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    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talk
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talk

    KIEV: The pro-Western winners of Ukraine’s parliamentary poll were negotiating the formation of a ruling coalition on Monday, but fighting with pro-Russian insurgents highlighted the obstacles to their promises of peace and close ties to the European Union. The day after pro-Western and moderate nationalist forces backing President Petro...

    CEO of French oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash
    Oct27

    CEO of French oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash

    MOSCOW: Russian and French experts were investigating yesterday a plane crash at a Moscow airport which killed the CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, whose private jet struck a snowplough on takeoff. Russian investigators said the driver of the snow-clearing machine was drunk and that his actions, along with “an error by air...

    Moscow hotel goes ‘halal’ in bid to woo Muslim visitors
    Oct27

    Moscow hotel goes ‘halal’ in bid to woo Muslim visitors

    No bacon for breakfast, a room for prayers and a Quran on your bedside table: a hotel in Moscow has launched a special “halal” service as Russia tries to attract visitors from the Muslim world. “Around 70 percent of our guests are from overseas and 13 percent of these or some 5,000 peoplecome from Muslim countries, especially Iran,” said Lyubov...

    Austrian drones fly high, over Ukraine and beyond
    Oct27

    Austrian drones fly high, over Ukraine and beyond

    WIENER NEUSTADT: In the middle of the Austrian countryside, a few sleek, high-tech drones sit in a bright production hall, ready for missions over Ukraine, the Mediterranean or the Middle East. Schiebel, a small company originally specialized in landmine detection, has been manufacturing Camcopters-a 3.5-metre long mini-helicopter equipped with...

    EU praises Ukrainian election
    Oct27

    EU praises Ukrainian election

    Ukraine is set to elect the most pro-European parliament of its 23-year-old history, pulling the country away from Russia and closer to Europe …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Obama warns Russia, commends Ukrainians after elections
    Oct27

    Obama warns Russia, commends Ukrainians after elections

    “Despite a challenging security environment in certain regions, millions of Ukrainians turned out across the country to cast their ballots,” Obama said …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine votes against backdrop of war
    Oct27

    Ukraine votes against backdrop of war

    KIEV: A divided Ukraine voted on Sunday in parliamentary elections that President Petro Poroshenko hopes will show support for his pro-Western reforms and plans to negotiate with pro-Russian insurgents. Reformers and nationalists supporting a drive to steer Ukraine out of Russia’s sphere of influence were expected to dominate. The Petro...

    Ukraine leader wins pro-West mandate but wary of Russia
    Oct27

    Ukraine leader wins pro-West mandate but wary of Russia

    Pro-Western parties set to dominate parliament …read more Source: Gulf...

    Rights Group: Russia Must Probe Deaths, Abductions in Crimea
    Oct27

    Rights Group: Russia Must Probe Deaths, Abductions in Crimea

    MOSCOW—Russia must investigate the deaths and abductions of activists in Crimea who have opposed Moscow’s annexation of the peninsula… …read more Source:...

    Heavy shelling erupts near Ukraine town after poll
    Oct27

    Heavy shelling erupts near Ukraine town after poll

    The shelling ends a calm period during weekend parliamentary elections which pro-western parties were set to win. …read more Source: Gulf...

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