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    New Malaysia airline eyes $1.5 b Bombadier deal
    Mar17

    New Malaysia airline eyes $1.5 b Bombadier deal

    A new Malaysian airline said Tuesday it intends to buy 20 Bombadier CS100 aircraft in a US$1.47 billion deal as it looks to tap Southeast Asia’s fast growing travel market. The new firm, flymojo, made the announcement at the start of the the five-day International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition in Langkawi, Malaysia. The deal,...

    Fighting rages near Donetsk airport despite Ukraine ceasefire
    Mar17

    Fighting rages near Donetsk airport despite Ukraine ceasefire

    SPARTAK, Ukraine – Heavy machinegun and light artillery fire pounded a district of Donetsk, the biggest city of eastern Ukraine, on Monday and pro-Russian rebels said there had been no lull in the fighting since a February ceasefire.The Spartak district, adjacent to the city’s now-flattened airport, is one of several sites in eastern...

    EU warns of Russian military buildup in Crimea
    Mar17

    EU warns of Russian military buildup in Crimea

    BRUSSELS – The EU warned Monday of a continued Russian military build-up in Crimea as it condemned Moscow’s “illegal annexation” of the peninsula from Ukraine one year ago. Diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said the 28-nation bloc was also deeply concerned at the deterioration of human rights, demanding free access for outside...

    Russian TV documentary shows Putin in charge, willing to defend his people at all costs
    Mar17

    Russian TV documentary shows Putin in charge, willing to defend his people at all costs

    Even while Russian President Vladimir Putin was still mysteriously absent, state television delivered a clear message for Russians and foreigners alike: Putin remains in charge and ready to use military power to safeguard the interests of Russia and Russians. A lavish 2½-hour documentary on Russia’s annexation of Crimea aired late Sunday,...

    Reports on abducted Filipino nurses in Libya false–DFA
    Mar17

    Reports on abducted Filipino nurses in Libya false–DFA

    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday said reports on Filipino nurses abducted by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) are false. DFA Spokesman Charles Jose said in a press conference the four medical workers were taken to safety by a Libyan friend. The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli has confirmed the...

    US vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea
    Mar17

    US vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea

    The United States on Monday vowed to keep in place sanctions imposed over what it called Russia’s “occupation” of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Global...

    EU upholds non-recognition of Crimea
    Mar17

    EU upholds non-recognition of Crimea

    The foreign policy chief of the European Union (EU), Federica Mogherini, said the EU remained committed to fully implementing its non-recognition policy of Crimea in a declaration on Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S. vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea
    Mar17

    U.S. vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea

    The United States on Monday vowed to keep in place sanctions imposed over what it called Russia’s “occupation” of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin laughs off ‘rumours’ over his 10-day absence
    Mar17

    Putin laughs off ‘rumours’ over his 10-day absence

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday laughed off days of frenzied “rumours” over his health and whereabouts as he reappeared in public after an unusually long 10-day absence. Emerging after days of speculation that he was either ill or had even been deposed in a palace coup, Putin met with the leader of ex-Soviet...

    US to maintain Crimea sanctions until Russian rule ends
    Mar17

    US to maintain Crimea sanctions until Russian rule ends

    Washington vowed on Monday (Mar 16) to keep sanctions on Moscow for the annexation of Crimea as long as the peninsula remains under Russian rule, urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the occupation. …read more Source: Channel...

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