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    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible $75 mln graft – lawyer
    Mar03

    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible $75 mln graft – lawyer

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s tax and customs service, Roman Nasirov, is being investigated over the suspected embezzlement of around… …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Marks 139th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule
    Mar03

    Bulgaria Marks 139th Anniversary of Liberation from Ottoman Rule

    Bulgaria marks on March 03 its National Holiday, the anniversary of its liberation from Ottoman rule. 139 years ago, in a tiny town near Istanbul named San Stefano, a peace treaty was signed bringing Bulgaria back to the political map. The treaty was a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878, known in Bulgaria as the Liberation War. Russia...

    Sessions Recuses Himself From Russian Nothing-Burger
    Mar03

    Sessions Recuses Himself From Russian Nothing-Burger

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions officially recused himself yesterday from the nonsensical, possibly even nonexistent, federal probe into claims of Russian interference in the election – claims that for all we know were invented by President Trump’s enemies in the intelligence community and the Democratic Party. Despite the oceans of mass...

    Sweden to introduce military draft for men and women
    Mar03

    Sweden to introduce military draft for men and women

    The Swedish government has decided to reinstate military conscription over fresh security fears, triggered by Russian actions in Ukraine. The conscription would apply to both men and women in the Scandinavian country. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Kyrgios stuns Djokovic to reach Mexican Open semi-finals
    Mar03

    Kyrgios stuns Djokovic to reach Mexican Open semi-finals

    ACAPULCO: Australia’s Nick Kyrgios used a barrage of 25 aces to defeat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 early Friday morning and reach the semi-finals of the Mexican Open. Kyrgios blasted 16 aces in the first set to beat Djokovic in his first match against the second-best player in the world and will play against American Sam Querrey...

    Gas explosion kills at least eight miners in western Ukraine
    Mar03

    Gas explosion kills at least eight miners in western Ukraine

    At least eight miners have been killed in a gas explosion in western Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flash point town of Avdiivka. The 40-year-old Gorbatova calmed herself by thinking the attacks were just a celebration of the baby girl she named Myroslava, which in Russian and Ukrainian means “glory […] The...

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine
    Mar03

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine

    KIEV: Eight miners died Thursday when a methane gas explosion tore through a pit in western Ukraine, in the latest mine disaster in the ex-Soviet state. Rescuers said they had managed to save an additional 20 miners who were trapped underground when the blast hit the mine in the western Lviv region near the border with Poland. Ukraine’s...

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?
    Mar03

    Is cyberspace the latest conflict frontier on the African continent?

    Cyber attackers lurk in the shadows wielding the ability to hit governments where it hurts the most.ShutterstockKen Obura, University of Nairobi In August 2012, terrorist group, Boko Haram, reportedly hacked into Nigeria’s secret service and acquired private data on current and former personnel. In April 2016, a group calling itself...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka. …read more Source: Channel...