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Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year
Apr13

Russia pushes back ‘Putin’s bridge’ to annexed Crimea by a year

Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it. The Kremlin sees the bridge, which will span the Kerch Strait, as vital to integrating...

Yatseniuk Asks for Support After Resignation
Apr11

Yatseniuk Asks for Support After Resignation

11 de abril de 2016, 09:31Moscow, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk, asked the deputies of his parliamentary faction, the Popular Front, to support his decision to resign, which was announced by surprise on Sunday on TV. …read more Source: Prensa...

Ukraine ‘very volatile’ after PM resignation, says Council of Europe
Apr11

Ukraine ‘very volatile’ after PM resignation, says Council of Europe

Ukraine has become “very volatile” since Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk resigned, the head of the Council of Europe said on Monday, calling for the swift formation of a new government and speedier progress on reforms. Yatseniuk tendered his resignation on Sunday, opening the way to seeking a more stable government for Ukraine which is struggling...

Kerry says Hiroshima ‘gut-wrenching’ reminder world should abandon nuclear weapons
Apr11

Kerry says Hiroshima ‘gut-wrenching’ reminder world should abandon nuclear weapons

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday called his visit to a memorial to victims of the 1945 U.S. nuclear attack on Hiroshima “gut-wrenching” and said it was a reminder of the need to pursue a world free of nuclear weapons. The first U.S. secretary of state to visit Hiroshima, Kerry said President Barack Obama also wanted to travel to the...

Kompany back in training as Pellegrini ponders recall
Apr11

Kompany back in training as Pellegrini ponders recall

Pellegrini may recall Vincent Kompany from his calf problem Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini will give captain Vincent Kompany the chance to prove his fitness ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final against Paris Saint-Germain. Kompany suffered the latest calf problem of an injury-plagued campaign against Dynamo Kiev in...

Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns
Apr11

Ukraine’s embattled prime minister resigns

Ukraine’s embattled prime minister announced Sunday that he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis. In his weekly televised address, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said his resignation would be formally submitted to parliament on Tuesday. The same day, parliament was expected to vote to...

CARICOM concerned about ‘tax havens’ label in wake of Panama Papers leak
Apr08

CARICOM concerned about ‘tax havens’ label in wake of Panama Papers leak

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed concern that the designation of “tax havens” is again being attached to the financial services centres in Member States and Associate Members, following the leak of the “Panama Papers”. The Community, in a statement, said the loose attribution of the ‘tax havens’ label ignores the reality that...

UN Concerned about Cutting Official Aid to Displaced Ukrainians
Apr08

UN Concerned about Cutting Official Aid to Displaced Ukrainians

07 de abril de 2016, 17:45United Nations, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) expressed concern today about the Ukrainian Gvernment''s decision to suspend the social aid to displaced people due to the conflict. …read more Source: Prensa...

Ethiopia told to do mass doping tests or face IAAF ban
Apr07

Ethiopia told to do mass doping tests or face IAAF ban

Ethiopia must carry out mass doping tests on up to 200 athletes by November or be the latest to face further action by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and a possible ban by the IAAF, track and field officials in the country said Thursday. Ethiopia will attempt to test between 150 and 200 athletes over the next seven months and will start as...

Loop Breakfast Bites
Apr07

Loop Breakfast Bites

Loop Breakfast Bites is a round up of the top international stories making news. Student’s promising life cut short by failed experiment http://www.looptt.com/content/students-promising-life-cut-short-failed-e… At 18, Bernard Moon was looking at a bright future. A charismatic high school honors student and athlete, he had been...

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