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    In Ukraine: Sex workers march demanding legalisation
    Mar03

    In Ukraine: Sex workers march demanding legalisation

    Some 50 activists holding red umbrellas and wearing red plastic helmets staged the first-ever march through Kiev. Dozens of sex workers and human rights campaigners gathered in Kiev on Friday demanding the legalisation of prostitution in Ukraine.Some 50 activists holding red umbrellas and wearing red plastic helmets staged the first-ever march...

    Germany warns Ukraine over graft
    Mar03

    Germany warns Ukraine over graft

    Germany’s foreign minister has told Ukrainian lawmakers fighting graft will undermine Russian aggression. The comments came as authorities open a probe into Ukraine’s tax boss. …read more Source:...

    US Admiral in Disputed S. China Sea: ‘We Will Be Here’
    Mar03

    US Admiral in Disputed S. China Sea: ‘We Will Be Here’

    America will continue to patrol the South China Sea to ensure freedom of navigation and overflight in the disputed region, a U.S. admiral said Friday amid questions whether U.S. involvement in one of Asia’s potential flashpoints will change. “We will be here,” Rear Adm. James Kilby said on board the aircraft carrier USS Carl...

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze

    Pro-Russian activists stand on top of a tank outside a museum in Donetsk, Ukraine, in March 2014/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Mar 3 – Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defence ministry in Moscow said. The chairman of the...

    J.D. Gordon: Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine
    Mar03

    J.D. Gordon: Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine

    The Trump campaign's national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, shifted his story about the convention. The Trump campaign’s national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, told CNN on Thursday that he pushed to alter an amendment to the...

    Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine
    Mar03

    Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine

    The Trump campaign's national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, shifted his story about the convention. The Trump campaign’s national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, told CNN on Thursday that he pushed to alter an amendment to the...

    Balenciaga: Mistreatment of models casts new shadow over fashion
    Mar03

    Balenciaga: Mistreatment of models casts new shadow over fashion

    At least 150 models were forced to wait for three hours or more in a hot and airless staircase for the Balenciaga show casting on Sunday. The “sadistic” mistreatment of scores of models who were forced to wait in a dark, cramped staircase for hours at a Paris fashion week casting has sparked fresh criticism of how the industry...

    Ukraine’s Tax and Customs Chief Accused of Embezzling Millions
    Mar03

    Ukraine’s Tax and Customs Chief Accused of Embezzling Millions

    Ukrainian anti-corruption agencies plan to detain the head of the tax and customs service, Roman Nasirov, over the alleged embezzlement of around 2 billion hryvnias ($75 million), a senior prosecutor said Friday. Television footage showed an unconscious-looking Nasirov being stretchered into an ambulance and taken to Kyiv’s Feofania...

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?
    Mar03

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?

    Cyber attackers lurk in the shadows wielding the ability to hit governments where it hurts the most.ShutterstockKen Obura, University of Nairobi In August 2012, terrorist group, Boko Haram, reportedly hacked into Nigeria’s secret service and acquired private data on current and former personnel. In April 2016, a group calling itself...

    In Ukraine: Stress under shelling produces baby boom
    Mar03

    In Ukraine: Stress under shelling produces baby boom

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka. Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka.The 40-year-old...

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