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    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

    The resignation of US National Security Advisor Mike Flynn so early in an American administration is unprecedented, and comes after details of his calls with a Russian diplomat were made public © AFP/File / NICHOLAS KAMMWashington, United States, Feb 14 – Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over...

    Avdiivka under fire as violence flares again on frontline of Ukraine war
    Feb14

    Avdiivka under fire as violence flares again on frontline of Ukraine war

    As Ukrainian forces trade shellfire with Russia-backed rebels, the residents of Avdiivka face endless stress and miseryNot much is audible over the noise of the hulking, powerful machinery at Avdiivka’s sprawling factory – except for the artillery barrages. Since the war started in 2014 more than 300 shells have fallen on the grounds of the...

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position
    Feb14

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position

    Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is a former head of defense intelligence whose encounters with Russian President Vladimir Putin have already drawn criticism © GETTY/AFP/File / Drew AngererWashington, United States, Feb 13 – National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s political future was thrown into serious doubt, when the White House said...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

    Donald Trump’s National Security advisor Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government Monday, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The White House said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the retired...

    Michael Flynn: Top Trump aide resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Michael Flynn: Top Trump aide resigns over Russia contacts

    Flynn insisted he was honored to have served the American people in such a "distinguished" manner. Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his...

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts
    Feb14

    Top Trump aide Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

    WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government Monday, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The White House said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations...

    Trump is evaluating situation around adviser Flynn: White House
    Feb14

    Trump is evaluating situation around adviser Flynn: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Justice Department warned the White House weeks ago that national security adviser Michael Flynn could be vulnerable to blackmail for contacts with Russian officials before President Donald Trump took power, a U.S. official said on Monday.Trump is evaluating the situation surrounding Flynn and talking to Vice President...

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position
    Feb14

    Trump ‘evaluating’ national security advisor’s position

    WASHINGTON: National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s political future was thrown into serious doubt, when the White House said President Donald Trump was “evaluating” the aide’s contacts with the Russian government. At Trump’s behest, press secretary Sean Spicer issued a statement saying that the president was looking into...

    The end of Pax Americana
    Feb14

    The end of Pax Americana

    The chaos of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office have reinforced the impression that the U.S. can no longer wield power effectively. This means we are entering uncharted territory. What will happen if the world begins to believe America is withdrawing from the international stage? The answer is unlikely to be pleasingÂ...

    Geert Wilders’ American connections
    Feb14

    Geert Wilders’ American connections

    AMSTERDAM — Geert Wilders is approaching the Dutch election bolstered by the shock victory of a like-minded campaign in the United States, and with something of his worldview reflected in Donald Trump’s White House. Trump’s order barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States...