon delivers a speech following the first results of the primary’s second round on November 27, 2016 © AFP / Eric FeferbergPARIS, Nov 28 – Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the...

    French presidential favourite favours Putin
    Nov24

    French presidential favourite favours Putin

    Francois Fillon (left) with Vladimir Putin in Moscow in 2011 © AFP/File / Natalia KolesnikovaPARIS, Nov 24 – French presidential frontrunner Francois Fillon has known Russian leader Vladimir Putin through good times and bad — and believes that dialogue, not threats, are key to handling the Kremlin strongman. Fillon, a conservative hoping to...

    Trump taps South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for UN ambassador
    Nov23

    Trump taps South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for UN ambassador

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is the first woman chosen for US President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinent © AFP/File / Mandel NganPalm Beach, United States, Nov 23 – President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will nominate South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a Republican critic who once rebuked him for failing to disavow...

    Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years
    Nov21

    Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

    US President Barack Obama spoke to both the American people and the world as he gave his final foreign press conference in Lima, Peru /AFP LIMA, Peru, Nov 21 – US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final...

    Obama in Berlin urges Trump to ‘stand up to Russia’
    Nov18

    Obama in Berlin urges Trump to ‘stand up to Russia’

    US President Barack Obama (L) speaks while German Chancellor Angela Merkel listens during a press conference after their meeting at the chancellery in Berlin on November 17, 2016/AFP BERLIN, Germany, Nov 17 – US President Barack Obama, on a farewell visit to Europe, said Thursday he hoped Donald Trump would “stand up” to Russia but added he was...

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit
    Nov17

    Obama to pass torch to Merkel on farewell visit

    On the last leg of his final European tour as president, Barack Obama will underline shared values and try to ease fears about the future of the transatlantic partnership/AFP BERLIN, Germany, Nov 17 – US President Barack Obama pays a farewell visit Thursday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, widely seen as the new standard bearer of liberal...

    Trump denies transition in disarray
    Nov16

    Trump denies transition in disarray

    Donald Trump denies his White House transition is in disarray © Getty/AFP/File / Mark WallheiserNew York, United States, Nov 15 – Donald Trump denied Wednesday that his White House transition is in disarray amid reports of a backstabbing purge of mainstream Republican aspirants as he puts together his new administration. In a burst of tweets,...

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