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    In last press conference, Barack Obama offers caution on friendlier ties with Russia
    Jan19

    In last press conference, Barack Obama offers caution on friendlier ties with Russia

    Washington ], Jan. 19 : Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama in his final White House presser offered a cautious note on developing friendlier ties to Moscow, saying a constructive US-Russia relationship is “in America’s interest and the world’s interest.” President-elect Donald Trump has proposed friendlier ties to Moscow, which he...

    Germany’s last Atlanticist confronts Trump
    Jan19

    Germany’s last Atlanticist confronts Trump

    BERLIN — On Friday evening, many in Europe will be huddled in front of their television sets, watching Donald Trump’s inauguration in a fog of foreboding and disbelief. The schadenfreude some may have felt after the American election has given way to cold fear. As the president-elect repeatedly dismisses European...

    The Trumputin trap
    Jan19

    The Trumputin trap

    Donald Trump is an avowed admirer of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who sees himself as a brilliant dealmaker. As he settles in following his inauguration, the newly seated U.S. president will likely be tempted to seek a grand bargain with the Kremlin to transform sour relations between Washington and Moscow into cooperation in the...

    ‘Three-parent’ baby born in Ukraine using new technique
    Jan19

    ‘Three-parent’ baby born in Ukraine using new technique

    Explanation of IVF using mitochondrial DNA donation, which is designed to allow women carriers of hereditary diseases to have healthy, genetically-related children -AFP photo KIEV: A baby boy has been born in Ukraine to an infertile couple after the first ever use of a new technique using the DNA of three parents, the head of a Kiev fertility...

    Indonesia favours “pragmatic” Trump in doing business – minister
    Jan19

    Indonesia favours “pragmatic” Trump in doing business – minister

    INDONESIA, the country with the world’s biggest Muslim population, can do business with a “pragmatic” U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, a senior minister close to President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday. Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan said outgoing President Barack Obama’s “ideological” foreign policy had...

    Obama to Trump: Keep Russia sanctions separate from nuclear talks
    Jan19

    Obama to Trump: Keep Russia sanctions separate from nuclear talks

    WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama urged President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to keep separate the issue of economic sanctions on Russia from the pursuit of talks to reduce nuclear stockpiles. Trump, who takes office on Friday after winning the Nov. 8 election, said in an interview with the Times of London published on Monday that he would...

    Putin, Merkel, Hollande discuss situation in Ukraine
    Jan19

    Putin, Merkel, Hollande discuss situation in Ukraine

    Leaders talk about importance of increasing joint efforts to de-escalate tensions in southeastern Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe
    Jan19

    Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe

    BRUSSELS: Europe must pull together or risk being sidelined as Donald Trump signals the end of a postwar transatlantic partnership credited with keeping the peace for the past 70 years, analysts and officials say. Fears about the US president-elect’s isolationist stance became a reality this week when Trump challenged basic assumptions...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin discuss Minsk deal, Syria peace talks over phone
    Jan19

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin discuss Minsk deal, Syria peace talks over phone

    Leaders of France, Germany and Russia discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine and progress in implementing the Minsk agreement in addition to Astana intra-Syrian talks in a three-way phone call on Wednesday, the French presidency said in a statement. …read more Source: <a...

    Obama aims final messages at Trump (AP)
    Jan19

    Obama aims final messages at Trump (AP)

    Barack Obama has gently chided Donald Trump’s suggestion the US might end its sanctions on Russia over Ukraine in exchange for nuclear stockpile reductions. …read more Source: The West...