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    State Bank of India named in ‘hall of shame’ of banks after funding US cluster bomb maker
    Jun23

    State Bank of India named in ‘hall of shame’ of banks after funding US cluster bomb maker

    The State Bank of India (SBI) has defended financing a US cluster bomb manufacturer, saying its investments were legal, after being put in a “Hall of Shame” along with several other major banks by a Dutch campaign group. A report by PAX last week listed the government-owned bank as one of 158 lenders — including JP Morgan Chase,...

    Xinhua: China locomotive of SCO economic cooperation — Kyrgyz SCO official
    Jun23

    Xinhua: China locomotive of SCO economic cooperation — Kyrgyz SCO official

    China is a locomotive of economic cooperation within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Kyrgyz official said in an interview with Xinhua Tuesday. China enjoys a very good economic relationship with each SCO member on a bilateral level, said Irina Orolbaeva, a Kyrgyz SCO coordinator and special envoy for SCO affairs at...

    Trudeau: Canada has ‘real concerns’ about Russia
    Jun23

    Trudeau: Canada has ‘real concerns’ about Russia

    OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday expressed “real concerns” over a more assertive Russia, as his government reportedly considers taking command of a new NATO battalion in the Baltics. “We have real concerns about Russia and about its actions and we will be thoughtful and firm, as I have always been, on how we re-engage...

    Croatia beat Spain 2-1 to go top of Group D
    Jun22

    Croatia beat Spain 2-1 to go top of Group D

    Spain have suffered a shocking 2-1 defeat at the hands of Croatia in Bordeaux to play with Italy in the last 16 of Euro 2016. The Spaniards just couldn’t have asked for a better start on Tuesday as they took the lead after just 7 minutes through Alvaro Morata. But, the Croatians managed to level the scoring just a few seconds from half-time...

    OSCE urges Ukraine and separatists to investigate ceasefire violations
    Jun22

    OSCE urges Ukraine and separatists to investigate ceasefire violations

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, monitoring a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, has called on Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists to do more to investigate violations of the agreement. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE urges Ukraine and separatists to investigate ceasefire violations
    Jun22

    OSCE urges Ukraine and separatists to investigate ceasefire violations

    The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, monitoring a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, has called on Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists to do more to investigate violations of the agreement. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian President Putin slams NATO for ‘aggressive’ activities, rhetoric
    Jun22

    Russian President Putin slams NATO for ‘aggressive’ activities, rhetoric

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday slammed NATO for ratcheting up its rhetoric and aggression close to Russia’s border and warned that Moscow was being forced to increase its military capacity. “NATO is stepping up its aggressive rhetoric and its aggressive actions close to our borders,” Putin told lawmakers. “In these...

    Putin slams NATO for ‘aggressive’ activities, rhetoric
    Jun22

    Putin slams NATO for ‘aggressive’ activities, rhetoric

    Putin also accused the West of rejecting Russian overtures to help tackle the common foe of “international terrorism” – as it once ignored the Soviet Union’s warnings about Hitler – as it seeks to isolate Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin slams NATO for ‘aggressive’ activities, rhetoric
    Jun22

    Putin slams NATO for ‘aggressive’ activities, rhetoric

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday criticised NATO for ratcheting up its rhetoric and aggression close to Russia’s border and warned that Moscow was being forced to increase its military capacity. “NATO is stepping up its aggressive rhetoric and its aggressive actions close to our borders,” Putin told lawmakers. “In these conditions we...

    Azerbaijan in Middle of Food Security List
    Jun22

    Azerbaijan in Middle of Food Security List

    BAKU / 22.06.16 / TURAN: Azerbaijan took the 57th place among 113 countries in the Global Food Security Index. According to the international organization The Economist Intelligence Unit, Azerbaijan scored 57.1 points out of a maximum 100, as much as Egypt and Vietnam gained. Among the post-Soviet countries (except the Baltics) the leader is...

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