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      Trump defends his right to interfere in criminal cases
      Feb15

      Trump defends his right to interfere in criminal cases

      President Donald Trump said yesterday that he has “the legal right” to interfere in criminal cases, capping a tumultuous week that raised questions about whether he is eroding the independence of the US legal system.Trump’s criticism of the judge, jury and prosecutors in the criminal case of his longtime adviser Roger Stone prompted an...

      Trump Contradicts Past Denials, Admits Sending Giuliani to Ukraine
      Feb14

      Trump Contradicts Past Denials, Admits Sending Giuliani to Ukraine

      TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Emboldened after his impeachment acquittal, President Donald Trump now openly admits to sending his attorney Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine to find damaging information about his political opponents, even though he strongly denied it during the impeachment inquiry. …read more Source:: Tasnim News...

      Tehran Concurrently Admits and Conceals
      Feb14

      Tehran Concurrently Admits and Conceals

      By Pooya Stone The head of the Iranian team investigating the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 declared this week that no more documents would be shared with the Ukrainian government and that overall cooperation with Kyiv had come to an end. …read more Source:: Iran...

      Stage set for Marathon Swim World Series Doha
      Feb14

      Stage set for Marathon Swim World Series Doha

      The Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) is all set to stage the season-opening FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series Doha 2020 to be held tomorrow at iconic Katara Beach, which will provide a stunning setting for elite athletes in the 10km races.QSA, which organised the last two meets of the series in Corniche waters, is confident that athletes will...

      Envoys of Sierra Leone and Ukraine present credentials
      Feb13

      Envoys of Sierra Leone and Ukraine present credentials

      HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi received a copy of the credentials of ambassador of Sierra Leone to Qatar, Hajja Ishita Thomas, on Thursday. HE al-Muraikhi wished the new ambassador success in her duties and assured her of all support to upgrade bilateral relations between Qatar and Sierra Leone. HE...

      Akinci’s Spokeman Responds to Attacks on President
      Feb13

      Akinci’s Spokeman Responds to Attacks on President

      Presidential Spokesman – Baris BurcuSpokesman for President Mustafa Akinci, Barış Burcu yesterday spoke of his sadness about the vitriolic attacks launched against the President following an interview with UK daily ‘The Guardian’. President Akıncı said in the interview that Cyprus faced permanent partition of its Greek and Turkish...

      Ukraine Sticks to Positions on Russia but Leaves Room for 'Compromises'
      Feb12

      Ukraine Sticks to Positions on Russia but Leaves Room for 'Compromises'

      TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Ukrainian president’s new chief of staff on Wednesday stuck to Kiev’s existing positions on ending the war against Russian-backed forces in the eastern Donbass region but said there could be compromises during negotiations with Moscow. …read more Source:: Tasnim News...

      Ukraine’s president fires chief of staff after reports of turf war
      Feb11

      Ukraine’s president fires chief of staff after reports of turf war

      Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy dismissed his chief of staff Andriy Bogdan on Tuesday, cutting ties with a lawyer whose links with a prominent tycoon had made him one of Zelenskiy’s most controversial appointments since taking office last year. …read more Source:: Iran...

      Putin Picks New Ukraine Negotiator after Ties Thaw A Little
      Feb11

      Putin Picks New Ukraine Negotiator after Ties Thaw A Little

      TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a senior Ukrainian-born Russian official was now in charge of managing Moscow’s relations with Ukraine, a move likely to be seen by some politicians in Kiev as further evidence of a slight thaw in ties. …read more Source:: Tasnim News...

      Vindman’s synagogue accepts letters of support following ouster
      Feb11

      Vindman’s synagogue accepts letters of support following ouster

      Vindman was the Jewish staffer who was among the first to raise flags about President Donald Trump’s pressure on Ukraine to investigate a political rival.; …read more Source:: The Jerusalem...