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    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,...

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’
    Nov16

    Russia in new blow to ICC as court urges nations ‘Don’t go’

    The International Criminal Court is based in The Hague and was established in 2002 to prosecute war crimes © ANP/AFP/File / Martijn BeekmanThe Hague, Netherlands, Nov 16 – Russia dealt the International Criminal Court a new blow Wednesday as the court’s top officials appealed to nations to support the tribunal hit by a wave of unprecedented...

    Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
    Nov16

    Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after 11 years at the helm, now looks increasingly like the only bulwark of stability and liberal freedom among Western allies © AFP/File / John MacDougallBERLIN, Germany, Nov 16 – The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto...

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
    Nov16

    Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he has “no doubt” US president-elect Donald Trump would refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea/AFP-FileKIEV, Ukraine, Nov 16 – Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US...

    Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges
    Nov16

    Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges

    Russia’s Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, charged by the Investigative Committee with bribe-taking, is escorted before a hearing at the Basmanny district court in Moscow on November 15, 2016/AFPMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 15 – Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was sacked Tuesday and put under house arrest on suspicion of...

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’
    Nov14

    Obama on farewell tour to Europe fearful of ‘Trump effect’

    US President Barack Obama speaks at a ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, on November 11, 2016 © AFP/File / Yuri GripasWashington, United States, Nov 14 – Barack Obama will travel Monday to Greece and Germany in a final official visit designed, in a strange bit of political contortion, at reassuring...

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