July 17, 2019

Review Category : People

Supreme Court takes up new immigration detention dispute

Supreme Court takes up new immigration detention disputeThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took up a new dispute over the detention of immigrants, agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling it says hampers the deportation of immigrants who have committed crimes. The case, the latest immigration-related dispute to come before the nine justices at a time when the administration has taken a hard line toward immigrants, involves people convicted of criminal offenses who are detained by the government for possible deportation after finishing their sentences.


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After landslide re-election, Russia's Putin tells West: I don't want arms race

After landslide re-election, Russia's Putin tells West: I don't want arms raceBy Andrew Osborn and Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone towards the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he could to resolve differences with other countries. Putin's victory, which comes at a time when his relations with the West are on a hostile trajectory, will extend his political dominance of Russia by six years to 2024. "We will do everything to resolve all the differences with our partners using political and diplomatic channels." His comments, which are likely to be heard with some scepticism in the West following years of confrontation, mark a change in tone after a bellicose election campaign during which Putin unveiled new nuclear weapons he said could strike almost any point in the world.. German Chancellor Angela Merkel wished Putin success and called for more dialogue.


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After landslide re-election, Russia's Putin tells West: I don't want arms race

After landslide re-election, Russia's Putin tells West: I don't want arms raceBy Andrew Osborn and Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone towards the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he could to resolve differences with other countries. Putin's victory, which comes at a time when his relations with the West are on a hostile trajectory, will extend his political dominance of Russia by six years to 2024. "We will do everything to resolve all the differences with our partners using political and diplomatic channels." His comments, which are likely to be heard with some scepticism in the West following years of confrontation, mark a change in tone after a bellicose election campaign during which Putin unveiled new nuclear weapons he said could strike almost any point in the world.. German Chancellor Angela Merkel wished Putin success and called for more dialogue.


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France urges tough EU approach on Iran to save nuclear accord

France urges tough EU approach on Iran to save nuclear accordBy Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France urged the European Union on Monday to consider new sanctions on Iran over its involvement in Syria's civil war and its ballistic missile programme, as Paris tries to persuade Washington to preserve a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. U.S. President Donald Trump has given the European signatories a May 12 deadline to "fix the terrible flaws" of the deal, which was agreed under his predecessor Barack Obama, or he will refuse to extend U.S. sanctions relief on Iran.


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A Russian Perspective on the Skripal Attack

A Russian Perspective on the Skripal AttackThe former Russian colonel, a British intelligence agent, and his daughter were both poisoned near a local pizzeria in the small town of Salisbury. Without even waiting for a full investigation of the incident, Foreign Minister Boris Johnson announced that Russia was the culprit. Next, Prime Minister Theresa May presented an ultimatum to Russia.


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A Russian Perspective on the Skripal Attack

A Russian Perspective on the Skripal AttackThe former Russian colonel, a British intelligence agent, and his daughter were both poisoned near a local pizzeria in the small town of Salisbury. Without even waiting for a full investigation of the incident, Foreign Minister Boris Johnson announced that Russia was the culprit. Next, Prime Minister Theresa May presented an ultimatum to Russia.


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