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Azerbaijan strongman appoints wife vice president

Added: 21.02.2017 23:16 | 0 views | 0 comments


Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday appointed his glamorous wife as first vice president, the latest move seen as tightening the family's iron grip on the oil-rich Caspian nation. The elevation of Mehriban Aliyeva -- a prominent socialite and lawmaker -- sees her now become the country's second most senior official after her husband. "She is professional, educated, experienced, principled, and magnanimous," Aliyev told a National Security Council meeting.

Trump's envoy at UN warns Russia US stands firm on NATO, EU

Added: 21.02.2017 23:16 | 0 views | 0 comments


US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday said the United States is ready to improve ties with Russia but will not compromise on its support for NATO and the European Union. Haley told a Security Council debate on conflicts in Europe that "Russia's attempts to destabilize Ukraine" were among the most serious challenges facing the continent.

Trump picks new national security adviser

Added: 20.02.2017 21:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

(CNN) President Donald Trump has announced Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as the new national security adviser, and Gen. Keith Kellogg remains the National Security Council chief of staff.

Adviser disagrees with Trump, gets reassigned

Added: 20.02.2017 4:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

A senior National Security Council adviser was reassigned to his old job at the National Defense University, a White House spokeswoman confirmed Sunday, after he criticized the Trump administration's Latin American policies.

Senior Trump appointee out after critical comments

Added: 19.02.2017 22:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

A member of the National Security Council had given a private speech criticizing President Trump's policies

U.S. senators look to new sanctions against Iran for missile development

Added: 19.02.2017 19:10 | 1 views | 0 comments


U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanctions on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to "destabilise" the Middle East, a U.S. senator said Sunday. "I think it is now time for the Congress to take Iran on directly in terms of what they’ve done outside the nuclear program," Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told the Munich Security Conference. Graham said he and other Republicans would introduce measures to hold Iran accountable for its actions.

U.S. senators consider sanctions against Iran for missile development

Added: 19.02.2017 11:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce legislation to impose further sanction on Iran, accusing it of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions by testing ballistic missiles and acting to "destabilize" the Middle East, a U.S. senator said Sunday.

Petraeus falls off Trump's list for top national security job

Added: 18.02.2017 17:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Retired general and former CIA chief David Petraeus is no longer a candidate to be President Donald Trump's national security adviser, thwarted by differences over who controls staffing decisions within the White House's National Security Council.

Petraeus falls off Trump's list for top national security job

Added: 18.02.2017 17:27 | 2 views | 0 comments

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Retired general and former CIA chief David Petraeus is no longer a candidate to be President Donald Trump's national security adviser, thwarted by differences over who controls staffing decisions within the White House's National Security Council.

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