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2 03, 2021

US imposes sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to poisoning attack on Alexei Navalny

By | 2021-03-02T14:56:39+00:00 March 2nd, 2021|World|Comments Off on US imposes sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to poisoning attack on Alexei Navalny

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on seven senior Russians as it said its intelligence concluded that Moscow was behind the poisoning of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.In action coordinated with the EU, the US renewed demands that Ru...

2 03, 2021

China-Russia ties: ‘no plans for military alliance’ to take on US

By | 2021-03-02T14:00:21+00:00 March 2nd, 2021|World|Comments Off on China-Russia ties: ‘no plans for military alliance’ to take on US

China has no plans to forge a military alliance with Russia, the defence ministry said on Monday, responding to speculation that Beijing and Moscow could develop a united front against Nato.“China-Russia military relations are ... an important supporti...

1 03, 2021

Golden Globes 2021: Nomadland scoops best picture, The Crown, Minari, Jason Sudeikis also win awards at the socially distanced event

By | 2021-03-01T04:58:00+00:00 March 1st, 2021|World|Comments Off on Golden Globes 2021: Nomadland scoops best picture, The Crown, Minari, Jason Sudeikis also win awards at the socially distanced event

With homebound nominees appearing by remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country, a very socially distanced 78th Golden Globe Awards trudged on in the midst of the pandemic and a storm of criticism.Netflix, which c...

1 03, 2021

WTO reform: hopes for momentum as new boss Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes charge in Geneva

By | 2021-03-01T04:00:17+00:00 March 1st, 2021|World|Comments Off on WTO reform: hopes for momentum as new boss Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes charge in Geneva

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes over the World Trade Organization on Monday amid hopes that she will spur the beleaguered body into addressing its towering challenges, including the pandemic-fuelled global economic crisis.“The WTO is too important to allow i...