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    Poland scraps deal
    Feb05

    Poland scraps deal

    WARSAW: Poland has decided to scrap the $3 billion deal for 50 Airbus utility helicopters and will buy only a few aircraft from the European firm, Rzeczpospolita reported on Thursday citing defence sources. The move, coming months before a NATO summit in Warsaw where Poland is expected to seek more allied presence on its territory, could strain...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko sees increased risk of open war with Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gestures during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine, January 14, 2016. REUTERS BERLIN: The risk of open war between Russia and Ukraine is greater than it was a year ago and Russian President Vladimir Putin has begun an “information war” against Germany, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told the German...

    Pentagon to hike spending request to fund fight vs Islamic State
    Feb02

    Pentagon to hike spending request to fund fight vs Islamic State

    US President Barack Obama speaks at an event honoring the 7th anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act at the White House in Washington January 29, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama’s administration will seek a significant increase in funding for the fight against Islamic State as part of its 2017...

    Man City land Guardiola to drive European dream
    Feb01

    Man City land Guardiola to drive European dream

    Bayern Munich’s coach Pep Guardiola during the match on December 5, 2015. Photo: Reuters LONDON: English Premier League club Manchester City have named Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola as their new manager from July, hoping the Spaniard can emulate the glory years he enjoyed at Barcelona. READ ALSO Guardiola to manage Manchester City from...

    Inheanacho shows City have firepower in reserve
    Jan31

    Inheanacho shows City have firepower in reserve

    Empty seats during the game. Reuters LONDON: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini was not surprised striker Kelechi Inheanacho marked a rare starting berth with a hat-trick in a 4-0 FA Cup rout of Aston Villa on Saturday. The 19-year-old Nigerian, restricted mainly to substitute appearances this season, put City ahead from close range after...

    Nepal slips four ranks in graft perception index
    Jan28

    Nepal slips four ranks in graft perception index

    Kathmandu, January 27 Nepal slipped four positions in the fresh Corruption Perception Index of Transparency International released today. While Nepal was at the 126th position with a score 29 points in 2014, in 2015 the country was placed at the 130th position with a score of 27 points. Corruption Perception Index of Transparency International....

    Nepal slips 4 position down in global corruption index
    Jan27

    Nepal slips 4 position down in global corruption index

    KATHMANDU: Nepal slipped four positions down in the fresh Corruption Perception Index of Transparency International. While Nepal was at the 126th position with a score 29 points in 2014, Nepal in 2015 was placed at the 130th position with a score of 27 points. Cameroon, Iran, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Ukraine share Nepal’s position with the...

    US to seek boost in UN humanitarian funding amid refugee crisis
    Jan22

    US to seek boost in UN humanitarian funding amid refugee crisis

    US Secretary of State John Kerry attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on Friday, January 22, 2016. Photo: AP DAVOS: US Secretary of State John Kerry took aim Friday at government corruption, saying it fuels crime, violent extremism and disillusionment with society that contributes to the global...

    Putin probably okayed Litvinenko killing: UK probe
    Jan21

    Putin probably okayed Litvinenko killing: UK probe

    The grave of murdered ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko is seen at Highgate Cemetery in London, Britain, January 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters London, January 21 Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably approved” the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonising death by radiation poisoning found today....

    Rouble hits low
    Jan21

    Rouble hits low

    MOSCOW: The rouble hit a historic low on Wednesday as the dollar climbed past the 80.1 roubles level for the first time, exceeding the levels seen during the shock plunge of the Russian currency in December 2014. After a day of relative calm, the rouble resumed its downward spiral, breaking through the previous record low it hit on December 16,...

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