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    US missile site activation angers Russia
    May12

    US missile site activation angers Russia

    An $800m US missile shield at a Romanian site has been mobilised as a precautionary measure against Iranian rockets. ||| Deveselu – The United States switches on an $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday, a step it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states but the Kremlin says is aimed at blunting its...

    Defence chiefs warn UK against Brexit
    May10

    Defence chiefs warn UK against Brexit

    Several former US advisors stated that leaving the EU will leave the United Kingdom’s current global status vulnerable. ||| London – Former NATO secretary generals warned on Tuesday that a British exit from the European Union would help enemies of the West while ex-US foreign and defence chiefs cautioned that Britain would have less...

    Russia’s WW2 parade showcases Syria hardware
    May09

    Russia’s WW2 parade showcases Syria hardware

    Russia rolled out an air defence missile system of the kind used to protect its base in Syria overhead as it showcased its military war machine. ||| Moscow – Russia rolled out an air defence missile system of the kind used to protect its base in Syria and some of the Russian jets flying missions there screamed overhead as it showcased its...

    One dead after Ukraine coal mine blast
    May04

    One dead after Ukraine coal mine blast

    One Ukrainian coal miner was killed and at least nine others were missing, feared dead after a methane gas explosion at a mine. ||| Kiev – One Ukrainian coal miner was killed and at least nine others were missing, feared dead on Wednesday after a methane gas explosion at a mine in the war-scarred separatist east.The chief health official of...

    Obama and Merkel push for trade deal
    Apr25

    Obama and Merkel push for trade deal

    US President Barack Obama vows to do his utmost to advance a controversial trade deal with the EU in his last eight months in office. ||| Hanover, Germany – US President Barack Obama said on Sunday he would do whatever he could to advance a controversial trade deal with the European Union in his last eight months in office, but warned that...

    Putin blames US for Panama Papers ‘provocation’
    Apr14

    Putin blames US for Panama Papers ‘provocation’

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin has dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a US-backed “provocation”. ||| Moscow – Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a US-backed “provocation”, as he...

    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin
    Apr14

    Worried about Russia’s economy? Call Putin

    President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show today. ||| Moscow – President Vladimir Putin grants Russians the chance to question him in his annual call-in show on Thursday, providing an opportunity to shore up his support as the country’s longest economic downturn in two decades pushes...

    Panama raids Mossack Fonseca office
    Apr13

    Panama raids Mossack Fonseca office

    Panama’s attorney general has raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search for any evidence of illegal activities. ||| Panama City – Panama’s attorney general late on Tuesday raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search for any evidence of illegal activities, authorities said in a statement. The...

    Concern as ‘Red Cross’ appears in #PanamaPapers
    Apr11

    Concern as ‘Red Cross’ appears in #PanamaPapers

    Aid groups voiced concern about the revelation that the name of the Red Cross had been usurped in shady financial dealings. ||| London – Some of the world’s biggest aid agencies voiced concern on Monday that they may be further exposed to risk from the murky world of offshore finance after the latest release of the Panama Papers...

    Russian cheese lovers find way round import ban
    Apr09

    Russian cheese lovers find way round import ban

    Entrepreneur finds a way to supply Italian parmesan, Dutch Gouda and British Cheddar to cheese connoisseurs in Russia. ||| Moscow – An entrepreneur has found a way to supply Italian parmesan, Dutch Gouda and British Cheddar to cheese connoisseurs in Russia, side-stepping a ban on importing European food that the Kremlin imposed in the...

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