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    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’
    Dec29

    Trump regrets complications in ‘age of computer’

    WASHINGTON: US president-elect Donald Trump lamented complications from “the age of computer” Wednesday, as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election. Asked about possible sanctions against Moscow, Trump said “I think we ought to get on with our lives,” before waxing lyrical about the impact of computing...

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking: sources
    Dec29

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking: sources

    US President Barack Obama (left) meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on June 17, 2013. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: The Obama administration plans to announce on Thursday a series of retaliatory measures against Russia for hacking into US political institutions and...

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking
    Dec29

    US set to announce response to Russian election hacking

    US President Barack Obama with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit in Lima in Nov 2016. AFP File Photo The Obama administration plans to announce a series of retaliatory measures against Russia over its alleged hacking during the US election in an effort to help President-elect Donald Trump, two U.S. officials said on Wednesday....

    Trump Will Face a Cornucopia of Global Threats
    Dec29

    Trump Will Face a Cornucopia of Global Threats

    Paula J. Dobriansky Security, No major power beyond the United States appears committed to the international order’s maintenance. IN 2017, the global environment is more dangerous than at any time since the end of World War II and is beset by numerous unfolding regional and global crises. Several countries seek to overturn the existing...

    Obama Set to Hit Russia With New Sanctions
    Dec29

    Obama Set to Hit Russia With New Sanctions

    The Obama administration is poised to hit Russia with new sanctions in response to alleged Russian hacking and interference in the November U.S. presidential elections. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the White House had been debating how to quickly punish Russia using an executive order that President Barack Obama signed last year....

    Answers: the New Statesman Quiz of the Year, 2016
    Dec29

    Answers: the New Statesman Quiz of the Year, 2016

    The answers – no peeking! Here are the answers to the New Statesman Quiz of the Year 2016. Brexit 1 d Marine Le Pen 2 a Lambeth 3 c Mail on Sunday 4 b Prosecco 5 a Jim Royle US politics 6 c Tremendous 7 a John F Kennedy 8 a “A big silverback gorilla” 9 b Deplorables 10 d Virginia UK politics 11 a George Osborne 12 b Ed Balls 13 d Stephen...

    Israel urges Jews to leave France
    Dec29

    Israel urges Jews to leave France

    Netanyahu continues to lash out after UN vote criticising its settlements in the occupied West Bank By Raf Sanchez Israel’s defence minister has urged Jews to leave France and move to the Jewish state as the Israeli government continued to lash out at the international community in the wake of a UN resolution criticising its settlements in...

    US senator says Russia can expect sanctions after cyber attacks
    Dec29

    US senator says Russia can expect sanctions after cyber attacks

    RIGA/TALLINN: Russia and its president Vladimir Putin should expect tough sanctions after cyber attacks during the presidential election won by Donald Trump, US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Wednesday. Earlier this month, Republican and Democratic senators including Graham called for a bipartisan panel to investigate cyber attacks...

    The 12 Canadian politics stories that mattered most in 2016
    Dec29

    The 12 Canadian politics stories that mattered most in 2016

    How many overseas trips did Prime Minister Justin Trudeau take in 2016 (leaving aside his five intracontinental jaunts to the United States)? How many MPs sat on the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, whose work was slammed, in no uncertain terms, by Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef (though she later apologized, saying she...

    Obama aide: Israel accusing US of being behind UN resolution is a ‘distraction’
    Dec29

    Obama aide: Israel accusing US of being behind UN resolution is a ‘distraction’

    Though Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., has pledged to share “clear evidence” the U.S. was behind last week’s anti-Israel United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which bars the Jewish state from establishing settlements in territory claimed by Palestinians, one of President Barack Obama’s senior aides is...