January 17, 2019

Review Category : People

Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?

Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were both addressing drug smuggling and immigration across the southern US border. Tillerson was on the Mexican leg of a Latin American tour, talking to local officials about a shared effort to combat international organized crime on both sides of the border. At the Border Patrol National Targeting Center, Trump also heard about US efforts to partner with Latin American countries to stem the flow of drugs and illegal migrants.


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Suspect arrested in Italy after gun attack on foreigners

Suspect arrested in Italy after gun attack on foreignersItalian police have arrested a far-right supporter suspected of wounding several foreigners in a drive-by shooting on Saturday, in what local media called a racially motivated attack. After the assault in the central town of Macerata, the suspect got out of his car and made a fascist salute with a tricolour Italian flag draped over his shoulders, Italian media reported. Reports named the suspect as Luca Traini, a member of the far-right Northern League party, who had run in local elections last year.


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Suspect arrested in Italy after gun attack on foreigners

Suspect arrested in Italy after gun attack on foreignersItalian police have arrested a far-right supporter suspected of wounding several foreigners in a drive-by shooting on Saturday, in what local media called a racially motivated attack. After the assault in the central town of Macerata, the suspect got out of his car and made a fascist salute with a tricolour Italian flag draped over his shoulders, Italian media reported. Reports named the suspect as Luca Traini, a member of the far-right Northern League party, who had run in local elections last year.


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Moscow denounces "anti-Russian" US nuclear policy

Moscow denounces "anti-Russian" US nuclear policyMoscow on Saturday denounced the "bellicose" and "anti-Russian" nature of new US nuclear policy, warning it would take necessary measures to ensure its own security. "The bellicose and anti-Russian nature of this document is obvious," the foreign ministry said in a statement, adding that it was "deeply disappointed". "We must take into account the approaches that are now circulating in Washington and take necessary measures to ensure our security," the ministry said.


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Turkey says Assad must go 'at some point'

Turkey says Assad must go 'at some point'Turkey on Saturday said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should leave office "at some point" in the future but denied there was any kind of contact between Ankara and Damascus over ending the seven year civil war. Ankara has been a prime foe of Assad throughout the conflict but has occasionally softened its rhetoric in the last months as Turkey strengthened cooperation with the regime's main ally Russia. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesperson, Ibrahim Kalin, told journalists in Istanbul that Assad was not the leader to unite Syria and had lost legitimacy.


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