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      UK queen’s offshore investments bared
      Nov06

      UK queen’s offshore investments bared

      WASHINGTON, D.C.: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, according to a vast leak of financial documents that also revealed Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II’s investments in tax havens. It was also revealed that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s...

      Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments
      Nov06

      Leaks show US commerce chief, UK queen’s offshore investments

      Leaks show US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business ties to a shipping firm linked to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, according to a vast leak of financial documents that also revealed Britain’s Queen Elizabeth...

      Ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe
      Oct31

      Ex-Trump aides charged in Russia probe

      WASHINGTON, D.C.: An investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election moved into a new and more perilous stage for the White House Tuesday after three aides to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, including a former chairman, were charged. Paul Manafort Ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort and another former Trump aide appeared...

      US draws up list of Russian firms under sanctions law
      Oct27

      US draws up list of Russian firms under sanctions law

      The US State Department on Thursday submitted to lawmakers a list of Russian companies with ties to the military and intelligence services that could face sanctions. A spokeswoman said the list would be made public in the coming days to allow American firms and individuals time to put an end to any business they are doing with the firms. In July,...

      No impunity in PH, Palace tells 39 UN states
      Sep29

      No impunity in PH, Palace tells 39 UN states

      Malacañang on Friday said the Philippine government would never accept foreign intervention in its internal affairs, particularly in its crackdown on illegal drugs. Palace spokesman Ernesto Abella issued the statement after 39 member-states of the United Nations (UN) expressed alarm over the alleged summary executions of suspected drug offenders...

      Britain ‘unconditionally’ committed to EU security – May
      Sep29

      Britain ‘unconditionally’ committed to EU security – May

      TAPA, Estonia: Britain is “unconditionally committed” to European security despite Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May told British troops stationed with NATO in Estonia on Friday, as EU leaders met to discuss the future of the bloc. Visiting troops with French President Emmanuel Macron, May reiterated Britain’s position that security...

      Trump thanks Putin for reducing US embassy staff
      Aug11

      Trump thanks Putin for reducing US embassy staff

      BEDMINSTER, New Jersey: President Donald Trump on Thursday (Friday in Manila) thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to reduce its staff—boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees—both US diplomats...

      Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff
      Aug11

      Trump thanks Putin for expelling US embassy staff

      BEDMINSTER: President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for ordering the US embassy in Moscow to slash its staff — boasting that this would cut payroll costs. Last month, the Kremlin demanded that Washington reduce its diplomatic footprint in Russia by 755 employees — both US diplomats and local staff — and close...

      Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets
      Aug08

      Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets

      JAKARTA: Indonesia said Tuesday it would trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets, saying it wanted to capitalize on international sanctions on Moscow as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to arrive for a visit. Indonesia and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange 11 Russian-made Sukhoi fighters for key...

      Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
      Aug04

      Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

      WASHINGTON, D.C: US President Donald Trump claimed relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow. After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness, an angry Trump...