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    Turkish man barred from donating blood after US official cites Chernobyl disaster
    Jul31

    Turkish man barred from donating blood after US official cites Chernobyl disaster

    A Turkish man living in the U.S. state of Florida was disqualified from donating blood after an official cited him as living in Turkey, which shares the Black Sea with Ukraine, at the time of the 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, daily Habertürk reported on July 31. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Putin Expels 755 US Diplomats in Response to New Sanctions
    Jul31

    Putin Expels 755 US Diplomats in Response to New Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered 755 American diplomats to leave, in retaliation against latest sanctions by the US Congress. The Russian strongman said he was responding to “unlawful” behavior by Washington, just days after Congress voted almost unanimously to impose fresh sanctions on Moscow. “The American side has made a move which, it...

    Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered in Ukraine
    Jul31

    Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered in Ukraine

    Anti-Semitic graffiti targeting the World Zionist Organization discovered near Holocaust monument in Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Georgia, US   hold drill ahead  of Pence visit
    Jul30

    Georgia, US hold drill ahead of Pence visit

    TBILISI: The Georgian army began two weeks of military exercises with the United States and other partner countries on Sunday, a day before US Vice President Mike Pence visits the ex-Soviet nation. About 2,800 soldiers from the United States, Britain, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Slovenia, Armenia and Georgia were taking part in the manoeuvres, with...

    Putin Shows off Russia’s Naval Might with Major Parade
    Jul30

    Putin Shows off Russia’s Naval Might with Major Parade

    President Vladimir Putin on Sunday oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia’s naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria. Some 50 warships and submarines were on show along the Neva River and in the Gulf of Finland off the country’s second city of Saint Petersburg after Putin ordered the...

    Qatar Airways spreads its wings across Australia
    Jul29

    Qatar Airways spreads its wings across Australia

    Qatar Airways is continuing its growth and expansion plans and has announced its newest destination – Canberra, which is the national carriers’ fifth in Australia. The launch of Canberra service will be in 2018, Qatar Airways said yesterday.The launch follows a year of success and announcements from the ‘World’s Best Airline’,...

    Crimea plunges   into darkness after   power shutdown
    Jul28

    Crimea plunges into darkness after power shutdown

    Sevastopol: The annexed Crimea peninsula was plunged into darkness on Friday after a shutdown in Russia caused a massive power cut, officials said. The latest major outage to hit Crimea highlights how vulnerable supplies to the Black Sea peninsula remain more than three years after it was seized from Ukraine by the Kremlin. “Electricity has been...

    Turkey detains Syrians trying to reach Greece on boats
    Jul28

    Turkey detains Syrians trying to reach Greece on boats

    2 Turks and 5 Ukrainians who allegedly organized illegal trip for refugees also arrested …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Romania blocks Russia minister plane to Moldova
    Jul28

    Romania blocks Russia minister plane to Moldova

    Romania said Friday it had blocked a Moldova-bound plane carrying Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin from entering its airspace because of an EU travel ban linked to sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine backs US sanctions bill on Russia
    Jul28

    Ukraine backs US sanctions bill on Russia

    President Petro Poroshenko calls US Congress’ move a ‘resolute’ message of solidarity with Ukraine against Moscow …read more Source: World...

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