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    Cameron warns Brexit threatens peace in Europe
    May09

    Cameron warns Brexit threatens peace in Europe

    LONDON, (AFP) – Prime Minister David Cameron warned Monday that a British exit from the EU would threaten peace on the continent, as the campaign for next months crucial referendum gathered steam after regional elections.With polls showing the two campaigns are neck-and-neck, Cameron and the de-facto leader of the Leave movement, former...

    Russian firm milks chilly US-Kremlin ties with ‘Little Obama’ ice cream
    May09

    Russian firm milks chilly US-Kremlin ties with ‘Little Obama’ ice cream

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian company is trying to cash in on chilly relations between Moscow and Washington by releasing an ice cream called Little Obama, irritating U.S. officials.The product, called Obamka in Russian, is glazed with chocolate and its wrapping features an image of a smiling young African boy, wearing an ear ring and...

    On Russia’s Victory Day, President Putin calls for non-bloc security
    May09

    On Russia’s Victory Day, President Putin calls for non-bloc security

    Russian President Vladimir Putin greets WWII veterans during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 9, 2016. (AP photo) Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at the annual elaborate Victory Day military parade in Red Square, says Russia wants to help build an...

    Abe’s visit to Russia: frayed ties improved, territorial dispute remains
    May09

    Abe’s visit to Russia: frayed ties improved, territorial dispute remains

    On May 6, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid a quick and unofficial visit to Russia, and held a three-hour discussion with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Abe became the first Japanese leader to visit Russia in the past few years, which imply that Russian-Japan ties have recovered over the Ukrainian crisis. As an informal ice-breaking...

    Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade
    May09

    Russia marks WWII victory anniversary with military parade

    Russian servicemen march at Red Square before the start of the Victory Day military parade in Moscow on May 9, 2016. Photo by AFP MOSCOW: Russia on Monday staged a grandiose military parade through Moscow’s Red Square as part of nationwide celebrations to mark 71 years since the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War...

    NZ ideal place for rich to hide money, claims Panama Papers report
    May09

    NZ ideal place for rich to hide money, claims Panama Papers report

    WELLINGTON: Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers. Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister John Key to take action after local media analyzed more than 61,000 documents...

    Putin congratulates Sargsyan on Victory Day
    May09

    Putin congratulates Sargsyan on Victory Day

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and citizens of Georgia and Ukraine with the 71st anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the Kremlin press service said on Sunday. Putin...

    Panama papers report: New Zealand prime place to hide money for rich people
    May09

    Panama papers report: New Zealand prime place to hide money for rich people

    Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of Panama Papers. Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister John Key to take action after local media analysed more than 61,000 documents relating to New Zealand that is...

    Brexit could endanger peace, UK PM warns
    May09

    Brexit could endanger peace, UK PM warns

    David Cameron Peace in Europe could be at risk if Britain votes to leave the European Union, David Cameron is to say. The UK has regretted ‘turning its back’ on Europe in the past, the PM will say in a speech later, arguing the European Union has ‘helped reconcile’ countries and maintain peace. Cameron will ask if leaving the union is...

    Panama Papers: New Zealand prime place for channeling funds, alleges report
    May09

    Panama Papers: New Zealand prime place for channeling funds, alleges report

    New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key dismissed concerns that international tax avoidance was rife in New Zealand. (File) New Zealand is at the heart of a tangled web of shelf companies and trusts that are being used by wealthy Latin Americans to channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called...

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