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    Malaysia Airlines denies nearly colliding with another plane over Pakistan
    Apr07

    Malaysia Airlines denies nearly colliding with another plane over Pakistan

    Malaysia Airlines denied on Tuesday that a London-bound flight was involved in a near-miss with another plane in Pakistani airspace. Following reports by Asian media outlets that one of the airline’s planes headed to London narrowly avoided a collision in skies over Pakistan, according to the Mirror. It had been claimed the flight nearly...

    Russian deputy who opposed Crimea seizure stripped of immunity
    Apr07

    Russian deputy who opposed Crimea seizure stripped of immunity

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s parliament voted on Tuesday to strip the only deputy who voted against last year’s annexation of Crimea of his immunity from prosecution as a lawmaker. …read more Source: The...

    Russian deputy who opposed Crimea seizure stripped of immunity
    Apr07

    Russian deputy who opposed Crimea seizure stripped of immunity

    Russia’s parliament voted on Tuesday to strip the only deputy who voted against last year’s annexation of Crimea of his immunity from prosecution as a lawmaker. …read more Source: Channel...

    Sanctions-hit Russia looks to Africa to boost arms, technology sales
    Apr07

    Sanctions-hit Russia looks to Africa to boost arms, technology sales

    Russia is pursuing costly state oil and platinum projects in Africa despite an economic crisis at home, hoping they will bolster sales, including of arms, for businesses hit by Western sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. Moscow has mostly focused on building ties with Asia since the US and European Union sanctions came into force last year,...

    Trolling for Putin: Russia’s information war explained
    Apr07

    Trolling for Putin: Russia’s information war explained

    SAINT PETERSBURG – Lyudmila Savchuk says it was money that wooed her into the ranks of the Kremlin’s online army, where she bombarded website comment pages with eulogies of President Vladimir Putin, while mocking his adversaries.”Putin is great,” “Ukrainians are Fascists,” “Europe is decadent”:...

    Fast-growing Asian aviation confronts safety challenges
    Apr07

    Fast-growing Asian aviation confronts safety challenges

    For Asia’s aviation industry, the growing pains have just begun.A year of disasters, the disappearance of Flight 370 and financial turbulence highlight the challenges confronting the world’s biggest air travel market, where governments, regulators and airlines are struggling to keep up after a decade of astonishing growth.A U.N....

    Ukraine far-right leader made army adviser in move to control militias
    Apr07

    Ukraine far-right leader made army adviser in move to control militias

    KIEV: The controversial leader of Ukraine s ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor paramilitary group, which is fighting pro-Russian rebels alongside governme …read more Source: The News...

    Russia ready to discuss peacekeeping mission in Donbass
    Apr07

    Russia ready to discuss peacekeeping mission in Donbass

    Moscow is ready to discuss sending peacekeepers to Donbass in next “Normandy format” meeting with envoys from Ukraine, Germany and France, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. …read more Source: Global...

    Poland to build watch towers along border with Russia
    Apr07

    Poland to build watch towers along border with Russia

    Poland to build watch towers along border with Russia TAGS: Poland, Russia, Kaliningrad, EU, European Union, Iskander missiles, Crimea annexation, Ukraine, Balkans Agence France-Presse WARSAW, Poland — Poland will build six watchtowers to survey its 200-kilometre-long border with the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, the police said Monday....

    Czech leader, US ambassador clash over Moscow visit
    Apr07

    Czech leader, US ambassador clash over Moscow visit

    PRAGUE (AFP) – Czech President Milos Zeman and the US ambassador to Prague have clashed over the leaders plan to travel to Moscow for a World War II victory anniversary, an event largely snubbed by Western leaders.In a TV interview last week, US ambassador Andrew Schapiro questioned the staunchly pro-Russian Zemans wish to be probably the...

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