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    U.S. air strikes in Yemen kill 14 militants
    Mar28

    U.S. air strikes in Yemen kill 14 militants

    Air raids killed 14 men suspected of belonging to al Qaeda in southern Yemen on Sunday, medics and local residents said, in one of the largest U.S.-led assaults on the group since a civil war broke out a year ago, according to Reuters.The air strikes took place as fresh signs emerged that tensions were easing between the Iran-allied Houthis who...

    Ukraine expects tax revenue to reach all-time high in March
    Mar28

    Ukraine expects tax revenue to reach all-time high in March

    Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Roman Nasirov expects that the government will collect a record amount of taxes in March.”We expect that total tax revenues in March will climb to an all-time high of UAH 57 billion, or perhaps a little more,” Nasirov told reporters.According to him, the tax revenue plan will be over-fulfilled by about...

    Militants fire grenade launchers, mortars on ATO forces near Avdiyivka
    Mar28

    Militants fire grenade launchers, mortars on ATO forces near Avdiyivka

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 50 times in the past 24 hours, using banned weapons, according to press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO). The situation was most tense near the town of Avdiyivka, where the militants fired 120mm and 82mm mortars 15 times on ATO forces. In...

    Power unit of Rivne NPP switched off for maintenance
    Mar28

    Power unit of Rivne NPP switched off for maintenance

    Unit 3 at Rivne nuclear power station (VVER-1000) has been disconnected from the power grid for maintenance, according to the press center of state-owned Energoatom, Ukraine`s operator of nuclear power plants.The unit was switched off at 16:49 March 27, according to an agreed maintenance application, the press service said.Repair works are...

    French national arrested in Rotterdam in terrorist probe
    Mar28

    French national arrested in Rotterdam in terrorist probe

    Dutch police have arrested a French national in Rotterdam on suspicion of involvement in a terrorist attack in France, the public prosecution department said in a statement on Sunday evening, according to Dutch News.Three other people were also arrested in Rotterdam, Dutch News reported Sunday. Two of them are men aged 43 and 47 with an Algerian...

    Rescuers find Ukrainian climber who fell from cliff on Mount Elbrus
    Mar28

    Rescuers find Ukrainian climber who fell from cliff on Mount Elbrus

    A climber from Ukraine who was reported Sunday to have fallen from a cliff on Mount Elbrus was found unharmed as the rescuers took him to the Terskol base.According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry`s Main Office for the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, as of 18:10 on March 27, a search and rescue mission has been completed.Nine rescue officers and...

    Preliminary data reveal outcome of 1st round of Kryvyi Rih mayor elections
    Mar28

    Preliminary data reveal outcome of 1st round of Kryvyi Rih mayor elections

    Opposition Bloc`s Yuriy Vilkul secures lead, while Semen Semenchenko of Samopomich party runs second, according to the preliminary data on counted votes by the election commission.In the special election of the Mayor of Kryvyi Rih, incumbent Mayor Yuri Vilkul won the first round scoring a comfortable 73.9% of votes, says the report, according to...

    Suicide bomber targeting Christians kills 65, mostly women and children, in Lahore: Reuters
    Mar28

    Suicide bomber targeting Christians kills 65, mostly women and children, in Lahore: Reuters

    Pakistani authorities launched a hunt on Monday for militants behind a suicide bomb that killed at least 65 people in a Sunday evening attack that targeted Christians and was claimed by a Taliban faction that once declared ties with Islamic State, according to Reuters.Most of the victims of the bomb attack at a park in the eastern city of Lahore...

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine MAR 21 – 27, 2016
    Mar27

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine MAR 21 – 27, 2016

    Georgia Caucasus Strategic Studies Institute (Georgia) : Russia employs old Soviet playbook in Georgia as U.S. sits on the sidelines. Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (Israel) : Putin’s “Sacred Mission” in Syria Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine) : Prosecutor General’s Office obtains carte blanche to raid anti-corruption NGO...

    Russian-backed militants continue shelling in Donbas, storming Ukrainian stronghold near Avdiyivka
    Mar27

    Russian-backed militants continue shelling in Donbas, storming Ukrainian stronghold near Avdiyivka

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attempted to storm one of the Ukrainian army strongholds near Avdiyivka, the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) press center reported.It is noted that the situation in the ATO zone remains tense, with pro-Russian mercenaries having attacked Ukrainian forces 18 times during the day.”Shelling does not cease near...

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