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    Russia and China Veto New U.N. Sanctions on Syria
    Mar01

    Russia and China Veto New U.N. Sanctions on Syria

    (UNITED NATIONS) — Russia and China vetoed new U.N. sanctions on Syria Tuesday and the U.S. ambassador accused both countries of refusing to hold President Bashar Assad’s regime accountable for the use of chemical weapons. “They put their friends in the Assad regime ahead of our global security,” new American envoy Nikki Haley told the U.N....

    Ukrainian Minister Asks For Police To Break Up Activist Blockade Of East
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Minister Asks For Police To Break Up Activist Blockade Of East

    Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on February 28 that he has requested permission for the police force to break up an activist blockade of the country’s transit routes with areas of the east held by separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev Letter: ‘Ukraine’s Joan of Arc’ divides nation
    Mar01

    Kiev Letter: ‘Ukraine’s Joan of Arc’ divides nation

    Ex-military pilot Nadiya Savchenko considered a hero to some, a traitor to others …read more Source: The Irish...

    Deadlock over blockade on Ukraine’s Donbas rages on
    Mar01

    Deadlock over blockade on Ukraine’s Donbas rages on

    The political deadlock over a blockade on Ukraine’s Donbass region rages on. …read more Source:...

    Herbs Maker targets EGP 100m of exports this year
    Feb28

    Herbs Maker targets EGP 100m of exports this year

    Herbs Maker, a company for the production and export of herbs, spices, and grains, aims to achieve EGP 100m of exports in 2017. Chairperson of the company Ahmed Nagy said that the company aims to increase the size of its herbal products, spices, and cereals exports by 40% to reach EGP 100m, up from EGP 70m last year. He told Al Borsa that the...

    Ukraine’s first differently-abled model breaks taboos
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s first differently-abled model breaks taboos

    Kiev: When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for differently-abled people in her homeland Ukraine. Wearing a long, black dress, she wowed the crowd as she was carried across the catwalk on a wooden throne by four trim men, becoming the first differently-abled...

    Wilders Looms Large In Dutch Elections
    Feb28

    Wilders Looms Large In Dutch Elections

    The Dutch elections planned for March 15 are being closely watched as another test of the strength of European populism, as the far-right provocateur Geert van Wilders—whose PVV party is currently leading in the polls—seeks to take power in a country once seen as a haven of cosmopolitan liberalism. Whether or not Wilders wins, however, readouts...

    Doping: Phelps calls for urgent doping reform
    Feb28

    Doping: Phelps calls for urgent doping reform

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US swimming legend Michael Phelps called for an urgent overhaul of global anti-doping procedures on Tuesday as the top American drug czar accused the International Olympic Committee of dragging its feet over reform. Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time who retired after last years Rio Games, told US...

    Gunmen in east Ukraine ‘occupy Donetsk stadium’ amid standoff over coal blockade 
    Feb28

    Gunmen in east Ukraine ‘occupy Donetsk stadium’ amid standoff over coal blockade 

    …read more Source: The...

    Canadian spies must be ready to operate abroad: CSIS annual report
    Feb28

    Canadian spies must be ready to operate abroad: CSIS annual report

    The global security climate is not getting better any time soon and Canadian spies need to be prepared to investigate threats beyond Canada’s borders. …read more Source:...