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    Cathay suspends flights over Iran after missile warning
    Oct15

    Cathay suspends flights over Iran after missile warning

    HONG KONG: Cathay Pacific said Wednesday it had suspended flights over Iran and the Caspian Sea after an aviation safety body issued a warning about Russian missiles being fired at Syria, while some European airlines have also taken measures. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) took action to avoid a repeat of the tragedy involving...

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits
    Oct15

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led criminal probe to find those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 has now become the top priority after the cause of the crash was unveiled, but doubts remain whether the culprits will ever be caught. Analysts said Wednesday that Russia’s cooperation in the investigation to identify those behind the downing of...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat and face Russia

    Diplomats expect no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly be some fireworks when Ukraine joins the UN’s most powerful body, where arch opponent Russia has a permanent seat. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying
    Oct15

    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying

    A court in Moscow has sentenced a former defense factory chief from Ukraine to six years in prison on espionage charges, a verdict that comes amid continuing tensions in Russia-Ukraine ties. …read more Source: The Times of...

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits
    Oct15

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits

    The wrecked cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is presented to the press during a presentation of the final report on the cause of the its crash, at the Gilze Rijen airbase October 13, 2015 – AFP Photo THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led criminal probe to find those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 has now become the top priority after the...

    Russia sentences elderly Ukrainian to 6 years for ‘spying’
    Oct14

    Russia sentences elderly Ukrainian to 6 years for ‘spying’

    Russia has accused 73-year-old Yury Soloshenko of trying to smuggle sensitive missile defence technology out of Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine wants an Ikea, ‘symbol’ of anti-corruption fight
    Oct14

    Ukraine wants an Ikea, ‘symbol’ of anti-corruption fight

    Ukraine’s economy minister pleaded today for Ikea to set up shop in his country, saying it would show Kiev was serious about fighting the corruption that reportedly caused the furniture giant to ditch a previous Ukrainian foray. “We hope that Ikea will open a store. It would be an important symbol, because of its good reputation and...

    A Gyumri singer Leonora will represent Armenia at the Wiktoria 2015 international competition
    Oct14

    A Gyumri singer Leonora will represent Armenia at the Wiktoria 2015 international competition

    October 18, Warsaw will host the Wiktoria 2015 International Competition named after a Polish singer and pop star Anna German. A Gyumri opera singer Leonora will represent Armenia. She had received the invitation to this Competition by the “World Performing Art” Association. Aravot.am learned about this from the singer. She will perform...

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe
    Oct14

    Russia appeals to UN aviation body to open new MH17 probe

    Graphic on the missile impact that brought down Malaysia Airlines MH17 in July 2014. Russia has appealed to the International Civil Aviation Organization to open a new probe into last year’s downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, the chief of the Russian aviation agency said Wednesday.The Boeing 777 crashed on July 17,...

    Dutch to hold non-binding referendum on EU-Ukraine links
    Oct14

    Dutch to hold non-binding referendum on EU-Ukraine links

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch electoral commission says that an activist group has gathered enough signatures to force a non-binding referendum in the …read more Source: Taiwan...

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