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Britain says West must defend undersea cables from Russian navy

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a briefing for reporters at the end of the APEC summit in Danang, Vietnam November 11, 2017. (Photo via Reuters/File)  Related News Britain and its NATO allies must defend deep sea cables against a potentially catastrophic attack by the Russia navy that could disrupt trillions of dollars in financial transactions, the head of Britain’s armed […]

House Speaker Paul Ryan denies reports he may leave Congress

President Donald Trump talks to House Speaker Paul Ryan (Source: AP Photo) Related News House Speaker Paul Ryan is denying reports that he plans to leave Congress after the Republicans’ treasured tax bill is approved. Politico and The Huffington Post published stories speculating that Ryan would make this two-year Congress his last or even resign after lawmakers approve the $1.5 […]

Russia’s presidential election to take place on March 18

Putin’s 80 per cent approval ratings make his victory all but certain. (AP) Related News Russia’s presidential election will take place on March 18 following a vote in the upper chamber of the country’s parliament. Though the vote Friday from the Federation Council is largely a formality, it formally kick-starts the campaign. President Vladimir Putin last week ended weeks of […]

Peru’s Kuczynski says will not resign over Odebrecht scandal

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (AP/File) Top News Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said late on Thursday that he would not resign over a scandal involving payments that Brazilian builder Odebrecht paid a decade ago to a company he controlled while holding public office. In a televised address to the nation flanked by members of his cabinet, Kuczynski denied any wrongdoing […]