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    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol
    Apr10

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol

    JAKARTA: Indonesia seized an alleged “slave ship” following a dramatic high seas chase sparked by an Interpol alert after the vessel escaped capture in China and Mozambique, authorities said on Tuesday. Interpol tipped off Indonesian authorities that the stateless STS-50, a vessel with a notorious maritime rap sheet, would be entering the...

    Ruble drops; Russian oligarchs lose $16 billion after Trump sanctions
    Apr10

    Ruble drops; Russian oligarchs lose $16 billion after Trump sanctions

    The latest round of sanctions imposed on Russia by the Trump administration seem to be having a noticeable impact on the wallets of oligarchs in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. The value of the Russian ruble has dropped by at least 2 percent, and the targeted oligarchs have reportedly lost roughly $16 billion. On Friday,...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko visits Berlin to discuss ceasefire and Nordstream 2
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko visits Berlin to discuss ceasefire and Nordstream 2

    A UN-led peace mission for eastern Ukraine remains Germany’s aim, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Kyiv’s President Petro Poroshenko. The two leaders also discussed the underwater gas pipelines from Russia to Europe. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Artur Aleqsanyan to participate in European Championship
    Apr10

    Artur Aleqsanyan to participate in European Championship

    Vice President of the International Wrestling Federation Georgy Brusov stated that four Olympic champions will participate in the upcoming European Wrestling Championship. They are the winners of the 2016 Olympics Artur Aleksanyan (Armenia), Taha Akgül (Turkey), Vladimir Khinchegashvili (Georgia) and Olympic champion in 2012 Sharif Sharifov...

    New United States Sanctions Targeted At Russians
    Apr10

    New United States Sanctions Targeted At Russians

    The Russian Embassy in Washington, DC Photo Credit: ZACH GIBSON / AFP A new round of United States sanctions targeting oligarchs and businesses is “aimed at the Russian people,” Russia’s US embassy said Friday. “We are told that these measures are not aimed against the Russian people, but they are,” the embassy said on its Facebook page,...

    Russia vows to curb U.S. sanctions fallout, shrugs off ruble fall
    Apr10

    Russia vows to curb U.S. sanctions fallout, shrugs off ruble fall

    MOSCOW – The Russian government pledged to minimize the fallout from U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and dismissed sharp falls in the ruble and financial markets as short-term volatility, saying Russia needed time to adjust to the new curbs. , The ruble fell sharply for a second day, shedding over 3 percent of its value against the dollar, as...

    FBI raid on Michael Cohen has one real target — and Donald Trump knows it
    Apr10

    FBI raid on Michael Cohen has one real target — and Donald Trump knows it

    AP/Getty/Salon President Trump made a statement on Monday that many …read more Source:...

    Ukraine team hopeful of good results at gymnastics championship in Baku
    Apr10

    Ukraine team hopeful of good results at gymnastics championship in Baku

    Ukrainian athletes are counting on good results at the European Championships in Trampoline, Double Mini-Trampoline and Tumbling in Baku, head of the Ukrainian delegation Yaroslav Kalyuzhny told Trend on April 10. …read more Source:...

    Merkel: New Pipeline Impossible Without Clarity For Ukraine
    Apr10

    Merkel: New Pipeline Impossible Without Clarity For Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that a new natural-gas pipeline linking Russia with Germany cannot go ahead without clarity on Ukraine’s role as a gas transit route. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link
    Apr10

    Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is promising to consider the impact of a new Russian-German gas pipeline on Ukraine as plans progress.The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would pump Russian gas to Germany beneath the Baltic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...