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Putin hosts Le Pen
Mar24

Putin hosts Le Pen

President Vladimir Putin granted an audience to French far-right party leader Marine Le Pen in the Kremlin yesterday, bestowing a level of international recognition that has so far eluded her in the countdown to France’s presidential election.Opinion polls show Le Pen, who has said she admires Putin, getting through to the second, decisive...

France’s Le Pen meets Putin, criticises sanctions
Mar24

France’s Le Pen meets Putin, criticises sanctions

Far-right leader says she’s always opposed EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict as ‘counterproductive’ …read more Source: Gulf...

Ex-Russian MP shot dead in Ukraine
Mar23

Ex-Russian MP shot dead in Ukraine

Kiev: A former Russian MP wanted by Moscow for fraud was shot dead in broad daylight in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday in what Kiev branded “state terrorism.” Kiev police chief Andriy Kryshchenko confirmed in televised comments that “the identity of the dead man has been established” as former Communist lawmaker Denis Voronenkov....

Ukraine says Kremlin is responsible for former Russian lawmaker’s death
Mar23

Ukraine says Kremlin is responsible for former Russian lawmaker’s death

Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovych was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev yesterday. Russia called the allegation “absurd”. Former parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov was killed by an assailant who was armed...

Eurovision to let singer perform by video link after she is banned
Mar23

Eurovision to let singer perform by video link after she is banned

A Russian singer banned by Ukraine from entering the country will be able to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest through a live video link, the contest’s executive supervisor, Jon Ola Sand, said yesterday. Ukraine, which hosts the international contest in May, has imposed a three-year entry ban against singer Julia Samoylova, who...

Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police
Mar23

Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev – police

Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian ‘state terrorism’ …read more Source: Gulf...

Kiev bans Russia singer from Eurovision
Mar22

Kiev bans Russia singer from Eurovision

Kiev: Tensions between Russia and Ukraine spread to the Eurovision Song Contest on Wednesday after Kiev banned a Russian contestant from entering the country over a past performance in Moscow-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian security service (SBU) spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska told AFP that Yuliya Samoilova had been banned from entry “for three years”...

Crimean-Congo fever leaves three dead in Oman
Mar21

Crimean-Congo fever leaves three dead in Oman

Muscat: Three people have died and another six received treatment for Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) during the first months of 2017, the Ministry of Health has revealed.The ministry stated that the rise in CCHF cases is notable compared to the same period in 2016 where only three cases were reported. CCHF is a tick-borne virus which...

Is Tuchel right fit to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?
Mar20

Is Tuchel right fit to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?

After a disappointing Saturday afternoon, at least the funders of one of those aeroplanes hired to fly over The Hawthorns might have been pleased by news emerging from Germany the following day, as it was claimed that Arsenal had made Thomas Tuchel an offer to succeed Arsène Wenger. Even if the Bild story has been flatly denied by Arsenal and...

Making Syria’s Cries heard
Mar19

Making Syria’s Cries heard

Syrian journalist and activist Kholoud Helmi was struggling with her emotions.“It’s too much sometimes,” she said. “I feel like a chocolate that has a shell outside, but inside it’s hollow. People don’t want to hear the pain. And if I cry days and nights, it won’t change anything.”Helmi, from the Damascus suburbs, could be...

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