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    Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US
    Nov09

    Putin gives thumbs-up to Trump’s win in US

    WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin is giving a thumbs-up to president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. In a brief statement Wednesday, the Kremlin said Putin has sent Trump a telegram to congratulate him on winning. Putin expressed “his hope to work together for removing Russian-American relations from their crisis...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump On Election Win
    Nov09

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump On Election Win

    MOSCOW, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russia is ready to do its part to fully restore ties with Washington following the election of businessman Donald Trump as the next U.S. President, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election,...

    The world reacts to Donald Trump’s victory
    Nov09

    The world reacts to Donald Trump’s victory

    The world woke up on Wednesday morning to the news that, against all the odds, Donald Trump had been elected the 45th president of the United States. It is a victory that has been described as “a huge shock”, “bigger than Brexit” and “a real sensation”, while the new president has been described by one German official as the “pioneer of a new...

    Mr. President
    Nov09

    Mr. President

    By Steve Holland and John Whitesides (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic rule and sending the United States on a new, uncertain path. A wealthy real-estate developer and former reality TV host, Trump rode a...

    5 winners and 4 losers from the 2016 election
    Nov09

    5 winners and 4 losers from the 2016 election

    This is certainly not how I expected this to end. In a genuinely shocking upset, overturning the results of even the most cautious polling models, Donald Trump appears to have won the presidency of the United States. He beat arguably the most experienced candidate ever put forward by a major party, the wife of a beloved former president who...

    UN committees vote on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day
    Nov09

    UN committees vote on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day

    (JTA) — Committees of the United Nations General Assembly were scheduled to vote on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day. Along with the Israel votes on Tuesday, the committees were due to take up three other resolutions — on Syria, Iran and Crimea. At least two of the resolutions involving Israel reportedly ignored Jewish ties to the Temple...

    UN committees voting on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day
    Nov08

    UN committees voting on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day

    (JTA) — Committees of the United Nations General Assembly were scheduled to vote on 10 resolutions against Israel in one day. Along with the Israel votes on Tuesday, the committees were due to take up three other resolutions — on Syria, Iran and Crimea. At least two of the resolutions involving Israel reportedly ignored Jewish ties to the Temple...

    Japan and Russia Gear Up for High-Stakes Talks
    Nov08

    Japan and Russia Gear Up for High-Stakes Talks

    Japan and Russia are laying the groundwork for a major summit next month, at which Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe will discuss a host of economic projects and an unresolved territorial dispute. Financial Times explains: Japan and Russia are discussing almost 100 economic co-operation projects as they prepare to negotiate over four disputed islands...

    EU Adds Six Russian Duma Deputies From Crimea To Sanctions List
    Nov08

    EU Adds Six Russian Duma Deputies From Crimea To Sanctions List

    The European Union has added six new deputies in Russia’s State Duma — all from Crimea — to its sanctions list over Russia’s seizure and illegal annexation of the Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN condemns Israel 10 times, 3 for rest of world combined
    Nov08

    UN condemns Israel 10 times, 3 for rest of world combined

    GENEVA, Nov. 8, 2016 – The U.N. General Assembly nearly completed voting today on 10 resolutions against Israel, compared to three for the rest of the world combined, with one each slated for Syria, Iran, and Crimea. See full list here. …read more Source: Canada Free...