Cooperation between Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey brings significant results in positioning of region

BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 18 By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend: The cooperation between Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey has brought significant results in positioning the region, said Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, Trend reports with reference to Georgian Foreign Ministry. He made the remark during a speech at the annual meeting of the heads of Georgia’s diplomatic […]

U.S. judge blasts FBI over handling of wiretap applications of ex-Trump campaign adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge blasted the FBI on Tuesday for repeatedly submitting applications to wiretap former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page that were riddled with errors and omissions, and ordered the government to inform the court on how it plans to reform the process. FILE PHOTO: One-time advisor of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump […]

Democrats put mostly white faces forward in next debate

WASHINGTON—For a while, it seemed the Democratic presidential primary debate scheduled to air Thursday night might not happen. A contract dispute involving food service workers at the debate venue meant candidates might have had to cross a picket line to appear. All seven candidates scheduled to participate had said they wouldn’t. It was an instance […]

Raytheon contracted for support radar systems of U-2 reconnaissance aircraft – Defence Blog

Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, received a $217 million U.S. Air Force contract for support and sustain the sensor and processor for the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System 2-A, or ASARS-2A. Work will be performed through 2024, according to a company news release. ASARS-2A contains an active electronically scanned array antenna and is […]

Australia bushfires: total fire ban in NSW as heatwave temperatures forecast to soar – live | Australia news

12.17am GMT00:17 Industry groups are calling on the Victorian government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions but also to ensure a fair transition for workers in those industries. The groups include the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Victorian head of the Australian Industry Group, Investor Group on Climate Change, the Victorian Trades Hall Council, […]

Manafort hospitalized while serving seven-year prison sentence

Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager for Donald Trump, has been hospitalized, his lawyer said Tuesday. “His family and friends are extremely concerned about his health and still do not have a full understanding of his medical condition or well-being,” said Manafort’s lawyer, Todd Blanche. Manafort, 70, has been imprisoned at Federal Correctional Institution Loretto […]

As U.S. disables one forum for trade fights under WTO, it strengthens another under USMCA

In the same week it unilaterally disabled a key World Trade Organization body for settling trade disputes, the United States agreed to significantly strengthen Canada’s ability to pursue such cases under an amended North American free trade deal. The nearly simultaneous developments came amid a raucous week for international trade that also saw the U.S. […]