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    Chancellor Merkel and President Trump discuss conflicts, importance of NATO
    Jan29

    Chancellor Merkel and President Trump discuss conflicts, importance of NATO

    In a telephone discussion, the leaders of Germany and the US discussed conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine, relations with Russia and the importance of NATO. Trump had spoken earlier with President Putin. …read more Source:...

    Merkel’s Bavarian ally calls for quick end to Russian sanctions
    Jan29

    Merkel’s Bavarian ally calls for quick end to Russian sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The leader of Bavaria’s sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats called for ending sanctions imposed against Russia by Europe and the United States for its invasion of Crimea and its military actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Libya...

    Russia sanctions must be tied to progress on Ukraine peace: Gabriel
    Jan28

    Russia sanctions must be tied to progress on Ukraine peace: Gabriel

    PARIS (Reuters) – Germany and France agree that any moves to lift sanctions against Russia must be tied to progress in the peace process for eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Saturday. …read more Source: Libya...

    Ruto’s hostile crowds: He should focus on people, not numbers
    Jan28

    Ruto’s hostile crowds: He should focus on people, not numbers

    Over the last few days, the Deputy President William Ruto has encountered hostile crowds in his quest to get people registering as voters. Hostile crowds is democracy by voice and it is probably the politician’s worst nightmare. It is embarrassing and quite demeaning particularly for holders of high office. It sends the message that you are...

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals
    Jan28

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals

    Making good on one of his most controversial campaign promises US President Donald Trump suspends the entire US refugee resettlement program for at least 120 days © AFP / Mandel NganWashington, United States, Jan 28 – US President Donald Trump signed a sweeping new executive order to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on...

    Fears grow over jihadist cyber threat
    Jan28

    Fears grow over jihadist cyber threat

    Jihadists have yet to shut down a power grid, paralyse a transport network or banking system or take over a key industrial site from afar, but experts say the threat of such a cyber attack should be taken seriously. Analysts fear that while extremist groups may not have the necessary skills themselves, they could hire someone else to wreak havoc....

    Kellyanne Conway: Removing sanctions on Russia ‘is under consideration’
    Jan27

    Kellyanne Conway: Removing sanctions on Russia ‘is under consideration’

    President Barack Obama sanctioned Russia in 2014 over its annexation of Crimea and incursion into eastern Ukraine. President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Friday that removing US sanctions on Russia “is under consideration” by the administration.When asked whether lifting the Obama administration’s...

    Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide
    Jan27

    Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to discuss the sanctions that Washington imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine when the two leaders speak by telephone on Saturday, a senior White House aide said. …read more Source: Libya...

    Donald Trump: US and president’s Russian to speak by phone on Saturday
    Jan27

    Donald Trump: US and president’s Russian to speak by phone on Saturday

    Putin would congratulate Trump on officially becoming president and the two would likely discuss the "state of bilateral ties". US President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will on Saturday hold their first phone conversation since the American leader’s inauguration, the Kremlin said.”I can confirm that a...

    Putin-Trump phone call to take place on Saturday: Kremlin
    Jan27

    Putin-Trump phone call to take place on Saturday: Kremlin

    MOSCOW/BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will speak by telephone on Saturday, the Kremlin said, a first step towards what Trump has billed as a normalization of relations after three years of tensions sparked by the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Libya...

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