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    US identifies insider trading ring
    Aug11

    US identifies insider trading ring

    US authorities break up an alleged insider trading ring that relied on computer hackers to pilfer corporate press announcements. ||| Pennsylvania – Exposing a new front in cybercrime, US authorities broke up an alleged insider trading ring that relied on computer hackers to pilfer corporate press announcements and then profited by trading...

    ‘Bullets’ used to create Putin portrait
    Aug08

    ‘Bullets’ used to create Putin portrait

    A young Ukrainian artist has created a striking portrait of President Vladimir Putin out of 5 000 bullet shells. ||| Kiev – A young Ukrainian artist has captured global media attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5 000 bullet shells collected in the separatist east.Daria Marchenko’s “The...

    Russian ‘food crematoria’ sparks anger
    Aug07

    Russian ‘food crematoria’ sparks anger

    Moscow’s plan to destroy banned Western food imports provokes outrage amid soaring poverty rates. ||| Moscow – Russian government plans for mass destruction of banned Western food imports have provoked outrage in a country where poverty rates are soaring and memories remain of famine during Soviet times. Even some Kremlin allies are...

    Airline hails MH370 ‘breakthrough’
    Aug05

    Airline hails MH370 ‘breakthrough’

    Confirmation that debris found on Reunion came from flight MH370 could help solve the mystery of the plane’s disappearance. ||| Kuala Lampur – Malaysia Airlines said on Thursday the confirmation that debris found on an Indian Ocean island came from flight MH370 was a “major breakthrough” in solving the mystery of the flight’s...

    Plane debris identified as Boeing 777
    Jul31

    Plane debris identified as Boeing 777

    Malaysian authorities confirmed that plane wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island was from a Boeing 777. ||| Kuala Lumpur – Malaysian authorities confirmed on Friday that plane wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island was from a Boeing 777, meaning the part is almost certainly from missing flight MH370.The debris, part of a plane...

    Russia vetoes MH17 tribunal at UN
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes MH17 tribunal at UN

    Russia vetoed a UN resolution that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17. ||| New York – Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution on Wednesday that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine.Eleven of the 15...

    Putin says opposes MH17 tribunal
    Jul29

    Putin says opposes MH17 tribunal

    President Vladimir Putin said he opposed the creation of an international tribunal to prosecute those who shot down flight MH17. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he opposed the creation of an international tribunal to prosecute those who shot down a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, hours before a UN...

    Oil dims Russia’s outlook
    Jul26

    Oil dims Russia’s outlook

    For an economy that lives and dies by crude prices, the latest downturn in the world oil market means Russia’s recession may stretch into next year for the longest slump in two decades. ||| Moscow – For an economy that lives and dies by crude prices, the latest downturn in the world oil market means Russia’s recession may...

    Silvio: Putin wants to give me a job
    Jul23

    Silvio: Putin wants to give me a job

    President Vladimir Putin wants to give Silvio Berlusconi Russian citizenship and the job of running the economy ministry, a report said. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to give Silvio Berlusconi Russian citizenship – and the job of economy minister – the disgraced Italian billionaire politician was quoted as...

    Gorbachev urges closer ties with Berlin
    Jul21

    Gorbachev urges closer ties with Berlin

    The former Soviet leader urged Moscow and Berlin to “re-establish trust” amid fierce tension caused by the Ukraine crisis. ||| Moscow – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev urged Moscow and Berlin on Tuesday to “re-establish trust” amid fierce tension caused by the ongoing Ukraine crisis. The ageing Russian leader said he is concerned by...

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