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    India’s nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan but risk is moderate
    Mar23

    India’s nuclear security measures weaker than Pakistan but risk is moderate

    A report examining nuclear security worldwide suggests India’s “nuclear security measures may be weaker than those of Pakistan”, but says the risk “appears to be moderate”, while claiming risk of nuclear theft in Pakistan “appears to be high”. The Harvard Kennedy School report, “Preventing Nuclear Terrorism: Continuous Improvement or...

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder
    Mar23

    Russia sentences Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ airwoman to 22 years in prison for murder

    A Russian court has sentenced a Ukrainian helicopter navigator to 22 years in prison in a contentious murder trial that has drawn sharp condemnation from the West. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Syria and Ukraine on agenda for Kerry at Putin meeting – but Kremlin holds the upper hand
    Mar23

    Syria and Ukraine on agenda for Kerry at Putin meeting – but Kremlin holds the upper hand

    US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow this week for talks with President Vladimir Putin, hoping to build momentum for peace in Syria after a partial Russian withdrawal and to restore a fragmenting ceasefire in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot Savchenko for allegedly killing reporters
    Mar23

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot Savchenko for allegedly killing reporters

    A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to 22 years in prison over the killing of two journalists, a ruling that will exacerbate Moscow’s feud with Kiev and the West. Judge Leonid Stepanenko found the 34-year-old guilty of involvement in the 2014 shelling of the Russian state television reporters in...

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko handed 22-year jail term
    Mar23

    Ukraine pilot Savchenko handed 22-year jail term

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Kerry to meet Putin to push peace in Syria, Ukraine
    Mar23

    Kerry to meet Putin to push peace in Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow this week for talks with President Vladimir Putin, hoping to build momentum for peace in Syria after a partial Russian withdrawal and to restore a fragmenting ceasefire in Ukraine.But few experts expect Washingtons top diplomat to make much headway with a Kremlin that has...

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks
    Mar23

    Kerry off to Russia for Syria talks after Brussels attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Moscow for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Tennis: Djokovic backs off money remarks after Serena, Murray fire
    Mar23

    Tennis: Djokovic backs off money remarks after Serena, Murray fire

    MIAMI (AFP) – World number one Novak Djokovic backed off comments that mens tennis players should make more than women on Tuesday as Serena Williams and Andy Murray led a stinging chorus of criticism at the remarks.A furious row over the gender pay gap in tennis erupted at the weekend, when Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore...

    Tennis: Serena, Murray blast Djokovic on level prize money
    Mar23

    Tennis: Serena, Murray blast Djokovic on level prize money

    MIAMI (AFP) – World number one Serena Williams and second-ranked Andy Murray hit back Tuesday at comments by Novak Djokovic that a pay disparity between women and men players is justified. As the ATP and WTA Miami Open began, the worlds top players welcomed the resignation of Indian Wells tournament director Raymond Moore after the official...

    Ukraine to call up 10,000 soldiers in mobilisation drive
    Mar23

    Ukraine to call up 10,000 soldiers in mobilisation drive

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military will call up some 10,000 men and seek volunteers to replace some of the 45,000 soldiers who are due to return home after more than a year on the front lines in the separatist east, President Petro Poroshenko said on… …read more Source: The News...

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