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    Ukraine collars criminals trying to sell uranium-238 in western region amid ‘dirty bomb’ fears
    Aug06

    Ukraine collars criminals trying to sell uranium-238 in western region amid ‘dirty bomb’ fears

    Ukraine’s security service said on Wednesday it had seized a small quantity of what appeared to be nonfissile uranium in a peaceful western region of the war-torn former Soviet state. The State Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said a group of criminals had been trying to sell the uranium-238 isotope — common in nature and […] The post...

    Hollande, Putin reach accord on cancelled warship deal: Paris
    Aug05

    Hollande, Putin reach accord on cancelled warship deal: Paris

    PARIS – French President Francois Hollande’s office said Wednesday he had reached an agreement with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on compensation for failing to deliver two Mistral warships over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian outcry over plan to destroy smuggled Western foods
    Aug05

    Russian outcry over plan to destroy smuggled Western foods

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russians hit out Wednesday against government plans to destroy hundreds of tonnes of Western food smuggled into the crisis-hit country despite a ban on produce from fruit and vegetable staples to gourmet French cheese.Authorities are set to start incinerating the contraband products on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin...

    Russia orders libraries to ditch ‘Nazi’ books by British historians
    Aug05

    Russia orders libraries to ditch ‘Nazi’ books by British historians

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian officials have ordered libraries to remove books by well-known British historians John Keegan and Antony Beevor, saying they promote Nazi-era stereotypes, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.The move is among a raft of measures to exclude perceived foreign influence from fields such as education, and to streamline historical...

    President-elect says Poland should be part of Ukraine peace talks – PAP
    Aug05

    President-elect says Poland should be part of Ukraine peace talks – PAP

    Poland together with Ukraine’s other neighbours should be involved in resolving the crisis in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s president-elect Andrzej Duda said. …read more Source: Channel...

    President-elect says Poland should be part of Ukraine peace talks – PAP
    Aug05

    President-elect says Poland should be part of Ukraine peace talks – PAP

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland together with Ukraine’s other neighbours should be involved in resolving the crisis in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s president-elect Andrzej Duda said. …read more Source: The...

    MH17: Australia determined to seek justice, despite Russian veto
    Aug05

    MH17: Australia determined to seek justice, despite Russian veto

    A woman with a small child look at a ‘hedge of compassion’, made of thousands of dolls found along the road and at Schiphol airport after the MH17 disaster, prior to a commemoration ceremony in Nieuwegein, near the central city of Utrecht, Netherlands, July 17. (AP/Michael Kooren)Australia remains determined to seek justice for the...

    Trans-Caspian Rail Route Launched
    Aug05

    Trans-Caspian Rail Route Launched

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. BAKU – The trans-Caspian rail route was launched 65 kilometres from Baku in the city of Alyat, a new Azerbaijani seaport on the Caspian Sea, on Aug. 3. The event was critically important for Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, China and other countries, as it provides...

    Ukraine leader calls in generals
    Aug05

    Ukraine leader calls in generals

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko convened his top generals on Tuesday to discuss the latest failed peace talks with pro-Russian militias, ai …read more Source: The News...

    Football: Bale scores as Real Madrid meet Bayern in Audi Cup final
    Aug05

    Football: Bale scores as Real Madrid meet Bayern in Audi Cup final

    MUNICH (AFP) – Gareth Bale scored against former club Tottenham Hotspur as Real Madrid won 2-0 on Tuesday to set up a final against Bayern Munich in the pre-season Audi Cup friendly tournament in Germany.The Wales international was playing against Spurs for the first time since his GBP 85.3m world record transfer to Madrid in September...

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