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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Ex-Putin aide’s death ruled accidental in US
    Oct28

    Ex-Putin aide’s death ruled accidental in US

    US prosecutors yesterday said the sudden death of a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Washington hotel was an accident, and occurred after days of heavy drinking and successive falls. Mikhail Lesin, 57, a former press minister accused of curtailing media freedoms in Putin’s Russia, was found dead at the Dupont Circle...

    What comes next after election in America?
    Oct27

    What comes next after election in America?

    The ongoing presidential campaign in the United States stands out for its lack of civility and the vast differences between the candidates: the anti-establishment businessman Donald Trump on the Republican side and the polished politician Hillary Clinton representing the Democrats.The contest has exposed deep fault lines within American society...

    Bayern march on in German Cup, Dortmund need penalties
    Oct27

    Bayern march on in German Cup, Dortmund need penalties

    Holders Bayern Munich reached the third round of the German Cup with a 3-1 win over Augsburg on Wednesday night while second-division Union Berlin took injury-hit Borussia Dortmund to penalties. Goals by Philipp Lahm, Julian Green and David Alaba sealed Bayern’s win at the Allianz Arena, while Borussia, last season’s finalists,...

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize
    Oct27

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize

    Two Yazidi women who survived a nightmare ordeal of kidnapping, rape and slavery at the hands of Islamic State jihadists won the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Thursday. Nadia Murad and Lamia Haji Bashar have become figureheads for the effort to protect the Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion with...

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands
    Oct27

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands

    Russia has handed over to the Netherlands raw radar data from the area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in 2014, Moscow confirmed Thursday. “We gave the Dutch side raw radar data which we discovered a month ago,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told AFP. She spoke after Dutch...

    ‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’
    Oct27

    ‘NATO, EU are partners, not rivals in defence’

    NATO and the European Union are partners in defence, not rivals, top officials said Thursday, downplaying any suggestion EU military ambitions might undermine the US-led alliance which has protected Europe for decades. ‘I strongly believe it is absolutely possible to strengthen European defence without duplicating efforts by NATO,’ alliance...

    Rich countries may take lead in recession-proof debt project
    Oct25

    Rich countries may take lead in recession-proof debt project

    * G20 takes up growth-linked bond proposal * Crisis tool originally targeted emerging economies * But Britain, Germany may need to take lead * IMF to complete review early next year Some of the world’s most advanced economies may club together to sell growth-linked bonds, creating a market that could help avert future debt crises, sources...

    Emiratis to get visa on arrival in Ukraine
    Oct24

    Emiratis to get visa on arrival in Ukraine

    Entry visas can be obtained at three main airports …read more Source: Gulf...

    Row over trade deal exposes gridlock in EU decision-making
    Oct21

    Row over trade deal exposes gridlock in EU decision-making

    The European Union’s difficulties in sealing a landmark trade pact with Canada because of opposition from a Belgian region is exposing the bloc’s wider struggle to get things done.The impasse over the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada is not unique.The EU is also struggling to finalise a political and trade...

    Messi ruins Guardiola return, Bayern stop rot
    Oct20

    Messi ruins Guardiola return, Bayern stop rot

    Lionel Messi spoiled Pep Guardiola’s homecoming by scoring a hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-0 win over 10-man Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Bayern Munich shook off their recent patchy form to defeat PSV Eindhoven 4-1. Messi pounced on a Fernandinho slip to nudge Barca in front on 17 minutes, and the Argentine...

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