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    Ukraine Naftogaz says paid Russia $15 mln
    Mar17

    Ukraine Naftogaz says paid Russia $15 mln

    Russian gas exporter Gazprom said that based on Naftogaz’s current requests, the pre-payment would cover seven days of supplies. …read more Source: World...

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine

    Russia said on Tuesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine, despite warnings by the United States and European Union that they will not drop sanctions over the Black Sea peninsula’s annexation a year ago. “There is no occupation of Crimea. Crimea is a region of the Russian Federation and of course the subject of our regions is...

    Dubai witnesses biggest house price fall in the world
    Mar17

    Dubai witnesses biggest house price fall in the world

    Dubai house prices fell by the most in the world in the second half of last year with a 6.2 per cent average drop, according to Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index published today. Lithuania was next lowest with -5.1 per cent, followed by China with -4.9 per cent and Ukraine clocking a 4.3 per cent fall. This represented a big change in...

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kremlin rules out handing back Crimea to Ukraine

    Russia says it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine, despite warnings by the United States and European Union that they will not drop sanctions over the Black Sea peninsula’s annexation a year ago …read more Source: The Daily...

    World’s best divers arrive in Dubai
    Mar17

    World’s best divers arrive in Dubai

    DUBAI, 17th March, 2015 (WAM) — The world’s best divers have arrived in Dubai ahead of the second round of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series which will be held at the Hamdan Sports Complex from Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st March. Among those touching down yesterday were teams from Great Britain, Canada, Ukraine and China. A total of...

    Fighting Rages Near Donetsk Airport Despite Ukraine Ceasefire
    Mar17

    Fighting Rages Near Donetsk Airport Despite Ukraine Ceasefire

    SPARTAK, UKRAINE—Heavy machine gun and light artillery fire pounded a district of Donetsk, the biggest city of eastern Ukraine on Monday and pro-Russian rebels said there had been no lull in the fighting since a February ceasefire. The Spartak district, adjacent to the city’s now-flattened airport, is one of several sites in eastern Ukraine...

    US: Rights in Crimea greatly ‘deteriorated’ post annexation
    Mar16

    US: Rights in Crimea greatly ‘deteriorated’ post annexation

    ‘These brutalities are unacceptable and we call on Russia to stop further abuses,’ says State Dept …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Germany Warily Assumes Greater Global Role
    Mar16

    Germany Warily Assumes Greater Global Role

    Published March 16, 2015 Germany has taken the lead in trying to solve the European financial crisis and to stop the war in Ukraine. But is Berlin ready to play a larger international role? VOA’s Jela de Franceschi examines the extent and limits of German power. …read more Source:...

    Libyan militants release 15 doctors held in Sirte
    Mar16

    Libyan militants release 15 doctors held in Sirte

    Libyan militants have released 15 Ukrainian doctors in the coastal city of Sirte, Ukrainian ambassador Mykola Nahornyi said Monday. “The doctors have been released after being abducted from a hospital in the city,” Nahornyi told The Anadolu Agency. The diplomat gave, however, no details about the identity of the abductors. …read...

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