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    Crimean blackout as power lines blown up
    Nov22

    Crimean blackout as power lines blown up

    Crimea declared a state of emergency on Sunday after its main electricity power lines from Ukraine were blown up. …read more Source:...

    State of emergency declared in Crimea after electricity pylons “blown up”
    Nov22

    State of emergency declared in Crimea after electricity pylons “blown up”

    A state of emergency has been declared in Crimea after pylons carrying electricity from Ukraine were blown up cutting off power to almost two million people, media and the Russian government said on Sunday. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    App blocks IS propaganda channels
    Nov19

    App blocks IS propaganda channels

    Encrypted messaging app Telegram says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group. ||| The instant messenger app Telegram, created by Russian Internet guru Pavel Durov, says it has blocked 78 accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group following the attacks in Paris.“We were disturbed to learn that...

    In Russia: China sign contract worth over $2 billion for Su-35 fighter jets
    Nov19

    In Russia: China sign contract worth over $2 billion for Su-35 fighter jets

    Arms sales are a rare bright spot in an otherwise gloomy economic picture for Russia, whose economy is suffering from weak oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict. China is to buy a batch of 24 Sukhoi-35 fighter jets from Russia in a deal worth more than $2 billion, an industry source told Reuters on Thursday, in a move that...

    News24.com | Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine
    Nov18

    News24.com | Russia to ban food imports from Ukraine

    Moscow will ban food imports from neighbouring Ukraine starting on January 1, Russia’s economic development minister says. …read more Source:...

    Surrogates feel hurt by India’s ban
    Nov18

    Surrogates feel hurt by India’s ban

    It’s said to be intended to protect the women from exploitation, though some who have worked as surrogates say the ban actually hurts them. ||| New Delhi – For thousands of childless couples the world over, India has been the go-to destination to fulfil their dreams of becoming parents, thanks to its well-trained doctors,...

    Obama: US president calls on Russia to focus on war against IS in Syria
    Nov18

    Obama: US president calls on Russia to focus on war against IS in Syria

    "That's not how they've been operating over the last several weeks. It may be that now having seen ISIL take down one of their airliners in a horrific accident, that reorientation continues." U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that Russia had to shift its focus from propping up Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and...

    Ban Ki-moon: UN denies Secretary-General Ban will visit North Korea next week
    Nov18

    Ban Ki-moon: UN denies Secretary-General Ban will visit North Korea next week

    Ban, a South Korean, had earlier this year made plans to visit an industrial park in the North operated jointly by the two Koreas. But Pyongyang retracted approval for the trip at the last minute without explanation. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will not visit North Korea next week, a U.N. spokesman said in a statement on...

    Paris siege: woman blows herself up
    Nov18

    Paris siege: woman blows herself up

    Two suspected jihadists were killed, including a woman who blew herself up, in a shootout with police in Paris. ||| Paris – Two suspected jihadists were killed, including a woman who blew herself up, in a shootout on Wednesday in north Paris with police hunting the mastermind of last week’s attacks on the French capital, sources said....

    Paris siege: woman blows self up
    Nov18

    Paris siege: woman blows self up

    Two suspected were killed, including a woman who blew herself up, in a shootout with police hunting Paris attacks mastermind. ||| Two suspected jihadists were killed, including a woman who blew herself up, in a shootout on Wednesday in north Paris with police hunting the mastermind of last week’s attacks on the French capital, sources...

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