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    Apr09

    News headlines

    News highlights Health Ministry accepts Governors’ plan to include all 47 counties in Universal Health Care piloting programme Kenya’s Ministry of Health has accepted a request by the Council of Governors (CoG) to include all the 47 counties in the Universal Health Care (UHC) piloting programme. Afya House has however selected a set...

    WATCH Train Collides With Minibus in Russia’s Crimea: Five Killed, Four Injured
    Apr08

    WATCH Train Collides With Minibus in Russia’s Crimea: Five Killed, Four Injured

    “A road accident occurred near the town of Armiansk at a railway crossing. A shuttle bus collided with a shuttle train. Five people were killed and four suffered injuries in the accident,” Olga Kondrashova said. READ MORE: Truck Collides With Bridge in Slo-Mo Earlier in the day, a source in the regional emergency services told Sputnik about the...

    Politics: Paul Manafort moves to suppress potentially explosive evidence against him in the Russia investigation
    Apr08

    Politics: Paul Manafort moves to suppress potentially explosive evidence against him in the Russia investigation

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's motion is unlikely to succeed, but experts said it may be worth a shot, given what's at stake. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed a motion Friday to suppress key evidence the special counsel Robert Mueller obtained against him last May. Manafort’s lawyers argue that...

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’
    Apr07

    Ukrainian Parl’t Speaker Claims Nord Stream-2 Pipeline Poses ‘Military Threat’

    “The launch of the Nord Stream 2 project may imply direct military threats that might provoke a new full-scale offensive of Russian troops on Ukraine,” Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Andriy Parubiy was quoted as saying by the Unian information agency. Parybiy explained that, in his opinion, Russia desired to use “energy blackmail” to directly...

    United States Slams Sanctions Against Putin Over Spy Row
    Apr07

    United States Slams Sanctions Against Putin Over Spy Row

    US President Donald Trump hosts a working lunch with the Baltic heads of state in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Photo Credit: Olivier Douliery / AFP The United States struck President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle Friday, imposing sanctions on seven of Russia’s most influential oligarchs and stoking a...

    Ukraine Court Authorizes Arrest of Captain of Detained Russian Fishing Vessel
    Apr06

    Ukraine Court Authorizes Arrest of Captain of Detained Russian Fishing Vessel

    Russian-flagged Crimea-registered fishing vessel Nord with 10-men crew was detained by the Ukrainian Border Guard Service on March 25 in the Sea of Azov. Moscow has demanded the immediate release of the “illegally detained” crew and the return of the vessel to its legitimate owner. READ MORE: Captain of Russian Fishing Vessel Released by Ukraine...

    Politics: The Trump administration targets Putin’s inner circle with new Russia sanctions
    Apr06

    Politics: The Trump administration targets Putin’s inner circle with new Russia sanctions

    The US has sanctioned seven Russian oligarchs, 17 senior Russian government officials, and 12 Russian-operated entities. The US slapped new sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs, 17 senior Russian government officials, and more than a dozen Russian entities on Friday. The US Treasury Department cited Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine,...

    The plight of Ukraine’s 1.7 million war-displaced
    Apr06

    The plight of Ukraine’s 1.7 million war-displaced

    Imagine at 50 years old having to leave a region you’ve called home your entire life. And imagine having to leave almost everything behind, including your livelihood. …read more Source: The...

    Politics: Mueller obtained a new search warrant against Manafort last month, and it could signal a huge shift in the Russia investigation
    Apr06

    Politics: Mueller obtained a new search warrant against Manafort last month, and it could signal a huge shift in the Russia investigation

    Special counsel Robert Mueller may be shifting his focus from Paul Manafort's Ukraine lobbying work to potential collusion with Russia. The special counsel Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort as recently as March 9, new court documents show. The search warrant was related to...

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact
    Apr05

    Western sanctions on Russia: Lots of noise and little impact

    The EU and the US have imposed wave after wave of sanctions on Russia since the beginning of the Crimea crisis in 2014. However, the Kremlin is sticking to its course and Vladimir Putin’s power has only grown. …read more Source:...

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