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    Rex Tillerson: Trump foreign affairs pick narrowly backed
    Jan24

    Rex Tillerson: Trump foreign affairs pick narrowly backed

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has narrowly approved Rex Tillerson as US secretary of state, despite concerns about his business ties to Russia., t split along party lines, with all 11 Republicans voting in favour and all 10 Democrats against. A full vote will now be held in the Republican-run Senate. The move capped a busy day for the...

    Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source
    Jan24

    Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come under increasing attack since 2015, especially over her decision to let nearly a million migrants into Germany © dpa/AFP/File / Kay NietfeldBRUSSELS, Jan 24 – German Chancellor Angel Merkel will face an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of elections this year, according to EU findings, a...

    Trump: A look at the scope of the intelligence community’s probes into President’s ties to Russia
    Jan24

    Trump: A look at the scope of the intelligence community’s probes into President’s ties to Russia

    The task force consisted of the FBI, the Treasury and Justice Departments, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the National Security Agency. The US intelligence community has opened investigations into several members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle over the past year, focusing on the advisers’ potential...

    In Germany: Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source
    Jan23

    In Germany: Merkel faces more Russian disinformation ahead of poll: source

    Angela Merkel will be facing an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of this year's elections. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will face an even broader Russian disinformation campaign ahead of elections this year, according to EU findings, a source close to the matter said Monday.The source, who asked not to be identified,...

    Australian Open: Nadal battles through Monfils to advance to quarters
    Jan23

    Australian Open: Nadal battles through Monfils to advance to quarters

    Nadal won the title in 2009 and was runners-up in 2012 and 2014. The post Australian Open: Nadal battles through Monfils to advance to quarters appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. …read more Source: Premium Times...

    Kasait, Kiptarus win Kericho Cross Country titles
    Jan22

    Kasait, Kiptarus win Kericho Cross Country titles

    Philip Yegon @Peoplesport11 Lilian Kasait and little-known Dominic Kiptarus won the senior women and men10km race respectively during the Fourth Edition of Kericho County Cross Country Championships at Kiptere Primary School. Kasait from Londiani Athletic Club who bagged a gold medal in 3,000m World Youth Championship, Donetsk, Ukraine in 2013...

    The Gambia political crisis: Some lessons from international law
    Jan22

    The Gambia political crisis: Some lessons from international law

    By: Wonderr Koryenen Freeman Attorney-at-Law, Monrovia, Liberia Wonderr Koryenen Freeman Attorney-at-Law, Monrovia, LiberiaYahya Jammeh has finally left The Gambia – of course with so much credit to the resolve of ECOWAS that the will of the Gambia people must be respected. Is this Africa coming of age or is this just an aberration for a...

    ‘Strong US role at the UN needed’
    Jan21

    ‘Strong US role at the UN needed’

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, nominated to be the next US ambassador to the UN, outlined her vision of a strong US role in the human rights institution at a confirmation hearing today. Noting her potential role as a “fresh set of eyes” and an “outsider”, Haley highlighted the need for a strong US leadership position at the UN. “When...

    ‘Diplomacy is just negotiation’
    Jan21

    ‘Diplomacy is just negotiation’

    As Donald Trump becomes president of the US today, he becomes both commander-in-chief of the US military and chief negotiator of US foreign policy. Trump would like nothing better. He believes himself to be an excellent negotiator. He gets what he wants. He once said diplomacy was just negotiation, “the ability to convince people to accept your...

    Ukrainian leader’s confectionery firm to close Russian factory
    Jan20

    Ukrainian leader’s confectionery firm to close Russian factory

    Ukraine’s largest confectionery company, owned by President Petro Poroshenko, plans to close its only factory in Russia, saying it had become impossible to do business there because of trade restrictions and anti-Ukrainian sentiment. The Lipetsk plant in western Russia has seen production decline since March 2014 when Moscow annexed...

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