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    Spy Litvinenko post-mortem was world’s most dangerous ever, UK inquiry hears
    Jan28

    Spy Litvinenko post-mortem was world’s most dangerous ever, UK inquiry hears

    LONDON – Pathologists examining the body of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope London in 2006, carried out the world’s most dangerous-ever post-mortem, an inquiry into his killing heard on Wednesday.They also said they would probably never have discovered the way he had been killed had unusual...

    Exclusive – EU draft would extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine escalation
    Jan28

    Exclusive – EU draft would extend Russia sanctions over Ukraine escalation

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU has prepared a draft statement for the foreign ministers of its 28 members to agree to extend sanctions against Russia by six months, add new people to the sanctions list and prepare new measures. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Kiev's actions will escalate Ukraine fighting
    Jan28

    Russia says Kiev's actions will escalate Ukraine fighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday military action by Ukrainian government forces would lead to an “inevitable further escalation of the conflict” in eastern Ukraine and undermine peace efforts. …read more Source: The...

    Plunging oil strengthens Ukraine's hand in Russia gas talks
    Jan28

    Plunging oil strengthens Ukraine's hand in Russia gas talks

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has a stronger hand to play at talks with Russia on gas supplies thanks to the fall in oil prices, which has dragged down gas prices, and after showing it can live on less. …read more Source: The...

    Bubka to take on Coe for Athletics federation presidency
    Jan28

    Bubka to take on Coe for Athletics federation presidency

    PARIS – Ukrainian pole vault legend Sergei Bubka will challenge Britain’s Sebastian Coe for the presidency of the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF), he confirmed on Wednesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, add new names, prepare new steps
    Jan28

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, add new names, prepare new steps

    BRUSSELS – The European Union will extend by six months sanctions imposed on Russia last March over its annexation of Crimea, add new people to those under sanctions and prepare new measures, draft conclusions for an EU foreign ministers meeting showed.EU foreign ministers will meet on Thursday in Brussels for emergency talks to address...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, add new names, prepare new steps
    Jan28

    EU to extend Russia sanctions, add new names, prepare new steps

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will extend by six months sanctions imposed on Russia last March over its annexation of Crimea, add new people to those under sanctions and prepare new measures, draft conclusions for an EU foreign ministers meeting showed. …read more Source: The...

    India’s Ranbaxy quarterly loss rises
    Jan28

    India’s Ranbaxy quarterly loss rises

    MUMBAI (AFP) – Indian generic drug maker Ranbaxy Wednesday reported a bigger loss in the December quarter on falling sales and foreign exchanges losses, as it struggles with regulatory sanctions in the United States.The drugmaker posted a net loss of 10.3 billion rupees ($167.98 million) for the three months to December, higher than a loss...

    International travellers hit record 1.13 billion in 2014
    Jan28

    International travellers hit record 1.13 billion in 2014

    GENEVA – The number of international tourists rose 4.7 per cent on the year to a record 1.138 billion in 2014, according to figures published Tuesday by the UN World Tourism Organisation.Growing travel demand in China and other emerging nations offset the dampening effects of the Ukraine crisis and the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in...

    Obama Merkel Discuss Rising Ukraine Violence
    Jan28

    Obama Merkel Discuss Rising Ukraine Violence

    U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have spoken about the “significant increase in violence” in eastern Ukraine. The White House said the two leaders spoke by phone on … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

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