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    No more aid! TRUMP, other donors also blacklist Kenya thanks to UHURU/ RUTO – RAILA was right
    May20

    No more aid! TRUMP, other donors also blacklist Kenya thanks to UHURU/ RUTO – RAILA was right

    ..get donor funds because it would have to comply with new highly stringent conditions before accessing funds.The Global Fund has proposed some reforms if Kenya has to get funds from donors, among them a zero cash policy.With this, fund recipients will not receive lamp sum disbursement in advance. Instead funds will only be made available after...

    Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me
    May19

    Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me

    Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of "nut job" Comey had taken "great pressure because of Russia" off of him. President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of “nut job” FBI Director James Comey had taken “great...

    Ukrainian Conflict Used to Polarize Europe – EU Lawmaker
    May19

    Ukrainian Conflict Used to Polarize Europe – EU Lawmaker

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian conflict is being used to tear Europe apart and Europeans should realize that any global war would go through Europe, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser, a member of the European parliament, told Sputnik. “Ukraine today is a weapon which some warmongers use to polarize Europe, I think… If the war really broke out… it would go...

    Red Scare: Ukraine Launches Crimea-Related Probe Against Stalin

    According to a statement posted in the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine’s official website, the investigation into the 1944 “forced deportation of the Crimean Tatar people and other ethnic groups from the territory of the Crimean ASSR (Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic)” began in December 2015. “This is not just an act of...

    Politics: Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Austria and Germany

    "This is a competition, but it's not really about the competition… It's really about training, partnership, esprit de corps and interoperability." Austria, which didn’t participate in the challenge last year, took gold, while Germany came in second. The US came in a strong third, but given the purpose of the...

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina
    May19

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina

    President Kenyatta, who was one of only two African leaders invited to the just concluded Belt and Road Forum in China, will again be joined by his Ethiopian counterpart PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Sicily, Italy/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, May 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is among four African leaders who will be attending the G7 Summit in Italy next...

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut
    May19

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut

    Crawford took the WBC crown last July by unanimous decision over Ukraine's previously unbeaten Viktor Postol. Unbeaten double world junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford defends his crowns against former Olympic champion Felix Diaz on Saturday at New York’s Madison Square Garden.Crawford, 30-0 with 21 knockouts, will try to...

    Russia Registers Spike in Drug-Trafficking via Central Asia, Trans-Caucasus

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia has recently registered an increase in drug-trafficking through Central Asian and Trans-Caucasus states, as well as the rise of contraband from China, Europe and Ukraine, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council Nikolai Patrushev said. “We are registering the active use of Internet and electronic payments by the...

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare
    May19

    Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare

    Technology will play a significant role in this new realm of warfare, one senior researcher said. US special operations is researching how to counteract a new breed of warfare that Russia, China and Iran have been using quite successfully in recent years, Defense News reported. Known as gray-zone conflict or hybrid warfare, it encompasses...

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware
    May18

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware

    The fleet is one of Russia's most historic and westernmost military units, and has consistently been at the center of hostilities with the west. Russia is sending it’s Baltic Fleet a new missile ship and and more advanced fighter-bomber jets by the end of the year, Newsweek reported. The fleet will receive a missile corvette ship and...

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