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    Russia raids homes, offices of election monitors
    Jul07

    Russia raids homes, offices of election monitors

    MOSCOW: Russian police on Tuesday raided the offices of election watchdog Golos as well as the homes of its employees, a lawyer for the group said, amid an ever-increasing crackdown on independent voices in the country. Earlier Tuesday police raided the homes of several Golos employees, including the apartment of senior executive Grigory...

    Can Greece defaulters affect Pakistan?
    Jul07

    Can Greece defaulters affect Pakistan?

    According to a report published in the Economic Times on Tuesday, it was stated that Pakistan would have to share some of the burden in case of a possible permanent default of Greece. Greece is edging closer to a 19-nation Eurozone exit, reportedly. A permanent default by Greece would not only weaken the region, but will have overall...

    Australian senator threatens to grab PM’s testicles
    Jul07

    Australian senator threatens to grab PM’s testicles

    SYDNEY: An independent Australian senator Tuesday threatened to physically intimidate Prime Minister Tony Abbott, using illegal rugby tactics including grabbing his testicles, if he does not limit coal-seam gas exploration. Glenn Lazarus, a former rugby league prop and a senator for the eastern state of Queensland, said he submitted a petition to...

    Australian senator threatens to grab PM’s testicles
    Jul07

    Australian senator threatens to grab PM’s testicles

    An independent Australian senator Tuesday threatened to physically intimidate Prime Minister Tony Abbott, using illegal rugby tactics including grabbing his testicles, if he does not limit coal-seam gas exploration.Glenn Lazarus, a former rugby league prop and a senator for the eastern state of Queensland, said he submitted a petition to Abbott...

    HCM City hosts second int'l belly dance festival
    Jul07

    HCM City hosts second int'l belly dance festival

    Professional international belly dancers Angela Kim from South Korea, Julia Torgonkar from Ukraine and Daila Klara Jansikova from the Czech Republic will take part in the second Viet Nam Belly Dance Festival in HCM City from July 10 to 12. …read more Source: VietNam...

    BRICS summit gives Putin a chance to show Russia not isolated
    Jul07

    BRICS summit gives Putin a chance to show Russia not isolated

    The BRICS emerging economies will launch a development bank at a summit this week which President Vladimir Putin hopes will help reduce Western dominance of world financial institutions and show Moscow is not isolated. At a meeting in the remote Russian city of Ufa, originally a fortress built on the orders of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, Brazil,...

    Ukraine sets up energy emergency fund
    Jul07

    Ukraine sets up energy emergency fund

    The Ukrainian government on Monday announced establishment of an emergency fund of 1 billion U.S. dollars, with the purpose of enhancing the country’s energy security, said the Cabinet’s press service. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Hoax letter to Russian media seeks to tie US senator to Ukraine
    Jul07

    Hoax letter to Russian media seeks to tie US senator to Ukraine

    A forger sent a hoax letter to Russian media in an apparent bid to convince journalists that a senior US lawmaker, senator Richard Durbin, was trying to tell Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk how to run his government, Durbin’s office said on Monday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force to set a marker for reform
    Jul06

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force to set a marker for reform

    KIEV (Reuters) – The first 2,000 recruits of a new Ukrainian police force passed out in the capital Kiev at the weekend, intended by the government as a visible sign of its commitment to shake off a deep-rooted culture of corruption in public institutions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov
    Jul06

    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two high-ranking Ukrainian judicial officials have been detained on suspicion of corruption and a large quantity of diamonds, $400,000 in cash and a Kalashnikov were found during raids on their homes, Ukraine’s SBU security service said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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