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    Uproar over Coke online ad showing Crimea part of Russia
    Jan07

    Uproar over Coke online ad showing Crimea part of Russia

    MOSCOW/KIEV – US drinks firm Coca-Cola on Wednesday blamed a marketing agency for a map used in an online advertising campaign that showed Crimea to be part of Russia and which drew protests and threats of a boycott from angry Ukrainians.Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in March 2014, leading to condemnation from Western...

    Growth in Pakistan expected to accelerate to 4.5% in 2016: World Bank
    Jan07

    Growth in Pakistan expected to accelerate to 4.5% in 2016: World Bank

    WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed, according to the World Bank’s January 2016 Global Economic Prospects.Simultaneous weakness...

    Television giant Netflix comes to Pakistan
    Jan07

    Television giant Netflix comes to Pakistan

    Streaming pioneer Netflix said Wednesday it had significantly expanded its global footprint to 190 countries, making its Internet TV service available in 130 new markets including Pakistan and India — but not China. The Netflix Pakistan website says users can watch TV shows and movies for $7.99 a month, with a free month offer. California-based...

    US Power Companies Told to Review Defenses After Ukraine Cyber Attack
    Jan07

    US Power Companies Told to Review Defenses After Ukraine Cyber Attack

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Netflix finally launched in Pakistan
    Jan07

    Netflix finally launched in Pakistan

    LAS VEGAS(Wesb Desk) -World‘s leading internet TV service is now live in more than 190 countries including Pakistan.California-based Netflix, which began as a mail-order DVD service but is now producing award-winning original content alongside its offering of older shows and movies, launched in 2007. Now, 70 million subscribers pay a monthly fee...

    Ukraine and Azerbaijan agree to provide transit
    Jan07

    Ukraine and Azerbaijan agree to provide transit

    National competent authorities have been instructed. …read more Source: News.Az

    Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan consider transit transportation of goods
    Jan07

    Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan consider transit transportation of goods

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Netflix now available in Indonesia
    Jan07

    Netflix now available in Indonesia

    For your entertainment: Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings announces the company’s latest breakthroughs during a presentation at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Netflix)On-demand Internet streaming and DVD service Netflix is now available in Indonesia as part of the US-based company’s...

    Djokovic, Nadal advance to quarterfinals at Qatar Open
    Jan07

    Djokovic, Nadal advance to quarterfinals at Qatar Open

    Spain’s Rafael Nadal returns the ball during a match against Robin Haase of Netherland at Qatar Open Tennis tournament Wednesday in Doha, Qatar. (AP/Alexandra Panagiotidou)Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open on Wednesday.Djokovic captured a 6-2, 6-2 second-round win against Fernando Verdasco,...

    UN pledges to pursue new sanctions against North Korea
    Jan07

    UN pledges to pursue new sanctions against North Korea

    The Security Council pledged Wednesday to swiftly pursue new sanctions against North Korea, strongly condemning its latest nuclear test as a ‘clear violation’ of previous UN resolutions. The sanctions would be the fifth round imposed on North Korea since the country’s first nuclear test in 2006. The sanctions are aimed at reining in...

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