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    Trump’s Pentagon pick receives strong support in first vote
    Jan12

    Trump’s Pentagon pick receives strong support in first vote

    Washington, Jan 12: Retired General James Mattis won overwhelming support today in a first vote to allow him to run the Pentagon after telling senators he places Russia at No. 1 on his list of security threats. He also accused Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to “break” NATO.The Senate Armed Services Committee voted 24-3 on a one-time...

    US tanks, troops move into Poland as Kremlin cries foul
    Jan12

    US tanks, troops move into Poland as Kremlin cries foul

    The US military move comes in response to past Russian aggression, particularly the annexation of the Crimea in 2014. But the Kremlin has also unnerved capitals across eastern Europe. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Pentagon, CIA chief picks sound alarm on Russia and China
    Jan12

    Pentagon, CIA chief picks sound alarm on Russia and China

    President-elect Donald Trump’s picks for US defence secretary James Matteo and CIA director Mike Pompeo have portrayed multiple challenges facing the United States, from an aggressive Russia to a “disruptive” Iran to a China that he said is creating “real tensions”.Matteo has accused Russia of trying to break up NATO and said China was...

    The Mattis confirmation hearing is happening in an alternate world where Trump lost
    Jan12

    The Mattis confirmation hearing is happening in an alternate world where Trump lost

    Early in Thursday’s Senate confirmation hearings for Gen. James Mattis, Trump’s pick for secretary of defense, Sen. Jack Reed asked something that, for most Trump nominees, would be a tough question: What do you think about working with Russia to solve problems? Mattis’s answer was blunt, and very un-Trumplike. “I’m all...

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns ‘eternal’ US-EU ties not guaranteed
    Jan12

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns ‘eternal’ US-EU ties not guaranteed

    Brussels, Jan 12: German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the EU today it should not rely on “eternal” US support, as concern grows in Europe about Donald Trump’s commitment to transatlantic ties. Merkel, who faced a small protest by far-right supporters on a visit to Belgium, also told the European Union it must keep a united front in...

    Brazilian neo-Nazis recruited to fight Ukrainian civil war
    Jan12

    Brazilian neo-Nazis recruited to fight Ukrainian civil war

    Police say pro-Kiev militia offtered young right-wing extremists money, training to fight against pro-Russian rebels …read more Source: The Times of...

    Mkhitaryan wins Man United’s December Goal of the Month
    Jan12

    Mkhitaryan wins Man United’s December Goal of the Month

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s remarkable scorpion kick for Manchester United against Sunderland has unsurprisingly taken a landslide victory in our latest Goal of the Month poll, according to United’s official webpage. The instinctive, skilful finish, which sealed a 3-1 win over the Black Cats at Old Trafford on Boxing Day, claimed 79 per cent...

    US Tanks, Soldiers in Poland Pose Threat to Russia: Kremlin
    Jan12

    US Tanks, Soldiers in Poland Pose Threat to Russia: Kremlin

    Russia sees the deployment of US tanks and other military vehicles, along with army personnel, as a threat to its national security and interests, Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov said. “We see this as a threat. These actions pose a threat to our interests and security,” Peskov told journalists on Thursday, stressing “especially, when a...

    PWL: Jaipur Ninjas advance to semis after defeating UP Dangal 4-3
    Jan12

    PWL: Jaipur Ninjas advance to semis after defeating UP Dangal 4-3

    Jaipur Ninjas registered a narrow 4-3 win over UP Dangal to book a berth in the semifinals of the Pro Wrestling League Season 2 at the K D Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Thursday. UP won the toss and decided to block the 57kg Men’s category, thereby preventing Jaipur’s impressive Indian grappler Utkarsh Kale from participating...

    Turkish lira rebounds; EM stocks at 2-month highs
    Jan12

    Turkish lira rebounds; EM stocks at 2-month highs

    The Turkish lira rebounded yesterday as dollar weakness helped it move off record lows while emerging stocks rose to two-month highs, led by strong gains in Russia and some Asian bourses.The Turkish lira, which has lost around 8% against the dollar since the start of 2017, recovered by 1.2%, pulling away from Wednesday’s record lows as the...