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    More than 6,400 killed amid ‘tremendous hardship’ in Ukraine: UN
    Jun01

    More than 6,400 killed amid ‘tremendous hardship’ in Ukraine: UN

    Geneva (AFP) – The United Nations said Monday that more than 6,400 people had been killed in conflict-wracked Ukraine, and despite a slowdown in fighting, millions more are suffering from abuses and hardship.In its latest report, the UN human rights office noted that an overall decrease in indiscriminate shelling since a fragile truce was...

    Rosatom aims to be among top three nuclear players
    Jun01

    Rosatom aims to be among top three nuclear players

    Russian nuclear power corporation Rosatom aims to be one of the top global three players in the sector, said a senior official here, adding that the West’s sanctions on Russia have not affected it. … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Malaysia Airlines cuts 6,000 jobs as new CEO rolls up sleeves
    Jun01

    Malaysia Airlines cuts 6,000 jobs as new CEO rolls up sleeves

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines is “technically bankrupt”, its new German CEO said Monday as the carrier slashed 6,000 jobs as part of plans to recover from deadly disasters and a long run of red ink. Christoph Mueller made public his plans for the troubled flag carrier for the first time since the aviation turnaround specialist was brought in on...

    Three Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military
    Jun01

    Three Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four others wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine names ex-Georgian president Saakashvili as Odessa governor
    Jun01

    Ukraine names ex-Georgian president Saakashvili as Odessa governor

    Poroshenko granted Saakashvili Ukrainian citizenship to facilitate the move. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Kazakh FM Idrissov Visits Russia’s Altai Region for Talks with Lavrov
    Jun01

    Kazakh FM Idrissov Visits Russia’s Altai Region for Talks with Lavrov

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. GORNO-ALTAISK, RUSSIA – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov paid a working visit to Gorno-Altaisk, Russia, on May 29–30, where he met with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, to discuss Kazakh-Russian cooperation in the political, trade,...

    Axe to swing as Malaysia Airlines tries to start fresh
    Jun01

    Axe to swing as Malaysia Airlines tries to start fresh

    KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Troubled Malaysia Airlines on Monday laid out plans for an across-the-board hard reset of the way the carrier is run that will see around 6,000 jobs cut as it struggles to stay in business.The bullet-point blueprint, released by email, marks the first concrete move by new CEO Christoph Mueller, a German national who had...

    French Open: Tsonga, Wawrinka shine while weather interrupts Federer, Sharapova games
    Jun01

    French Open: Tsonga, Wawrinka shine while weather interrupts Federer, Sharapova games

    Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga illuminated a grey day in Paris with a thrilling win over Tomas Berdych to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Sunday but Maria’s Sharapova’s title defence was put on hold by the rain. Roger Federer, the 2009 men’s champion, was another player kept waiting by the weather and although the Swiss...

    FIC to Be Held June 4-5 as Country Ponders Expanding Visa-Free Regime to 35 More Countries
    Jun01

    FIC to Be Held June 4-5 as Country Ponders Expanding Visa-Free Regime to 35 More Countries

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – On June 4-5, Astana will host the 28th plenary meeting of the Foreign Investors Council under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (FIC) devoted to the development of agribusiness in Kazakhstan. The event is expected to involve the heads of...

    Almaty Dolphinarium Launches with Charity Show
    Jun01

    Almaty Dolphinarium Launches with Charity Show

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Approximately 700 children attended the grand opening of the new Almaty dolphinairum on May 12 that was accompanied by a charity show, Tengrinews.kz reported, citing Vitaly Staragin, public relations and marketing director of the dolphinarium chain Nemo. The...

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