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    Iran Will Be the First Beneficiary From Trump’s Policies in Syria
    Nov27

    Iran Will Be the First Beneficiary From Trump’s Policies in Syria

    Raghida Dergham The US President-elect Donald Trump has caused different kinds of reactions so far: an international keenness to follow up news of his decisions and cabinet appointments, an optimistic surge in the New York stock markets, and deep apprehension among a segment of Americans and others regarding the possibility of the US turning its...

    French conservatives vote to choose presidential nominee
    Nov27

    French conservatives vote to choose presidential nominee

    PARIS — French conservatives voted Sunday for their nominee in next year’s presidential election, choosing between two former prime ministers with some similar ideas on the economy but divergent views on how to prevent further terror attacks on French soil. The contenders in the primary runoff — Francois Fillon, 62, and 71-year-old Alain...

    Vladimir Putin: Russia’s borders ‘do not end anywhere’
    Nov27

    Vladimir Putin: Russia’s borders ‘do not end anywhere’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told a nine-year-old boy this week that Russia, effectively, has no borders, according to news reports: Vladimir Putin has said Russia’s borders “do not end anywhere” during a live televised awards ceremony for students in Moscow. On stage, the Russian president asked a nine-year-old boy: “Where does...

    Eastern Ukraine Separatists Ban Czech Aid Group
    Nov27

    Eastern Ukraine Separatists Ban Czech Aid Group

    A Czech-based humanitarian organization, People In Need, says it has been banned from operating in the Donetsk area of eastern Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili Holds Rally In Support Of New Political Movement In Ukraine
    Nov27

    Saakashvili Holds Rally In Support Of New Political Movement In Ukraine

    A diverse crowd of about 1,000 people turned out in central Kyiv for a rally in support of a new political movement headed by Mikheil Saakashvili, the reformist former Georgian president who has launched a second political career in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Green Recount Effort Poised To Explore Whether Russia Hacked The Vote For Trump
    Nov27

    Green Recount Effort Poised To Explore Whether Russia Hacked The Vote For Trump

    Click here for reuse options! The stakes and lines of inquiry became clearer on Friday and Saturday, as Clinton campaign joined effort. Investigating Russia’s role in interfering and possibly hacking the 2016 presidential election vote is at the center of the Green Party-led recount effort. The recount entered a new phase on Saturday, when...

    Chess Rivals Carlsen, Karjakin Tied Entering Last Game Of World Championship Match
    Nov27

    Chess Rivals Carlsen, Karjakin Tied Entering Last Game Of World Championship Match

    Reigning champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and Russian challenger Sergei Karjakin are in a dead heat with one game left in their World Chess Championship match in New York City. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    French Conservatives to Pick a Former PM as Presidential Nominee
    Nov27

    French Conservatives to Pick a Former PM as Presidential Nominee

    French conservatives Sunday are choosing their nominee for next year’s presidential election from two former prime ministers with deep experience in government and differing views on how to prevent more terror attacks on French soil. The contenders in the conservative’s primary runoff — Francois Fillon, 62, and 71-year-old Alain Juppe...

    French conservatives voting to choose presidential nominee
    Nov27

    French conservatives voting to choose presidential nominee

    PARIS (AP) — French conservatives on Sunday are choosing their nominee for next year’s vital presidential election from among two former prime ministers with deep experience in government and differing views on how to prevent more terror attacks on French soil. The contenders in the conservative’s primary runoff — Francois Fillon, 62,...

    Trump and Putin: What is to be done?
    Nov27

    Trump and Putin: What is to be done?

    The true nature of the relationship between the Russians and President-elect Donald Trump may never be fully known. What is clear is that the framework for a new relationship is more complicated for the Trump team than it has been for any of their predecessors in the past quarter century. This is in part because of Donald Trump’s...