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    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...

    #PanamaPapers: Europe’s banks face scrutiny
    Apr08

    #PanamaPapers: Europe’s banks face scrutiny

    Banking watchdogs across Europe are checking whether lenders have ties to a massive document leak from Panama. ||| Geneva – Banking watchdogs across Europe have begun checking whether lenders have ties to a massive document leak from Panama that showed how offshore companies are used to stash clients’ wealth. Switzerland’s...

    Leaked papers: Panama vows review
    Apr07

    Leaked papers: Panama vows review

    Panama will form an independent commission to review the country’s financial practices in the wake of the #PanamaPapers scandal. ||| Panama City – Panama said on Wednesday it would form an independent commission to review the country’s financial practices following the leak of information from a local law firm that has...

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