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  • Documents indicate Germany spied on foreign journalists

    Date: 2017-02-25 07:35:40 GMT - Germany - International - SN:5 - ID:6583629

    Germany's foreign intelligence agency, the BND, apparently spied on large numbers of foreign journalists overseas over the course of several years, including employees of the BBC, Reuters and the New York Times, DER SPIEGEL reported on Friday. ....

  • Petition calls for Barack Obama to run as French president

    Date: 2017-02-25 07:34:10 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:6583617

    If the upcoming French election wasn't tense enough, a petition is calling to add yet another candidate into the mix: former US President Barack Obama, the Time Magazine reported on Friday. The Obama 17 campaign, which was launched earlier this ....

  • Pentagon plan to defeat Daesh to look beyond Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2017-02-24 09:04:19 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:6579509

    A Pentagon-led plan to defeat the so-called Islamic State group, due in draft form by Monday, will look beyond Iraq and Syria to include the threat from jihadists around the world fueling the conflict, the Daily Mail quoted America's top general as ....

  • Russian ambassador to UN dies day before turning 65

    Date: 2017-02-21 07:47:08 GMT - Russia - International - SN:3 - ID:6560349

    Vitaly Churkin, who served as Russia's permanent representative to the United Nations since 2006, "died suddenly" in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced. Churkin would have turned 65 on Tuesday. The announcement "of the untimely ....

  • Trump picks Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as new national security adviser

    Date: 2017-02-21 06:20:49 GMT - USA - International - SN:1 - ID:6559909

    US President Donald Trump announced Monday that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will serve as his next national security adviser, filling the void left last week by the sudden dismissal of Michael Flynn. McMaster, the head of the Army Capabilities ....

  • Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

    Date: 2017-02-20 07:08:16 GMT - USA - International - SN:1 - ID:6553565

    A senior US administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers, ABC News reported Sunday. Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a month ago to head the ....

  • Explosion heard inside compound of US embassy in Kabul

    Date: 2017-02-18 08:58:48 GMT - Afghanistan - International - SN:3 - ID:6543245

    A loud explosion was heard Saturday inside the compound of the US Embassy in Kabul. The explosion was followed by shooting, according to the BBC. There is no immediate word on casualties. ....

  • Netanyahu, Trump to meet amid uncertainty over US policy - WSJ

    Date: 2017-02-15 10:46:17 GMT - USA - International - SN:4 - ID:6527205

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began meetings in Washington Tuesday ahead of a critical summit with US President Donald Trump, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Officials in both countries hope the meetings will clarify the new ....

  • Trump's security advisor Michael Flynn quits

    Date: 2017-02-14 08:26:24 GMT - USA - International - SN:3 - ID:6519645

    US President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned following reports he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia, Sky news reported Tuesday. White House press ....

  • Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump discuss US-Canada trade

    Date: 2017-02-14 06:58:27 GMT - USA - International - SN:2 - ID:6519117

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada met for the first time Monday with US President DoTrump, attempting to bridge gaps in style and strategy between the two leaders. Few issues are as high on a Canadian leader’s agenda. Trump's protectionist ....

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