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    Fresh sanctions on Russia to push US to brink of war: Analyst
    Dec29

    Fresh sanctions on Russia to push US to brink of war: Analyst

    An analyst says President Obama’s efforts to sanction Russia over its alleged interference in the presidential election can push the US to the brink of war. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers
    Dec29

    Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers

    A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine’s 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odessa is herself being investigated for corruption …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec29

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    Allegations of Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed “Great Game” of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil. Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security, but local and US...

    Obama set to hit Russia with further sanctions over election hacking
    Dec29

    Obama set to hit Russia with further sanctions over election hacking

    The outgoing US administration is poised to hit Russia with further sanctions before Barack Obama leaves office next month, in response to allegations of Russian hacking and interference in the US electoral process. Russia, meanwhile, promised retaliation against Washington in the event of new economic sanctions. The Obama administration has had...

    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers
    Dec29

    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers

    KIEV/ODESSA, Ukraine (Reuters) – A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine’s 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odessa is herself being investigated for corruption. …read more Source: Libya...

    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers
    Dec29

    Exclusive: Ukrainian activist faces corruption probe as reforms row festers

    KIEV/ODESSA, Ukraine (Reuters) – A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine’s 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odessa is herself being investigated for corruption. …read more Source:...

    Ana Ivanovic: Former world No 1 retires
    Dec29

    Ana Ivanovic: Former world No 1 retires

    The Serbian's last outing was a first-round loss at the US Open in September. Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic on Wednesday announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much.The 29-year-old Serbian held the top spot for 12 weeks in 2008, the season when she claimed her sole Grand Slam...

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’
    Dec29

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’

    US president-elect Donald Trump lamented complications from “the age of computer” Wednesday, as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election. Asked about possible sanctions against Moscow, Trump said “I think we ought to get on with our lives,” before waxing lyrical about the impact of computing technology. “I...

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec29

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    KABUL (AFP) – Allegations over Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed Great Game of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil.Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security,...

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety
    Dec29

    Russia, Iran ties with Taliban stoke Afghan anxiety

    KABUL (AFP) – Allegations over Russia and Iran’s deepening ties with the Taliban have ignited concerns of a renewed Great Game of proxy warfare in Afghanistan that could undermine US-backed troops and push the country deeper into turmoil.Moscow and Tehran insist their contact with insurgents is aimed at promoting regional security,...