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    In Russia: Crimean Tatar lawyer held over ‘extremist propaganda’
    Jan29

    In Russia: Crimean Tatar lawyer held over ‘extremist propaganda’

    Emil Kurbedinov was detained as he headed to a client's house that was being raided by law enforcement agents over purported ties to the banned Islamist group Hizb-ut-Tahrir. Russian authorities in annexed Crimea on Thursday detained a Tatar lawyer for allegedly spreading “extremist propaganda”, activists said, the latest step in...

    Trump vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies
    Jan29

    Trump vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies

    US President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin from the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2017 © AFP / Mandel NganWashington, United States, Jan 29 – President Donald Trump vowed to improve floundering ties with Russia, while also reassuring close US allies he supports NATO. Trump faced a...

    Trump: US President vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies
    Jan29

    Trump: US President vows better Russia ties, reassures NATO allies

    Trump's friendly stance toward Putin, whom France and Germany both accuse of seeking to undermine Western unity, is being scrutinized since he won the US election in November. President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to improve floundering ties with Russia, while also reassuring close US allies he supports NATO.Amid growing international alarm...

    Donald Trump: EU leaders vow ‘firm’ response to US President
    Jan29

    Donald Trump: EU leaders vow ‘firm’ response to US President

    French President Francois Hollande also vowed a firm response to a growing list of pronouncements by the maverick tycoon. The EU’s traditional power couple France and Germany expressed mounting alarm at key decisions by US President Donald Trump in his first week in office, saying they raised many issues of concern.French President Francois...

    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....

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