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    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks – Ukraine military
    Apr26

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attacks – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and seven servicemen were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, Ukraine’s military said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Klitschko out-points Jennings to retain heavyweight world titles
    Apr26

    Klitschko out-points Jennings to retain heavyweight world titles

    NEW YORK – Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko retained his heavyweight world titles with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten American Bryant Jennings. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia ponders raising retirement age in budget crunch
    Apr26

    Russia ponders raising retirement age in budget crunch

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Taking care of pensioners who are his bedrock of support has been a key feature of President Vladimir Putins rule, but as crisis bites, the Russian government is mooting an idea that has been taboo for 80 years: raising the retirement age.Since 1932, Russian men have been eligible to retire at the age of 60 and women at the...

    Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles
    Apr26

    Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles

    NEW YORK — The champ returned to the Garden, and it sounded and felt like Kiev. Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a game-but-outclassed Bryant Jennings in the champion’s first fight in the United States in seven years, defending his heavyweight titles with a unanimous decision Saturday night. Klitschko’s last...

    Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland
    Apr26

    Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland

    PARIS: Nine men have been charged with drug trafficking after the British coastguard seized more than two tonnes of cocaine off the east coast of Scotland, French and British officials said on Sunday. French customs shared “specific information allowing two ships from the Royal Navy and the British coastguards to board a tug 100km east of...

    Klitschko beats Jennings to retain heavyweight title
    Apr26

    Klitschko beats Jennings to retain heavyweight title

    NEW YORK: Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine successfully defended his world heavyweight boxing title for the 18th time in a row with a unanimous points decision over American Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukrainian businessman tops U.K. list as Britain’s wealthy get even richer
    Apr26

    Ukrainian businessman tops U.K. list as Britain’s wealthy get even richer

    In a rich list released Sunday which is studded with members of the international jet set living in London, Ukrainian businessman Len Blavatnik has been named the wealthiest man in Britain. Blavatnik, an investor in a range of industries including oil, petrochemicals and media, is worth £13.1 billion ($20 billion), according to the...

    Russia ponders raising retirement age in budget crunch
    Apr26

    Russia ponders raising retirement age in budget crunch

    MOSCOW – Taking care of pensioners who are his bedrock of support has been a key feature of President Vladimir Putin’s rule, but as crisis bites, the Russian government is mooting an idea that has been taboo for 80 years: raising the retirement age.Since 1932, Russian men have been eligible to retire at the age of 60 and women at the...

    Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland: French customs
    Apr26

    Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland: French customs

    PARIS (AFP) – Nine men have been charged with drug trafficking after the British coastguard seized more than two tonnes of cocaine off the east coast of Scotland, French and British officials said on Sunday.French customs shared specific information allowing two ships from the Royal Navy and the British coastguards to board a tug 100...

    Strongman Nazarbayev tipped for fresh term as Kazakhstan votes
    Apr26

    Strongman Nazarbayev tipped for fresh term as Kazakhstan votes

    ASTANA (AFP) – Polls got underway Sunday in energy-rich Kazakhstan for a ballot almost certain to re-elect 74-year-old strongman incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev.Voting at over 9,000 polling stations across the country began at 0100 GMT and will continue until 1400 GMT, according to the Central Election Commission (CEC).Few doubt...

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