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      Outgoing CIA chief tells Trump to watch his words
      Jan16

      Outgoing CIA chief tells Trump to watch his words

      WASHINGTON: Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t understand the challenges posed by Russia. Brennan’s stern words—which sparked a quick Twitter retort from Trump—were the latest salvo in the ongoing feud...

      Outgoing CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words
      Jan16

      Outgoing CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words

      WASHINGTON: Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn’t understand the challenges posed by Russia. Brennan’s stern words — which sparked a quick Twitter retort from Trump — were the latest salvo in the ongoing feud between the...

      NATO ‘obsolete,’ says Trump as he suggests Russia nuclear deal
      Jan16

      NATO ‘obsolete,’ says Trump as he suggests Russia nuclear deal

      FRANKFURT AM MAIN: President-elect Donald Trump, in remarks published on Sunday, described NATO as “obsolete” and suggested a deal with Russia that would reduce nuclear arsenals and ease sanctions on Moscow. He also hailed Britain’s exit from the EU and backed a speedy trade deal with the UK, but condemned as “catastrophic” Chancellor...

      Winter storm batters Europe, thousands evacuated
      Jan14

      Winter storm batters Europe, thousands evacuated

      LONDON: A powerful winter storm battered Europe on Friday (Saturday in Manila), knocking power out for 330,000 homes in France, prompting the evacuation of thousands of seaside dwellers in Britain and disrupting travel. Britain issued more than a dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there was a risk of danger to life, and deployed the military to...

      Winter storm batters Europe
      Jan14

      Winter storm batters Europe

      LONDON: A powerful winter storm battered Europe on Friday (Saturday in Manila), knocking power out for 330,000 homes in France, prompting the evacuation of thousands of seaside dwellers in Britain and disrupting travel. Britain issued more than a dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there was a risk of danger to life, and deployed the military to...

      Blocking China from islands means ‘war’
      Jan13

      Blocking China from islands means ‘war’

      CHINA’S state-run media warned the United States on Friday there would be war if it moved to block China’s access to islands in the contested West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). “Unless Washington plans to wage a large-scale war in the South China Sea, any other approaches to prevent Chinese access to the islands will be foolish,”...

      Trump secretary of state pick says Russia ‘a danger’
      Jan12

      Trump secretary of state pick says Russia ‘a danger’

      WASHINGTON: Accused of being too cozy with the Kremlin, Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state called Russia a “danger” Wednesday as he appeared to contradict the US president-elect’s oft-proclaimed determination to improve ties with Moscow. While Rex Tillerson signaled his intention to be clear-eyed about Moscow, he refused to...

      Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China
      Jan12

      Trump’s secretary of state pick hits out at China

      WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick Rex Tillerson hit out at China during his Senate confirmation hearing, warning the US would send a “clear signal” that the Asian giant must abandon its artificial islands in the South China Sea. “We’re going to have to send China a clear signal that, first the island building stops,...

      US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers
      Jan10

      US blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers

      WASHINGTON: The United States on Monday blacklisted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s reputed top enforcer and the prime suspects in the murder of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London a decade ago. The US Treasury added Russia’s senior federal investigator Alexander Bastrykin and alleged assassins Andrei Lugovoi and Dmitri Kovtun to...

      Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers
      Jan07

      Le Pen to push for ‘Frexit’ if EU refuses to cede powers

      PARIS: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen pledged Friday she would campaign for France to leave the EU unless Brussels agreed to return full powers to control immigration and economic policy to member states. The presidential candidate has promised if elected in May to dump the euro and organize a Brexit-style referendum on France’s...