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    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers
    Jan10

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers

    The United States on Monday blacklisted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed top enforcer and the prime suspects in the murder of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London a decade ago. The US Treasury added Russia’s senior federal investigator Alexander Bastrykin and alleged assassins Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun to the...

    Amid hacking row, pressure builds on Trump to soften pro-Russia rhetoric
    Jan10

    Amid hacking row, pressure builds on Trump to soften pro-Russia rhetoric

    President-elect Donald Trump is finding himself caught between his desire to improve relations with Russia and fellow Republicans who are pushing for a harsher response to what American spy agencies say was the Kremlin’s meddling in the US presidential election. The tacit acknowledgement on Sunday by his incoming chief of staff, Reince...

    U.S. Senators Push For ‘Comprehensive’ Sanctions Over Russian Hacking
    Jan10

    U.S. Senators Push For ‘Comprehensive’ Sanctions Over Russian Hacking

    A top U.S. Senate Republican said he would join with Democrats in pushing for “comprehensive” sanctions on Russia because of its attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China won’t allow bullying from US on Taiwan: Chinese media
    Jan10

    China won’t allow bullying from US on Taiwan: Chinese media

    Beijing [China], Jan. 10: Calling the recent U.S- Taiwan engagement an orchestrated show, the Chinese Media has said that Beijing won’t allow any bullying from Washington on the Taiwan question. Beijing surely hopes to keep a stable relationship with Washington, but it won’t allow any bullying from the US over the Taiwan question,...

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers
    Jan10

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday blacklisted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed top enforcer and the prime suspects in the murder of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London a decade ago. The US Treasury added Russia’s senior federal investigator Alexander Bastrykin and alleged assassins Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun to...

    Move over Washington, Moscow is coming to the Philippines
    Jan10

    Move over Washington, Moscow is coming to the Philippines

    THE election of President Rodrigo Duterte has brought a geopolitical shift to the Philippines. No longer is the United States influencing the region as it once did, leaving space for Russia and China to fill the void. The Philippines has endured a long relationship with the U.S., but Duterte changed the outlook of his country with a series of...

    Iran Nuclear Deal: Alive or Dead?
    Jan10

    Iran Nuclear Deal: Alive or Dead?

    Though every Republican in Congress voted against the Iran nuclear deal, “Tearing it up … is not going to happen,” says Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. Hopefully, the chairman speaks for the president-elect. During the campaign, Donald Trump indicated as much, saying that, though the U.S. got jobbed in the...

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers
    Jan10

    US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday blacklisted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed top enforcer and the prime suspects in the murder of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London a decade ago. The US Treasury added Russia’s senior federal investigator Alexander Bastrykin and alleged assassins Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun to...

    Belarus to Allow Visa-free Entry for Short Trips for 80 Countries
    Jan10

    Belarus to Allow Visa-free Entry for Short Trips for 80 Countries

    Belarus will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, including the United States and members of the European Union, for visits of up to five days, according to a presidential decree signed on Monday. The decree comes as the former Soviet republic is seeking to improve its image in the West and rely less on ally Russia. The relaxed...

    Canada invests $46 million in University of Victoria ocean science facility
    Jan10

    Canada invests $46 million in University of Victoria ocean science facility

    VICTORIA — While humans have mapped the surfaces of the moon and Mars, our own deep sea remains largely a mystery — but Ocean Networks Canada is working to change that. The University of Victoria facility has pioneered ocean observatories in the Strait of Georgia, along coastal British Columbia and in the Arctic that stream live data and video...