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    Putin foe McCain could emerge as bulwark against Trump
    Jan07

    Putin foe McCain could emerge as bulwark against Trump

    WASHINGTON: At 80, John McCain has begun his sixth term in the US Senate by proving to be a thorn in Donald Trump’s side even before the president-elect takes the oath of office. The maverick lawmaker is a longtime national security hawk, and he has positioned himself as less an adversary of Trump than an enemy of President Vladimir Putin....

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers
    Jan07

    Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers

    PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pledged Friday she would campaign for France to leave the EU unless Brussels agreed to return full powers to control immigration and economic policy to member states. The presidential candidate has promised if elected in May to dump the euro and organise a Brexit-style referendum on France’s...

    Russian tourists in UAE increasing
    Jan07

    Russian tourists in UAE increasing

    The UAE has recently recorded an increasing number of Russian tourists after a strengthening in the value of the Russian ruble. Emirati news outlet the National reported yesterday that Dubai hotels have seen a significant increase in the number of Russian tourists in recent months. A spokeswoman at Rixos the Palm hotel said that almost 45 per...

    Vladimir Putin, war criminal
    Jan07

    Vladimir Putin, war criminal

    NEWARK, New Jersey — Russia’s criminal behavior in Syria is just the latest in a long string of crimes perpetrated by Russian President Vladimir Putin. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration may be unwilling to admit it, but Putin is a war criminal. The U.S. government may need to negotiate...

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby US for Ukraine
    Jan07

    Ex-Republican Party head Barbour to lobby US for Ukraine

    Haley Barbour, the former Republican governor of Mississippi, speaks at the GE conference on ”American Competitiveness: What Works” in Washington, on February 13, 2012. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: Haley Barbour, former Republican Party leader and Mississippi governor, has been hired by the Ukrainian government to lobby US politicians, according to...

    Ukraine’s military denies Russian hack attack
    Jan07

    Ukraine’s military denies Russian hack attack

    The conflict has claimed the lives of nearly 10,000 people and was one of the main factors why Moscow’s relations with the West are at a post-Cold War low. …read more Source: World...

    4 adults, 2 children killed in road accident in east Ukraine
    Jan07

    4 adults, 2 children killed in road accident in east Ukraine

    At least six people, including two 8-year-old children, were killed in a road accident in eastern Ukraine on late Thursday, the State Service for Emergencies said in a statement Friday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Kiev rebuffs billionaire’s calls for compromise with Russia
    Jan07

    Kiev rebuffs billionaire’s calls for compromise with Russia

    Kiev has rebuffed a plan of compromise with Russia, proposed by Ukrainian billionaire Viktor Pinchuk. …read more Source:...

    Kerry: Syrian conflict is ‘the worst human catastrophe since World War II’
    Jan07

    Kerry: Syrian conflict is ‘the worst human catastrophe since World War II’

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to my interview with Secretary of State John Kerry. I sat down with him earlier today at the State Department, before the public release of that intelligence report on Russia. But I began by asking, now that we have confirmation Russia interfered in the election, does that fundamentally change Washington’s...

    U.S. Intel Report Says Putin Led ‘Cyber-Enabled Disclosure Operation’ to Help Elect Trump, Discredit Clinton
    Jan07

    U.S. Intel Report Says Putin Led ‘Cyber-Enabled Disclosure Operation’ to Help Elect Trump, Discredit Clinton

    The CIA, FBI, and National Security Agency concluded in a report made public Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin directed a covert intelligence campaign to boost the election of Donald Trump while seeking to discredit Hillary Clinton. The 23-page unclassified report is part of a longer secret study into a wide-ranging cyber and...