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    FBI rejects White House request to debunk Russia stories
    Feb24

    FBI rejects White House request to debunk Russia stories

    The alleged requests from the White House would violate longstanding Justice Department protocols concerning The FBI reportedly rejected a White House request to debunk stories about alleged communications between Russian operatives and people within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, CNN reported on Thursday evening. Trump...

    Boxing: Wilder tests KO power in defending heavyweight crown
    Feb24

    Boxing: Wilder tests KO power in defending heavyweight crown

    Undefeated World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will learn Saturday if his surgically repaired right hand still has the knockout power that helped make him a feared fighter. Undefeated World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will learn Saturday if his surgically repaired right hand still has the knockout power...

    Dubai Tennis Championships: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot
    Feb24

    Dubai Tennis Championships: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot

    Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships.Germany’s...

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine
    Feb24

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe warned this week that if the parties to the Ukraine conflict do not clearly commit to implementing the Minsk agreement, the situation in eastern Ukraine could quickly escalate. OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier told VOA in an interview that there is mistrust between the...

    Brown Ideye: Nigerian player joins Mikel in China
    Feb23

    Brown Ideye: Nigerian player joins Mikel in China

    He will play alongside Super Eagles team-mate John Mikel Obi and Gabon international Malick Evouna. Brown Ideye has become the latest Nigerian to head to the Chinese Super League, after joining Tianjin Teda.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 28-year-old has left Greek club Olympiakos to sign a three-year deal.He will play alongside...

    2 US Lawmakers Call for Lethal Weapons for Ukraine
    Feb23

    2 US Lawmakers Call for Lethal Weapons for Ukraine

    Two U.S. lawmakers say the time has come for the United States to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to better defend itself against Moscow-backed separatists, saying that a “confrontational” Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of easing the pressure on Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    In Poland: Right-wing govt ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul
    Feb23

    In Poland: Right-wing govt ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul

    About 90 percent of Poland's top military brass have been replaced in an overhaul launched by the rightwing government, the defence ministry said Wednesday. About 90 percent of Poland’s top military brass have been replaced in an overhaul launched by the rightwing government, the defence ministry said Wednesday.Several leading generals...

    Ukraine Right-wing Groups Rally Against Government
    Feb23

    Ukraine Right-wing Groups Rally Against Government

    A few thousand Ukrainians rallied Wednesday to demand a change of political leadership in a demonstration that coincided with the third anniversary of the ousting of pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych amid mass street protests. The rally was organized by three right-wing parties who accuse the government of being too weak and conciliatory in...

    Russia acknowledges propaganda force meant to wage information warfare against the West
    Feb23

    Russia acknowledges propaganda force meant to wage information warfare against the West

    "Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient," said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in reference to the new unit. The Russian Defense Ministry has formalized its information-warfare efforts with a dedicated propaganda division, Russian state-run media said on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. “Propaganda needs...

    Russia creates propaganda force to wage information warfare against the West
    Feb22

    Russia creates propaganda force to wage information warfare against the West

    "Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient," said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in reference to the new unit. The Russian Defense Ministry has formalized its information-warfare efforts with a dedicated propaganda division, Russian state-run media reported on Wednesday. “Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and...

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