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    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU
    Dec07

    The Syrian knot: Greatest challenge for EU

    Like many young souls today I had been hooked to Nepali news channels. And similar to all inquisitive and hopeful minds, mine had adopted the daily routine of meticulously reading the newspaper headlines instead of skipping to the entertainment For four years, a bloody war has raged in Syria. What began as a democratic uprising against Bashar...

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support
    Dec07

    Biden visits war-scarred Ukraine to reaffirm US support

    KIEV: US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev late Sunday to reassure its pro-Western leaders that Washington remains committed to Ukraine despite stepped-up efforts to work with Russia against Islamic State jihadists. Biden’s three-day visit is his fourth to Kiev since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula in March 2014 and...

    Joe Biden Visits War-Scarred Ukraine to Reaffirm US Support
    Dec07

    Joe Biden Visits War-Scarred Ukraine to Reaffirm US Support

    US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev late Sunday to reassure its pro-Western leaders that Washington remains committed to Ukraine despite stepped-up efforts to work with Russia against Islamic … …read more Source:...

    Orbital cargo ship blasts off toward space station
    Dec07

    Orbital cargo ship blasts off toward space station

    MIAMI (AFP) – Orbital ATK on Sunday launched its Cygnus cargo ship to resupply astronauts at the International Space Station, one year after a sudden rocket accident delivered a setback to commercial spaceflight.Liftoff, on the shoulders of Atlas, NASA spokesman Mike Curie said as the unmanned spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral,...

    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a group of howitzers near a separatist-controlled village, in an area from which such weapons were supposed to be withdrawn under a ceasefire agreement.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...

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