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    Politics: There’s a theme emerging in Mueller’s Russia probe that could prove damning for Trump
    Jun16

    Politics: There’s a theme emerging in Mueller’s Russia probe that could prove damning for Trump

    Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Trump-Russia probe, has moved to hire an all-star team in recent days. Mueller, who was appointed as special counsel last month to lead the probe into Russia’s election interference, is also homing in on money laundering and the business dealings of Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser,...

    Trump’s Personal Attorney Cohen Has Lawyered Up Himself For Russia Probe
    Jun16

    Trump’s Personal Attorney Cohen Has Lawyered Up Himself For Russia Probe

    Michael Cohen, longtime personal attorney to President Donald Trump, has retained his own legal counsel to handle the sprawling probe into Russian interference in the U.S. election. Cohen has hired Stephen Ryan of Washington, D.C. law firm McDermott, Will & Emery, as NBC News’ Katy Tur first reported Friday and Cohen confirmed to the...

    Facebook page of AZERTAC`s correspondence bureau in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova launched
    Jun16

    Facebook page of AZERTAC`s correspondence bureau in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova launched

    Facebook page of Azerbaijan`s State Agency – AZERTAC`s correspondence bureau in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova was launched. The Azerbaijan State News Agency – (AZERTAC) is a major news agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Decision on Belarusian-Lithuanian dispute delayed till next Espoo Convention meeting
    Jun16

    Decision on Belarusian-Lithuanian dispute delayed till next Espoo Convention meeting

    All the matters revolving around specific disputes between countries — Belarus and Lithuania, Armenia and Azerbaijan, the UK, the Ukrainian issue — have been postponed till the additional session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention that will take place in late 2018 – early 2019. …read more Source:...

    Has Russia Killed ISIS Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi? 4 Reasons to Be Skeptical
    Jun16

    Has Russia Killed ISIS Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi? 4 Reasons to Be Skeptical

    Russia’s defense ministry declared on Friday that it may have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an airstrike on May 28, claiming credit for possibly assassinating the world’s most wanted terrorist. If confirmed, Baghdadi’s death would be an important symbolic blow against the Islamic State, depriving a hierarchical...

    Is Mike Pence pulling a Gerald Ford or a Spiro Agnew?
    Jun16

    Is Mike Pence pulling a Gerald Ford or a Spiro Agnew?

    Mike Pence; Gerald Ford (Credit: AP/Michael Conroy/Photo montage by Salon) Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to hire his own lawyer for the special counsel investigation into alleged ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government can mean one of two things — or perhaps even both things at the same...

    UNICEF: East Ukraine fighting imperils water access for 750,00 children
    Jun16

    UNICEF: East Ukraine fighting imperils water access for 750,00 children

    At least 750,000 children in eastern Ukraine are at imminent risk of losing access to safe water supplies after a surge in fighting between the government and separatist rebels, a UN report said Friday. At least 750,000 children in eastern Ukraine are at imminent risk of losing access to safe water supplies after a surge in fighting between the...

    Donald Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe, calls it ‘witch hunt’
    Jun16

    Donald Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russia probe, calls it ‘witch hunt’

    President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday that he is personally under investigation as part of a widening probe into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential race and possible collusion by his campaign, an inquiry that has cast a shadow over his five months in office. “I am being investigated for firing the FBI...

    Book reviews roundup: A Boy in Winter; A Bold and Dangerous Family; Al-Britannia
    Jun16

    Book reviews roundup: A Boy in Winter; A Bold and Dangerous Family; Al-Britannia

    What the critics thought of Rachel Seiffert’s A Boy in Winter, Caroline Moorehead’s A Bold and Dangerous Family and Al-Britannia, My Country: A Journey Through Muslim Britain by James Fergusson Two lesser known aspects of the second world war were explored in fiction and non-fiction this month. Rachel Seiffert’s novel A Boy in...

    Dutch government talks may stretch over the summer
    Jun16

    Dutch government talks may stretch over the summer

    AMSTERDAM — The Netherlands may have no new government until September, as talks to form a coalition have repeatedly failed, the holiday period is approaching, and some politicians are in no hurry to clinch a deal. Three months since the election, a deal between Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD and the three parties...