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Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court
Nov16

Putin: Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his decision. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree declaring that his country will not become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC).In his decree, Putin ordered Russia’s Foreign Ministry to inform the UN of his...

Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty
Nov16

Russia withdrawing from International Criminal Court treaty

President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order on Wednesday withdrawing Russia’s signature from the International Criminal Court’s founding treaty, whose pronouncements Moscow has derided as one-sided. The order, which took immediate effect, said Russia would not ratify the ICC’s founding treaty, something it signed in 2000....

Ukraine begs Trump for help against Russian aggression
Nov16

Ukraine begs Trump for help against Russian aggression

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. Trump’s shock… …read more Source:...

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
Nov16

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after 11 years at the helm, now looks increasingly like the only bulwark of stability and liberal freedom among Western allies © AFP/File / John MacDougallBERLIN, Germany, Nov 16 – The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto...

Merkel: German Chancellor to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
Nov16

Merkel: German Chancellor to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

Merkel, after 11 years at the helm, now looks increasingly like the only bulwark of stability and liberal freedom among Western allies. The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shoulders, analysts say, with some even...

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?
Nov16

Merkel to be the new ‘leader of the free world’?

The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shoulders, analysts say, with some even crowning her the new “leader of the free world”. While the last decade has been defined by Britain, France, Germany and the US showing...

Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
Nov16

Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he has “no doubt” US president-elect Donald Trump would refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea/AFP-FileKIEV, Ukraine, Nov 16 – Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US...

Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges
Nov16

Russian economy minister sacked, held over ‘$2mn-bribe’ charges

Russia’s Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, charged by the Investigative Committee with bribe-taking, is escorted before a hearing at the Basmanny district court in Moscow on November 15, 2016/AFPMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 15 – Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was sacked Tuesday and put under house arrest on suspicion of...

Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
Nov16

Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. Trump’s shock election victory has been met with trepidation in Kiev because of the outspoken reality TV star’s praise of Russian President Vladimir...

Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call
Nov16

Poroshenko appeals to Trump for support in phone call

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko asked Donald Trump for support against “Russian aggression” during a congratulatory telephone conversation with the US president-elect on Tuesday. Trump’s shock election victory has been met with trepidation in Kiev because of the outspoken reality TV star’s praise of Russian President Vladimir...

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