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    Trump says he respects ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb05

    Trump says he respects ‘killer’ Putin

    PALM BEACH: President Donald Trump has rebuffed calls for a tougher stance on Russia, playing down political assassinations inside the country and Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Trump — now two weeks into his four-year term — showed no signs of yielding to demands from within his own Republican Party to distance himself from President...

    Mladenovic wins St Petersburg title
    Feb05

    Mladenovic wins St Petersburg title

    ST PETERSBURG — France’s Kristina Mladenovic won her maiden WTA singles title overcoming Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva in the final of the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy here Sunday.
 Mladenovic, ranked 51st in the world, won a tough three-setter 6-2, 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 in two hours 36 minutes to earn a 3-2 lead in their head-to-head record...

    US will work with Kiev, Moscow to end Ukraine conflict: Trump
    Feb05

    US will work with Kiev, Moscow to end Ukraine conflict: Trump

    February 06, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • US President Donald Trump said he was willing to work with both Kiev and Moscow to resolve a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, following a telephone call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last Saturday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Trump respects ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb05

    Trump respects ‘killer’ Putin

    President Donald Trump has rebuffed calls for a tougher stance on Russia, playing down political assassinations inside the country and Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.Trump – now two weeks into his four-year term – showed no signs of yielding to demands from within his own Republican Party to distance himself from President Vladimir Putin.“I...

    Pregnant woman held hostage by Ukrainian illegal immigrant
    Feb05

    Pregnant woman held hostage by Ukrainian illegal immigrant

    Marina Adams, 44, from Bognor Regis in West Sussex, was held hostage and subjected to a vicious 15-hour ordeal by illegal immigrant Alexander Volynets, 39. …read more Source: Daily...

    Trump under fire for saying he respects ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb05

    Trump under fire for saying he respects ‘killer’ Putin

    PALM BEACH: President Donald Trump drew fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Sunday, after he defended a softer stance on Russia, playing down political assassinations and Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Trump — now two weeks into his four-year term — showed no signs of yielding to demands from within his own Republican Party...

    Trump’s first big test with Putin harkens back to one of the most controversial elements of his campaign
    Feb05

    Trump’s first big test with Putin harkens back to one of the most controversial elements of his campaign

    Nikki Haley, the new US ambassador to the United Nations, took her first turn at the UN Security Council on Thursday and issued a familiar ring directed at Russia. She was speaking at an emergency meeting of the council about a sudden uptick in violence in eastern Ukraine, amid more than two-year long battles in the region between Ukrainian...

    Serbs demolish wall in Kosovo’s divided city
    Feb05

    Serbs demolish wall in Kosovo’s divided city

    Local Serbs in Kosovo used bulldozers yesterday to demolish a wall they built in the ethnically-divided city of Mitrovica, following weeks of tension over the issue between Kosovo and Serbia.The Serbs, who do not recognise Kosovo as a state, started constructing the wall in December, saying that it was to protect against a landslip, but the...

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin
    Feb05

    Republicans denounce Trump’s defense of ‘killer’ Putin

    Donald Trump’s defense of Vladimir Putin’s homicidal history isn’t sitting well with fellow Republicans. Three Republican senators and several other conservatives were quick to condemn or distance themselves from the president seeming to put Putin on equal standing with the United States when it comes to...

    Poll gap closes between Merkel’s conservatives, Social Democrats
    Feb05

    Poll gap closes between Merkel’s conservatives, Social Democrats

    The lead in voter support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance over the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) shrank to a multi-year low of four percentage points, an opinion poll showed yesterday.The SPD, which a week ago appointed Martin Schulz as leader, scored 29% in the survey published in newspaper Bild am Sonntag...