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    Wars displace record 40.8 million people in the world, report shows
    May11

    Wars displace record 40.8 million people in the world, report shows

    LONDON: The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report out on Wednesday showed. “This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,” said Jan Egeland, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), co-authors of the report with the...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    May11

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    The address given for Zaitsev in the database is identical to the business address of at least three other companies owned by Poroshenko, according to the Ukrainian state registry.Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk resigns, paving way for new governmentSwiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreadsIMF threatens to cut Ukraine aid over...

    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world
    May11

    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world

    LONDON: The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report out on Wednesday showed. “This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,” said Jan Egeland, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), co-authors of the report...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine's Poroshenko
    May10

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine's Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – A deputy director of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery empire is a beneficiary of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to new information from the leaked “Panama Papers”. …read more Source: The...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    May10

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    A deputy director of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery empire is a beneficiary of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to new information from the leaked “Panama Papers”. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany to increase troops for first time since Cold War ended
    May10

    Germany to increase troops for first time since Cold War ended

    BERLIN: Germany is raising the number of its troops for the first time since 1990, ending a quarter of a century of successive cuts in the army since the end of the Cold War. The Bundeswehr is expected to increase in the next seven years by 14,300 soldiers, while 4,400 civilian officers will also be added to the service, Defence Minister Ursula...

    EBRD, Switzerland strengthen support for small businesses in Central Asia
    May10

    EBRD, Switzerland strengthen support for small businesses in Central Asia

    The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO is increasing its support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Central Asia with a €4.5 million contribution to the work of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Small Business Initiative (SBI) in the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. This strategic Initiative...

    IMF team arrives in Ukraine to check on new government
    May10

    IMF team arrives in Ukraine to check on new government

    KIEV: An International Monetary Fund team arrived in Kiev on Tuesday after the formation of a new Ukrainian government resolved a prolonged political crisis that had stalled the release of vital aid. The mission’s visit was long awaited in the cash-strapped former Soviet country as it grapples with the costs of a two-year conflict in the...

    4 billion AMD transferred to special account number of the AR Government
    May10

    4 billion AMD transferred to special account number of the AR Government

    Since April 4 up to May 6 overall 3,928,753 ,273 AMD was transferred by 5,346 persons to the special account number opened by the AR Government including transfers with dollars, euros and rubles; 15,163,333 million AMD was transferred on May 6 by 106 persons. We would like to remind that the whole sum will be directed to further strengthening of...

    Chances of Iveta Mukuchyan at Eurovision 2016
    May10

    Chances of Iveta Mukuchyan at Eurovision 2016

    Today the first semi-final of Eurovision Song Contest 2016 will be held in Stockholm, Sweden. Iveta Mukuchyan representing Armenia will perform at number 7. Yesterday the last rehearsals of the participants were held at Stockholm’s Globe Arena. Judging by those rehearsals, the international bookmakers have already presented their betting...

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