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    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine: White House
    Feb13

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine: White House

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko (L) and US Vice President Joe Biden pose for the media prior to meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 20, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone for the second consecutive day on Friday to...

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers
    Feb11

    Putin praises Russian military over Crimea maneuvers

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military in Crimea has proven its capability during war games this week. Putin spoke during Thursday’s conference call with his top military leaders, who were overseeing maneuvers on the Black Sea Peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March 2014. The drills in Crimea are part of a...

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough
    Feb10

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough

    U.S. President Barack Obama listens to remarks during his meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 8, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Tuesday proposed a $582.7 billion defense budget that emphasizes emerging threats from Russia, China and Islamic State rebels, but the...

    EU to unveil new energy plan today
    Feb10

    EU to unveil new energy plan today

    A European Union (EU) flag flutters outside the Athens’ Stock Exchange in Athens, Greece, on Monday, August 3, 2015. Photo: AP Brussels, February 9 The European Union (EU) will unveil on Wednesday plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe’s...

    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....

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