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    Protests in Kiev continue as Saakashvili remains defiant
    Dec08

    Protests in Kiev continue as Saakashvili remains defiant

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has ignored the Ukrainian prosecutors’ order that he must hand himself to the authorities. …read more Source:...

    MPs Urge UK Government to ‘Put a Cost’ on Israel Violations of International Law
    Dec08

    MPs Urge UK Government to ‘Put a Cost’ on Israel Violations of International Law

    MPs urged the UK government to “put a cost” on Israeli violations of international law in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) during a debate on home demolitions yesterday. The debate, which officially addressed “the effect of Israeli demolitions on Palestinian communities”, saw cross-party criticism of Israeli actions in the oPt, and...

    Ukraine under pressure over corruption
    Dec08

    Ukraine under pressure over corruption

    Kiev: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is facing mounting pressure from the West for his failure to fight high-level corruption that helped drive pro-EU protests and topple a Russian-backed government in 2014. The fear in Brussels and Washington is that Kiev will follow the failed course of a similar revolution in 2004-2005 and dissolve into...

    Former Georgian president wanted in Ukraine
    Dec07

    Former Georgian president wanted in Ukraine

    Ukraine issued Wednesday an arrest warrant for former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on at least three criminal counts, according to a spokeswoman for general prosecutor’s office in Kiev. The…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Iron in grip of local factories
    Dec07

    Iron in grip of local factories

    Local iron mills now control the iron market after the Ministry of Industry applied anti-dumping duties on iron imports from China, the Ukraine, and Turkey for a period of five years, ending in June 2021, amid objections from importers on the decision. Minister of Industry Tarek Kabil said that the decision followed complaints from local...

    Ukraine Police Raid Protest Camp, Fail to Find Former Georgian President
    Dec07

    Ukraine Police Raid Protest Camp, Fail to Find Former Georgian President

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Dozens of Ukrainian police in riot gear raided a protest camp outside parliament on Wednesday in a failed attempt to detain former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from custody by supporters a day earlier. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Tillerson takes tough line on Russia, open to peacekeepers
    Dec07

    Tillerson takes tough line on Russia, open to peacekeepers

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday there could be no normal relations with Russia until Moscow ended its support for separatists in Ukraine and returned Crimea, in comments likely to reassure Western allies. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Supporters free ex-Georgian leader from Ukrainian police
    Dec06

    Supporters free ex-Georgian leader from Ukrainian police

    KIEV: Ukrainian supporters of former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili freed him from a police van on Tuesday after his detention on suspicion of assisting a criminal organisation sparked clashes with police in central Kiev. Once freed, Saakashvili raised a hand in a V-for-victory sign — a handcuff still dangling from his wrist as he stood...

    Mikheil Saakashvili freed by supporters in Ukraine
    Dec06

    Mikheil Saakashvili freed by supporters in Ukraine

    Kiev has put former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on its wanted list following a failed attempt to arrest him. …read more Source:...

    Minister meets Russian envoy
    Dec04

    Minister meets Russian envoy

    HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met the Russian ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov in Doha yesterday. The meeting discussed bilateral relations and ways of enhancing the prospects of co-operation between Qatar and Russia, as well as issues of mutual concern. The meeting was attended by a number of...

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