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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine
    Dec03

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine

    International monitors warned on Friday that around 600,000 impoverished people could be left without water or heat in war-scarred eastern Ukraine this winter. The words of caution came with few signs of an end to the 31-month-long conflict between Kiev and the pro-Russian separatists that has killed nearly 10,000 people in the EU’s...

    Ukraine prime minister meets al-Kuwari
    Dec03

    Ukraine prime minister meets al-Kuwari

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, Adviser at the Emiri Diwan and Qatar’s candidate for the post of director general at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), in Kiev on Friday. During the meeting, they talked about the Qatari candidate’s vision...

    Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship
    Dec01

    Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship

    Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world on Wednesday by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker. The win puts Carlsen closer to the status of chess legends such as Garry Kasparov, who dominated the game for 15...

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea
    Dec01

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea

    Ukraine has unleashed a barrage of missile tests near Russian-annexed Crimea in a show of strength and defiance bound to irritate Moscow.The two-day military drills near the Black Sea peninsula are a first for the former Soviet republic and a sign that it is regaining assertiveness in the face of its arch-foe Russia.“No one will stop us,”...

    Nice in pole as ton-up Cavani keeps PSG in hunt
    Dec01

    Nice in pole as ton-up Cavani keeps PSG in hunt

    PSG trail Nice by a solitary point after the Cote d’Azur table-toppers handed Guingamp a first home defeat Paris Saint-Germain hotshot Edinson Cavani bagged his 100th goal for the club in a 2-0 win over Angers on Wednesday to keep the reigning Ligue 1 champions on the heels of leaders Nice. Cavani scored from the spot, adding to Thiago...

    Afghans may get US Black Hawks to replace Russian aircraft
    Nov30

    Afghans may get US Black Hawks to replace Russian aircraft

    The US military wants to replace Afghanistan’s well-worn fleet of Russian helicopters with American-made aircraft, according to a new budget proposal, a decision aimed at reducing the Afghan air force’s decades-long reliance on Russian equipment.The Afghan air force, trained and assisted by Nato advisers, has slowly gained strength,...

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site
    Nov29

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site

    In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years.On April 26, 1986, a botched test at the Soviet nuclear plant sent clouds of smouldering...

    HIV toll tops 1mn in Russia … and climbing
    Nov29

    HIV toll tops 1mn in Russia … and climbing

    WRussia’s HIV infection rate is growing 10 % a year and more than 1mn Russians have been diagnosed with the disease in nearly three decades, the country’s top Aids expert said yesterday.The number of registered cases reached 1,087,339 on September 30, Vadim Pokrovsky, head of the national state Aids centre, said at a news...

    One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection
    Nov29

    One in seven with HIV in Europe unaware of infection

    One in seven people with HIV in Europe is unaware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organization reported Tuesday as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region. ‘HIV/AIDS continues to be a serious problem in Europe… The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s (ECDC) estimate that one in...

    Yanukovych says protesters started war
    Nov28

    Yanukovych says protesters started war

    Ukraine’s former Moscow-backed president has accused pro-European Union protesters who forced his ouster of provoking the 31-month pro-Russian revolt in the southeast that has claimed nearly 10,000 lives. Viktor Yanukovych is a witness in the trial of five Ukrainian Berkut anti-riot police who are accused of opening fire at mostly unarmed...

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