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U.S. fines Exxon $2 million over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches
Jul21

U.S. fines Exxon $2 million over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. The Treasury Department said Exxon had business dealings with Igor Sechin, president … …read more Source:...

Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
Jul19

Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

KIEV, Ukraine – Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday, July 18, announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never …...

Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine
Jul18

Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine

Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country. But Russia, their chief backer, sought to play down the announcement, saying it was merely part of public discussion. The post Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine...

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’
Jul18

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’

The White House on Monday alleged that Democrats colluded with Ukraine during the 2016 election, turning the tables on its accusers amid an all-engulfing scandal over Trump’s contacts with Russia. The post White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’ appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine...

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
Jul17

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather Monday to unveil a ‘living memorial’ to their loved ones. …read more Source: GMA News...

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
Jul17

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather Monday to unveil a ‘living memorial’ to their loved ones. …read more Source: GMA News...

Leader of Afghan IS branch killed in US strike—Pentagon
Jul15

Leader of Afghan IS branch killed in US strike—Pentagon

US forces have killed the head of the Islamic State group’s Afghanistan branch, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the third time in a year the franchise has lost its leader. The post Leader of Afghan IS branch killed in US strike—Pentagon appeared first on Inquirer News. …read more Source: The Philippine Daily...

Two Ukrainian women killed in Egypt beach resort attack
Jul15

Two Ukrainian women killed in Egypt beach resort attack

CAIRO, Egypt (UPDATED) – Two Ukrainian women tourists died in a stabbing attack that also wounded four other tourists at an Egyptian beach resort on Friday, July 14, the official Al-Ahram newspaper reported on its website. The interior ministry earlier said 6 tourists were wounded after the assailant, who has … …read more Source:...

Coffee drinking linked to lower risk of death
Jul12

Coffee drinking linked to lower risk of death

A coffee machine pours coffee into a paper cup in Kiev March 1, 2012. Gleb Garanich / Reuters (Reuters Health) – People who drink the most coffee are less likely to die than those who drink the least or none, according to two new studies that followed nearly three quarters of a million people for about 16 years. The results don’t...

EU seals Ukraine pact ahead of Kiev summit
Jul11

EU seals Ukraine pact ahead of Kiev summit

BRUSSELS: The EU formally approved on Tuesday a landmark cooperation accord with Ukraine meant to counter a hostile Russia ahead of a high-profile summit in Kiev. The decision by the 28 European Union member states came hours before Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to meet EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini in Brussels. The EU...

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