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    M’sia still top choice for Muslim travellers: report
    Mar04

    M’sia still top choice for Muslim travellers: report

    SINGAPORE: Malaysia is the most preferred global destination in the fast-growing Muslim travel market, despite two catastrophic air disasters that hit the country’s flag-carrier in 2014, a survey showed Wednesday. Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Indonesia followed Malaysia in the ranking of choice holiday...

    Ukraine warns against ‘premature optimism’ over conflict resolution
    Mar04

    Ukraine warns against ‘premature optimism’ over conflict resolution

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday has warned the European Union (EU) against “premature optimism” concerning the speedy resolution to conflict in eastern Ukraine, the presidential press service said. …read more Source: Global...

    Girlfriend who witnessed Nemtsov murder reaches Kiev
    Mar04

    Girlfriend who witnessed Nemtsov murder reaches Kiev

    MOSCOW: The chief witness in the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov — a Ukrainian model who was his girlfriend — arrived in Kiev late o …read more Source: The News...

    Russian bombers disrupted planes in Irish airspace
    Mar04

    Russian bombers disrupted planes in Irish airspace

    DUBLIN: One plane was diverted and another delayed to avoid two Russian bombers that flew through Irish-controlled airspace without warning in February, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday. The disruption is believed to have occurred during the same February 18 incident in which British RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled to escort...

    Western leaders hint at more Russian sanctions over Ukraine
    Mar04

    Western leaders hint at more Russian sanctions over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday warned Russia that they were ready to step up sanctions if there were further violations of a ceasefire agreement in Ukraine, officials said. The threats came in statements issued after a video conference that brought together Obama and the leaders of Britain, France, Germany...

    Ukraine sets up commission to push forward decentralization
    Mar04

    Ukraine sets up commission to push forward decentralization

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday signed a decree setting up a commission to push forward a constitutional reform on government decentralization. …read more Source: Global...

    Russian bombers disrupted planes in Irish airspace
    Mar04

    Russian bombers disrupted planes in Irish airspace

    One plane was diverted and another delayed to avoid two Russian bombers that flew through Irish-controlled airspace, a navigational radar seen here, without warning in February, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday -© AFP/File DUBLIN: One plane was diverted and another delayed to avoid two Russian bombers that flew through...

    Bereaved to view MH17 wreckage at Dutch base
    Mar04

    Bereaved to view MH17 wreckage at Dutch base

    The wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014, is laid out in a hangar on Gilze-Rijen airbase in the southern Netherlands, March 2, 2015 -© ANP/AFP GILZE-RIJEN AIRBASE, NETHERLANDS: The first of around 500 relatives of those killed in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over...

    Obama, EU leaders agree to put more costs quickly on Russia if needed over Ukraine
    Mar04

    Obama, EU leaders agree to put more costs quickly on Russia if needed over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and his European counterparts agreed on Tuesday to act quickly to impose additional costs on Russia if peace agreements in the Ukraine conflict were not implemented. …read more Source: The...

    World › Western powers vow strong response to any major Ukraine truce violation
    Mar04

    World › Western powers vow strong response to any major Ukraine truce violation

    Western leaders on Tuesday called for a “strong reaction” from the international community to any major violation of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as they sought to further pressure Russia over the conflict. The leaders of the United States, Germany, France, Britain and Italy plus EU head Donald Tusk also… …read more Source:...

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