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    Crypto currency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa death
    May27

    Crypto currency stunt on Everest linked to Sherpa death

    In this photo taken on May 17, mountaineers make their way to the summit of Mount Everest, as they ascend on the south face from Nepal. — AFP photo KATHMANDU: A promotional stunt by an Irish tech company to bury US$100,000 worth of a new cryptocurrency at Everest’s summit has been linked to the death of a Sherpa guide, the company said...

    UN sec-gen takes note of MH17 probe report ‘with concern’
    May26

    UN sec-gen takes note of MH17 probe report ‘with concern’

    UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has “taken note with concern of the latest report” on the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Speaking to journalists on Friday at the UN headquarters here, the UN Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq said that Guterres had underlined a prior Security Council resolution demanding...

    Russian ministry of defence denies BUK missile shot down MH17
    May26

    Russian ministry of defence denies BUK missile shot down MH17

    MOSCOW: The Russian Ministry of Defence said no new anti-aircraft missiles crossed the border to Ukraine since 1991, Xinhua news agency reported, citing Russian media reports. Thus, the reports refuted the finding that Russia was responsible for the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine on July 17, 2014. The joint investigation team...

    ‘Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military’
    May24

    ‘Missile that downed MH17 came from Russian military’

    Paulissen, is pictured next to a damaged missile as he presents interim results in the ongoing investigation of the 2014 MH17 crash during a news conference by members of the Joint Investigation Team, comprising the authorities from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine, in Bunnik. — Reuters photo UTRECHT, Netherlands:...

    Putin opens mega bridge linking annexed Crimea to Russia
    May15

    Putin opens mega bridge linking annexed Crimea to Russia

    A vehicle runs down the 19 km road-and-rail Crimean Bridge passing over the Kerch Strait and linking southern Russia to the Crimean peninsula yesterday prior to the opening ceremony. KERCH: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday drove a truck across a new bridge linking mainland Russia to Moscow-annexed Crimea, triggering a fierce reaction...

    Ukraine raids offices of Russian state media
    May15

    Ukraine raids offices of Russian state media

    People walk past a building where the Kiev office of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency are housed. — AFP photo KIEV: Ukraine’s state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT yesterday, after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said. The...

    OPCW confirms UK findings on nerve agent
    Apr12

    OPCW confirms UK findings on nerve agent

    File photo shows personel take photographs as they swab railings near a bench covered in a protective tent at The Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury, southern England. — AFP photo LONDON, United Kingdom: The world’s chemical arms watchdog yesterday said it had confirmed Britain’s findings that a nerve agent used in an attack on a...

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol
    Apr10

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol

    Interpol tipped off Indonesian authorities the stateless STS-50, a vessel with a notorious maritime rap sheet, would be entering its waters with authorities concerned the crew were being forced to work. AFP photo JAKARTA: Indonesia seized an alleged “slave ship” following a dramatic high seas chase sparked by an Interpol alert after the vessel...

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intel over spy attack
    Mar28

    Britain shared ‘unprecedented’ intel over spy attack

    LONDON: Britain shared ‘unprecedented levels’ of intelligence about a spy poisoning it blamed on Moscow, which has led at least 25 countries to expel Russian diplomats, a senior UK government official said Tuesday. This week’s coordinated expulsions have echoed Britain’s action in response to the March 4 attack on former Russian...

    US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row
    Mar27

    US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row

    Countries that have expelled diplomats following the poisoning of former Russian spy Serguey Skripal on March 4. AFP WASHINGTON: The United States joined Britain’s allies in Europe and around the world Monday in expelling scores of suspected Russian spies in an unprecedented response to a nerve agent attack. At least 114 alleged agents...

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