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    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year
    Apr13

    Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year

    Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia pushes back 'Putin's bridge' to annexed Crimea by a year
    Apr13

    Russia pushes back 'Putin's bridge' to annexed Crimea by a year

    TUZLA SPIT, Russia (Reuters) – Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it. …read more Source: The...

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh: Voice of America
    Apr13

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh: Voice of America

    The presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan – Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Ilham Aliyev, respectively — are planning to hold security talks in Baku soon. While no further details of the planned meeting have been announced, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said last week in a meeting in Baku that security cooperation in the Caspian...

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government
    Apr13

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government

    KIEV: Strife-torn Ukraine appeared to move a step closer Wednesday to agreeing a new pro-EU government headed by parliament speaker Volodymyr Groysman that could be voted on the following day. A senior member of President Petro Poroshenko’s party said that “according to my information, all the agreements have been reached and no further...

    Panama police raid law firm at centre of tax leaks scandal
    Apr13

    Panama police raid law firm at centre of tax leaks scandal

    Panama City (AFP) – Police raided the headquarters of the Panama law firm whose leaked documents have unleashed a global scandal over how the world’s elite use offshore companies to hide their wealth.Organized crime police surrounded Mossack Fonseca’s headquarters in Panama City as the offices were being searched, along with...

    Panama raids law firm at center of tax leaks scandal
    Apr13

    Panama raids law firm at center of tax leaks scandal

    PANAMA CITY: Police on Tuesday raided the headquarters of the Panama law firm whose leaked documents have unleashed a global scandal over how the world’s elite use offshore companies to hide their wealth. Organized crime police surrounded Mossack Fonseca’s headquarters in Panama City as the offices were being searched, along with...

    OSCE “Troika”:  De-escalation and stepping up the political process around Nagorno-Karabakh are paramount
    Apr13

    OSCE “Troika”: De-escalation and stepping up the political process around Nagorno-Karabakh are paramount

    The OSCE Chairperson-in- Office and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomed Serbia’s and Austria’s Foreign Ministers Ivica Dacic and Sebastian Kurz as well as the OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier for an OSCE Troika meeting in Berlin today, according to the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. The members of the...

    OSCE Troika discuss recent developments in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone
    Apr13

    OSCE Troika discuss recent developments in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone

    The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier welcomed Serbia’s and Austria’s Foreign Ministers Ivica Dačić and Sebastian Kurz as well as the OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier for an OSCE Troika meeting in Berlin today. The members of the OSCE Troika discussed recent developments in the OSCE...

    Panama raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm
    Apr13

    Panama raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm

    Panama´s attorney general raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm late on Tuesday to search for any evidence of illegal activities, authorities said in a statement. The Panama-based law firm is at the center of the “Panama Papers” leaks scandal that has embarrassed several world leaders and shone a spotlight on the shadowy world of...

    Aid agencies fear damage to reputation as ‘Red Cross’ appears in Panama Papers
    Apr13

    Aid agencies fear damage to reputation as ‘Red Cross’ appears in Panama Papers

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some of the world’s biggest aid agencies voiced concern on Monday that they may be further exposed to risk from the murky world of offshore finance after the latest release of the Panama Papers showed the name of the Red Cross was falsely used.The cache of documents revealed how Panamanian law...

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