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    Ukraine deputy defence minister detained for alleged graft
    Oct11

    Ukraine deputy defence minister detained for alleged graft

    KIEV: Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. The Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) did not identify the two officials but said the fraud had cost the budget...

    Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO members should step up efforts to help Ukraine in its conflict, the alliance’s former chief said Wednesday, warning that a Russian proposal for a peacekeeping force was a “Trojan horse”. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)
    Oct11

    Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. …read more Source: The West...

    In the League of Nations of UEFA, the Armenian team will play in the  fourth division
    Oct11

    In the League of Nations of UEFA, the Armenian team will play in the  fourth division

    ArmInfo. Following the qualifying matches of the group stage of the World Cup in 2018 in the European zone, in the League of Nations of UEFA the Armenian team will play in the fourth division D together with the teams taking places from 40th to 50th. These are Azerbaijan, Macedonia, Georgia, Belarus, the Faroe Islands, Latvia, Luxembourg,...

    Despite sanctions, Russian organisations acquire Microsoft software
    Oct11

    Despite sanctions, Russian organisations acquire Microsoft software

    [MOSCOW] Software produced by Microsoft Corp has been acquired by state organisations and firms in Russia and Crimea despite sanctions barring US-based companies from doing business with them, official documents show. …read more Source: The Business...

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election
    Oct11

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly says it is deploying a mission of 40 international observers, including 29 parliamentarians from 22 countries, to Kyrgyzstan for the 15 October presidential election. The observers arrive in Bishkek this week for several days of briefings before deploying to polling stations for election day...

    Azerbaijani, Ukrainian pharmacists sign MoU
    Oct11

    Azerbaijani, Ukrainian pharmacists sign MoU

    Analytical Expertise Center of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Health and State Expertise Center of the Ukrainian Ministry of Health have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation. The document will contribute to the development of relations between pharmacists of the two countries …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes
    Oct11

    As he turns 65, Putin’s power slowly wanes

    On October 7, Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 65. As of this year, this is the maximum retirement age for Russian civil servants, which can only be raised in special cases. Though Putin, as an elected official, is not subject to this law and has indicated that it’s too early for him to retire, he reaches this milestone in a...

    Turkey wants US to review decision to halt visa services
    Oct11

    Turkey wants US to review decision to halt visa services

    Members of the media stand outside the United States consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 9. (AP Photo/Neyran Elden)Ankara, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s justice minister on Monday said he hoped the United States would review its decision to suspend most visa services for Turkish citizens following the arrest of a U.S. consulate employee in...

    NATO chief: ‘We don’t want a new Cold War’ with Russia
    Oct11

    NATO chief: ‘We don’t want a new Cold War’ with Russia

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg listens to a translation during the NATO Parliamentary Assembly session in Bucharest, Romania, Monday, Oct. 9. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)Bucharest, Romania (AP) — NATO doesn’t want a “new Cold War” with Russia despite members’ concerns about the Russian military buildup close to NATO’s...

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