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Germany's Schulz calls Trump 'un-American', warns against lifting Russia sanctions

BERLIN: Germany’s centre-left chancellor candidate Martin Schulz has criticised U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies as “un-American” and warned against lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. In one of the sharpest remarks yet by a senior German politician since the new American leader took office, Schulz told the Funke media… Read More »

US slaps sanctions on seven North Koreans, two DPRK entities

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday it had added seven North Koreans and and two North Korean government entities to its sanctions list. The department said in a statement its Office of Foreign Assets Control added the six men and one woman, all officials of the government of the Democratic People’s Republic of… Read More »

Asked about Russia sanctions, Trump says 'we ought to get on with our lives'

PALM BEACH, Fla.: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested that the United States and Russia lay to rest the controversy over Moscow’s computer hacking of Democratic Party computers, saying, “We ought to get on with our lives.” Trump has cast doubt on the findings of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian hackers took information from… Read More »

Kerry tells South Sudan leaders to stick to peace deal or face sanctions

NAIROBI: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan’s leaders to “get the job done” by fully implementing a peace deal or face a U.N. arms embargo and sanctions. His warning followed meetings in Nairobi on Monday with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and foreign ministers from Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan to discuss… Read More »