Trump dismisses ‘ridiculous’ claims of Russian interference in election result

Trump dismisses ‘ridiculous’ claims of Russian interference in election result

President-elect Donald Trump rejected as “ridiculous” U.S. intelligence reports that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, putting him at odds with top lawmakers who vowed to investigate the findings. He blamed Democrats for news reports on the intelligence findings and said he did not believe they came from the […]

Syrian aid groups suspend UN cooperation, citing ‘significant’ Assad interference

Syrian aid groups suspend UN cooperation, citing ‘significant’ Assad interference

Some 73 aid agencies operating in Syria said Thursday they were suspending cooperation with the United Nations over interference from President Bashar al-Assad’s government in the delivery of aid to besieged areas. The UN said it would continue to work with the aid agencies, despite their decision to withdraw from the UN’s “Whole of Syria” […]