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    Australian Open’s mouthwatering draw could see Murray and Federer clash as early as quarters
    Jan13

    Australian Open’s mouthwatering draw could see Murray and Federer clash as early as quarters

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic will launch his bid for a record seventh Australian Open title with a mouth-watering first round match against Fernando Verdasco. Spaniard Verdasco knocked out compatriot and 14-times grand slam champion Rafa Nadal in the opening round last year at Melbourne Park and had five match points against Djokovic in...

    Chinese Media Has Told Rex Tillerson to ‘Prepare For a Military Clash’
    Jan13

    Chinese Media Has Told Rex Tillerson to ‘Prepare For a Military Clash’

    China’s state media has responded forcefully to suggestions by U.S. Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson that China should be barred from the artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea, warning that any such attempt would force a “devastating confrontation” and both sides should “prepare for a military clash.” On Wednesday,...

    Tim Barrow, invisible ambassador
    Jan13

    Tim Barrow, invisible ambassador

    MOSCOW — “Tim who?” That was the reaction of the majority of Russians asked about the four-year tenure of Tim Barrow — the career diplomat named this month as the United Kingdom’s new ambassador to the EU — as head of the British embassy in Moscow. Appointed as Britain’s ambassador to...

    Russia Returns to Afghanistan
    Jan13

    Russia Returns to Afghanistan

    Arif Rafiq Politics, Eurasia Russia could ally with China and Pakistan to create an alternative bloc to the U.S-led coalition. Russia is a great power that retains muscle memory (and a strategic arsenal) from its past superpowerdom. In the Ukraine and Syria, Russia has challenged the United States—its former peer and a hesitant hegemon in...

    CIA nominee lists Russia among challenges to US
    Jan13

    CIA nominee lists Russia among challenges to US

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump´s nominee to head the CIA portrayed multiple challenges facing the United States on Thursday, from an aggressive Russia to a “disruptive” Iran to a China that he said is creating “real tensions. “Diverging from Trump´s stated aim of seeking closer ties with Russia, Mike Pompeo said...

    China, Ukraine mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties
    Jan13

    China, Ukraine mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties

    China and Ukraine on Thursday marked the 25th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic ties with a major photo exhibition. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Key Senate committee won’t probe possible Trump-Russia collusion
    Jan13

    Key Senate committee won’t probe possible Trump-Russia collusion

    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Thursday his panel’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the presidential election would not look into possible contacts between Moscow and the Trump campaign.Burr’s comments raise questions about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s piecemeal...

    What kind of threat does Russia pose to the U.S.?
    Jan13

    What kind of threat does Russia pose to the U.S.?

    STEVE INSKEEP: Now, President-elect Trump has said he would like to improve relations with Russia. His choice for defense secretary views Russia as America’s number one threat. Let’s listen to General James Mattis at his hearing today. GEN. JAMES MATTIS (RET.), Secretary of Defense-Designate: I would consider the principal threats to...

    Poland rejoices as 3,500 U.S. troops arrive to deter Russia
    Jan13

    Poland rejoices as 3,500 U.S. troops arrive to deter Russia

    Deployment part of a larger NATO commitment to protect region worried about Vladimir Putin’s intentions after annexation of Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Buffer zone kids tour Ukraine
    Jan13

    Buffer zone kids tour Ukraine

    Hundreds of children, living in the buffer zone in Ukraine’s east, have been taken on a tour to visit the peaceful parts of their country. …read more Source:...