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    Donald Trump’s expected pick for secretary of state is a Putin-friendly Exxon CEO
    Dec11

    Donald Trump’s expected pick for secretary of state is a Putin-friendly Exxon CEO

    The prospect of Rex Tillerson is already getting pushback from both sides of the aisle. Donald Trump is expected to nominate Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, adding a corporate executive with extensive ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin to his presidential cabinet. Tillerson has relationships with many world leaders,...

    Lawmakers alarmed Exxon chief could empower Putin
    Dec11

    Lawmakers alarmed Exxon chief could empower Putin

    Donald Trump’s leading candidate for secretary of state, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, would accelerate the president-elect’s collision course with Congress over his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and raise new questions about Putin’s role in the election.Tillerson, whom Trump officials now call the...

    Amnesty International campaign takes aim at first Canadian project with Site C
    Dec11

    Amnesty International campaign takes aim at first Canadian project with Site C

    VANCOUVER — An annual Amnesty International human-rights campaign is taking aim at a Canadian project for the first time — the Site C dam. The $8.8-billion hydroelectric dam project in northeast British Columbia was one of 10 global issues targeted by the Write for Rights campaign on Saturday. The campaign involves events held across the world...

    Trump To Nominate Extreme Militant John Bolton As State Department’s No. 2
    Dec11

    Trump To Nominate Extreme Militant John Bolton As State Department’s No. 2

    WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump will nominate John Bolton to be the nation’s No. 2 diplomat, handling day-to-day operations at the State Department, according to NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and confirmed to HuffPost by a source close to the transition.Bolton, who had been on Trump’s short list for secretary of state at one...

    Glencore, Qatari fund finalize deal to acquire Rosneft stake
    Dec10

    Glencore, Qatari fund finalize deal to acquire Rosneft stake

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Rosneft oil company said Saturday that commodities company Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund will invest $3 billion of their own funds to acquire a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft. Rosneft said the 10.5-billion euro ($11.1-billion) deal signed Saturday also envisages that Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo will...

    John Kerry awarded French Legion of Honor for peace-making
    Dec10

    John Kerry awarded French Legion of Honor for peace-making

    Accepting the award, an emotional Kerry recalled visiting Normandy D-Day beaches as a child with his French mother, and watching her cry. Kerry has visited Paris countless times as secretary of state for high-level diplomatic meetings on Syria, Ukraine and other hotspots. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    These are the 10 Killer Weapons Russia and NATO Would Use in a War
    Dec10

    These are the 10 Killer Weapons Russia and NATO Would Use in a War

    TNI Staff Security, Europe Just hope we never have to find out. Tensions between NATO and Russia continue to hold steady at the highest levels since the collapse of the old Warsaw Pact and the Soviet Union (25 years ago this month). From the neverending crisis in Ukraine to the ongoing nightmarish civil war in Syria to lingering challenges in the...

    Youth Forum on Internet Freedom in Kazakhstan
    Dec10

    Youth Forum on Internet Freedom in Kazakhstan

    On 10 December in Astana, Kazakhstan, was held final International Youth Legal Forum “The limits of freedom of expression and dissemination of information in Intrenet”, worthy won by the student team from Ukraine. Team of Kazakhstan ranked the second. The forum was dedicated to the International day of protection of human rights...

    Ukraine to acquire combat drones, just like Azerbaijan
    Dec10

    Ukraine to acquire combat drones, just like Azerbaijan

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    Why Trump makes this small country so nervous
    Dec10

    Why Trump makes this small country so nervous

    TALLINN, Estonia — The scene outside Alexander Nevsky Cathedral one evening earlier this month had all the hallmarks of a Russian plot: dark-clothed heavies chanting and dragging metal bats along the cobblestone streets as camouflaged Estonian troops with heavy weaponry guarded the nearby Parliament. In reality, it was a training...