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    China, Ukraine enjoy vast opportunities under Silk Road Initiative: Ukrainian official
    Jan05

    China, Ukraine enjoy vast opportunities under Silk Road Initiative: Ukrainian official

    China and Ukraine, which are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations Wednesday, have vast potential to push forward their strategic cooperation thanks to the opportunities offered by the Silk Road Initiative, a senior Ukrainian official said Wednesday. …read more Source: English China News...

    Donald Trump’s Pick For Secretary Of State Tries To Allay Senators’ Concerns About His Russia Ties
    Jan05

    Donald Trump’s Pick For Secretary Of State Tries To Allay Senators’ Concerns About His Russia Ties

    WASHINGTON ― Former Exxon Mobil chief executive Rex Tillerson attempted to alleviate concerns about his past ties with Russia during a series of meetings with senators from both parties on Wednesday. During his 10 years in charge at Exxon Mobil, Tillerson, who has been tapped to serve as secretary of state, developed close ties with high-ranking...

    McCain: Russia cyber-attacks on US an ‘act of war’
    Jan05

    McCain: Russia cyber-attacks on US an ‘act of war’

    WASHINGTON: Russia’s alleged cyber-attacks on US political organizations – hacking which the intelligence community concluded amounted to meddling in the US election – were an “act of war,” senior US Senator John McCain said Wednesday. “It’s an act of war,” McCain, a hawkish Republican and critic of the...

    Maidan Year Three: Revolution Comes Full Circle Amidst Police Reform, U.S.-Trained Right Wing SWAT Force and Former Venezuela Ambassador
    Jan05

    Maidan Year Three: Revolution Comes Full Circle Amidst Police Reform, U.S.-Trained Right Wing SWAT Force and Former Venezuela Ambassador

    On the third year anniversary of the Maidan revolution, I’m holed up in Kyiv’s decidedly retro, Soviet-era Ukraina hotel. Located just a stone’s throw away from Maidan square itself, Ukraina is linked to the revolt against former president Viktor Yanukovych, for it was here that snipers may have shot at protesters from inside...

    Vox Sentences: Is Donald Trump launching a cold war against the CIA?
    Jan05

    Vox Sentences: Is Donald Trump launching a cold war against the CIA?

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Donald Trump is engaged in a cold war with the intelligence community; the...

    Top 10 Jamaican Diaspora Stories For 2016
    Jan05

    Top 10 Jamaican Diaspora Stories For 2016

    Jamaican interests throughout the world made their mark in 2016. A statue honoring Mary Seacole was erected in London to recognize her contributions to nursing. Kamala Harris was elected to represent California in the United States Senate. Aloun Ndombet Assamba, the outgoing High Commissioner of Jamaica in the United Kingdom, received high praise...

    Trump again dismisses intel on ‘so-called’ Russian hacking
    Jan05

    Trump again dismisses intel on ‘so-called’ Russian hacking

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump sparked a fresh furor Wednesday by again casting doubt over the government’s conclusion that Russia meddled in the US election via cyber-attacks, citing the claims of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The comments come on the eve of the first public hearing in Congress on the alleged hacking, led by...

    Part 2 — John Brennan on what his CIA successor needs to worry about
    Jan05

    Part 2 — John Brennan on what his CIA successor needs to worry about

    WATCH: Our entire interview with CIA Director John Brennan JUDY WOODRUFF: We return now to my conversation with CIA Director John Brennan. Last night, we focused largely on allegations of Russian hacking of U.S. political operations during the election and the war in Syria. Tonight, we begin with concerns raised by European intelligence officials...

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks
    Jan05

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks

    Kyiv has warned French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen of consequences for undermining Ukraine’s “sovereignty and territorial integrity.” The far-right leader claimed Crimean citizens “wanted to join Russia.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks
    Jan05

    Ukraine threatens to blacklist France’s Le Pen over Crimea remarks

    Kyiv has warned French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen of consequences for undermining Ukraine’s “sovereignty and territorial integrity.” The far-right leader claimed Crimean citizens “wanted to join Russia.” …read more Source:...