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    UN’s top court to rule in Ukraine vs Russia case
    Apr19

    UN’s top court to rule in Ukraine vs Russia case

    The UN’s top court will Wednesday rule on a bid by Kiev to halt Russia’s alleged funnelling of money, arms, and personnel into Ukraine’s war-torn east, a key moment in the three-year crisis. Judges at the Hague-based International Court of Justice will hand down a ruling at 1300 GMT on Ukraine’s request for emergency...

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia
    Apr12

    EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia

    EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. She will also visit China and India next week, her office said in a statement on Wednesday. Most attention is likely to focus on her trip to Moscow on April...

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says
    Apr11

    US strike wiped out fifth of Assad air force, Mattis says

    The US strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of the Damascus regime’s remaining warplanes, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday as Washington fired a fresh salvo of warnings at President Bashar al-Assad. The public assessment of Friday’s missile strike and the forceful rhetoric came as G7 ministers met in Italy to send a...

    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding
    Mar23

    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Wednesday that NATO does not track “past money owed,” days after President Donald Trump claimed Germany has shortchanged the alliance by massive amounts. “I cannot give you an accounting for past money owed, because that’s not the way we do that in NATO,” Mattis said at a Senate hearing in...

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit
    Mar22

    Trump to reaffirm NATO ‘commitment’ at May summit

    The White House confirmed Tuesday that President Donald Trump will join fellow NATO leaders for a key May summit in Brussels, as the US administration seeks to quash questions about Trump’s support for the alliance. The Trump administration has been scrambling to reaffirm its commitment to Washington’s military alliances — including...

    Croatia fans return to the stadium after hooliganism bans
    Mar20

    Croatia fans return to the stadium after hooliganism bans

    Croatia will play to their first full home crowd at a competitive match for almost two and a half years this week, in a World Cup qualifier which coach Ante Cacic hopes will show his side has healthy support. Hooliganism meant fans were banned from several home matches – the last time they had a full home crowd was in a 6-0 win over Azerbaijan in...

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over
    Mar12

    Couple’s five-week ordeal over

    A South African mother whose son and future daughter-in-law were incarcerated for more than five weeks in the United Arab Emirates is relieved that their ordeal is finally over. Emlyn Culverwell, 29, from the Eastern Cape and his Ukrainian fiancée, Iryna Nohai, 27, were released on Wednesday from Al Wathba prison in Abu Dhabi. They were jailed...

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine
    Mar08

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine

    When the Russian authorities came for anti-Kremlin activist Alexei Vetrov he says he thought he knew where to go: Ukraine. The country had just seen its Moscow-backed leader ousted by mass protests and plunged into a standoff with Russia as it pivoted sharply towards the West. But now — almost three years after moving — Vetrov remains trapped in...

    Couple jailed in UAE in court soon
    Mar07

    Couple jailed in UAE in court soon

    The families of two South Africans locked up in the United Arab Emirates for having sex out of marriage, have pleaded for help from the South African authorities in that country. Linda Culverwell from Port Alfred said her health had deteriorated since her son Emlyn, 29, and his fiance Iryna Nohai were arrested in the UAE. Emlyn and Iryna who are...

    Women make grab for men’s ties on Paris catwalk
    Mar01

    Women make grab for men’s ties on Paris catwalk

    Businessmen beware! Women are no longer content with just wearing the trousers. If Paris fashion catwalks on Tuesday are anything to go by, they are coming for your ties too. The most unloved accessory in the male wardrobe has caught the magpie eye of several womenswear designers, who have dragged it from the dark of the sock drawer and promised...

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