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    Russian woman pardoned by Vladimir Putin over text message freed
    Mar12

    Russian woman pardoned by Vladimir Putin over text message freed

    Moscow, Mar 12 : A Russian woman pardoned by President Vladimir Putin after she was sentenced to seven years in jail for treason over a text message about movements of military equipment was released Sunday, local media reported. Shopkeeper Oxana Sevastidi, 46, was convicted in March 2016 over an SMS sent eight years earlier about a train...

    Ukraine Ends Ceasefire at MH17 Site
    Mar12

    Ukraine Ends Ceasefire at MH17 Site

    Fighting could resume around the crash site of a Malaysian Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Italian Punks Banda Bassotti Rocking Donetsk
    Mar12

    Italian Punks Banda Bassotti Rocking Donetsk

    One of Italy’s most prominent left-wing punk bands says it’s bound for eastern Ukraine later this year. …read more Source:...

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties
    Mar12

    Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet US President Donald Trump for the first time on Tuesday © AFP/File / TOBIAS SCHWARZ, NICHOLAS KAMMBerlin, Germany, Mar 12 – Europe’s most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, meets for the first time next week America’s flamboyant President Donald Trump whose arrival in the White House has sent...

    Famines in the 21st century? It’s not for lack of food
    Mar12

    Famines in the 21st century? It’s not for lack of food

    A drought-affected corn field is not the cause of food shortages Famine killed nearly 75 million people in the 20th century, but had virtually disappeared in recent decades. Now, suddenly, it is back. In late February a famine was declared in South Sudan, and warnings of famine have also recently been issued for Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen....

    Workplace: Facing a fascinating challenge at a global company
    Mar12

    Workplace: Facing a fascinating challenge at a global company

    CPH POST caught up with Iker Echave, the Spanish ‘customer service excellence’ at Maersk Line, to hear more about his professional life. When did your career begin at Maersk?It all started in 2005. I undertook a Maersk internal program, the Maersk International Shipping Education (MISE). While it was for fresh university graduates, we also...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed
    Mar12

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed

    KIEV: Ukraine’s army reported on Saturday two soldiers killed in clashes with Russian-backed rebels, in a new uptick in violence across eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters that two servicemen were killed and another 16 wounded in the past 24 hours, accusing insurgents of using heavy weapons against...

    Al-Attiyah races to easy victory
    Mar11

    Al-Attiyah races to easy victory

    DUBAI — Nasser Al-Attiyah produced a convincing victory in the inaugural Dubai International Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan Saturday as Dubai-based South African rider Mark Ackerman produced a brilliant surge on the last leg to clinch the bikes crown. Qatar’s reigning FIA World Cup champion Al-Attiyah, partnered by French co-driver...

    Pliskova rallies past Puig to avoid upset
    Mar11

    Pliskova rallies past Puig to avoid upset

    Karolina Pliskova roared back from a set down to outlast Olympic gold medallist Monica Puig 1-6 6-4 6-4 as the Czech third seed avoided a major upset at the BNP Paribas Open in California on Friday. Pliskova, after falling behind 3-0 in the third set, fought through a long sixth game to help turn the tide and won six of the last seven games to...

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms
    Mar11

    China says industrial policy not aimed at foreign firms

    BEIJING, March (AFP) – China on Saturday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.The paper, released Tuesday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, slammed the...