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    Putin assassination plot suspect wounded, wife killed in Ukraine
    Oct31

    Putin assassination plot suspect wounded, wife killed in Ukraine

    Car in which Chechen volunteer soldier Adam Osmayev and Amina Okuyeva were travelling hit by volley of bullets in Ukraine …read more Source: Gulf...

    Charges ‘may pressure Manafort to co-operate’
    Oct30

    Charges ‘may pressure Manafort to co-operate’

    The charges announced yesterday against Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager to President Donald Trump, as part of a US probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, include money laundering as well as the lesser-known offence of conspiracy against the United States. The indictment was the first released by Justice Department special...

    Former Trump campaign manager indicted in Russia probe
    Oct30

    Former Trump campaign manager indicted in Russia probe

    Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, surrendered to the FBI on Monday and another ex-aide pleaded guilty to lying to agents in the most serious steps yet of a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Manafort, 68, a longtime Republican operative, arrived at the Federal Bureau of...

    Hopes fade for 8 Russians missing in Arctic helicopter accident
    Oct27

    Hopes fade for 8 Russians missing in Arctic helicopter accident

    * Helicopter lost off Svalbard island since Thursday * Eight Russians listed as missing * Waves, snowy weather in search area Hopes of finding survivors from a Russian helicopter which disappeared off the coast of the Arctic Svalbard archipelago faded on Friday as Norwegian rescuers searched in vain for a second day in ice-cold waters. Eight...

    Ukraine lawmaker hurt in ‘assassination attempt’
    Oct26

    Ukraine lawmaker hurt in ‘assassination attempt’

    Radical Party member Igor Mosiychuk had just finish an interview when bomb went off, killing bodyguard …read more Source: Gulf...

    4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast
    Oct14

    4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast

    Four Moldovan nationals were killed yesterday when a transport plane chartered by the French army crashed off Ivory Coast, firefighters said. Another six people were injured in the crash of the Antonov aircraft which had 10 people on board, firefighter Colonel Issa Sakho told local television. Four French nationals were among the injured, a...

    The shape of charges to come?
    Oct02

    The shape of charges to come?

    When the news broke last week about the specific documents sought by Robert Mueller, the special counsel heading the federal investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election and whether Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with the Kremlin, a chill fell over Trump’s already jittery White House. The documents to be turned over...

    Konta thrashed in first round
    Oct01

    Konta thrashed in first round

    The China Open claimed its first high-profile victims yesterday with Britain’s Johanna Konta and Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia falling to surprise defeats in the first round. The sixth seed Konta, who reached last year’s final, appeared woefully short of confidence in getting thrashed by Romania’s unseeded Monica Niculescu 6-1,...

    Russia’s 10-year gold itch sends hoard to highest of Putin’s era
    Oct01

    Russia’s 10-year gold itch sends hoard to highest of Putin’s era

    Vladimir Putin is doing his part to keep the upswing in gold alive.Since the Russian president went on a geopolitical offensive in Ukraine in 2014, the haven asset had its first annual gain in four years in 2016 and is on track for another in 2017. A beneficiary of economic and political perils from North Korea to Brexit, it’s among the...

    Polish cut in retirement age comes into force, bucking European trend
    Oct01

    Polish cut in retirement age comes into force, bucking European trend

    Poland lowers its retirement age on Sunday, a costly election promise by the ruling conservatives which goes against a European trend of gradually increasing the pension age as people live longer and stay more healthy. Lowering the age to 60 for women and 65 for men is popular in particular among supporters of the governing right-wing Law and...

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