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US lawmakers seek deeper probe into Russia ties after Trump aide quits

WASHINGTON: U.S. lawmakers, including some leading Republicans, called on Tuesday for a deeper inquiry into White House ties to Russia, after national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned in President Donald Trump’s biggest staff upheaval so far. Flynn quit on Monday after only three weeks in the job amid revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions… Read More »

S Korea's swim team manager quits over hidden camera scandal: Report

SEOUL: The manager of South Korea’s national swimming team has resigned as an investigation continues into a scandal involving the alleged installation of hidden cameras in the female dressing room of a swimming pool, the national federation said on Wednesday (Aug 31). “As manager that leads the team, I deeply feel responsible that such (a)… 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 »