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Trump: President-elect pick could talk his way into war – Chinese media
Jan13

Trump: President-elect pick could talk his way into war – Chinese media

Both papers, despite their warnings, agreed that it was too early to tell if Tillerson's words were more bark than bite. Prospective US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson better watch his mouth, angry Chinese media said Friday, warning Donald Trump’s nominee that his threats to block China in the South China Sea are fighting words.The...

Serena’s tough draw in quest for Aussie Open No.7
Jan13

Serena’s tough draw in quest for Aussie Open No.7

Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final. The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand Slam crown at the tournament starting in Melbourne on Monday, faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda...

Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title
Jan13

Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title

The American powerhouse faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the opening round. Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final.The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand...

Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title
Jan13

Australian Open: Serena’s tough draw in quest for 7th title

The American powerhouse faces dangerous former world number seven Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the opening round. Six-time champion Serena Williams was handed a tough draw Friday at the Australian Open, while defending champion Angelique Kerber has a slightly easier route towards another final.The American powerhouse, bidding for a 23rd Grand...

Australian Open: Murray, Djokovic face testing draws
Jan13

Australian Open: Murray, Djokovic face testing draws

The British world number one has lost five Melbourne finals, four of those to defending champion Novak Djokovic. World number one Andy Murray could face challenges from Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka if he is to reach a sixth Australian Open final following Friday’s draw.The Scot, coming off a magnificent 2016 with a second Wimbledon...

Spain’s Envoy to UK Resigns Amid Outcry Over Plane Crash
Jan13

Spain’s Envoy to UK Resigns Amid Outcry Over Plane Crash

MADRID — Spain’s ambassador to the United Kingdom resigned Thursday amid increasing calls for him to be sacked over his handling of 75 deaths in a 2003 crash of a military jet. Ambassador Federico Trillo said he decided to step down “in order not to interfere with the government’s work.” Trillo was chosen for the London...

US Troops Enter Poland, 1st Deployment at Russia’s Doorstep
Jan12

US Troops Enter Poland, 1st Deployment at Russia’s Doorstep

WARSAW, Poland — American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia. Some people waved and held up American flags as U.S. troops in tanks and other vehicles crossed into southwestern Poland from Germany and...

Jens Stoltenberg: NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections
Jan12

Jens Stoltenberg: NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that outside attempts to manipulate national elections cannot be tolerated, amid uproar over claims Russian interference helped Donald Trump win the US presidency.”Any attempt to intervene in, to influence national elections from outside is unacceptable,” Stoltenberg said when asked about...

NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections
Jan12

NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said interference in elections was unacceptable amid claims Russia influenced the US vote © AFP/File / THIERRY CHARLIERBrussels, Belgium, Jan 12 – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that outside attempts to manipulate national elections cannot be tolerated, amid uproar over claims Russian...

Tillerson says China should be barred from South China Sea islands
Jan12

Tillerson says China should be barred from South China Sea islands

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state has set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea.In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing on Wednesday before the...

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