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Jamaicans among 74 ‘criminal’ immigrants busted in US clampdown
Dec25

Jamaicans among 74 ‘criminal’ immigrants busted in US clampdown

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has listed a number of Jamaicans among 74 immigrants who were arrested by members of the Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) during a recent two-state immigration sweep targeting crim The Jamaicans were not identified. ICE said that the 11-day operation also targeted other...

Trump vows nuclear expansion, warns of ‘alternate path’
Dec24

Trump vows nuclear expansion, warns of ‘alternate path’

President-elect Donald Trump has stepped away from his typically tempered view of U.S.-Russia relations. He vowed to expand America’s nuclear capabilities while warning that the two global powers should restore collaboration so they don’t “have to travel an alternate path.” Trump’s transition team said Friday that...

Belarus Court Rules Against AP Reporter for Chernobyl Story
Dec24

Belarus Court Rules Against AP Reporter for Chernobyl Story

MOSCOW – A court in the former Soviet republic of Belarus has ruled against an Associated Press (AP) correspondent in a lawsuit by a dairy company that claimed an AP article damaged its reputation. AP said it stands by his reporting and will seek to overturn the ruling on appeal. The lawsuit stems from an April article about farmers using land...

Putin praises Trump’s judgment, rejects hacking claims
Dec23

Putin praises Trump’s judgment, rejects hacking claims

Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced hope Friday that frayed relations with the U.S. will improve once Donald Trump becomes president despite his pledge to strengthen the U.S.’s nuclear arsenal. Speaking during a marathon end-of-the-year news conference that lasted the best part of four hours, Putin heaped praise on the U.S....

Putin Praises Trump’s Judgment, Rejects Hacking Claims
Dec23

Putin Praises Trump’s Judgment, Rejects Hacking Claims

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin voiced hope Friday that frayed relations with the U.S. will improve once Donald Trump becomes president despite his pledge to strengthen the U.S.’s nuclear arsenal. Speaking during a marathon end-of-year news conference that lasted the best part of four hours, Putin heaped praise on the...

Trump: US must ‘greatly strengthen’ nuclear capability
Dec23

Trump: US must ‘greatly strengthen’ nuclear capability

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly called for the United States to “greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability” until the rest of the world “comes to its senses” regarding nuclear weapons. His comments on Twitter came hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin said strengthening his...

Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s
Dec22

Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s

Russia’s military is now stronger than any potential foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry on Thursday. “We can say with certainty: we are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” His comments come at the end of a year when...

US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
Dec22

US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

From DNA India Washington , Reuters The US Treasury, in a statement named seven Russian businessmen, six of whom it said were executives at Bank Rossiya or its affiliates ABR Management and Sobinbank. The United States (US) on Tuesday targeted more Russian businessmen and companies over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in...

Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona
Dec21

Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona

VERONA, Italy — Italy’s culture minister is returning home from Ukraine on Wednesday with 17 paintings, including works by Tintoretto, Rubens and Mantegna, stolen from a Verona museum in an audacious heist last year and later recovered by Ukrainian officials. Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko handed over the paintings to Culture Minister...

Japan, Russia Agree on Economic Ties; Stalemate on Territory
Dec16

Japan, Russia Agree on Economic Ties; Stalemate on Territory

Russia and Japan agreed Friday to hold talks on joint economic development of four islands at the center of a decades-old territorial dispute between the countries. It was a small step forward that fell far short of breaking the stalemate in a dispute that has prevented Russia and Japan from signing a peace treaty formally ending their World War...

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