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    Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO: report
    Apr19

    Polish minister says Russia preparing aggression against NATO: report

    Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland March 10, 2016. REUTERS Poland’s defence minister has said Russia continued to pose a serious threat to NATO and that Moscow was systematically preparing for aggression against the alliance. Poland, a former Soviet satellite state, fears Russia is...

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Stolen Dutch paintings recovered in Ukraine

    KIEVE: Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the Netherland’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after they were stolen from a museum in the Netherlands, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on April 14. The paintings — part of a group of 24 works valued at $11.26 million when they...

    Front runners emerge for UNchief from town halls with General Assembly
    Apr16

    Front runners emerge for UNchief from town halls with General Assembly

    Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and current Administrator of the United Nations Development Program, speaks during an interview in New York April 4, 2016. REUTERS UNITED NATIONS: Two or three front runners for the position of United Nations Secretary-General have emerged after 18-hours of unprecedented General Assembly town hall...

    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch
    Apr15

    Latest battle to wipe out polio begins with vast vaccine switch

    World is tantalisingly close to eradicating polio virus Incurable disease causes paralysis, vaccines prevent it Only 12 cases so far in 2016, in Pakistan and Afghanistan Global vaccine switch a crucial step in polio endgame LONDON: In a huge immunisation effort in 150 countries, health teams will on Sunday launch what they hope will be the final...

    Madrid get City, Atletico face Bayern in Champions League
    Apr15

    Madrid get City, Atletico face Bayern in Champions League

    NYON: Falling short of peak drama, Friday’s Champions League draw sent Real Madrid to play Manchester City and paired Atletico Madrid with Bayern Munich in the semi-finals. A Madrid derby combined with a match between Pep Guardiola’s current and future teams was avoided, but either scenario can still happen in the final on May 28 in...

    Liverpool-Villarreal, Sevilla-Shakhtar in Europa League
    Apr15

    Liverpool-Villarreal, Sevilla-Shakhtar in Europa League

    NYON: Liverpool will play Villarreal in the Europa League semifinals and two-time defending champion Sevilla will face Shakhtar Donetsk. Liverpool and Sevilla play away in the first legs on April 28. The return matches will be on May 5. Shakhtar plays “home” matches in Lviv in western Ukraine because of longstanding conflict with pro-Russian...

    Ukrainian world indoors medalist fails test for meldonium
    Apr14

    Ukrainian world indoors medalist fails test for meldonium

    FILE – This is a Saturday, August 22, 2015 file photo of Ukraine’s Anastasia Mokhnyuk as she checks her time after the 200m event of the women’s heptathlon at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird’s Nest stadium in Beijing. Photo: AP KIEV: Ukrainian athlete Anastasia Mokhnyuk has been provisionally suspended after...

    Ukraine privatisation
    Apr14

    Ukraine privatisation

    KIEV: Foreign investors are waiting impatiently for a new Ukrainian government to kick-start privatisation. They are far from sure it will. Parliament is expected to vote on a Cabinet line-up this week following prime minister Arseniy Yatseniuk’s resignation on Sunday after months of political infighting in a country already destabilised by...

    Panama raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm
    Apr13

    Panama raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm

    The car of Panama’s attorney general is seen parked outside the Mossack Fonseca law firm office in Panama City April 12, 2016. REUTERS Panama’s attorney general late on Tuesday raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search for any evidence of illegal activities, authorities said in a statement. The Panama-based law firm...

    G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima
    Apr11

    G-7 foreign ministers push nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima

    US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a news conference concluding the G7 foreign ministers meetings in Hiroshima, Japan, on Monday, April 11, 2016. Photo: Yuta Omori/Kyodo News via AP HIROSHIMA: Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialised countries, meeting Monday in the atomic-bombed Japanese city of Hiroshima, called for...

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