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    Ukraine, Russia trade blame for sharp violence spike
    Aug19

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame for sharp violence spike

    Ukraine’s pro-Western leadership and Russia traded blame on Tuesday for a sharp escalation in violence that threatened to see all-out warfare return to the former Soviet nation’s separatist east. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Issue of the day: Indonesia’s beef with Australia
    Aug19

    Issue of the day: Indonesia’s beef with Australia

    Aug. 18, 2015, p7Live cattle, boxed beef and wheat imports from Australia are detrimental to Indonesian interests in ensuring greater food security and establishing high-value strategic partnerships in Asia. Indonesia must phase out its dependence on Australia in favor of alternative trading partners — such as India or Russia — that can offer a...

    Athletics: Bubka, Coe face off for IAAF presidency
    Aug19

    Athletics: Bubka, Coe face off for IAAF presidency

    BEIJING (AFP) – Athletics greats Sergey Bubka and Sebastian Coe will vie for the presidency of world body the IAAF on Wednesday in a pivotal vote which will shape the future of the drug-tainted sport.Members of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) 214 federations will cast their ballots at a vast convention centre...

    Vladimir Putin Dives in Mini-Sub to Shipwreck Off Crimea
    Aug18

    Vladimir Putin Dives in Mini-Sub to Shipwreck Off Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin burnished his action man image on Tuesday by diving down in a mini-submarine to explore a shipwreck off the coast of the Crimea peninsula that Moscow seized from Ukrai… …read more Source:...

    US launches biggest allied airborne drills since Cold War ended
    Aug18

    US launches biggest allied airborne drills since Cold War ended

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – The United States said Tuesday it has launched the biggest allied airborne drills in Europe since the Cold War ended, as fighting involving pro-Russian separatists escalated in eastern Ukraine.Nearly 5,000 soldiers from 11 NATO allies are taking part in four weeks of simultaneous multinational airborne operations across...

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea
    Aug18

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin burnished his action man image on Tuesday by diving down in a mini-submarine to explore a shipwreck off the coast of the Crimea peninsula that Moscow seized from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea
    Aug18

    Putin dives in mini-sub to shipwreck off Crimea

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin burnished his action man image on Tuesday by diving down in a mini-submarine to explore a shipwreck off the coast of the Crimea peninsula that Moscow seized from Ukraine last year.Putin — wearing a beige pantsuit — plunged down to a depth of 83 metres seated alongside the pilot in...

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin
    Aug18

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin

    The leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine are to meet in Berlin on Monday in a bid to bring an end to a new wave of violence in Ukraine, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin
    Aug18

    Ukrainian, French, German, leaders to meet Monday in Berlin

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine are to meet in Berlin on Monday in a bid to bring an end to a new wave of violence in Ukraine, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian police smash illegal US$30 million cheesemaking ring
    Aug18

    Russian police smash illegal US$30 million cheesemaking ring

    MOSCOW: Russian police said Tuesday they had detained an “international criminal gang” that produced contraband cheese worth some US$30 million (RM122.21 million) using banned Western ingredients. Russian officials are currently waging war against produce from the West prohibited under a year-old embargo introduced in retaliation for...

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