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    FBI head denies Trump wiretap claim, confirms Russia election probe
    Mar21

    FBI head denies Trump wiretap claim, confirms Russia election probe

    WASHINGTON DC: FBI Director James Comey on Monday confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating possible ties between Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia as Moscow sought to influence the 2016 US election. Comey and Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, made clear that...

    Ukraine eyes to increase Azerbaijani oil supplies
    Mar21

    Ukraine eyes to increase Azerbaijani oil supplies

    Ukraine’s UkrTransNafta OJSC plans to increase the volumes of Azeri Light oil supplies to the Kremenchug refinery to 1.9 million tons per year in the future, Ukrainian First Vice Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv said in an exclusive interview with Trend. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine eyes to increase Azerbaijani oil supplies
    Mar21

    Ukraine eyes to increase Azerbaijani oil supplies

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Crimean-Congo fever leaves three dead in Oman
    Mar21

    Crimean-Congo fever leaves three dead in Oman

    Muscat: Three people have died and another six received treatment for Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) during the first months of 2017, the Ministry of Health has revealed.The ministry stated that the rise in CCHF cases is notable compared to the same period in 2016 where only three cases were reported. CCHF is a tick-borne virus which...

    Trump's Nazis?
    Mar21

    Trump's Nazis?

    We got accustomed to it during the presidential election campaign: headlines in major media reminding us that there actually still exists something called the KKK. On November 1, only a few days before Americans went to the polls, the Washington Post found it worthwhile to devote an entire story to the fact that the KKK’s official newspaper...

    Today’s “Great Game” – Power Politics or Amateur Hour
    Mar21

    Today’s “Great Game” – Power Politics or Amateur Hour

    By Michael J. BrennerAssessing the interests and weaknesses of the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran in the Middle East.The “Great Game” being played in the Middle East, with Syria and Iraq as the center rings, bears a superficial similarity to the power political maneuverings of the dominant European states in their African and Asian periphery...

    Hacked information bomb under Germany’s election
    Mar21

    Hacked information bomb under Germany’s election

    BERLIN — In May 2015, a message popped up on every desktop in the German parliament: the computer system was about to shut down. Moments later, screen after screen around the Bundestag turned dark, affecting thousands of lawmakers, officials and staffers. While the outage was brief, it was enough to rattle nerves —...

    Interview: Andrew Bacevich on American militarism
    Mar21

    Interview: Andrew Bacevich on American militarism

    Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert J. Fluegel The November election of Donald Trump raised serious questions about the direction of US foreign policy. Would the president seek better diplomatic relations with Russia? Would he step up, or deescalate, conflict in the Middle East? How would he handle NATO, the military alliance...

    All eyes are on Paul Manafort
    Mar21

    All eyes are on Paul Manafort

    American and Ukrainian officials are pushing to question President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in separate investigations related to his work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine once headed by that country’s disgraced former president Viktor Yanukovych. Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) told POLITICO that...

    Spicer says Manafort played a ‘very limited role’ in the campaign
    Mar21

    Spicer says Manafort played a ‘very limited role’ in the campaign

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer tried to downplay scrutiny into the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia on Monday by describing Paul Manafort, the president’s former campaign chairman, as someone “who played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time” in the effort. Asked at Monday’s press briefing if...