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    Ukraine to prosecute Russian soldiers
    May18

    Ukraine to prosecute Russian soldiers

    Ukraine accused two captured Russian servicemen of having killed Ukrainian troops in fighting in its east and said they would be prosecuted for “terrorist acts”. ||| Kiev – Ukraine on Monday accused two captured Russian servicemen of having killed Ukrainian troops in fighting in its east and said they would be prosecuted for “terrorist...

    Russia’s Crimea build-up vexes NATO
    May13

    Russia’s Crimea build-up vexes NATO

    NATO alarmed by “wide-ranging” military build-up by Russia in Crimea, as well as talk that Moscow could install nuclear weapons on annexed Black Sea peninsula ||| Brussels – NATO on Wednesday expressed alarm over a “wide-ranging” military build-up by Russia in Crimea, as well as talk that Moscow could even install nuclear weapons on the...

    Kerry, Putin in ‘frank’ talks
    May12

    Kerry, Putin in ‘frank’ talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said he had “frank” talks about Ukraine, Syria and Iran with Russian President Vladimir Putin. ||| Sochi, Russia – US Secretary of State John Kerry said he had “frank” talks about Ukraine, Syria and Iran with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and said it was important to keep in contact. With the...

    Poland recalls dark side of WW2 victory
    May07

    Poland recalls dark side of WW2 victory

    Poland marks 70 years since the end of second World War, with an emphasis on the dark side of history. ||| Warsaw – Poland on Thursday marks 70 years since the end of World War II, with an emphasis on the dark side of history: that victory over Nazi Germany triggered 45 years of Soviet domination.The anniversary comes as relations between...

    Lithuania detains suspected Russian spy
    May04

    Lithuania detains suspected Russian spy

    Lithuania has detained a Russian citizen suspected of spying, a move that will further strain already poor relations between the ex-Soviet Baltic republic and Moscow. ||| Vilnius – Lithuania has detained a Russian citizen suspected of spying, the prosecutor-general’s office said on Monday, a move that will further strain already poor...

    Norway keeps door open for Russia
    May04

    Norway keeps door open for Russia

    NATO-member Norway is keeping some military channels open to Russia even as it braces for more bad surprises after Moscow annexed part of Ukraine last year. ||| Oslo – NATO-member Norway is keeping some military channels open to its neighbour Russia even as it braces for more bad surprises after Moscow annexed part of Ukraine last year,...

    Rain rescues wheat crops in Kansas
    May04

    Rain rescues wheat crops in Kansas

    Wet weather in April revived crop prospects across Kansas – the biggest wheat producer in the United States. ||| Chicago – David Schemm isn’t complaining that a deluge last month made soils too wet to plant corn because his 4 500 acres of wheat in west-central Kansas will probably be the best crop in four years.“There were...

    Emerging stocks set for big gain
    Apr30

    Emerging stocks set for big gain

    Emerging equities were headed for their biggest monthly gain in more than three years in April. ||| London – Emerging equities were headed for their biggest monthly gain in more than three years in April thanks to a helping hand from Chinese shares, despite sliding for a second day on Thursday after disappointing US growth data. The MSCI...

    Global issues to harm tech firms
    Apr30

    Global issues to harm tech firms

    Geopolitical tensions, currency swings and economic turmoil can all affect a global technology company’s bottom line. ||| Earnings season has just kicked off, and we’re already starting to get a pretty clear map of where in the world technology companies face the biggest problems. A global tech company’s financial performance is...

    Donors pledge millions for Chernobyl cover
    Apr29

    Donors pledge millions for Chernobyl cover

    International donors have agreed to pay an extra 180 million euros to fund a new cover for the disused Chernobyl nuclear power plant. ||| London – International donors agreed to pay an extra 180 million euros ($201 million) to fund a new cover for the disused Chernobyl nuclear power plant at a conference in London on Wednesday.“Chernobyl...

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