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    Kiev power outage in Dec was cyber attack – Ukrenergo
    Jan18

    Kiev power outage in Dec was cyber attack – Ukrenergo

    A power blackout in Ukraine’s capital Kiev last month was caused by a cyber attack and investigators are trying to trace other potentially infected computers and establish the source of the breach, utility Ukrenergo told Reuters in emailed comments on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Bulgaria May Lose EU Presidency If It Stirs Divisions, President Warns
    Jan18

    Bulgaria May Lose EU Presidency If It Stirs Divisions, President Warns

    Outgoing Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has argued Bulgaria may be stripped of its Council of the European Union presidency if it works toward division within the EU. In his farewell press conference alongside Vice President Margarita Popova, he has said such a move is one of the “big risks” facing the country in the months to come, a step...

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

    Pentagon chief to Trump: Don’t expect Russian thaw

    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...

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories
    Jan18

    Why is Donald Trump so cozy with the Kremlin? A political scientist and Russia expert breaks down the theories

    (Credit: Getty/Alexsey Druginyn/Christopher Furlong/Mireia Triguero Roura) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to ban Muslims from the entering the country and to make Mexico pay for a border wall. He pledged to level the economic playing field with China and to renegotiate the “very bad” Iran deal. These policies were red meat for...

    Three-Person Baby Born in Ukraine After Doctors Use Novel Technique
    Jan18

    Three-Person Baby Born in Ukraine After Doctors Use Novel Technique

    The method involves transferring the parents’ combined genes into a donor egg. …read more Source:...

    In Kenya: No voter ID, no sex, urges MP
    Jan18

    In Kenya: No voter ID, no sex, urges MP

    Kenyan authorities estimate some four to six million voters have yet to register, crucial numbers that could swing the result. A Kenyan opposition MP has urged fellow women to impose a sex boycott until their men register to vote in August’s general election.Mishi Mboko, who is married, said women should withhold sex until their menfolk...

    ‘Are we getting what we pay for?’ Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley criticises world body
    Jan18

    ‘Are we getting what we pay for?’ Trump’s UN pick Nikki Haley criticises world body

    Indian-American Nikki Haley, tapped by US President-elect Donald Trump to be UN ambassador, believes that the world body is doing “more harm than good” as she is expected to push for reconsideration of America’s whopping funding. The South Carolina Governor is expected to rap the UN for its treatment of Israel and question...

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe
    Jan18

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe

    BRUSSELS, – 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, reports BSS. Fears about the US president-elect’s isolationist stance became a reality this week when Trump challenged basic...

    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...