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    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding
    Mar23

    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Wednesday that NATO does not track “past money owed,” days after President Donald Trump claimed Germany has shortchanged the alliance by massive amounts. “I cannot give you an accounting for past money owed, because that’s not the way we do that in NATO,” Mattis said at a Senate hearing in...

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    The White House confirmed Tuesday that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration seeks to quash questions about Trump’s support for the alliance. The Trump administration has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to Washington’s military alliances — including...

    Croatia fans return to the stadium after hooliganism bans
    Mar20

    Croatia fans return to the stadium after hooliganism bans

    Croatia will play to their first full home crowd at a competitive match for almost two and a half years this week, in a World Cup qualifier which coach Ante Cacic hopes will show his side has healthy support. Hooliganism meant fans were banned from several home matches – the last time they had a full home crowd was in a 6-0 win over Azerbaijan in...

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over
    Mar12

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over

    A South African mother whose son and future daughter-in-law were incarcerated for more than five weeks in the United Arab Emirates is relieved that their ordeal is finally over. Emlyn Culverwell, 29, from the Eastern Cape and his Ukrainian fiancée, Iryna Nohai, 27, were released on Wednesday from Al Wathba prison in Abu Dhabi. They were jailed...

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine
    Mar08

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine

    When the Russian authorities came for anti-Kremlin activist Alexei Vetrov he says he thought he knew where to go: Ukraine. The country had just seen its Moscow-backed leader ousted by mass protests and plunged into a standoff with Russia as it pivoted sharply towards the West. But now — almost three years after moving — Vetrov remains trapped in...

    Couple jailed in UAE in court soon
    Mar07

    Couple jailed in UAE in court soon

    The families of two South Africans locked up in the United Arab Emirates for having sex out of marriage, have pleaded for help from the South African authorities in that country. Linda Culverwell from Port Alfred said her health had deteriorated since her son Emlyn, 29, and his fiance Iryna Nohai were arrested in the UAE. Emlyn and Iryna who are...

    Women make grab for men’s ties on Paris catwalk
    Mar01

    Women make grab for men’s ties on Paris catwalk

    Businessmen beware! Women are no longer content with just wearing the trousers. If Paris fashion catwalks on Tuesday are anything to go by, they are coming for your ties too. The most unloved accessory in the male wardrobe has caught the magpie eye of several womenswear designers, who have dragged it from the dark of the sock drawer and promised...

    Djokovic through in Mexico on return
    Mar01

    Djokovic through in Mexico on return

    Former world number one Novak Djokovic was made to work hard before finishing strongly to defeat Martin Klizan in straight sets on his return to competition at the ATP Acapulco event on Tuesday. Djokovic has not played since his shock second round exit at the Australian Open in January, and showed signs of ring-rustiness before defeating Klizan...

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east
    Feb22

    Ex-Ukraine leader urges Trump to end war in east

    Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has urged US President Donald Trump to act to stop the war in eastern Ukraine that he blamed on “irresponsible actions” by Kiev and the West. In the letter, which was made public on Wednesday, Yanukovych urges the US leader to “take urgent and exhaustive measures to stop the war.” “I wrote to President...

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT
    Feb20

    Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

    President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported on Sunday. The report comes after the Times reported senior Trump aides were in regular contact with Russian intelligence during the US presidential campaign. US...

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