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Kremlin says US, UK accusations of Russian hacking ‘groundless’

  • Kremlin says US, UK accusations of Russian hacking ‘groundless’ Moscow, (MILLAT ONLINE+AFP/APP):The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed as “groundless” warnings from Britain and the United States that Russian state-sponsored hackers were threatening their crucial computer networks. “We don’t know what these new accusations are based on,” said President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov. “As before, neither […]

  • Syria strikes ‘for honour of international community’: Macron

    Syria strikes ‘for honour of international community’: Macron Strasbourg, France, (MILLAT ONLINE+AFP/APP):France, Britain and the United States carried out air strikes targeting chemical weapons sites in Syria to defend the “honour of the international community”, French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday. “Three countries have intervened, and let me be quite frank, quite honest — this […]

  • Philippines VP sorry for Holocaust memorial photo

    Philippines VP sorry for Holocaust memorial photo Manila, (MILLAT ONLINE+AFP/APP):The vice-president of the Philippines issued a public apology on Tuesday for a photograph showing her and members of her political party posing and smiling at a German Holocaust memorial. Leni Robredo, who was elected separately from President Rodrigo Duterte, attracted widespread criticism over the photo, […]

  • China hits US sorghum with anti-dumping measure

    China hits US sorghum with anti-dumping measure Beijing, (MILLAT ONLINE+AFP/APP):China announced Tuesday that it was slapping provisional anti-dumping duties on sorghum imported from the United States amid heightened trade tensions between the world’s two top economies. Fears of a trade war have been simmering in recent weeks, with Washington and Beijing exchanging tit-for-tat levies and […]

  • Macron calls for ‘European sovereignty’ in face of authoritarianism

    Macron calls for ‘European sovereignty’ in face of authoritarianism Strasbourg, France, (MILLAT ONLINE+AFP/APP):French President Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday for a new “European sovereignty” in the face of increasing authoritarianism in some EU countries, in his first speech to the European Parliament. Outlining his vision of a reformed post-Brexit EU, Macron warned that there was a […]

  • N. Korea’s muted response on Syria strikes speaks volumes

    N. Korea’s muted response on Syria strikes speaks volumes Pyongyang, (MILLAT ONLINE+AFP/APP):A day after US, French and British missiles slammed into suspected chemical weapons sites in Syria, authorities in North Korea — its longstanding friend — held dances in the street to celebrate founder Kim Il Sung’s birthday. The North’s state media made no comment […]