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    US-Iranian citizen convicted for trying to buy 200 missiles for Iran
    Nov23

    US-Iranian citizen convicted for trying to buy 200 missiles for Iran

    US Drug Enforcement Administration/Handout via REUTERSA dual citizen of Iran and the United States was found guilty on Tuesday on charges that he tried to help acquire surface-to-air missiles and aircraft components for the government of Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions. Reza Olangian, 56, was convicted by a federal jury in Manhattan on all...

    Russia angered that the European Union passed a law to counter Russian propaganda
    Nov23

    Russia angered that the European Union passed a law to counter Russian propaganda

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (November 23) said that after lecturingRussia on democracy Europe is trying to silence dissenting opinions. Putin talked to reporters in Moscow after the European Parliament called on the EU and its states to do more to counterRussian “disinformation and propaganda warfare”. With East-West...

    Nikki Haley, Trump’s pick for the UN, has no foreign policy experience. Does it matter?
    Nov23

    Nikki Haley, Trump’s pick for the UN, has no foreign policy experience. Does it matter?

    A brutal war in Syria that has killed more than 400,000 people and sparked a refugee crisis of literally historic proportions. An increasingly aggressive Russia using its military strength to annex parts of other countries. A bloody war in Yemen that has put millions of people on the brink of starvation. A volatile and belligerent dictator with...

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats

    A 23-year-old law graduate has been appointed to lead a campaign in Ukraine to purge officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime – the second woman in her early 20s with little experience appointed to a top job in the past week. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine names woman, 23, anti-corruption head
    Nov23

    Ukraine names woman, 23, anti-corruption head

    A young graduate is chosen to lead Ukraine’s anti-corruption drive, the second such appointment this month. …read more Source:...

    A poor choice of words to describe rich people | Brief letters
    Nov23

    A poor choice of words to describe rich people | Brief letters

    Plastic packaging | The lure of London | Lewis Carroll’s Latin pun | ‘Ultra-high-net-worth individuals’ | Yugoslavia | Humanities v sciences | HyggeIf we are not recycling all our plastic waste, largely because many councils cannot deal with all the variations (Just a third of plastic is recycled, survey shows, 22 November), why are...

    Trump Names South Carolina Governor U.S. Ambassador To UN
    Nov23

    Trump Names South Carolina Governor U.S. Ambassador To UN

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as his intended nominee for the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, tapping a candidate who criticized him during the presidential race and who has little experience in foreign affairs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘It’s troubling’: Alleged ‘pay-to-play’ Clinton donor also contributed to Trump Foundation
    Nov23

    ‘It’s troubling’: Alleged ‘pay-to-play’ Clinton donor also contributed to Trump Foundation

    After spending months on the campaign trail criticizing Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for her alleged “pay-to-play” politics, a new report reveals that one of the most generous Clinton Foundation donors at the center of the shady blend of business and politics has also contributed to President-elect Donald Trump’s eponymous nonprofit...

    Ukrainian teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13 (AFP)
    Nov23

    Ukrainian teacher held for trying to sell schoolgirl, 13 (AFP)

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – A school teacher on Wednesday appeared in court in Ukraine after allegedly trying to sell a 13-year-old schoolgirl under her care for more than $10,000. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose new Ukraine talks

    Germany and France have proposed a meeting next week with Russia and Ukraine to quell violence in eastern Ukraine. A meeting last month led to a short deescalation in fighting. …read more Source:...