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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Trump steps into Putin’s Syrian backyard
    Apr14

    Trump steps into Putin’s Syrian backyard

    Last week’s chemical attack on the rebel-held Syrian city of Khan Sheikhoun compelled US President Donald Trump to strike for the first time at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.With the bombing of an air base in western Syria, the Trump administration stepped into a gaping power vacuum in the Middle East.But what, if...

    Hopes fade for those trapped in Ukraine war
    Apr13

    Hopes fade for those trapped in Ukraine war

    After three years of war, Irina and her husband Arkady have all but lost hope of ever seeing the day the big guns fall silent and Ukraine becomes whole again. The middle-aged couple live in the shelled-out northern outskirts of the Russian-backed separatist rebels’ de-facto capital city of Donetsk in the eastern industrial heartland of the...

    Bloodied Ukraine marks three years of separatist war
    Apr13

    Bloodied Ukraine marks three years of separatist war

    More than 10,000 people have died in Europe’s only war zone in that time …read more Source: Gulf...

    US, Russia still far apart as Syria haunts talks
    Apr13

    US, Russia still far apart as Syria haunts talks

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin hosted US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Kremlin yesterday but the rival powers failed to bridge a deep gap of trust. In the wake of the meeting Russia then vetoed a US-backed resolution at the UN demanding the Syrian government co-operate with an investigation of a suspected chemical attack that...

    Kharkiv joins network of Turkish Airlines
    Apr10

    Kharkiv joins network of Turkish Airlines

    Turkish Airlines has added Kharkiv as its 297th destination, across 120 countries, with the inaugural flight taking place recently. By launching flights to Kharkiv, the carrier “demonstrated its efforts to further enhance its expansion strategy”, the airline said in a press statement. From March 30, Kharkiv flights are being operated four times a...

    Populism at the barrel of a gun?
    Apr10

    Populism at the barrel of a gun?

    So far, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Polish Law and Justice (PiS) party Chairman Jaroslaw Kaczynski’s “illiberal” counterrevolution has meant cracking down on the independent judiciary, public media, and – in the case of Orban’s government – even private universities, such as Budapest’s Central European University....

    ‘Covertech 2017’ in Doha to see increased participation
    Apr10

    ‘Covertech 2017’ in Doha to see increased participation

    More countries, than in the previous editions, are expected to participate in the third edition of the ‘International Exhibition for Decoration, Wall, Floor Covering & Lighting Technologies’ (Covertech 2017) slated from October 10 to 12 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, it was announced.Abdulaziz bin Hamad al-Ageel,...

    Cabinet nod for Interior Ministry proposal
    Apr06

    Cabinet nod for Interior Ministry proposal

    The weekly Cabinet meeting, presided over by HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, approved a proposal by the Ministry of Interior to amend some provisions of the Council of Ministers decision No 33 of 2010, establishing the National Committee for Traffic Safety. Giving...

    Tillerson to visit Russia on April 11-12, says Moscow
    Apr05

    Tillerson to visit Russia on April 11-12, says Moscow

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first visit to Moscow next week, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as the Kremlin looks to improve ties with Donald Trump’s administration. The ministry said the visit on April 11-12 would include talks with counterpart Sergei Lavrov covering international security,...

    Turkey replaces lost Russia wheat as trade spat rolls on
    Apr01

    Turkey replaces lost Russia wheat as trade spat rolls on

    Turkey is buying more wheat from other countries after restricting imports from its top supplier Russia as part of a food-trade dispute.In the last two weeks, Turkish firms agreed to import as much as 300,000 metric tonnes of Baltic grain, and more cargoes are being lined up, according to Linas Agro. That’s more than Turkey normally buys...

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