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    Germany says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘Not Up For Debate’
    Apr29

    Germany says Reviving G-8 with Russia ‘Not Up For Debate’

    BERLIN – The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations. Russia was kicked out of the G-8 after its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region and assistance for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. A spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says “a change to...

    Is Russia creating an offshore zone in Crimea?
    Apr29

    Is Russia creating an offshore zone in Crimea?

    New amendments to Russias Tax and Civil Code and other laws may help Crimea bypass sanctions by becoming a de-facto offshore zone. However, experts believe that the proposed changes may violate sever …read more Source: Big News...

    Merkel To Meet Putin In Sochi To Discuss Ukraine, Syria
    Apr29

    Merkel To Meet Putin In Sochi To Discuss Ukraine, Syria

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia on May 2 for talks on the wars in Syria and Ukraine and other issues. Merkels trip to the Black Sea resort c …read more Source: Big News...

    S. Korea promoted to top championship in men’s hockey
    Apr28

    S. Korea promoted to top championship in men’s hockey

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — South Korea has earned a promotion to the top-flight competition in men’s international hockey for the first time. South Korea beat host Ukraine 2-1 in the shoot-out to finish in second place at the International Ice Hoc …read more Source: Yonhap News...

    Russia Seeks Arrest of Former Ukraine Prime Minister
    Apr28

    Russia Seeks Arrest of Former Ukraine Prime Minister

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Crushing blow to soy processors as Chinese grow wary on GMO
    Apr28

    Crushing blow to soy processors as Chinese grow wary on GMO

    A Chinese consumer backlash against genetically modified (GMO) crops is beginning to dent demand for soy oil, the nation’s main cooking oil, and could spell crisis for the multi-billion-dollar crushing industry, which depends on GMO soybeans from the United States and elsewhere.Soyoil sales account for about 36% of cooking oils used in...

    Libya captures two oil-smuggling tankers after firefight
| Reuters
    Apr28

    Libya captures two oil-smuggling tankers after firefight | Reuters

    TRIPOLI Libyan naval forces captured two vessels suspected of smuggling oil from the North African country after gun battles lasting several hours west of the capital Tripoli, a spokesman for the service said on Friday.Libyan forces frequently capture vessels smuggling oil and arms off the coast and the North African state has become a haven for...

    Lukashenko Doubles Down
    Apr28

    Lukashenko Doubles Down

    It was to become one of the defining images of the recent recrudescence of Belarus’s autocratic crackdown on civil liberties.“What are you doing?!,” the lady shrieks as riot police in helmets and armour drag an elderly man across the street, his face streaked with fear under a brown beret. “He’s an old man,” she pleads, as he is...

    Russia Seeks Arrest of Former Ukraine Prime Minister
    Apr28

    Russia Seeks Arrest of Former Ukraine Prime Minister

    Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s.Yatsenyuk was one of the prime figures of the massive… …read more Source:...

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister
    Apr28

    Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

    Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. …read more Source: The Daily...