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Friends, colleagues mourn slain journalist in Kiev
Jul21

Friends, colleagues mourn slain journalist in Kiev

KIEV: After renowned journalist Pavel Sheremet was slain by a car bomb in central Kiev last year, Ukraine’s president promised all-out efforts to solve the case. But as of Thursday’s anniversary of the killing, there has been no visible progress. Instead, say Ukrainian journalists, the case is mired in either incompetence or...

Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’
Jul19

Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’

Kiev: Fresh clashes in east Ukraine left two soldiers dead on Wednesday in a spike in fighting as a key rebel leader announced he planned to create a new “state.” Kiev said the two servicemen were killed by shelling from Russian-backed rebels some 40 kilometres north of the insurgent capital Donetsk, the deadliest daily toll in two weeks. “The...

Taiwan parliamentarians scuffle during heated spending debate
Jul19

Taiwan parliamentarians scuffle during heated spending debate

Politicians scuffled in Taiwan’s parliament yesterday during a heated debate over how billions of dollar for an infrastructure development plan will be allocated.Members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and opposition Nationalist party threw water and shoved each other to the floor of the legislature, according to video of...

Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
Jul18

Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

Kiev: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. The separatists said...

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN
Jul17

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

Nearly one in 10 infants received no vaccinations in 2016, meaning that they missed the first innoculation against three lethal diseases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. A full 12.9mn infants received no vaccinations last year, WHO found in a joint report with the UN’s children’s agency, Unicef. As a result, they...

Indian heart to beat in Ukrainian model
Jul17

Indian heart to beat in Ukrainian model

It travelled 317km in 92 minutes for transplant from Surat to Mumbai …read more Source: Khaleej...

Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing
Jul17

Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday insisted Russia must be held to account over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three years on from the tragedy that killed 298 people. International investigators have said the Boeing airliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown out of the sky over conflict-wracked east...

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
Jul17

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather Monday More… …read more Source: Emirates...

Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new talks
Jul17

Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new talks

French President Emmanuel Macron told Israel’s visiting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday that Paris opposes Israel’s expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory as he urged fresh Middle East peace talks.Stressing that international law should be “respected by all”, Macron said: “I am thinking here of...

MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia: Australia
Jul17

MH17 perpetrators may be tried in absentia: Australia

SYDNEY: The perpetrators who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in July 2014, killing all 298 aboard, may be tried in absentia, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Sunday. Most of those on board the Boeing 777 were Dutch, but others came from 17 countries, including 38 Australians. It was shot down by a Russian-made Buk...

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