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    Paris river to peak at six meters
    Jun03

    Paris river to peak at six meters

    Photo: Reuters Floodwaters in Paris are set to peak on Friday with the River Seine due to reach 6m above its normal level, the BBC reports. The world-famous Louvre and Orsay museums have been shut so staff can move priceless artworks to safety. At least 11 people have died in the past week – 10 in southern Germany, one in France. Thousands have...

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive
    Jun03

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive

    The scale of exchanges of heavy weapons fire appears to have grown exponentially after weeks of relative calm.Four-way talks on Ukraine war fail to win breakthroughEaster ceasefire fails to take hold in eastern Ukraine’No margin for error’: dangerous work for Ukraine’s rebel deminersDeadly Russian rocket system spotted in...

    US signs third US$1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine
    Jun03

    US signs third US$1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine

    The United States and Ukraine signed a US$1 billion loan guarantee agreement on Friday, the third such agreement provided by Washington to Kiev since May 2014. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. signs third $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine
    Jun03

    U.S. signs third $1 billion loan guarantee agreement for Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – The United States and Ukraine signed a $1 billion loan guarantee agreement on Friday, the third such agreement provided by Washington to Kiev since May 2014. …read more Source: The...

    Analyst: Russia’s attempt to give two-thirds of Arstakh territories to Azerbaijan is explained by Ankara- Moscow geopolitical fight for Turkic world
    Jun03

    Analyst: Russia’s attempt to give two-thirds of Arstakh territories to Azerbaijan is explained by Ankara- Moscow geopolitical fight for Turkic world

    Russia’s attempt to give two-thirds of Arstakh territories to Azerbaijan is explained by the geopolitical competition with Turkey for the Turkic world, ex-foreign minister of the NKR, independent analyst Arman Melikyan has told ArmInfo. “It is certainly hard for an ordinary Armenian to understand why Moscow seeks to restore...

    Russian man sues ex for $600 spent on romance
    Jun03

    Russian man sues ex for $600 spent on romance

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A man has taken his ex-girlfriend to court to recover $600 he spent on wooing her including a romantic break to Crimea, she told Russian media on Thursday.The woman, Nina Zgurskaya, told Business FM radio station their relationship had initially gone well with dates and gifts.But she broke up with him while they were on...

    DOT promotes PH shirts in Russia
    Jun03

    DOT promotes PH shirts in Russia

    SELA’s Philippine-inspired shirts (Photo courtesy of Embassy of the Philippines – Moscow, Russia) Wearable Filipino tourist attractions are now being sold by the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Russia as part of its campaign to draw more Russian tourists in the country. DOT partnered with Russia’s largest apparel retailer, SELA, to...

    Families of six crew members on Malaysian passenger jet downed over Ukraine file lawsuits against Malaysia Airlines
    Jun03
    Facebook, Instagram widely used to sell counterfeit luxury goods
    Jun03

    Facebook, Instagram widely used to sell counterfeit luxury goods

    As the smartphone population and internet penetration around the world grows, criminals are using the same platforms and technology offered by social media and e-commerce giants to attract sell counterfeit goods, a post on the World Economic Forum (WEF) said. According to a post contributed to WEF by Andrea Stroppa, Facebook, Amazon, Google,...

    Families of flight MH17 crew members sue Malaysia Airlines
    Jun03

    Families of flight MH17 crew members sue Malaysia Airlines

    THE families of crew members on board the ill-fated Flight MH17 which was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago have filed lawsuits against Malaysia Airlines for alleged negligence and breach of contract. Eleven next-of-kin of the cabin crew launched the legal action at the High Court Registry yesterday to seek compensation, the New Straits...

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