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    Denmark tops global ‘happy’ index, Burundi at bottom
    Mar17

    Denmark tops global ‘happy’ index, Burundi at bottom

    NEW YORK: Denmark, closely followed by Switzerland, is again the happiest country in the world while crisis-torn Syria and Burundi are the most miserable, according to a global ranking released Wednesday. The 2016 World Happiness Report seeks to quantify happiness as a means of making societies healthier and more efficient. The United Nations...

    Trump victory a major global risk – EIU
    Mar17

    Trump victory a major global risk – EIU

    LONDON: The prospect of Donald Trump winning the US presidency represents a global threat on a par with jihadist militancy destabilizing the world economy, according to British research group EIU. In the latest version of its Global Risk assessment, the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked victory for the Republican front-runner at 12 on an index...

    Digital Journalism for Eastern Europe 2016
    Mar17

    Digital Journalism for Eastern Europe 2016

    Journalists from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine acquire smart skills and deep knowledge about mobile publishing, doing online research, and internet security. …read more Source:...

    EIU: Trump victory a major global risk
    Mar17

    EIU: Trump victory a major global risk

    LONDON: The prospect of Donald Trump winning the US presidency represents a global threat on a par with jihadist militancy destabilising the world economy, according to British research group EIU. In the latest version of its Global Risk assessment, the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked victory for the Republican front-runner at 12 on an index...

    Tump victory a major global risk: EIU
    Mar17

    Tump victory a major global risk: EIU

    LONDON (AFP) – The prospect of Donald Trump winning the US presidency represents a global threat on a par with jihadist militancy destabilising the world economy, according to British research group EIU.In the latest version of its Global Risk assessment, the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked victory for the Republican front-runner at 12...

    Denmark tops global ‘happy’ index, Burundi at bottom
    Mar17

    Denmark tops global ‘happy’ index, Burundi at bottom

    NEW YORK: Denmark, closely followed by Switzerland, is the happiest country in the world while crisis-torn Syria and Burundi are the most miserable, according to a global ranking released Wednesday. The 2016 World Happiness Report seeks to quantify happiness as a means of making societies healthier and more efficient. The United Nations published...

    Ukrainian chief prosecutor back  at work despite resignation over graft allegations
    Mar17

    Ukrainian chief prosecutor back at work despite resignation over graft allegations

    KIEV: Ukraine’s top state prosecutor resumed his duties on Wednesday despite having formally resigned a month ago, prolonging the tenure of an official seen by the United States as an obstacle to tackling corruption. Viktor Shokin had gone on holiday after quitting on the insistence of President Petro Poroshenko. His resignation needs...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels issue their own passports

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine’s separatist Donetsk province on Wednesday began issuing their own passports in a bid to reassert their independence from the Western-backed leaders in Kiev. The red documents are similar in appearance to their Russian counterparts and are issued by the authorities of the...

    Poland seizes record contraband amber haul
    Mar16

    Poland seizes record contraband amber haul

    WARSAW: Polish customs said Wednesday they had seized a record 1.5 tonnes of amber on the border with Ukraine, with some stones “the size of an ostrich egg”. The amber, worth an estimated €6 million (RM27.65 million), was found carefully wrapped and stashed among legal merchandise in a Polish lorry consignment. Some of the haul was...

    Ukraine envoy wants Japan, U.S. to keep economic sanctions on Russia
    Mar16

    Ukraine envoy wants Japan, U.S. to keep economic sanctions on Russia

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