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    EU wants more countries to impose sanctions on Russia
    Mar18

    EU wants more countries to impose sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) called on Friday for more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula two years ago, saying European governments were very worried about Moscow’s military build-up in the region. In a statement issued on the anniversary of Russia’s formal...

    Nigeria jails 14 foreigners for oil smuggling
    Mar18

    Nigeria jails 14 foreigners for oil smuggling

    A Nigerian court on Friday jailed 14 foreign sailors from Russia, Ukraine, Philippine and Japan between two and five years for unlawful dealing in petroleum products in the country. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Egypt sees large decline in happiness levels says World Happiness report
    Mar18

    Egypt sees large decline in happiness levels says World Happiness report

    By: Mada MasrEgypt ranks among the 10 countries with the largest declines in how happy citizens see themselves to be, according to the fourth World Happiness report released this week ahead of International Day of Happiness on March 20.Egypt is ranked 120 out of a list of 157 countries, while Denmark secured the top spot, followed by Switzerland,...

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    Russian president has arrived to to oversee progress on a $3-billion bridge project connecting Russia to the occupied peninsula …read more Source: World...

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    Ukraine and the West insist the takeover — not recognized internationally — was an illegal la… …read more Source:...

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain
    Mar18

    Without peace in Ukraine, NATO’s chief says Russia sanctions must remain

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the United States and the European Union to maintain their economic sanctions on Russia until Moscow does its part in bringing an end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU urges more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Crimea
    Mar18

    EU urges more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Crimea

    By Robin Emmott and Dmitry Solovyov The European Union called on Friday for more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula two years ago, but the Kremlin said Crimea was Russian land and its status non-negotiable. In a statement issued on the anniversary of the formal absorption of Crimea...

    Russian Syria withdrawal: Putin is the consummate political gambler
    Mar18

    Russian Syria withdrawal: Putin is the consummate political gambler

    Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is not an easy politician to read. He is willing to say one thing while his diplomats and military do another – as the long-running conflict in Ukraine has demonstrated. His statements are at the pinnacle of a Russian state propaganda machine shrouding any “truth” in layers of often deceptive assertions....

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation
    Mar18

    Putin visits Crimea to mark 2 years since annexation

    President Vladimir Putin heads to Crimea Friday as Russia marks two years since annexing the peninsula from Ukraine in a move that dramatically impacted its ties with the West …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official
    Mar18

    Poland sees Jordan as major ally for NATO — official

    AMMAN — Jordan is a major NATO ally with a significant role in undermining terrorism and sustaining stability in the region, said Paweł Soloch, head of the Polish National Security Bureau. In an interview with The Jordan Times on Wednesday, during his visit to Jordan, Soloch said Poland, which will host the NATO summit this summer, is keen on...

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