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    Banning the bomb: we’ll all go together
    Jan18

    Banning the bomb: we’ll all go together

    The mushroom cloud over Nagasaki, after the second atomic bomb was dropped there in 1945 ©Cultura/Rex/Shutterstock Barack Obama was a cautious president, given to the odd audacious speech. In 2009, he stood on a podium in Prague’s Hradcˇany Square and declared America’s commitment to a world free from nuclear weapons. “Human destiny...

    People smearing Donald Trump are ‘worse than prostitutes’: Putin
    Jan18

    People smearing Donald Trump are ‘worse than prostitutes’: Putin

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration, the other day, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimacy with fake allegations and “binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises.” In his first public remarks about an unsubstantiated dossier...

    Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple
    Jan18

    Three-person IVF baby for infertile couple

    Infertile couple in Ukraine use three-person IVF to have baby after more than a decade of trying. …read more Source:...

    In War, China Supports Russia? Beijing Will Help Solve Ukrianian Crisis, Calls Kiev China’s Friend
    Jan18

    In War, China Supports Russia? Beijing Will Help Solve Ukrianian Crisis, Calls Kiev China’s Friend

    China announced late Tuesday it will play a practical role in helping to find a political solution to the Ukrainian crisis, calling the eastern European nation Beijing’s friend. The Asian powerhouse has previously avoided playing any direct role in solving the crisis for fear of alienating Russia, one of China’s biggest allies....

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw
    Jan18

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has some parting advice for Donald Trump as the president-elect tries to improve relations with Russia: Don’t get your hopes up. Trump is likely to find exceedingly few areas where Washington and Moscow’s interests still align, the outgoing Pentagon chief told POLITICO on Tuesday. And it may be most...

    Estonia, Lithuania Sign Deals With U.S. To Allow Troop Deployments
    Jan18

    Estonia, Lithuania Sign Deals With U.S. To Allow Troop Deployments

    Estonia and Lithuania moved on January 17 to shore up military relations with the United States ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe
    Jan18

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe

    Europe must pull together or risk being sidelined as Donald Trump signals the end of a postwar transatlantic partnership credited with keeping the peace for the past 70 years, analysts and officials say. Fears about the US president-elect’s isolationist stance became a reality this week when Trump challenged basic assumptions about the role...

    #AusOpen: Second round birthday blowout for Angelique Kerber on way to title defence
    Jan18

    #AusOpen: Second round birthday blowout for Angelique Kerber on way to title defence

    Angelique Kerber celebrated her 29th birthday with a shaky 6-2 6-7(3) 6-2 win over Carina Witthoeft at the Australian Open on Wednesday but the world number one will have much to ponder in her title defence once the candles are blown out. Happy Birthday Angie! #Kerber continues her great run at Melbourne Park #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/T3SEV6DBdq —...

    China’s Xi says willing to help resolve Ukraine crisis
    Jan18

    China’s Xi says willing to help resolve Ukraine crisis

    China is willing to play a constructive role in seeking a political resolution to the crisis over Ukraine, Chinese President Xi Jinping told his Ukrainian counterpart, adding that he considers the eastern European country a friend. China has walked a fine line over Ukraine since Russian annexed Crimea in 2014, saying it respects Ukraine’s...

    Europe’s first ‘three-parent-baby’ born after new IVF treatment works for INFERTILE couple
    Jan18

    Europe’s first ‘three-parent-baby’ born after new IVF treatment works for INFERTILE couple

    EUROPE’S first “modern three-parent baby” has been born to a previously infertile couple who received the first three-person IVF treatment of its kind. …read more Source:...