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    India sentences 35 crew of US anti-piracy ship
    Jan11

    India sentences 35 crew of US anti-piracy ship

    CHENNAI (INDIA) – An Indian court Monday sentenced 35 sailors, including several from Britain, Estonia and Ukraine, for illegally entering Indian waters carrying weapons aboard a US-operated anti-piracy boat in 2013. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    India court jails 25 foreign ship crew members in arms case
    Jan11

    India court jails 25 foreign ship crew members in arms case

    An Indian court on Monday sentenced crew members of a private American ship, including 25 foreigners, to five years in prison for illegal possession of arms in Indian waters in a verdict that could spark diplomatic tension. The crew, which included foreign nationals from Ukraine, Estonia and six British former soldiers, was arrested from the...

    Western sanctions ‘severely’ harming Russia: Putin
    Jan11

    Western sanctions ‘severely’ harming Russia: Putin

    BERLIN: President Vladimir Putin acknowledged Monday in an interview with German daily Bild that Western economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis are affecting Russia. “Concerning our possibilities on the international financial markets, the sanctions are severely harming Russia,” he said in a long interview, calling the EU...

    Afghanistan Eyes TRACECA Membership
    Jan11

    Afghanistan Eyes TRACECA Membership

    Afghanistan is trying to get Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA) membership in a bid to boost trade relations with other countries – particularly Europe, said Mohammadullah Batash, the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation. He said membership of TRACECA will provide Afghanistan with easy access to South Asia and European markets....

    EDB: Economic activity in the CIS countries stabilize in Q3 2015
    Jan11

    EDB: Economic activity in the CIS countries stabilize in Q3 2015

    DUSHANBE, January 11, 2016, Asia-Plus — In the third quarter of 2015, economic activity in the CIS countries stabilized on the whole, thanks to the slowdown or a pause in its decline in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, according to the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB). …read more Source:...

    Putin says he wants global cooperation against terrorism: Bild
    Jan11

    Putin says he wants global cooperation against terrorism: Bild

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual end-of-year news conference in Moscow, Russia, December 17, 2015.REUTERS/MAXIM ZMEYEV Russia wants to fight terrorism jointly with the rest of the world, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Monday, while again accusing the West of exacerbating international crises...

    Russian pilot’s “execution” is staged in Ukraine restaurant
    Jan11

    Russian pilot’s “execution” is staged in Ukraine restaurant

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Turkey expected to introduce visa regime for Tajik nationals in summer
    Jan11

    Turkey expected to introduce visa regime for Tajik nationals in summer

    DUSHANBE, January 11, 2016, Asia-Plus – Turkey is reportedly expected to introduce a visa regime for Tajikistan in summer. Some Turkish media outlets, including Milliyet and Hurriyet, reported last week that Turkey will introduce a visa regime for citizens of 89 countries, including Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia,...

    EASA to support development of civil aviation in Azerbaijan
    Jan11

    EASA to support development of civil aviation in Azerbaijan

    EASA has been awarded a €5,000,000-Contract by the European Commission to support the sustainable development of civil aviation in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, in line with international and European standards. …read more Source:...

    Bild: Putin says he wants global cooperation against terrorism
    Jan11

    Bild: Putin says he wants global cooperation against terrorism

    MOSCOW: Russia wants to fight terrorism jointly with the rest of the world, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on Monday, while again accusing the West of exacerbating international crises that had contributed to it. “We are faced with common threats, and we still want all countries, both in Europe and the whole world, to...

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