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    Two servicemen killed in past 24 hours in east Ukraine – Kiev military
    Apr08

    Two servicemen killed in past 24 hours in east Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four were wounded in Ukraine’s separatist eastern conflict zone in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a briefing on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Greek PM in Moscow for Putin meet that rattles EU
    Apr08

    Greek PM in Moscow for Putin meet that rattles EU

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was to meet Kremlin strongman Vladimir Putin in Moscow Wednesday as part of an eye-catching visit that has fuelled EU fears that cash-strapped Athens is cosying up to Russia.The two-day trip comes as Tsipras is battling to unblock a rescue package from the EU and IMF, with some in Brussels...

    Greece has not asked Russia for aid, Greek official says
    Apr08

    Greece has not asked Russia for aid, Greek official says

    MOSCOW – Greece has not asked Russia for money to help cope with its debt and financial problems and wants to resolve them within the European Union, a Greek government official said on Wednesday.”We have not asked for financial aid,” the official said before talks in Moscow between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and...

    In Russia-West tug of war, Moldova sees EU as only option
    Apr08

    In Russia-West tug of war, Moldova sees EU as only option

    CHISINAU (AFP) – Moldovas decision to sign key trade and political agreements with the European Union has cost it dearly, as its giant trading partner Russia swiftly punished it through an embargo strangling its farm and wine industries.Nevertheless, in the tug of war between the West and Russia, Moldovas foreign minister told AFP that...

    Sritex expects a boost in uniform exports
    Apr08

    Sritex expects a boost in uniform exports

    Publicly listed Sri Rejeki Isman — popularly known as Sritex — expects a surge in uniform sales in the years to come thanks to an anticipated increase in military spending by North America and Europe, key markets for Southeast Asia’s largest textile manufacturer.Sritex president director Iwan Setiawan Lukminto told The Jakarta Post recently...

    Two bomb blasts in Ukraine’s Kharkiv, no casualties: official
    Apr07

    Two bomb blasts in Ukraine’s Kharkiv, no casualties: official

    KHARKIV: Two bomb attacks early Tuesday shook Ukraine’s second city Kharkiv, near the Russian border and the frontline of the country’s war, causing some damage but no casualties. The Kharkiv prosecutor’s office said a probe was underway for a “terrorist attack” after a strong explosion in the city centre, which...

    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

    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...

    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...

    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,...

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