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    Deadly suicide bomb hits Kabul
    Apr19

    Deadly suicide bomb hits Kabul

    Several people have been killed and more than 200 have been injured in a huge explosion in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say, according to the BBC. Interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said a suicide attacker had detonated a vehicle. Gunfire can still be heard, the BBC reports. A Taliban spokesman said the group carried...

    Turkey to cancel deal on migrants if EU doesn`t keep its word
    Apr19

    Turkey to cancel deal on migrants if EU doesn`t keep its word

    Turkey will cancel its agreements with the European Union on migrants if the EU doesn`t keep its word on the deal, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, according to Reuters.Cavusoglu made the comment in parliament in response to opposition criticism over the government`s Syria policies, which include the deal with the EU last...

    Ecuador to receive $2 bln from China Development Bank for investment
    Apr19

    Ecuador to receive $2 bln from China Development Bank for investment

    Ecuador signed off on Monday on a credit line for $2 billion from the China Development Bank (CDB) to finance public investment, the Finance Ministry in the quake-hit Andean country said in a statement, according to Reuters. The first tranche, of up to $1.5 billion, will be disbursed in the coming weeks, as reported by Reuters. In parallel,...

    FT: Western sanctions `pushing Russia towards closer ties with China`
    Apr19

    FT: Western sanctions `pushing Russia towards closer ties with China`

    Western sanctions are pushing Russia to explore deeper financial links with China, according to Moscow`s deputy finance minister, according to the Financial Times.Speaking to the FT during a trip to Beijing, Alexei Moiseev said Russia expected to sign a deal this year that would link China`s national electronic payment network into its own...

    Kyiv to buy 10 trams worth EUR 11.5 mln
    Apr19

    Kyiv to buy 10 trams worth EUR 11.5 mln

    Municipally owned transport firm Kyivpastrans has selected Poland`s Pojazdy Szynowe PESA Bydgoszcz SA as the winner of a tender to supply 10 new low-deck tram wagons to Kyiv in 2016, according to an announcement on the State Procurements online portal. PESA`s bid worth EUR 11.5 million (20% VAT not included) was accepted on April 11. The period...

    TASS: Three persons killed in helicopter crash-landing in Russia`s Yamal-Nenets Area
    Apr19

    TASS: Three persons killed in helicopter crash-landing in Russia`s Yamal-Nenets Area

    Russia`s Ministry for Emergency Situations and Civil Defense has reported that the three persons who were aboard a Robinson helicopter, which disappeared near Bely island in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area on Monday are dead, according to Russian news agency TASS.”The Robinson helicopter had to crash-land and the people aboard died,” a spokesman...

    Poroshenko calls Putin to facilitate release of Nadia Savchenko
    Apr18

    Poroshenko calls Putin to facilitate release of Nadia Savchenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has spoken on the phone with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to accelerate the release of the Ukrainian female pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko, according to the Ukrainian president`s press service.”Poroshenko said Ukraine urges Russia to immediately release Nadia Savchenko,” says the press...

    Poroshenko instructs Finance Ministry, Fiscal Service to ”take first step” to deoffshorization
    Apr18

    Poroshenko instructs Finance Ministry, Fiscal Service to ”take first step” to deoffshorization

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko instructed the Ministry of Finance and the State Fiscal Service to take action toward Ukraine`s accession to the international convention on access to the accounts of non-residents, the president`s press service has told UNIAN.The issue was discussed during the working meeting with the representatives of...

    Russia wants to recognize three Ukrainian organizations ”unwanted”
    Apr18

    Russia wants to recognize three Ukrainian organizations ”unwanted”

    The Russian Ministry of Justice, General Prosecutor`s Office and the Foreign Ministry are collecting and analyzing data for the possible banning four non-profit organizations from the so-called ”stop list” adopted last year by the Russian Federation Council, that`s according to the chairman of the international affairs committee of the Federation...

    Savchenko requires Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons be applied to her
    Apr18

    Savchenko requires Convention on Transfer of Sentenced Persons be applied to her

    The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has received an appeal from the Ukrainian female pilot and MP Nadia Savchenko sentenced in Russia to imprisonment with a request to launch the process of her return to Ukraine, Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko wrote on Facebook.In her letter Savchenko asked to be transferred to Ukraine within the framework of the...

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