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    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...

    Eight Died of Congo Virus in Afghanistan: Health Ministry
    Jul06

    Eight Died of Congo Virus in Afghanistan: Health Ministry

    The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) officials on Monday confirmed outbreak of a fatal virus in Afghanistan that has claimed lives of eight people so far this year. The Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus have been reported and confirmed in Kabul, Herat, Nangarhar, Helmand and Nuristan provinces, MoPH spokesman Wahidullah Mayar told...

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink
    Jul06

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO is preparing for a long standoff with Russia, reluctantly accepting that the Ukraine conflict has fundamentally transformed Europe’s security landscape and that it may have to abandon hope of a constructive relationship with Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force as marker for reform
    Jul06

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force as marker for reform

    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. Trained by US and Canadian forces, and given less militaristic uniforms and the name “Politsiya” to...

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