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    Suspected uranium smugglers held in Moldova
    Dec09

    Suspected uranium smugglers held in Moldova

    Moldovan police say they have detained seven people on suspicion they smuggled uranium and mercury to be used in a dirty bomb. ||| Chisinau, Moldova – Moldovan police say they have detained seven people on suspicion they smuggled uranium and mercury from Russia to be used in a dirty bomb.Police chief Ion Bodrug said house searches were...

    Experts will examine MH17 wreckage
    Dec09

    Experts will examine MH17 wreckage

    Trucks carrying debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are en route to a Dutch air force base. ||| Amsterdam – Trucks carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crossed into the Netherlands overnight where investigators waited to try to rebuild the airliner almost five months after it crashed. The Boeing 777 came down in...

    UN: 2014 a devastating year for children
    Dec08

    UN: 2014 a devastating year for children

    UNICEF declared 2014 a devastating year for children, saying “never in recent memory have so many children been subjected to such unspeakable brutality”. ||| United Nations – The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF declared 2014 a devastating year for children on Monday with as many as 15 million caught in conflicts in Central...

    Merkel blasts Moscow as Ukraine clashes rage
    Dec08

    Merkel blasts Moscow as Ukraine clashes rage

    Ten Ukrainians were killed in clashes with pro-Russian insurgents as Germany accused the Kremlin of meddling. ||| Kiev – Ukraine said on Sunday that eight more civilians and two soldiers had been killed in fighting with pro-Russian insurgents as Germany accused the Kremlin of meddling in eastern European states’ drive toward the...

    IMF to visit Kiev for bailout talks
    Dec06

    IMF to visit Kiev for bailout talks

    An International Monetary Fund mission will visit Kiev from December 9 to 18 regarding a $17 billion (R193 billion) bailout. ||| Kiev – An International Monetary Fund mission will visit Kiev from December 9 to 18 for talks with the new government regarding a $17 billion (R193 billion) bailout programme, the IMF’s Ukraine...

    Hollande meets Putin on Ukraine crisis
    Dec06

    Hollande meets Putin on Ukraine crisis

    French President Francois Hollande met Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the Ukraine crisis. ||| Moscow – French President Francois Hollande met Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the Ukraine crisis during a brief stopover at a Moscow airport on Saturday. Putin looked nervous as he greeted Hollande, who was on his way...

    Putin: Russia’s enemies seek its downfall
    Dec04

    Putin: Russia’s enemies seek its downfall

    President Vladimir Putin accused Russia’s enemies of seeking to carve it up and destroy its economy to punish it for growing strong. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin accused Russia’s enemies on Thursday of seeking to carve it up and destroy its economy to punish it for growing strong, in an annual state of the union speech...

    Shrinking oil revenues could dig into funds
    Dec04

    Shrinking oil revenues could dig into funds

    Energy-exporting countries which have stashed billions in windfalls in sovereign investment funds may be forced to draw down on them as oil revenues shrink, sending a chill through stock, bond and property markets worldwide. ||| Chris Vellacott LondonENERGY-EXPORTING countries which have stashed billions in windfalls in sovereign investment funds...

    AK-47 makers fight sanctions with fashion
    Dec03

    AK-47 makers fight sanctions with fashion

    The makers of Russia’s iconic AK-47 assault rifle are moving into fashion to get around Western sanctions on its weapons. ||| Moscow – The makers of Russia’s iconic AK-47 assault rifle are moving into fashion to get around Western sanctions on its weapons.At a flashy event in Moscow on Tuesday, Kalashnikov Concern unveiled a new...

    Carter tapped to succeed Hagel
    Dec03

    Carter tapped to succeed Hagel

    US President Barack Obama has reportedly settled on technocrat Ashton Carter as his fourth defence secretary. ||| Washington – Can a career Washington technocrat break into US President Barack Obama’s tight-knit inner circle and oversee the world’s most powerful military? It looks like former Pentagon official Ashton Carter is...

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