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    Trump ‘obviously’ knew Russia behind election hacks, White House alleges
    Dec16

    Trump ‘obviously’ knew Russia behind election hacks, White House alleges

    The Obama administration suggested today that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election and said it was “fact” that hacking had helped president-elect Donald Trump’s campaign. The White House also levelled an attack on Trump...

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet Amid East-West Standoff
    Dec15

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet Amid East-West Standoff

    NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Monday after Moscow agreed to a “frank discussion” about the east-west standoff that both sides say is a risk to Europe’s stability. The NATO-Russia Council, the forum bringing together NATO ambassadors and Russia’s top diplomat attached to the U.S.-led alliance, will...

    EU Deal Aims for Closer Ties With Ukraine
    Dec15

    EU Deal Aims for Closer Ties With Ukraine

    European Union leaders on Thursday agreed to a compromise with representatives from the Netherlands that will allow increased cooperation and trade with Ukraine. The Netherlands is the only country that has not ratified a so-called association agreement between the EU and Ukraine that would help the country achieve closer relations with the West....

    Trump’s United States may be a threat to United Nations
    Dec15

    Trump’s United States may be a threat to United Nations

    Co-authored by Mogens Lykketoft, President of the UN’s 70th General Assembly, This is the first excerpt from our book on our experiences at the UN and in New York during the UN General Assembly’s 70th session, 2015-16, translated from the Danish The election of Trump is a threat to the United Nations’ mission and purpose. His...

    Will Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice drain Donald Trump’s swamp?
    Dec15

    Will Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice drain Donald Trump’s swamp?

    In this photo taken Nov. 17, 2016, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. speaks to media at Trump Tower in New York. President-elect Donald Trump has picked Sessions for the job of attorney general. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Imagine (it’s easy if you try)… President Trump sues the General Services Administration for...

    Netherlands, EU Reach Deal On Ukraine Association Agreement
    Dec15

    Netherlands, EU Reach Deal On Ukraine Association Agreement

    European Union leaders have reached an agreement about a demand from the Netherlands on a deal that would establish closer ties between the EU and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Ukroboronprom to increase armored vehicle production
    Dec15

    Ukraine’s Ukroboronprom to increase armored vehicle production

    Ryan MaassKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 15 (UPI) — Ukraine’s state-owned defense contractor Ukroboronprom announced plans to create a new production workshop for its BTR-3 armored vehicles. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump picks his Interior chief, a supporter of more drilling
    Dec15

    Trump picks his Interior chief, a supporter of more drilling

    NEW YORK — Edging closer to completing his Cabinet, President-elect Donald Trump announced his choice of Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke as Interior secretary Thursday, picking a man who should fit smoothly into an administration favouring more energy drilling and less regulation. In the evening, he was to embark on his latest campaign victory lap, this...

    Trump: Sanction Iran bigly! Trump’s SoS pick: Screw sanctions, they don’t do jack
    Dec15

    Trump: Sanction Iran bigly! Trump’s SoS pick: Screw sanctions, they don’t do jack

    During the campaign, Donald Trump made complaints about lowering of some sanctions against Iraq a standard part of his daily diatribe. Just last week, the Trump campaign discussed putting more sanctions in place. Donald Trump’s transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on...

    Trump: Sanction Iran bigly! Trump’s SoS pick: Screw sanctions, they don’t do jack
    Dec15

    Trump: Sanction Iran bigly! Trump’s SoS pick: Screw sanctions, they don’t do jack

    During the campaign, Donald Trump made complaints about lowering of some sanctions against Iraq a standard part of his daily diatribe. Just last week, the Trump campaign discussed putting more sanctions in place. Donald Trump’s transition team is examining proposals for new non-nuclear sanctions on Iran, the Financial Times reported on...