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News: Weekend Reads

De Jong: "I could have done a lot better this year"

Friday  18:15,   07 august 2020

© Provided by Sofoot Like most everyone in Barcelona. Blaugrana since last summer, Frenkie de Jong had a mixed first season in Catalonia after shining in the midfield of Ajax. In total, 40 appearances for the 23-year-old Dutchman, who should start... >>>

The nuclear arsenal, guarantor of North Korea's security for Kim Jong-un

Tuesday  09:05,   28 july 2020

© EPA-EFE / KCNA The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. “Our national security and our future will be secured for eternity,” the North Korean leader said Tuesday on the 67th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on >>>

Navy Day: Putin announces hypersonic weapons for warships

Sunday  14:36,   26 july 2020

© picture alliance / dpa Russian President Vladimir Putin (m.), Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (r.) And Nikolai Yevmenov, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy (l.), Meet on “Day of the Navy” on board a ship for the military parade. Russian... >>>

Crime: standoff between Donald Trump and several Democratic cities

Wednesday  06:50,   22 july 2020

© Caitlin Ochs, Reuters Federal troops in Portland, Oregon, July 19, 2020. The US president threatens to send, as he is has already made federal agents to Portland to deal with the rise in crime in several Democratic cities that he considers too... >>>

Trump and Democrats Tackle Crime

Wednesday  01:15,   22 july 2020

© Provided by Le Point Will Donald Trump send federal police to New York and other Democratic strongholds facing a spike in crime? The standoff is engaged, especially with his hometown, while the Republican President has made the return of "order"... >>>

When a Fox News reporter (finally) contradicts Trump

Saturday  21:05,   18 july 2020

© Copyright 2020, The Obs US President Donald Trump is often on conquered ground on conservative Fox News television, but his last interview saw him picked up by a channel reporter on comments attributed to his Democratic opponent Joe Biden about... >>>

USA: Trump allows his "friend" Roger Stone to escape prison

Saturday  15:05,   11 july 2020

Roger Stone will ultimately not go to prison and he can thank his friend Donald Trump. Sentenced to 40 months behind bars in February as part of the investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 presidential campaign, Stone's sentence was >>>

report of the "Washington Post": US President Trump confirms cyber attack against Russia

Saturday  14:16,   11 july 2020

© picture alliance / dpa US President Donald Trump admits the cyber attack against Russia in 2018. President Donald Trump has admitted a U.S. cyberattack against Russia in 2018 for the first time, according to a Washington Post report. The goal was >>>

After Trump bullying: Impeachment witness withdraws from military service

Wednesday  21:55,   08 july 2020

© AFP Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman A key witness in the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, withdraws from military service following sharp attacks by the US President. "Through a campaign of... >>>

"Don't let him destroy my country": Trump niece warns of second term

Tuesday  22:25,   07 july 2020

© Simon & Schuster, Peter Serling / Simon & Schuster via AP Mary Trump: "Too much and never enough - Like my family the most dangerous man the world has created. ” Donald Trump's niece Mary has vigorously warned of a second term for the US... >>>

Just a Trump game ball ?: North Korea rejects new negotiations with the USA

Saturday  14:50,   04 july 2020

© picture alliance / dpa Donald Trump (l), President of the USA and Kim Jong Un, ruler of North Korea. North Korea has significantly dampened new hopes of resuming negotiations with the US on its nuclear weapons program soon. The first deputy... >>>

Murder of Jamal Khashoggi: the testimony of the journalist's fiancée on the first day of the trial

Friday  19:10,   03 july 2020

© REUTERS / Murad Sezer Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi, answers journalists in Istanbul, on July 3, 2020. The trial of the murderers suspected of Jamal Khashoggi opened this Friday, July 3, before a Turkish assize court. The Saudi... >>>