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    China ‘never paid businessman’ who bought aircraft carrier
    Jan21

    China ‘never paid businessman’ who bought aircraft carrier

    BEIJING: The Chinese businessman who bought an unfinished Soviet-era vessel that became his country’s first aircraft carrier was quoted yesterday as saying that Beijing never repaid the US$120 million it cost him. Entrepreneur Xu Zengping paid Ukraine a US$20 million fee for the Varyag, which was eventually commissioned into the...

    Survey finds US more attractive place to invest than China
    Jan21

    Survey finds US more attractive place to invest than China

    Amid growing concerns over the global economy, the United States has overtaken China as the number one investment destination among chief executives around the world, a survey found Tuesday.That’s the first time the U.S. has topped the list since accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, or PwC, first started asking the...

    Russian forces attacking Ukraine troops in separatist east, Kiev says
    Jan21

    Russian forces attacking Ukraine troops in separatist east, Kiev says

    Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers after crossing over into the ex-Soviet state’s war-wrecked separatist east in violation of a September truce deal. The charges — met with initial silence by Moscow — should add further tensions to difficult talks in Berlin on Wednesday aimed at stemming a spike in fighting...

    Upsurge in Ukraine Violence Prompts New Peace Push
    Jan20

    Upsurge in Ukraine Violence Prompts New Peace Push

    A massive assault by Russian-backed insurgents on a Ukrainian force hanging on to a ruined airport near the rebels’ main stronghold prompted Germany on Tuesday to announce urgent new peace talks. …read more Source:...

    Russian forces attack Ukraine troops in separatist east: Kiev
    Jan20

    Russian forces attack Ukraine troops in separatist east: Kiev

    A Ukrainian soldier walks near an armoured personnel carrier in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, in the Donetsk region, on December 24, 2014 -© AFP/File KIEV: Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers fighting pro-Kremlin insurgents in the ex-Soviet republic’s separatist east. “In violation of all prior...

    ‘Russian forces’ attack Ukraine troops in separatist east
    Jan20

    ‘Russian forces’ attack Ukraine troops in separatist east

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers fighting pro-Kremlin insurgents in the ex-Soviet republics separatist east.In violation of all prior agreements, Ukrainian military units were attacked in the north (of the war zone) by regular units of the Russian armed forces, Ukrainian military spokesman...

    Upsurge in Ukraine violence prompts new peace push
    Jan20

    Upsurge in Ukraine violence prompts new peace push

    A massive assault by Russian-backed insurgents on a Ukrainian force hanging on to a ruined airport near the rebels’ main stronghold prompted Germany on Tuesday (Jan 20) to announce urgent new peace talks. …read more Source: Channel...

    Tennis: Winning Open starts for Djokovic, Wawrinka, Nishikori
    Jan20

    Tennis: Winning Open starts for Djokovic, Wawrinka, Nishikori

    MELBOURNE (AFP) – Novak Djokovic led a trail of the top mens seeds into the second round at the Australian Open on Tuesday as Stan Wawrinka made a successful return to his life-changing court.World number one Djokovic, fighting off the effects of a virus, put paid to Aljaz Bedene in straight sets as he begun his quest for a fifth title at...

    Russian forces attack Ukraine troops in separatist east: Kiev
    Jan20

    Russian forces attack Ukraine troops in separatist east: Kiev

    January 21, 2015 1:37 AMKIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers fighting pro-Kremlin insurgents in the former Soviet republic’s separatist east. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine forces come under attack from Russian troops – Kiev military
    Jan20

    Ukraine forces come under attack from Russian troops – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian soldiers came under attack from Russian regular forces in the north of the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, a Ukrainian military spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

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