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China state media warns Trump against isolationism, calls for status quo
Nov10

China state media warns Trump against isolationism, calls for status quo

Chinese state media has warned the U.S. president-elect against isolationism and interventionism, calling instead for the United States to actively work with China to maintain the international status quo.President-elect Donald Trump threatened to tear up trade deals and pursue a more unilateral foreign policy under his “America First” principle...

Anxious world leaders seek clarity on Trump policies
Nov09

Anxious world leaders seek clarity on Trump policies

World leaders reacted to Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election with offers to work with him tinged with anxiety over how he would deal with a host of problems, from the Middle East to an assertive Russia.Several authoritarian and right-wing leaders commended the billionaire businessman and reality TV star who against the...

Trump heads for White House after shock defeat of Clinton
Nov09

Trump heads for White House after shock defeat of Clinton

Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path.A wealthy real estate developer and former reality TV host, Trump rode a wave of anger toward Washington insiders to win...

Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US
Nov09

Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US

Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to congratulate him on winning. Putin expressed “his hope to work together for removing Russian-American relations from their crisis state.” Putin also...

Russian media backs Trump, questions US democracy
Nov05

Russian media backs Trump, questions US democracy

Russian state-owned media does little to hide its preferences in the U.S. presidential election. News reports about the race for the White House on Russian television devote most of their time to elaborating on Donald Trump’s allegations that Hillary Clinton is corrupt and the election is rigged. “Clinton has a choice. Either she gets...

FBI investigations into Trump-Russia ties yield little
Nov01

FBI investigations into Trump-Russia ties yield little

Washington (CNN)The FBI has been conducting multiple investigations of alleged connections between Russia and Donald Trump, his presidential campaign or its backers. But none so far has yielded proof of criminal connections between the parties.The view of US law enforcement and intelligence officials investigating various hacks of Democratic...

Hackers Reveal Ties Between Kremlin and Ukraine Rebels
Oct26

Hackers Reveal Ties Between Kremlin and Ukraine Rebels

MOSCOW — A group of Ukrainian hackers has released thousands of e-mails from an account used by a senior Kremlin official that appear to show close financial and political ties between Moscow and separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine. Ukraine’s National Security Service said Wednesday the e-mails were real, although they added the files may...

Russian Military Holds Missile Exercise Near Western Border
Oct26

Russian Military Holds Missile Exercise Near Western Border

MOSCOW — The Russian military has conducted drills involving state-of-the art missiles near the nation’s western border, amid tensions in relations with the West. The Defense Ministry said Thursday that the drills involved Iskander-M missiles. The war games were held at a shooting range near the city of Luga, about 100 kilometers (60 miles)...

WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues
Oct22

WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues: ABORTION Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states. The issue will be shaped in some way by the next president and could be shaped profoundly...

Norway Asks to Host Rotational Force of U.S. Marines
Oct19

Norway Asks to Host Rotational Force of U.S. Marines

STOCKHOLM – The United States wants to send a 300-strong rotational force of U.S. Marines to Norway, a NATO member that shares a border with Russia in the Arctic. Norwegian Defense Ministry spokesman Lars Gjemble said Wednesday that “a limited rotational U.S. Marine Corps presence in Norway is a possible option currently being...

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