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    Our foreign correspondent reports from Trumplandia: You won’t believe what happened when they held an election in America!
    Dec14

    Our foreign correspondent reports from Trumplandia: You won’t believe what happened when they held an election in America!

    (Credit: AP/Evan Vucci/Getty/Miguel Sayago/Salon) Tumult and confusion continues to surround the recent presidential election in the United States, the most populous nation in North America and the world’s largest military power. The winning candidate — a businessman and television celebrity named Donald Trump — received far fewer votes...

    Putin: Transit of Russian Gas Through Ukraine to Europe Is in Question
    Dec14

    Putin: Transit of Russian Gas Through Ukraine to Europe Is in Question

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine to Europe is in question. In a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Putin has expressed concern in relation to the fact that the Ukrainian side is deviating from coordinating agreements for the purchase of gas from Russia this...

    Robert Reich: Dark cloud of illegitimacy hangs over Donald Trump’s pending presidency
    Dec14

    Robert Reich: Dark cloud of illegitimacy hangs over Donald Trump’s pending presidency

    File – In this Jan. 23, 2016 file photo Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Trump’s boast on the campaign trail that he could “shoot somebody” and not lose any voters tops a Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2016. (AP...

    McDonald’s: outposts in a cultural empire
    Dec14

    McDonald’s: outposts in a cultural empire

    ©Zuma Press inc./Alamy stock photo I know it’s become a dogma that McDonald’s is the fount of all ill-health, but I can’t help but remain a fan. I am very fond of a quarter-pounder with cheese. It once restored me from heat-stroke while reporting on a demonstration in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. There’s nothing more...

    Senate fight looms after Donald Trump taps Exxon CEO as top US diplomat
    Dec14

    Senate fight looms after Donald Trump taps Exxon CEO as top US diplomat

    The Exxon chief executive potentially faces difficulties getting confirmed in the Republican-controlled Senate. Some lawmakers worry about his links to Moscow and opposition to US sanctions on Russia, which awarded him a friendship medal in 2013. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Trump: President-elect ally Italy says Syria endgame to shape EU-Russia ties
    Dec14

    Trump: President-elect ally Italy says Syria endgame to shape EU-Russia ties

    Gentiloni was speaking before a parliamentary vote of confidence for his new government line-up on Tuesday evening. Italy’s new prime minister sees EU relations with Russia being “defined” by unfolding events in Syria and a Donald Trump-led United States as his top ally on the global stage.Paolo Gentiloni, the successor to...

    Big night for Mchunu on Saturday
    Dec14

    Big night for Mchunu on Saturday

    South African rising boxing star Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu will be on a two-fold mission when he challenges champion Oleksandr Usyk for the WBO cruiserweight crown in Los Angeles on Saturday. The left-handed Mchunu will be out to earn his first world title. Should the 28 year old bring the WBO title home, he will be following in the footsteps of...

    Ukraine doctor to operate Kyrgyz citizens to improve hearing
    Dec14

    Ukraine doctor to operate Kyrgyz citizens to improve hearing

    Bishkek, December 14 / Kabar /. Researcher of Institute of Otolaryngology of Ukraine Andrey Borbov is doing hearing ability improving operations in Bishkek. Press secretary of Kyrgyz State Medical Academy reports the doctor from Kiev met with rector of the Academy Indira Kudaibergenova. Borbov arrived in Bishkek at the invitation of the Kyrgyz...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    TOKYO (AP) ” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014.The reason? His eagerness to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. The reason? His eagerness to resolve a 70-year-old territorial dispute that has kept their countries from signing a peace treaty formally...