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Qatar Airways maiden flight touches down at Canberra
Feb12

Qatar Airways maiden flight touches down at Canberra

The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Canberra, the capital city of Australia, touched down today at Canberra Airport, where it was welcomed with a celebratory water cannon salute. Qatar Airways flight QR906 departed Hamad International Airport (HIA) on Sunday 11 February at 07:55, and arrived at Canberra Airport at 08:35 on Monday...

Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power
Jan05

Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power

A Georgian court has sentenced former leader Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for seeking to cover up evidence about the murder of a Georgian banker when he was president – a verdict which he denounced as illegal. Georgia said it would seek the extradition of Saakashvili, who was president from 2004-2013, from Ukraine...

Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power
Jan05

Georgian ex-president sentenced in absentia for abuse of power

A Georgian court has sentenced former leader Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for seeking to cover up evidence about the murder of a Georgian banker when he was president – a verdict which he denounced as illegal. Georgia said it would seek the extradition of Saakashvili, who was president from 2004-2013, from Ukraine...

Trumped up
Jan05

Trumped up

An activist of women’s rights group Femen, with make-up applied to look like US President Donald Trump, is seen at a protest near the US embassy in Kyiv yesterday, The protest was against the war of words between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. …read more Source: Gulf...

Moldova’s top court suspends president’s powers, again
Jan05

Moldova’s top court suspends president’s powers, again

A court has temporarily suspended the powers of Moldova’s President Igor Dodon, paving the way for parliament to bypass his veto and enact a law that would restrict Russian TV broadcasts as foreign propaganda. Former Soviet Moldova, a small country that borders on the European Union and Ukraine, is politically divided between supporters of...

Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine
Jan02

Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine

Kiev: The murder of a lawyer who helped convict her sister’s well-connected killer sparked public outrage in Ukraine on Tuesday and a warning from the foreign minister that the slaying marked “a challenge to the state.” Lawyer and activist Iryna Nozdrovska spent two years working on the case against Dmytro Rossoshansky — a Kiev...

Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine
Jan02

Activist lawyer’s murder sparks outrage in Ukraine

Kiev: The murder of a lawyer who helped convict her sister’s well-connected killer sparked public outrage in Ukraine on Tuesday and a warning from the foreign minister that the slaying marked “a challenge to the state.” Lawyer and activist Iryna Nozdrovska spent two years working on the case against Dmytro Rossoshansky — a Kiev...

Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1m ransom paid
Jan01

Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1m ransom paid

Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting More… …read more Source: Emirates...

Saudi attack on Qatar at chess tournament sparks fury
Dec30

Saudi attack on Qatar at chess tournament sparks fury

Fury erupted yesterday over an outspoken attack by Saudi Arabia on Qatar at the opening ceremony of an international chess tournament. Viewers took to Twitter to attack Saudi General Sport Authority chairman Turki bin Abdul Mohsen al-Sheikh over remarks he made at the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships being held in Riyadh. It happened...

Brexit could be   model for Turkey,   Ukraine: Gabriel
Dec27

Brexit could be model for Turkey, Ukraine: Gabriel

BERLIN: A EU agreement with Britain on relations after Brexit could serve as a model for ties with other countries that want to be as close as possible to the bloc but are not yet ready to join, such as Ukraine and Turkey, Germany’s foreign minister said. Britain secured the go-ahead from Brussels to start talks on its future relationship...

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