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    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...

    Ukraine economy ‘on the brink’
    Feb27

    Ukraine economy ‘on the brink’

    Ukraine truce appears to be holding – no troop deaths reportedKiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east UkraineFighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefireLeaders hold Ukraine peace talks as fighting surges …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Kerry to meet Russian, Iranian FMs next week
    Feb27

    Kerry to meet Russian, Iranian FMs next week

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet next week with his Russian and Iranian counterparts seeking an end to fighting in Ukraine and to advance a nuclear deal with Iran, US officials said Thursday.His meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva early next week would come days after Kerry accused...

    Tennis: Federer earns a meeting with Croatian wunderkind
    Feb27

    Tennis: Federer earns a meeting with Croatian wunderkind

    DUBAI (AFP) – Roger Federers bid to extend his record of Dubai Open titles to seven carried him into the semi-finals with record-breaking speed and to a meeting with the new wunderkind of tennis.It took only 20 minutes on Thursday for the 17-time Grand Slam champion to win the first set 6-1 against Richard Gasquet, whereupon the Frenchman...

    US Intelligence Chief Sees Spring Attack on Ukraine Port
    Feb27

    US Intelligence Chief Sees Spring Attack on Ukraine Port

    Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine will likely wait until the spring to attack the port of Mariupol, US intelligence chief James Clapper predicted Thursday, adding such a move did not seem imminent… …read more Source:...

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