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    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty of killing reporters
    Mar21

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko guilty of killing reporters

    MOSCOW: A Russian court on Monday found Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko guilty of complicity in the killing of two Russian journalists, Russian news agencies reported. Prosecutors had earlier asked the court to sentence Savchenko, whose case is a major source of tension between Russia and Ukraine, to 23 years in prison. The 34-year-old is...

    Europe’s worst air crashes in past 10 years
    Mar21

    Europe’s worst air crashes in past 10 years

    PARIS: A flydubai passenger jet crashed early Saturday as it attempted to land in bad weather in southern Russia, killing all 62 people on board in the latest air disaster to hit the country. The deadliest aircraft disaster in history remains the collision in March 1977 between two Boeing 747s in Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands, in which...

    Yerevan to host an ultra-contemporary music recital by Hayk Melikyan
    Mar21

    Yerevan to host an ultra-contemporary music recital by Hayk Melikyan

    On March 22, 2016 Komitas Museum-Institute will host an internationally renowned Armenian pianist Hayk Melikyan, an Honored Artist of the Republic of Armenia. The concert program covers both the Giants of the 20th Century, including Olivier Messiaen, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Henryk Gorecki, Lubos Fiser as well as the works by contemporary young...

    Ukraine pilot faces verdict in Russian murder trial decried by Kiev
    Mar21

    Ukraine pilot faces verdict in Russian murder trial decried by Kiev

    DONETSK, Russia: Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko is set Monday to hear the verdict in her high-profile murder trial in southern Russia, which Kiev and the West have slammed as a political sham. Prosecutors are demanding 23 years in jail for Savchenko’s alleged involvement in killing two Russian state TV journalists in war-torn...

    Bus crash kills 13 Erasmus exchange students in Spain
    Mar21

    Bus crash kills 13 Erasmus exchange students in Spain

    Emergency services personnel stand at the scene of a bus accident crashed on the AP7 highway that links Spain with France along the Mediterranean coast near Freginals halfway between Valencia and Barcelona early Sunday, March 20, 2016. (Source: AP Photo) A bus carrying university exchange students back from Spain’s largest fireworks...

    Some 30% of heavy weapons withdrawn from contact line in Ukraine disappear, OSCE says
    Mar21

    Some 30% of heavy weapons withdrawn from contact line in Ukraine disappear, OSCE says

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Spain bus crash kills 13 exchange students
    Mar21

    Spain bus crash kills 13 exchange students

    Emergency services personnel stand at the scene of a bus accident crashed on the AP7 highway that links Spain with France along the Mediterranean coast near Freginals halfway between Valencia and Barcelona early Sunday, Spain, March 20, 2016. — AP photo A bus carrying university exchange students back from Spain’s largest fireworks festival...

    Football: Rashford ends Man City bid as United rise again
    Mar21

    Football: Rashford ends Man City bid as United rise again

    MANCHESTER (AFP) – Teenage sensation Marcus Rashford struck again as Manchester United won 1-0 at Manchester City on Sunday to rekindle their top-four challenge and fatally compromise their derby rivals Premier League title hopes.Rashford embarrassed hapless City defender Martin Demichelis to score the games only goal in the 16th minute,...

    Vladimir Putin wants to know who to hang if Russia-Crimea road isn’t built
    Mar21

    Vladimir Putin wants to know who to hang if Russia-Crimea road isn’t built

    Russia President Vladimir Putin said he wants to identify an official who can be hanged if a road leading to a new bridge that will link Crimea to Russia isn’t built, as he complained that nobody wants to take charge of the project. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of March 21, 2016
    Mar21

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of March 21, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasLet’s not ignore the obvious: Syria is a mess, and...

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