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    ‘Cure’ for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal
    Aug29

    ‘Cure’ for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal

    PENICHE, Portugal—Anya wasn’t even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant. The world’s worst nuclear disaster saddled the sparkly-eyed 16-year-old with chronic cardiovascular and respiratory problems,...

    ‘Cure’ for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal
    Aug29

    ‘Cure’ for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal

    Anya wasn’t even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.The world’s worst nuclear disaster saddled the sparkly-eyed 16-year-old with chronic cardiovascular and respiratory problems, thanks to contamination that...

    Volunteers undergo rigorous training to join Kiev’s police force
    Aug29

    Volunteers undergo rigorous training to join Kiev’s police force

    Gunbattle in western Ukraine injured policeFreedom rings in Kiev for U.S troopsWest clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubtsKiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persistKiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east UkraineShelling goes on in eastern Ukraine despite pleas for peace in Kiev …read more Source:...

    Athletics: Schippers scorches Beijing, Merritt misses golden send-off
    Aug29

    Athletics: Schippers scorches Beijing, Merritt misses golden send-off

    BEIJING (AFP) – Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers ran into the history books after scorching to world 200m glory on Friday, but there was no golden send-off for Aries Merritt before next weeks kidney transplant.Schippers, the 100m silver-medallist, clocked an electrifying 21.63sec, the fourth fastest time in history, as she lunged at the line...

    US’s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks
    Aug28

    US’s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday about attacks from Russian-separatist forces in the eastern part of the country, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S.'s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks
    Aug28

    U.S.'s Biden speaks with Ukrainian President Poroshenko about attacks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday about attacks from Russian-separatist forces in the eastern part of the country, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Safarova into New Haven final
    Aug28

    Safarova into New Haven final

    NEW HAVEN (UNITED STATES) – Fourth seed Lucie Safarova advanced to the final of the Connecticut Open WTA event on Friday with a straight sets victory over Lesya Tsurenko of Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Fitch, S&P see Ukraine debt deal tantamount to default
    Aug28

    Fitch, S&P see Ukraine debt deal tantamount to default

    KIEV – The debt restructuring deal Ukraine has struck with a group of creditors was seen Friday as tantamount to a default of payment, according to ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor’s. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Fitch, S&P see Ukraine debt deal tantamount to default
    Aug28

    Fitch, S&P see Ukraine debt deal tantamount to default

    KIEV (AFP) – The debt restructuring deal Ukraine has struck with a group of creditors was seen Friday as tantamount to a default of payment, according to ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poors.Fitch lowered Ukraines rating of long-term public debt from CC to C, after the deal was announced Thursday because it led to major losses...

    Poland warns Ukrainian conflict escalation could spark new migration crisis
    Aug28

    Poland warns Ukrainian conflict escalation could spark new migration crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – An escalation of the crisis in Ukraine could spark a migration crisis, which will particularly affect Poland, Polish president Andrzej Duda said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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