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      Trump victory stirs Brexit bad memories in Europe
      Nov09

      Trump victory stirs Brexit bad memories in Europe

      DUBLIN // In a shock result reminiscent of the Brexit referendum in June, Europe awoke on Wednesday morning to find Donald Trump within striking distance of victory in the US presidential election.Opinion polls leading up to the election had been assured of a win for the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton. If anything, the widespread...

      For Europeans and Russians in UAE, mixed feelings over Clinton and Trump
      Nov05

      For Europeans and Russians in UAE, mixed feelings over Clinton and Trump

      This is the sixth in a daily series that explores how expats from around the world feel ahead of the US presidential election on November 8. We have spoken to people from Latin America, South Asia, Africa, Russia and East Asia. Next we talk to people from the MENA region.ABU DHABI // With only a few days left before the US elections, UAE...

      How Russia’s Vladimir Putin took centre stage in the US election
      Nov01

      How Russia’s Vladimir Putin took centre stage in the US election

      In the previous 56 US presidential elections, no candidate has had to suspect that a rival may have colluded with a foreign power to scuttle his campaign. But then again, this is no ordinary presidential race. American intelligence agencies have accused Russia of hacking into the email servers of the Democratic National Committee and leaking...

      British spy chief warns of threats from ‘aggressive’ Russia
      Nov01

      British spy chief warns of threats from ‘aggressive’ Russia

      London // The head of British intelligence agency MI5, Andrew Parker, on Monday warned of Russia acting in “increasingly aggressive ways” and utilising new technologies in its opposition to the west.”It is using its whole range of state organs and powers to push its foreign policy abroad in increasingly aggressive ways –...

      British spy chief warns of threats from ‘aggressive’ Russia
      Nov01

      British spy chief warns of threats from ‘aggressive’ Russia

      London // The head of British intelligence agency MI5, Andrew Parker, on Monday warned of Russia acting in “increasingly aggressive ways” and utilising new technologies in its opposition to the west.”It is using its whole range of state organs and powers to push its foreign policy abroad in increasingly aggressive ways –...

      Putin meets Erdogan to revive ties after Syria crisis
      Oct10

      Putin meets Erdogan to revive ties after Syria crisis

      Istanbul // Vladimir Putin met Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Mondayduring his first visit to Turkey since Russian and Turley fell out over the Syria conflict.Only a few months ago, the two presidents were exchanging bitterly personal accusations after Turkey shot down a Russian war plane on the Syrian border last November.But after a June...

      As the US and Russia step away from Syria, Europe steps in to fill the gap
      Oct05

      As the US and Russia step away from Syria, Europe steps in to fill the gap

      GENEVA // Now that the US and Russia have given up working together on Syria, Europe has stepped into the breach in the quest to end the five-and-a-half-year war.The French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault is heading to Moscow on Thursday and Washington on Friday in a bid to restart talks on a ceasefire in Syria, aiming to push for the adoption...

      Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia ‘have nothing more to talk about’
      Oct05

      Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia ‘have nothing more to talk about’

      BEIRUT// The halting of talks between the United States and Russia aimed at bringing a ceasefire to Syria comes amid a wider deterioration of US-Russian relations that will be difficult to overcome.As the two powers responsible for negotiating cessations in the violence in Syria, the impasse between Washington and Moscow means the prospects for...

      Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about”
      Oct05

      Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about”

      BEIRUT// The halting of talks between the United States and Russia aimed at bringing a ceasefire to Syria comes amid a wider deterioration of US-Russian relations that will be difficult to overcome.As the two powers responsible for negotiating cessations in the violence in Syria, the impasse between Washington and Moscow means the prospects for...

      Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about.”
      Oct04

      Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about.”

      BEIRUT// The halting of talks between the United States and Russia aimed at bringing a ceasefire to Syria comes amid a wider deterioration of US-Russian relations that will be difficult to overcome.As the two powers responsible for negotiating cessations in the violence in Syria, the impasse between Washington and Moscow means the prospects for...