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Trump Set to Unveil First National Security Strategy

President Donald Trump is set to unveil on Monday his strategy to counter what he considers the most dire global threats to the United States. Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, gave a preview of the administration's new national security policy on Tuesday at a conference hosted by the London-based policy research organization Policy Exchange. "Geopolitics are back and they are back with a vengeance," McMaster told the audience. McMaster said Trump's policy is driven by… Read Full Article

Ukraine FM: Russia Does Not Live in a Vacuum, Sanctions Are Effective

Ukraine’s foreign minister applauded decisions announced this week by Canada and the European Union (EU) as important in demonstrating the international community’s solidarity with Ukraine and sending a clear message to Russia. “Look, Russia does not live in a vacuum, sanctions are effective,” Pavlo Klimkin said Friday in an interview with VOA.

Somalia PM Says His Government Demanded US Aid Cut

Somalia's prime minister, Hassan ali-Khaire, said his government had demanded the U.S. briefly suspend aid to much of Somalia's armed forces in an effort to improve transparency and accountability following corruption concerns. Speaking Saturday to reporters in Mogadishu, Khaire blamed former Somali governments for U.S. concerns about corruption. "In the first month in office, my government stood for the need for Somalia to be governed on transparency principles," he said. "To ensure such… Read Full Article

Hi, Robot: Adults, Children And The Uncanny Valley

Guest bloggers Henry Wellman and Kimberly Brink reflect on their new study shedding light on how adults, older children and young children perceive human-like robots — and what the future might hold.

Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Real Madrid become the first team to win back-to-back Club World Cup titles as Cristiano Ronaldo's free-kick beats Gremio.

Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Real Madrid become the first team to win back-to-back Club World Cup titles as Cristiano Ronaldo's free-kick beats Gremio.

Fourth Generation of Nehru-Gandhi Dynasty Takes Charge of India's Congress Party

India's opposition Congress Party workers celebrated Saturday as Rahul Gandhi from India's famous Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty took over as president of the party. Hopes are high that the 47-year-old leader will revive the party, which has suffered several crushing defeats over the last three years.

Hua Yong: Detained Chinese artist's emotional last video

On-the-run artist Hua Yong's message to his daughter as Chinese police close in on him goes viral.

Trump Sells Republican Tax Bill to Job Seekers, Middle Class

U.S. President Donald Trump continued to tout the Republican tax bill Saturday, saying "everybody's going to benefit" if it is signed into law. "But I think the greatest benefit is going to be for jobs and for the middle class, middle income," Trump said to reporters on the White House South Lawn before departing for the presidential Camp David retreat in Maryland. Republican Senate and House negotiators finalized a final version Friday of their compromise $1.5 trillion tax bill, after… Read Full Article

Austria far right: Freedom Party wins key posts in new government

Freedom Party nominees take foreign, interior and defence ministries in new coalition government.