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    Qimiao Fan, WB’s new country director for Bangladesh
    Mar12

    Qimiao Fan, WB’s new country director for Bangladesh

    The World Bank has appointed Qimiao Fan as the new country director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. The Chinese national has taken office since March 7. In his first visit to Bangladesh, Fan was accompanied by Annette Dixon, the WB’s vice president for South Asia, who will introduced Fan to the government. Dixon and Fan will also meet...

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 cases of meldonium doping this year so far
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 cases of meldonium doping this year so far

    The drug at the centre of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan 1, “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols did...

    Ukraine may legalize gay marriages
    Mar11

    Ukraine may legalize gay marriages

    The Orthodox Church is concerned. …read more Source: News.Az

    London court rejects extradition of former BTA Bank board chairman to Ukraine
    Mar11

    London court rejects extradition of former BTA Bank board chairman to Ukraine

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Panel on Ukraine crisis held as part of IV Global Baku Forum
    Mar11

    Panel on Ukraine crisis held as part of IV Global Baku Forum

    A panel titled “Ukraine as a turning point in regional security” was held as part of the 4th Global Baku Forum on March 10, APA reports. …read more Source:...

    Football: Dortmund outclass Tottenham in Europa League
    Mar11

    Football: Dortmund outclass Tottenham in Europa League

    PARIS (AFP) – Brilliant Borussia Dortmund have one foot in the quarter-finals of the Europa League after sweeping aside Tottenham Hotspur with a 3-0 win in their last 16, first leg on Thursday.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put the Bundesliga side ahead in the first half and Marco Reus netted twice in the second half at the Signal Iduna Park to...

    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions
    Mar11

    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions

    France’s foreign minister on Thursday said there was no time to waste in forming a Libyan government that would pave the way for action against Islamic State and he would push for sanctions against individuals at a European meeting next week. …read more Source: Channel...

    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions
    Mar11

    France says time to act on Libya, will push for EU sanctions

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign minister on Thursday said there was no time to waste in forming a Libyan government that would pave the way for action against Islamic State and he would push for sanctions against individuals at a European meeting next week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian pilot resumes drinking water after prank letter
    Mar10

    Ukrainian pilot resumes drinking water after prank letter

    MOSCOW: A hunger-striking Ukrainian military pilot on trial in Russia resumed drinking water Thursday after receiving a prank letter claiming to be from Ukraine’s president, asking her to end her action, her defence team said. Nadiya Savchenko will continue a week-long hunger strike until the verdict later this month, said her lawyer Mark...

    Ukraine's Yaresko says rumours fuelling political crisis
    Mar10

    Ukraine's Yaresko says rumours fuelling political crisis

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko on Thursday deflected questions about her chances of becoming prime minister if the government collapsed and said such speculation was fanning the flames of the country’s political crisis. …read more Source: The...

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