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    Ukraine has sent US$15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine has sent US$15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister

    Ukraine has sent US$15 million (9.72 million pounds) to pay for Russian gas, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday quoted natural gas producer Gazprom as saying, but he added that the money had not yet arrived. …read more Source: Channel...

    G-B jailbreak: Prisoner involved in Nanga Parbat attack killed
    Feb27

    G-B jailbreak: Prisoner involved in Nanga Parbat attack killed

    GILGIT: At least one of the two prisoners involved in the Nanga Parbat attack (resulting in 10 foreign tourists’ killing) has been shot dead; the other injured in an attempted jailbreak in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) early Friday morning. On June 23, 2013, gunmen dressed as para-military forces stormed into Nanga Parbat base camp, killing...

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation
    Feb27

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation

    ARTEMIVSK (UKRAINE) – The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session to discuss the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine on Friday, a year to the day since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing ports and cities on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia's security concerns over Ukraine
    Feb27

    Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia's security concerns over Ukraine

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Western powers should take into consideration Russia’s legitimate security concerns over Ukraine, a top Chinese diplomat has said in an unusually frank and open display of support for Moscow’s position in the crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine has sent $15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister
    Feb27

    Ukraine has sent $15 million for Russian gas, money yet to arrive – minister

    KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine has sent $15 million (9.72 million pounds) to pay for Russian gas, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday quoted natural gas producer Gazprom as saying, but he added that the money had not yet arrived. …read more Source: The...

    Europa League round up: Holders Sevilla, Inter and Fiorentina reach last 16, while Liverpool lose on penalties
    Feb27

    Europa League round up: Holders Sevilla, Inter and Fiorentina reach last 16, while Liverpool lose on penalties

    Holders Sevilla came through a testing Europa League encounter at Borussia Moenchengladbach to reach the last 16 where they were joined by Italian sides Inter Milan and Fiorentina who beat British opposition on Thursday. Three times winners Sevilla were twice pegged back by their German hosts, who had goalscorer Granit Xhaka sent off, before...

    Two prisoners including Nanga Parbat massacre accused escape from Gilgit jail
    Feb27

    Two prisoners including Nanga Parbat massacre accused escape from Gilgit jail

    SKARDU (Web Desk) – Four prisoners at the Gilgit District Jail made a jailbreak attempt on Friday, during which two inmates, including Nanga Parbat massacre accused, managed to flee while one prisoner was shot dead and another got injured, Dunya News reported.Security personnel have launched a search operation in the area after the incident.As...

    Liverpool’s Europa League campaign ends with penalties loss to Besiktas
    Feb27

    Liverpool’s Europa League campaign ends with penalties loss to Besiktas

    Liverpool’s Europa League campaign ended at the scene of one of their greatest European triumphs as they lost on penalties to Besiktas in the Ataturk Stadium in Turkey on Thursday. The Turkish side won the last 32 clash 5-4 in the shootout with Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren missing the decisive penalty after the two-legged encounter had...

    Ukraine says pulling back arms as UN plans emergency session
    Feb27

    Ukraine says pulling back arms as UN plans emergency session

    Artemivsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraines military said it had started withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a stuttering peace plan as the UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session Friday on the ceasefire deal.The announced pull-back — a key part of a peace deal negotiated earlier this month — comes after...

    Ukraine says pulling back arms as UN plans emergency session
    Feb27

    Ukraine says pulling back arms as UN plans emergency session

    Ukraine’s military said it had started withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a stuttering peace plan as the UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session Friday on the ceasefire deal.The announced pull-back – a key part of a peace deal negotiated earlier this month – comes after a shaky truce that was...

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