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Merkel says looking forward to meeting Trump in Washington – paper

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper she was looking forward to meeting U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday. “It’s always better to talk with each other than about each other,” Merkel told regional newspaper Saarbruecker Zeitung. Asked if both sides were curious, Merkel said: “There’s definitely curiosity. And also pleasure at… Read More »

US ambassador at UN says Washington still supports two-state solution in Middle East

UNITED NATIONS: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Thursday the United States still supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a day after President Donald Trump suggested he is open to new ways to achieve peace. “First of all, the two-state solution is what we support. Anybody that wants to… Read More »

US intercepts show Russian officials celebrating Trump win – Washington Post

WASHINGTON: Senior Russian officials celebrated Donald Trump’s election victory as a geopolitical win for Moscow, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing U.S. officials who said intercepted communications showed the Russians congratulating themselves on the outcome. The ebullient reaction among high-ranking Russian officials – including some who U.S. officials believe had knowledge of the country’s… Read More »

Russian hackers penetrated Vermont electric utility – Washington Post

WASHINGTON: A code associated with the Russian hacking operation dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration has been detected within the system of a Vermont electric utility, The Washington Post reported on Friday, citing unnamed U.S. officials. The Russians did not actively use the code to disrupt operations of the utility, the officials told the… Read More »