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    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    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...

    Ukraine plans NATO, EU referendums in near future
    Dec02

    Ukraine plans NATO, EU referendums in near future

    Ukrainians will be offered referendums on joining NATO and the EU in the “near future”, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday, as conflict rumbles on in the country’s east between the army and Moscow-backed…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    EU withholds Ukraine funds amid reform concerns
    Dec02

    EU withholds Ukraine funds amid reform concerns

    Brussels: The European Union said on Friday it is withholding 600 million euros in financial assistance to Ukraine because it has not made enough progress on a wide-ranging programme of reforms demanded by the bloc. The EU has already paid out 1.2 billion euros in low-interest loans to Ukraine since 2015 to help it cope with a devastating...

    UN appeals for record $22.5bn in global aid
    Dec02

    UN appeals for record $22.5bn in global aid

    The United Nations appealed yesterday for a record $22.5bn (18.9bn euros) to provide aid in 2018 to soaring numbers of people slammed by conflicts and disasters around the world.The global appeal by UN agencies and other humanitarian organisations aims to raise funds to help the some 91mn most vulnerable of the nearly 136mn people expected to...

    ICC Prosecutor Affirms Decision Not to Formally Investigate Mavi Marmara Killings

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, has reaffirmed a previous decision to close the preliminary examination into the Israeli military’s fatal attack on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara in May 2010. In a statement released this week by the ICC, Bensouda said that “following a thorough and considered reassessment of...

    2 killed after father of murder victim throws grenades in Ukraine court
    Dec01

    2 killed after father of murder victim throws grenades in Ukraine court

    The father of a murder victim detonated two hand grenades in a courtroom in the Ukrainian city of Nikopol on Thursday and died in the explosion, police said. At least seven others present at the trial,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

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