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Trump taps son-in-law to head bureaucracy overhaul: Report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has tapped son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead a new White House office, that aims to apply ideas from the business world to help streamline the government, the Washington Post reported Sunday (Mar 26). The White House Office of Innovation is to be unveiled Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the… Read More »

Isinbayeva to head RUSADA Supervisory Council

MOSCOW: Twice Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva was named on Wednesday as head of a new Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) Supevisory Council which will control the actions undertaken by the organisation. The 34-year-old Isinbayeva, who retired after Russia’s track and field team were banned from competing at this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,… Read More »

French head of EU foreign service quits in shake-up

BRUSSELS: The head of the European Union’s foreign service, French diplomat Alain Le Roy, has resigned after differences with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, EU diplomats said. Le Roy’s departure “for personal reasons” just 16 months after he took the job of secretary-general of the European External Action Service was disclosed in a brief… Read More »