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    Syrian Nusra Front`s Abu Firas killed in suspected drone strike
    Apr04

    Syrian Nusra Front`s Abu Firas killed in suspected drone strike

    A prominent leader in Syrian al Qaeda offshoot Nusra Front was killed on Sunday in what rebel sources said appeared to be a U.S. drone strike in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib, Reuters reported.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks violence in the country, confirmed reports on websites by militant sympathizers that...

    Over 20 attacks on Ukraine troops in last day, Avdiyivka remains hot spot
    Apr04

    Over 20 attacks on Ukraine troops in last day, Avdiyivka remains hot spot

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 23 times in the past 24 hours, including 16 times in the Donetsk sector, five times in the Mariupol sector, and twice in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO).”The town of Avdiyivka remains one of the most...

    Oil prices fall on dimming prospect of output restraint
    Apr04

    Oil prices fall on dimming prospect of output restraint

    Oil prices fell on Monday as the chances of Middle East producers agreeing to curb overproduction appeared to fade, while stubbornly high U.S. output and worries about Asia`s economic outlook also dragged on prices, Reuters reported. Front month U.S. crude futures CLc1 were at $36.36 per barrel at 0520 GMT, down 1.17% or 43 cents from their last...

    Greece begins ferrying migrants to Turkey under EU deal
    Apr04

    Greece begins ferrying migrants to Turkey under EU deal

    Greece began returning migrants from the island of Lesbos to Turkey on Monday under a landmark European Union deal aimed at stopping the uncontrollable influx of migrants and refugees into Europe since last year, according to Reuters.Under the EU-Turkey deal, Ankara will take back all migrants and refugees, including Syrians, who enter Greece...

    Poroshenko sets up three offshore companies as Roshen assets restructuring
    Apr04

    Poroshenko sets up three offshore companies as Roshen assets restructuring

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has begun to restructure Roshen`s assets, having created three offshore companies, while his Roshen assets haven`t been transferred to a trust despite his earlier announcements, according to the Slidstvo.info program on hromadske.tv.”The actual transfer of assets to the trust requires a large number of legal...

    20 Ukrainians exposed in Panama Papers leak including President Poroshenko
    Apr04

    20 Ukrainians exposed in Panama Papers leak including President Poroshenko

    Twenty people connected with Ukraine have become exposed in the so-called Panama Papers leak related to offshore holdings, according to Ukrainian TV news service TSN. A new investigation published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), the German newspaper...

    Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite`s tax havens – BBC
    Apr04

    Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite`s tax havens – BBC

    A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth, according to the BBC.Eleven million documents were leaked from one of the world`s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, the BBC wrote.They show how Mossack Fonseca has helped clients launder money, dodge...

    Poroshenko wants Normandy Four to consider OSCE police mission in Donbas
    Apr04

    Poroshenko wants Normandy Four to consider OSCE police mission in Donbas

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked Germany chairing the OSCE in 2016 to consider the deployment of an OSCE police mission in Donbas and says he wants the Normandy Four to discuss this issue in the near future.”The OSCE posts must also be armed. As when unarmed representatives are under attack, this means inability to effectively...

    Poroshenko says Biden helps to arrange meeting with Obama
    Apr04

    Poroshenko says Biden helps to arrange meeting with Obama

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that U.S. Vice President Joe Biden helped to arrange a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C. ”There was a long-lasting and very efficient lunch with the U.S. leaders, with Vice President Biden, and Secretary of State [John] Kerry was...

    ICIJ: Offshore network tied to Putin
    Apr03

    ICIJ: Offshore network tied to Putin

    The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) together with other media partners has published an investigation based on secret files that reveal complex multimillion-dollar offshore financial deals that channel wealth and power towards a network of people and companies closely allied to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The...

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