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    IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states
    Apr22

    IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states

    IMF managing director Christine Lagarde attends a press conference during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in US. (Reuters pic) WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund will systematically address corruption and its impact on economic growth with all its member countries under new guidelines launched on Sunday. The new policy also tackles how...

    G7 foreign ministers to discuss Russia, sanctions not on agenda
    Apr22

    G7 foreign ministers to discuss Russia, sanctions not on agenda

    Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) at the scene of the nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, in Salisbury, Britain (Reuters pic) TORONTO: Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations will discuss how to maintain pressure on Russia when they meet on Sunday...

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol
    Apr10

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol

    The boat had 20 Indonesians, two Ukrainians and eight Russians aboard, including the captain. (File pic) JAKARTA: Indonesia seized an alleged “slave ship” following a dramatic high seas chase sparked by an Interpol alert after the vessel escaped capture in China and Mozambique, authorities said Tuesday. Interpol tipped off Indonesian authorities...

    Ukraine urges cancellation of Russia-Germany gas pipeline
    Apr09

    Ukraine urges cancellation of Russia-Germany gas pipeline

    Gazprom is behind the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. (AFP pic) KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday urged Germany to abandon plans to build a controversial second pipeline to bring gas from Russia, saying it would enable a “blockade” against his country. The Nord Stream 2 project is “political bribe money for loyalty to Russia,”...

    Manafort says FBI illegally searched storage unit for evidence
    Apr08

    Manafort says FBI illegally searched storage unit for evidence

    Manafort’s lawyers say that an FBI agent improperly obtained access to the unit from a former employee of his political consulting firm who still had a key. (Bloomberg pic) WASHINGTON: Paul Manafort, the indicted former campaign chairman to President Donald Trump, claims the FBI illegally searched a storage unit that held his business and...

    Putin launches Turkey nuclear project, vows faster arms delivery
    Apr04

    Putin launches Turkey nuclear project, vows faster arms delivery

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attend a meeting in Ankara, Turkey April 3, 2018. (Reuters pic) ANKARA: Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday launched the construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power station and vowed to accelerate the delivery of air defence systems to Ankara, in a new...

    Hungarian avoids jail for fighting with Ukraine rebels
    Apr03

    Hungarian avoids jail for fighting with Ukraine rebels

    Supporting the Donetsk People’s Republic is illegal in Hungary. (AFP pic) BUDAPEST: A Hungarian man was handed a two-year suspended jail term on Tuesday for fighting with Russian-backed secessionists in eastern Ukraine in the first ruling of its kind in Hungary. Krisztián L., 43, was convicted by a judge in Szekszárd for “prohibited...

    Baltic states to ask Trump for greater protection from Russia
    Apr03

    Baltic states to ask Trump for greater protection from Russia

    Baltic state leaders will ask the United States to send more troops and bolster air defences on NATO’s eastern flank to deter Russia when they meet President Donald Trump on Tuesday.(AFP pic) VILNIUS: Baltic state leaders will ask the United States to send more troops and bolster air defences on NATO’s eastern flank to deter Russia...

    Russian governor resigns over deadly mall blaze
    Apr01

    Russian governor resigns over deadly mall blaze

    The portraits of the six schoolgirls, who were killed in a shopping mall fire, are on display in a hall of a local school in the settlement of Treshchevsky near Kemerovo, Russia March 29, 2018. (Reuters pic) MOSCOW: The longtime governor of a Russian region where a huge mall inferno killed dozens of people — most of them children — resigned on...

    China’s aircraft carrier spotted in South China Sea
    Mar31

    China’s aircraft carrier spotted in South China Sea

    BEIJING: Beijing flexed its military muscle this week as its sole operational aircraft carrier apparently took part in a huge naval drill with dozens of other vessels in the South China Sea, satellite images showed. The pictures, taken by Planet Labs Inc., appear to show the Liaoning carrier at the centre of a formation of more than 40 other...

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