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    International monitors threatened by gunmen in east Ukraine
    Dec06

    International monitors threatened by gunmen in east Ukraine

    International monitors in eastern Ukraine said that armed people fired into the air when they tried to approach a group of howitzers near a separatist-controlled village, in an area from which such weapons were supposed to be withdrawn under a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: Channel...

    International monitors threatened by gunmen in east Ukraine
    Dec06

    International monitors threatened by gunmen in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – International monitors in eastern Ukraine said that armed people fired into the air when they tried to approach a group of howitzers near a separatist-controlled village, in an area from which such weapons were supposed to be withdrawn under a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...

    Andrey Pyatakhin:  Roaming-free future in EEU space possible in case of single currency settlement payments
    Dec06

    Andrey Pyatakhin: Roaming-free future in EEU space possible in case of single currency settlement payments

    Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is moving towards roaming-free future, though there are economic and legal complications between the EEU countries, particularly, the mutual settlements. The point is that mutual settlement for roaming services are based on US dollar rate, while national currencies of some countries have depreciated tangibly, Andrey...

    Andrey Pyatakhin: It is more expedient to increase spending on customer services rather than keep unprofitable infrastructures
    Dec06

    Andrey Pyatakhin: It is more expedient to increase spending on customer services rather than keep unprofitable infrastructures

    It is more expedient to increase spending on customer services rather than keep unprofitable infrastructures, Andrey Pyatakhin, Beeline Armenia CEO, told ArmInfo when commenting on possible sale of 50,000 cell towers by VimpelCom. “No decisions have been adopted yet, we are studying the world experience in the field. If the company can have...

    Wordsworth
    Dec06

    Wordsworth

    Selected Stories by Leo Tolstoy, paperback, published by Rupa, pp 154, Rs 224 Made To Stick by Chip and Dan Heath, paperback, published by Arrow Books, pp 323, Rs 798 The Power by Rhonda Byrne, hardbound, published by Simon & Schuster, pp 250, Rs 1,200 How To Speak Money by John Lanchester, paperback, published by Faber and Faber, pp 286, Rs...

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support
    Dec06

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support

    KIEV, Ukraine – US Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Kiev late Sunday, December 6 to reassure its pro-Western leaders that Washington remains committed to Ukraine despite stepped-up efforts to work with Russia against Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) jihadists. Biden’s 3-day visit is his...

    Kyrgyzstan invites Russian tourists but cannot provide better service
    Dec06

    Kyrgyzstan invites Russian tourists but cannot provide better service

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Kyrgyzstan intends to become an alternative destination for Russian tourists instead of Turkey and Egypt. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to suspend flights from Russia to Egypt on November 8, after the crash of Russia’s Airbus A321 that flied from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg.After the escalation of...

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support
    Dec06

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support

    US Vice-President Joe Biden arrives in Kiev late today to reassure its pro-Western leaders that Washington remains committed to Ukraine despite stepped-up efforts to work with Russia against Isis. Biden’s three-day visit is his fourth to Kiev since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in March 2014 and then watched with approval...

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda
    Dec05

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

    SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web. On Friday, Facebook Inc said it took down a profile that the company believed belonged to...

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda
    Dec05

    Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web.On Friday, Facebook Inc said it took down a profile that the company believed...

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