Obama orders review of foreign attempts to hack US election
WASHINGTON — President Obama has ordered the nation's intelligence agencies to conduct a full review of attempts by foreign hackers to influence U.S. elections — and he wants a report before he leaves office on Jan. 20. The review will look back to ...
Obama orders 'deep dive' of election-related hackingPolitico
Obama Orders Review of Election HackingNewsmax
Obama orders review into 'Russian hacking' before US electionBBC News
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Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the result of the election which he lost earlier this month. In an announcement on state TV, he said the electoral process had suffered "unacceptable abnormalities" and he called for a fresh vote. Mr Jammeh ...
New Gambia leader pledges to repeal peaceful protest banWashington Post
Gambia: Social Media Overwhelms a 20-Year DictatorWorld Policy Institute (blog)
Sharing first day of freedom with Gambia's political prisonersIrish Times
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Opposition Candidate Wins Ghana's Presidential Vote
The main opposition challenger to Ghana's incumbent president has won the country's presidential election, according to official results released late Friday. "It is my duty and my privilege to declare Nana Akufo-Addo as the president elect of Ghana ...
Ghana election: Opposition leader Akufo-Addo declared winnerBBC News
Ghana's president concedes election defeat after tense dayReuters
Ghana president concedes defeat, sparking opposition joyYahoo News
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Trump Will Face 'Wall of Resistance' in Congress If He Gives Putin a Pass on Ukraine - Foreign Policy
Trump Will Face 'Wall of Resistance' in Congress If He Gives Putin a Pass on Ukraine
Democratic Sen. Chris Coons says both parties will fight any attempt by the next administration to cozy up to Putin. By Dan De LuceDan De Luce is Foreign Policy's chief national security correspondent. December 9, 2016; Dan.DeLuce · @dandeluce ...
Putin lays out Moscow's new Mideast strategyAl-Monitor
'Ukraine's $6.6bn fine on Russia's Gazprom is illegal'– Russian Energy MinisterRT
Ukraine Moscow says Ukraine willing to buy 1.5 to 4 billion cubic meters of gasKyiv Post
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Madagali: Dozens killed in Nigeria suicide attack
At least 45 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in the north-eastern Nigerian town of Madagali in Adamawa state, officials say. Two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a busy market, an army spokesman said. No group has ...
'World Digest: Dec. 9. 2016Washington Post
Supposedly defeated, Boko Haram blamed for killing 30 in suicide attackLos Angeles Times
Female suicide bombers kill 30 in Nigeria marketCNN
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Diplomat: Geneva Meeting Could Avoid 'Destruction' in Aleppo
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UNITED NATIONS — A meeting on Saturday between Moscow and Washington is extremely important because it could avoid "massive destruction" if a plan for evacuating rebel fighters and civilians from war-ravaged Aleppo can be worked out, the U.N.'s ...
'We Are About to Die': The End Comes for AleppoTIME
Many in Aleppo See Choices Reduced to Displacement, Submission or DeathWall Street Journal
Hundreds of men vanish as they flee Aleppo, UN official saysWashington Post
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UK's Johnson courts Gulf after Saudi comments draw putdown
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson attends during the Rome MED Mediterranean Dialogues forum in Rome, Italy December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/Files. By William Maclean | MANAMA. MANAMA Britain's exit from the European Union ...
To succeed with GCC, Britain can't 'have the cake and eat it'Huffington Post
British foreign secretary avoids controversy in Bahrain talkWashington Post
Boris Johnson uses Downing Street meeting to tell Theresa May he will not change after Saudi Arabia rowTelegraph.co.uk
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Preliminary-magnitude 6.9 aftershock quake strikes near Solomon Islands, USGS says
An aftershock with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9 struck the Solomon Islands on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, one day after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the region. KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Friday, December 09, 2016 12:52PM. SOLOMON ISLANDS (KABC) ...
Second strong quake hits off Solomon Islands: USGSDaily Mail
Tsunami Warnings Are Cancelled After Big Pacific EarthquakeABC News
'People just panicked': 6.9 magnitude quake destroys homes on Solomon IslandsCBC.ca
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Ethics in the swamp: the rot of corruption
Corruption is a live topic today. Since 2005, international anti-corruption day has been “celebrated” on December 9, in hopes that a visible day marking the topic can raise awareness about corruption and bolster a sense that something can be done to ...
On International Day, UN urges world to stand united against corruptionUN News Centre
South Africa: Minister Jeff Radebe - International Anti-Corruption DayAllAfrica.com
Nigeria facing massive corruption problems — FayemiVanguard
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Doping scheme may have touched all Russian athletes - WADA
Dec 9 (Reuters) - A report that connected over 1,000 Russian athletes to a state-run doping system only scratched the surface of a drugs culture that may have touched all the country's Olympians, WADA Director General Olivier Niggli said on Friday.
