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    Ukraine Moves A Step Closer To Visa-Free Travel In European Union
    Mar01

    Ukraine Moves A Step Closer To Visa-Free Travel In European Union

    Negotiators for the European Parliament and European Union member states have reached a deal to allow Ukrainian citizens to enter the political bloc without a visa. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    3 winners and 2 losers from Donald Trump’s first address to Congress
    Mar01

    3 winners and 2 losers from Donald Trump’s first address to Congress

    Donald Trump’s Tuesday night address to Congress was an unusually important occasion. While it wasn’t technically a State of the Union, it served the same purpose: to outline his priorities and policy agenda for the coming year. For many presidents, the SOTU can feel a bit rote. They reiterate policies they’ve already suggested...

    Djokovic through in Mexico on return
    Mar01

    Djokovic through in Mexico on return

    Former world number one Novak Djokovic was made to work hard before finishing strongly to defeat Martin Klizan in straight sets on his return to competition at the ATP Acapulco event on Tuesday. Djokovic has not played since his shock second round exit at the Australian Open in January, and showed signs of ring-rustiness before defeating Klizan...

    Trump recommits to US allies but says must pay ‘fair share’
    Mar01

    Trump recommits to US allies but says must pay ‘fair share’

    US President Donald Trump addresses Joint Session of Congress in Washington, US on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Photo: Reuters WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Tuesday reaffirmed support for the United States’ longstanding security alliances around the world but insisted that friends and partners from Europe to the Middle East to the...

    Russian Ruble to Be Currency of Ukraine’s Separatist Region of Luhansk
    Mar01

    Russian Ruble to Be Currency of Ukraine’s Separatist Region of Luhansk

    The self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic in pro-Russian East Ukraine is to use the Russian ruble as its official currency, according to a separatist government statement. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    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...