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    21st century Cold War
    Apr08

    21st century Cold War

    Russia is once again ready to challenge the hegemony of America The world has gone through a number of different important phases. The treaty of Westphalia paved the way for the creation of sovereign nation states. After this, a new power competition among different states started and as a result, news alliances and treaties were made by...

    Politics: Paul Manafort moves to suppress potentially explosive evidence against him in the Russia investigation
    Apr08

    Politics: Paul Manafort moves to suppress potentially explosive evidence against him in the Russia investigation

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's motion is unlikely to succeed, but experts said it may be worth a shot, given what's at stake. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed a motion Friday to suppress key evidence the special counsel Robert Mueller obtained against him last May. Manafort’s lawyers argue that...

    Manafort says FBI illegally searched storage unit for evidence
    Apr08

    Manafort says FBI illegally searched storage unit for evidence

    Manafort’s lawyers say that an FBI agent improperly obtained access to the unit from a former employee of his political consulting firm who still had a key. (Bloomberg pic) WASHINGTON: Paul Manafort, the indicted former campaign chairman to President Donald Trump, claims the FBI illegally searched a storage unit that held his business and...

    Manafort moves to suppress evidence found in storage unit
    Apr08

    Manafort moves to suppress evidence found in storage unit

    Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort are arguing that what could be key evidence against him should be kept out of court because the FBI violated his Constitutional rights by illegally entering a storage locker belonging to Manafort’s firm.The FBI first got into the Alexandria, Va. storage unit last May with the...

    Hungary’s Election Campaign Ends in a Flurry of Dirty Tricks
    Apr08

    Hungary’s Election Campaign Ends in a Flurry of Dirty Tricks

    Reporting from Budapest this week, it was impossible not to notice that, in the run-up to Sunday’s election, the streets of the Hungarian capital have come to resemble a far-right Facebook page, crammed full of posters and billboards that use the crude visual language of internet memes to attack the enemies, real and imagined, of Prime...

    International schools Arabic debating contest kicks off
    Apr07

    International schools Arabic debating contest kicks off

    The 4th International Schools Arabic Debating Championship kicked off yesterday at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). Organised by the QatarDebate Centre, the championship is being held under the patronage of HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, Vice-Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development...

    In Ukraine’s Language Battleground, Some Soldiers Switching Sides
    Apr07

    In Ukraine’s Language Battleground, Some Soldiers Switching Sides

    In Ukraine, some Russian-speakers are switching to Ukrainian in a gesture aimed at beating back decades of Kremlin dominance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US slaps sanctions on Putin’s allies
    Apr07

    US slaps sanctions on Putin’s allies

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States struck President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle on Friday (Saturday in Manila), imposing sanctions on seven of Russia’s most influential oligarchs and stoking a diplomatic crisis some have dubbed a new Cold War. Those hit include metals magnate Oleg Deripaska, described as operating for the Russian...

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’
    Apr07

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’

    “The launch of the Nord Stream 2 project may imply direct military threats that might provoke a new full-scale offensive of Russian troops on Ukraine,” Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy was quoted as saying by the Unian information agency. Parybiy explained that, in his opinion, Russia desired to use “energy blackmail” to directly...

    Trump’s Russia sanctions are just another shiny object on the long path to the truth
    Apr07

    Trump’s Russia sanctions are just another shiny object on the long path to the truth

    (Credit: Getty/Shutterstock/Salon) Don’t get too excited about the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on Russian oligarchs yesterday. First of all, only seven of them were sanctioned, along with 17 “top government officials,” according to the New York Times. That’s really going to hurt them! Seven rich guys and a bunch of...