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    Mattis is reportedly ‘not happy’ the White House is blocking his choice for a key staff position
    Feb08

    Mattis is reportedly ‘not happy’ the White House is blocking his choice for a key staff position

    This doesn't seem to be a fight over qualifications. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is reportedly “not happy” the White House is arguing with him over who should take the top job in the Pentagon’s policy shop, Foreign Policy reports. According to FP, Mattis wants former George W. Bush era Pentagon official Mary Beth Long to...

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor unites conservatives for ‘toughest race yet’
    Feb07

    Angela Merkel: German Chancellor unites conservatives for ‘toughest race yet’

    Merkel faces multiple challenges at home, and a confused picture in Europe and internationally. German Chancellor Angela Merkel formally united her conservative block behind her re-election bid Monday, despite discord over migrant policy, as she faces tough challenges from both the right and left.While a huge refugee influx has fuelled the rise...

    Report: Trump’s national security adviser will recommend Trump make a big move against Russia
    Feb06

    Report: Trump’s national security adviser will recommend Trump make a big move against Russia

    On Monday, Politico reported that Michael Flynn, the retired general and national security adviser to President Donald Trump, would advise the Trump administration to back Montenegro's entrance into NATO — a move sure to infuriate Russia. Flynn has longstanding ties to Russia — most notably, he received payment to attend a gala event for...

    Report: Retired Gen. Flynn to recommend Trump make a big move against Russia
    Feb06

    Report: Retired Gen. Flynn to recommend Trump make a big move against Russia

    On Monday, Politico reported that retired general and national security advisor to President Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, would advise the Trump administration to back Montenegro's entrance into NATO — a move sure to infuriate Russia. Flynn has long-standing ties to Russia, most notably he received payment to attend a gala event for Russia...

    Trump’s first big test with Putin harkens back to one of the most controversial elements of his campaign
    Feb05

    Trump’s first big test with Putin harkens back to one of the most controversial elements of his campaign

    Nikki Haley, the new US ambassador to the United Nations, took her first turn at the UN Security Council on Thursday and issued a familiar ring directed at Russia. She was speaking at an emergency meeting of the council about a sudden uptick in violence in eastern Ukraine, amid more than two-year long battles in the region between Ukrainian...

    Vladmir Putin: US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Vladmir Putin: US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine

    her first public remarks at the Security Council, Haley asserted that US sanctions imposed on Russia over its 2014 annexation of Crimea would remain in place until Moscow gave back the peninsula to Ukraine. US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine and pledged strong US support to...

    Nikki Haley just delivered the Trump administration’s most hawkish words yet toward Russia
    Feb03

    Nikki Haley just delivered the Trump administration’s most hawkish words yet toward Russia

    The US ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday delivered the Trump administration's strongest words toward Russia since Trump took office. UN ambassador Nikki Haley declared that existing US sanctions would stay in place against Russia stemming from its annexation of the peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine, amid renewed fighting in the...

    In Ukraine: Toll rises from clashes as global concern mounts
    Feb02

    In Ukraine: Toll rises from clashes as global concern mounts

    The surge in clashes since Sunday have reignited fears of full-scale warfare returning to Ukraine after a relative lull. Ukraine’s military distributed gruel and tea on Thursday in a frontline town battered by five days of violence that has sparked global condemnation and killed at least 20 people.Government forces and Russian-backed...

    Odion Ighalo: Striker now Nigeria’s most expensive player
    Feb02

    Odion Ighalo: Striker now Nigeria’s most expensive player

    List of the 20 most expensive transfer of Nigerian footballers in Europe. Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo is now the most expensive Nigerian player following his €23.3m million from Watford to Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai.Ighalo sealed a move to the Chinese club where he will earn close to £200,000 per week. ALSO READ:...

    La Liga: Betis recall Zozulia after ‘neo-Nazi’ protest
    Feb01

    La Liga: Betis recall Zozulia after ‘neo-Nazi’ protest

    Zozulia's was confronted by supporters on his first day at Madrid-based, second division club, Rayo with anti-nazis banners. Ukranian international Roman Zozulia has been recalled to Real Betis just a day after sealing a loan move to Rayo Vallecano due to a Rayo fans protest at Zozulia’s political affiliations.Zozulia was forced to...

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