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    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting
    Jan31

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting

    Ukraine and Russia blamed each other yesterday for a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine in recent days that has led to the highest casualty toll in weeks and cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line.The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists accuse each other of launching offensives in the government-held...

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day
    Jan31

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day

    Fighting has claimed the lives of at least 13 civilians and fighters on both sides since Sunday …read more Source: Gulf...

    East Ukraine fighting surges despite truce
    Jan30

    East Ukraine fighting surges despite truce

    A sudden surge in clashes between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels killed at least six people yesterday despite a tattered truce in Ukraine’s war-scarred east. The overall death toll reported for the past two days rose to 11 after the bloodiest outburst of violence since the former Soviet republic and its foes agreed an...

    From Ukraine with love: Postcards pay tribute to war dead
    Jan30

    From Ukraine with love: Postcards pay tribute to war dead

    Fighting has killed more than 9,600 people in eastern Ukraine since it began in 2014 …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine says more soldiers killed in deadliest clashes in weeks
    Jan30

    Ukraine says more soldiers killed in deadliest clashes in weeks

    Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and nine wounded as a result of an offensive by pro-Russian separatists over the weekend, the Ukrainian military said on Monday – the deadliest fighting in eastern regions since mid-December. The toll included three servicemen whose deaths were reported on Sunday, when Ukraine said it had repelled an...

    A big one for Big Brother
    Jan29

    A big one for Big Brother

    That vial of cesium-135 seized during a nuclear smuggling bust in Moldova in 2015? Phil Williams can shower you with decades of context showing how traffickers in one of Europe’s most lawless and poorest states might have gotten involved in trying to sell radioactive materials to the Islamic State. Tom Congedo can tell you just how...

    Sania aims for seventh major title
    Jan28

    Sania aims for seventh major title

    Sania Mirza will be bidding for her seventh major tennis title, and first with Croatian partner Ivan Dodig, in the Australian Open mixed doubles final where the second seeds take on unseeded American Abigail Spears and Colombian Juan Sebastian Cabal here today. Sania-Dodig overcame a tough one-hour-18-minute battle in the semi-final against...

    Even with new leader, Germany’s SPD will struggle to take power
    Jan26

    Even with new leader, Germany’s SPD will struggle to take power

    Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) may look reinvigorated with a new leader, Martin Schulz, set to take on conservative Angela Merkel in September’s election, but their chances of leading a left-wing coalition to oust the chancellor remain slim.The surprise leadership switch has given the SPD a psychological boost by ending months of...

    Emerging stocks at 3-month high
    Jan26

    Emerging stocks at 3-month high

    Emerging stocks hit three-month highs yesterday, boosted by US shares roaring higher, but currencies weakened led by a fall in the rouble after Russian authorities announced steps to increase central bank reserves.MSCI’s emerging market index rose 0.7% in its fourth day of gains, after solid US earnings and expectations of a large fiscal...

    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale
    Jan23

    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale

    Rosneft asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Intesa Sanpaolo, Glencore, and the Qatar Investment Authority to discuss development plans after they participated in the partial privatisation of the state-run oil producer.The meeting would “underline the significance of this deal,” Rosneft chief executive officer Igor Sechin said in...

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