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Putin will hit back if US deploys arms
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to deploy new missiles against Western capitals as he delivered a state of the nation address on Wednesday aimed at boosting falling approval ratings. But while he took a combative tone with the West, he reached out to Russians with promises of improved living conditions. The longtime Russian leader warned Washington against deploying any new missiles in Europe following the
 
 
Uganda ruling party endorses Museveni for sixth-term
KAMPALA: Uganda’s ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth term in office, a party resolution said on Wednesday. The National Resistance Movement (NRM) called for Museveni to “continue leading the movement and the state in 2021 and beyond to eliminate bottlenecks to transformation.” The resolution was adopted at a retreat for top party officials
   
Senators call for investigation against Macron ex-aide
PARIS: A French Senate commission on Wednesday demanded an investigation of three close aides to President Emmanuel Macron after finding “major flaws” in the government’s handling of a scandal involving an ex-bodyguard. The senators accused the three aides, including Macron’s chief of staff, of contradictions in their testimony over the scandal triggered by a video showing Alexandre Benalla roughing up protesters. The so-called
 
 
‘Climate change an imminent security threat’
THE HAGUE: Climate change threats - from worsening water shortages in Iraq and Pakistan to harsher hurricanes in the Caribbean - are a growing security risk and require concerted action to ensure they don’t spark new violence, security experts warned Tuesday. “Climate change is not about something in the far and distant future. We are discussing imminent threats to national security,” said Monika Sie Dhian Ho, general director
   
Australia detains nanny over alleged crimes
SYDNEY: Australia on Wednesday announced it had arrested a nanny living in the country for more than three decades on allegations of Pinochet-era kidnapping and torture. Adriana Elcira Rivas Gonzalez, 66, was detained on Tuesday, a spokesperson for Australia’s attorney general office said, adding she “is wanted to face prosecution in the Republic of Chile for aggravated kidnapping offences.” She is alleged to have been a member
 
 
Turkey court upholds convictions of journalists
ISTANBUL: A Turkish appeals court upheld jail sentences against opposition journalists in a long-running case targeting the Cumhuriyet newspaper − one of the few remaining dailies critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Last year 14 former Cumhuriyet staff, including journalists and executives, were given multiple sentences for “aiding and abetting terror groups without being a member” but they remained free pending trial.
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