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    Ukraine gamble brings mixed results
    Apr05

    Ukraine gamble brings mixed results

    Vladimir Putin may not have emerged the winner in his showdown with the West but he has not lost either, analysts say. ||| Moscow – A year since the start of the fighting in eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin may not have emerged the winner in his showdown with the West but he has not lost either, analysts say.By supporting Ukrainian...

    Iranians celebrate nuclear framework
    Apr03

    Iranians celebrate nuclear framework

    Iranians celebrated in the streets after negotiators reached a framework for a nuclear deal that could bring their country in from the cold. ||| Lausanne, Switzerland – Iranians celebrated in the streets after negotiators reached a framework for a nuclear deal that could bring their country in from the cold, hailed by US President Barack...

    Russia, Greece to discuss EU sanctions
    Apr03

    Russia, Greece to discuss EU sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras plan to discuss economic ties and the European Union’s sanctions against Moscow . ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras plan to discuss economic ties and the European Union’s sanctions against Moscow when they...

    Iran deal may vindicate Obama
    Apr03

    Iran deal may vindicate Obama

    US president has long insisted that diplomacy trumps force and historic Iran nuclear deal appears to bear him out ||| RPT-Iran deal may vindicate Obama’s view that diplomacy trumps force(Repeats to additional subscribers) By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) – Barack Obama ran for president in part on the proposition that...

    Russia trawler sinks, 54 dead
    Apr02

    Russia trawler sinks, 54 dead

    At least 54 crew on a Russian fishing trawler died and 15 were missing after it sank in freezing waters in the Western Pacific Ocean, officials said. ||| Moscow – At least 54 crew on a Russian fishing trawler died and 15 were missing after it sank in freezing waters off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Western Pacific Ocean late on Wednesday,...

    Obama ‘poses an imminent threat to US’
    Mar30

    Obama ‘poses an imminent threat to US’

    A third of Republicans believe President Obama poses an imminent threat, outranking concerns about Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad. ||| Washington – A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar...

    Soros ready to invest $1bn in Ukraine
    Mar30

    Soros ready to invest $1bn in Ukraine

    Financier George Soros is prepared to invest $1-billion in Ukraine – if Western countries help private investment there. ||| Vienna – Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1-billion in Ukraine – if Western countries help private investment there.He also put the odds of Greece leaving the euro at a third, in an...

    Ukraine leader fires billionaire as governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine leader fires billionaire as governor

    Ukraine’s president has fired oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east. ||| Kiev – Ukraine’s president has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east, the presidential website said on Wednesday, after armed men that lawmakers said were linked to the oligarch raided a...

    ChemChina to purchase Pirelli in e7bn deal
    Mar24

    ChemChina to purchase Pirelli in e7bn deal

    China National Chemical is to buy Pirelli, the fifth-largest tyre maker, in a e7.1 billion (R92.5bn) deal that will place one of the symbols of Italy’s manufacturing industry in Chinese hands. ||| Paola Arosio and Danilo Masoni MilanCHINA National Chemical (ChemChina) is to buy Pirelli, the fifth-largest tyre maker, in a e7.1 billion...

    VW feels pinch of shrinking market
    Mar23

    VW feels pinch of shrinking market

    Volkswagen AG is reportedly set to offer voluntary termination agreements to workers at its Russian factory in Kaluga. ||| Frankfurt – Volkswagen AG is set to reduce production and offer voluntary termination agreements to workers at its Russian factory in Kaluga as demand shrinks, according to people with direct knowledge of the plan.VW...

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