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    Pakistan has world’s second largest save of anti-personnel landmines: Report
    Dec03

    Pakistan has world’s second largest save of anti-personnel landmines: Report

    In 2013 there was an normal of 9 victims a day, compared to 25 daily when a Landmine Monitor initial started recording misadventure rates in 1999. PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON: In an age where tellurian efforts to exterminate landmines are temperament fruit, Pakistan is one of usually 4 countries in a universe that still produces anti-personnel...

    Ukraine to hold talks with IMF soon – Finance Minister
    Dec03

    Ukraine to hold talks with IMF soon – Finance Minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Talks between Ukraine and the IMF on the much-needed next tranche of financial aid should take place as soon as possible, the Ukrainian finance minister said on Wednesday, speaking alongside two other newly appointed foreign-born ministers. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry, Lavrov to discuss Ukraine, Middle East
    Dec03

    Kerry, Lavrov to discuss Ukraine, Middle East

    US secretary of state John Kerry will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov at an OSCE meeting tomorrow in Basel, Switzerland, a US official said, with topics set to include Ukraine and the Middle East. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine energy minister says 'no threat' from accident at nuclear plant
    Dec03

    Ukraine energy minister says 'no threat' from accident at nuclear plant

    KIEV (Reuters) – An accident at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhya in southeastern Ukraine poses no danger to health or the environment, energy authorities said on Wednesday, an assessment later corroborated by the French nuclear institute IRSN. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tells IAEA reactor safely shut down
    Dec03

    Ukraine tells IAEA reactor safely shut down

    VIENNA (Reuters) – The U.N. nuclear agency said on Wednesday it had been told by Ukraine that a reactor at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant remained safely shut down following a short circuit in the plant’s transformer yard last week. …read more Source: The...

    NATO approves rapid reaction force
    Dec03

    NATO approves rapid reaction force

    NATO member countries approved a new interim quick-reaction military force on Tuesday to protect themselves from Russia or other threats, the alliance’s chief said. The initial unit, to be up and running in early 2015, is designed to be supplanted the following year by a permanent force, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said. The...

    British athletics Sebastian Coe launched his bid for presidency of IAAF
    Dec03

    British athletics Sebastian Coe launched his bid for presidency of IAAF

    LONDON (AFP) – British athletics great Sebastian Coe vowed to shake up the sports global calendar on Wednesday as he launched his bid for the presidency of world governing body the IAAF.The two-time Olympic 1,500 metres champion wants to attract more young people to the sport by creating street athletics events and also pledged to crack...

    Ukraine nuclear plant short circuit adds to power woes
    Dec03

    Ukraine nuclear plant short circuit adds to power woes

    Ukraine’s power crisis deepened as an electrical fault at a nuclear plant caused a shutdown that further crimped supplies. …read more Source: Channel...

    Topless Salvini woos Italy’s voters from bedroom
    Dec03

    Topless Salvini woos Italy’s voters from bedroom

    ROME – Matteo Salvini, the 41-year-old leader of the anti-euro Northern League party, chose a bare-chested, bedroom photoshoot in a weekly magazine on Wednesday to underline his status as the newest sensation in Italian politics.Despite the gimmick, Salvini, who took over his party last year after a financial scandal brought down its...

    Ukraine minister says ‘no threat’ from nuclear plant accident
    Dec03

    Ukraine minister says ‘no threat’ from nuclear plant accident

    KIEV – Ukraine’s energy authorities said on Wednesday that an accident at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhya in the south-east of the country posed no danger and the plant would return to normal operations on Dec. 5.”There is no threat … there are no problems with the reactors,” Energy Minister Volodymyr...

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