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    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals
    Jan28

    Trump vows ‘new vetting’ to weed out Islamic radicals

    by Dave Clark | Making good on one of his most controversial campaign promises US President Donald Trump suspends the entire US refugee resettlement program for at least 120 days -AFP photo WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump signed a sweeping new executive order to suspend refugee arrivals and impose tough new controls on travelers from seven...

    Trump orders strict new refugee screening, citing terrorists
    Jan28

    Trump orders strict new refugee screening, citing terrorists

    WASHINGTON: Setting a hard-line tone on national security, US President Donald Trump on Friday suspended the nation’s refugee programme for four months, aiming to keep “radical Islamic terrorists” out of the United States. Trump traveled to the Pentagon, where he joined Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for the signing of an executive action to...

    Trump says ‘very early’ to consider lifting sanctions on Russia
    Jan28

    Trump says ‘very early’ to consider lifting sanctions on Russia

    U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that it is “very early” to talk about lifting sanctions on Russia in relation to the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Protesters Vow To Indefinitely Block Rail Lines To Eastern Ukraine
    Jan28

    Protesters Vow To Indefinitely Block Rail Lines To Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian nationalists on January 27 vowed to indefinitely block a railway line into eastern Ukraine to protest against trade with Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    950,000 children affected by conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Jan28

    950,000 children affected by conflict in eastern Ukraine

    The armed conflict, which rages in eastern Ukraine for almost three years, has taken its toll on some 950,000 children, an official from the presidential administration said on Friday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide
    Jan28

    Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions: White House aide

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are likely to discuss the sanctions that Washington imposed on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine when the two leaders speak by telephone on Saturday, a senior White House aide said.Trump has said in the past that, as part of a rapprochement he is seeking...

    Weekend Roundup: A New ‘Nationalist International’ Challenges The Old Globalization
    Jan28

    Weekend Roundup: A New ‘Nationalist International’ Challenges The Old Globalization

    No sooner did “the party of Davos” ― as top White House aide Stephen Bannon calls the global elite ― end its annual conclave in the Swiss Alps late last week than the “nationalist international” was born down in the Rhine Valley city of Koblenz, Germany. All the main populist movements from across Europe gathered together there to celebrate the...

    By migrants for migrants: The new faces of Italian media
    Jan28

    By migrants for migrants: The new faces of Italian media

    LONDON: Kilap Gueye and Abdellatif Yakoubou arrived in Italy at two very different moments in history. Gueye left Senegal and reached Sardinia in the early 2000s, where he established himself as a teacher and writer. Yakoubou, from Benin, landed on the island in 2014, at the start of what became Europe’s biggest migrant crisis since World...

    Mattis assures European counterparts over Nato
    Jan28

    Mattis assures European counterparts over Nato

    WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary James Mattis has assured European counterparts about Washington’s commitment to Nato, officials said on Friday, as President Donald Trump plans to speak to the leaders of France, Germany and Russia. Mattis spoke by phone to the defense ministers of France, Germany and Israel on Thursday, Pentagon spokesman...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes
    Jan28

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes

    KIEV: Two Ukrainian soldiers were on Friday reported killed in an upsurge of fighting in the country’s rebel east, as international monitors said “little has changed” to halt violence despite a supposed truce. Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said the two servicemen were killed over the past day as...