Codename Duchess: Why the McLaren report mattersCyclingnews.com
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Explosion kills 6 Egyptian police officers, wounds others in Cairo
CAIRO — A bomb blast killed six policemen and injured three others Friday in what was probably the deadliest assault targeting Egyptian security forces in Cairo in recent months, according to the country's state-run news service. The explosion ...
Egypt bombs kill six policemen, civilianYahoo News
Cairo Blast Targets Egyptian Security Forces, Killing SixWall Street Journal
Egypt security forces hit by two bombings in a single dayReuters
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Colombian president to collect Nobel without rebels in tow
OSLO, Norway - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos brought no members of the leftist FARC rebel group to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony because he didn't want to “create a problem” for the Norwegian government, he said Friday.
Colombia's Santos says Nobel prize was 'gift from heaven' for peaceeuronews
Peace deal will help Colombia battle cocaine, president saysThomson Reuters Foundation
Nobel prize a 'tremendous push' for Colombia peace, says SantosThe Hindu
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Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Tiara
Kate Middleton made a stunning appearance at Buckingham Palace tonight when she showed up in a bright red Jenny Packham gown, but it was Princess Diana's tiara atop her head that really had people talking. Photo credit: undefined. View photos.
Princess Diana's Favorite Tiara and Those Garters: 'Magnificent 6' Proudly Display Historical Jewels from Royal VaultYahoo Sports
See Princess Kate, the Queen and Camilla (in Tiaras!) with Their Princes in Regal New PortraitPEOPLE.com
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Asia Pacific|South Korea Embarks on Period of Uncertainty With Leader's Impeachment - New York Times
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Asia Pacific|South Korea Embarks on Period of Uncertainty With Leader's Impeachment
New York Times
South Korea's Parliament approved a motion Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye, suspending her from office pending a Constitutional Court decision. Motoko Rich, The Times's Tokyo bureau chief, reporting from Seoul, describes the scandal that led ...
South Korea Impeachment of President Park Is Latest Hit to Global Political OrderWall Street Journal
South Korean lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hyeFox News
South Korean parliament votes overwhelmingly to impeach President ParkReuters
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Chaos and Desperation as Thousands Flee Aleppo Amid Government Advance
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Residents fleeing the violence in Aleppo, Syria, gathered at a government checkpoint in the city on Thursday. Credit Youssef Karwashan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. BEIRUT, Lebanon — Hundreds of Syrian men who escaped rebel-held areas of ...
Aleppo: UN fears for 100000 trapped civilians, missing menCNN
UN concerned about safety of civilians in AleppoKuwait News Agency
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Dutch Detain Man With Rifle, Ammo, Image of IS Flag at Home
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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch police detained a 30-year-old man on suspicion of preparing a terrorist crime after finding a Kalashnikov rifle, two full ammunition clips and a painting featuring a flag used by the Islamic State group at his home ...
Terror suspect with rifle, illegal explosives, ISIS flag image caught in NetherlandsFox News
Heavily armed ISIS suspect arrested in NetherlandsNew York Post
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Far-Right Dutch Politician Found Guilty Of Hate Speech But Will Not Be Penalized
A Dutch court has convicted far-right politician Geert Wilders of inciting discrimination, but decided not to impose any penalty. The case is rooted in comments the lawmaker made at a 2014 rally, when supporters chanted that they wanted fewer Moroccans ...
Should there be more or fewer immigrants from Muslim countries to the US?Washington Post
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AgustaWestland: India ex-air force boss arrested for bribery
Police in India have arrested former air force chief SP Tyagi over allegations of corruption in a luxury helicopter deal with Anglo-Italian company AgustaWestland. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Mr Tyagi had given the company "undue ...
Former Indian Air Force Chief Arrested in AgustaWestland Copter DealDefenseNews.com
VVIP chopper scam: CBI arrests former Air Force chief SP Tyagi in AgustaWestland bribery caseTimes of India
SP Tyagi arrested in AgustaWestland scam: Here's a timeline of events in the Rs 3600 cr scamFirstpost
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In 2017, Watch Merkel Pivot to the Right
Leonid Bershidsky is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was the founding editor of the Russian business daily Vedomosti and founded the opinion website Slon.ru. Read More. @Bershidsky. Dec 9, 2016 8:16 AM EST. a | A. By. Leonid Bershidsky. German ...
Angela Merkel tried to help Syrian refugees — and it cost herChicago Tribune
Merkel's Bavarian allies praise tougher migrant stance but say it's not enoughBusiness Insider
Merkel Backtracks Amidst Refugee CrisisFrontPage Magazine
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World Vision Says Hundreds Affected by Solomon Islands Earthquake
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Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid organization said. Dec. 9, 2016, at 4:39 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google ...
Massive 7.8 earthquake shakes the Solomon Islands in southwest Pacific OceanWashington Post
Solomons escape serious damage after powerful 7.7 quakeYahoo News
Residents take to the hills as powerful quake hits Solomon IslandsReuters
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