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    Ukrainian Woman Becomes First Muslim in Ukraine to Memorize Quran
    Mar29

    Ukrainian Woman Becomes First Muslim in Ukraine to Memorize Quran

    Rabat – Despite language barriers, Vera Verinak, a Ukrainian woman who accepted Islam 17 years ago, has become the first Muslim woman in Ukraine to completely memorize the holy Quran. After several years of learning, Vera, 35 years old, whose Muslim name is Iman, meaning faith, accomplished her dream and became the first Ukrainian woman to learn...

    News24.com | West wants to weaken Russia, says Assad
    Mar27

    News24.com | West wants to weaken Russia, says Assad

    Syrian President Bashar Assad has accused the West of trying to weaken Russia by turning Ukraine into a puppet state, a tactic he says has also been used against his own country. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor
    Mar25

    News24.com | Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader fires billionaire as governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine leader fires billionaire as governor

    Ukraine’s president has fired oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east. ||| Kiev – Ukraine’s president has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east, the presidential website said on Wednesday, after armed men that lawmakers said were linked to the oligarch raided a...

    Poland sees sharp rise in Ukrainian immigrants amid conflict
    Mar24

    Poland sees sharp rise in Ukrainian immigrants amid conflict

    The number of Ukrainians trying to move to neighbouring Poland has more than doubled this year, authorities said, as Ukraine released data showing how badly fighting in its east was battering its economy. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Europe may veto new sanctions on Russia
    Mar24

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Europe may veto new sanctions on Russia

    Europe relies heavily on Russian gas exports, so any energy-related sanctions will be a hard sell for the US, writes Timothy Gardner …read more Source: Business...

    News24.com | House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine
    Mar24

    News24.com | House passes resolution urging Obama to send arms to Ukraine

    The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly approved a resolution urging President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine to protect its sovereignty in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source:...

    ChemChina to purchase Pirelli in e7bn deal
    Mar24

    ChemChina to purchase Pirelli in e7bn deal

    China National Chemical is to buy Pirelli, the fifth-largest tyre maker, in a e7.1 billion (R92.5bn) deal that will place one of the symbols of Italy’s manufacturing industry in Chinese hands. ||| Paola Arosio and Danilo Masoni MilanCHINA National Chemical (ChemChina) is to buy Pirelli, the fifth-largest tyre maker, in a e7.1 billion...

    VW feels pinch of shrinking market
    Mar23

    VW feels pinch of shrinking market

    Volkswagen AG is reportedly set to offer voluntary termination agreements to workers at its Russian factory in Kaluga. ||| Frankfurt – Volkswagen AG is set to reduce production and offer voluntary termination agreements to workers at its Russian factory in Kaluga as demand shrinks, according to people with direct knowledge of the plan.VW...

    Putin’s biker gang lends muscle to rebel cause in east Ukraine
    Mar23

    Putin’s biker gang lends muscle to rebel cause in east Ukraine

    Dressed in leathers and camouflage, motorbike gang leader Vitali waves at two charred Ukrainian tank turrets decorating the entrance to his club as he recounts how his group has fought alongside pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The Sunday...

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