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    SOCAR supplies almost 50pct of diesel fuel on contract with Ukrzaliznytsia
    Aug09

    SOCAR supplies almost 50pct of diesel fuel on contract with Ukrzaliznytsia

    SOCAR Energy Ukraine Trade House (a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR in Ukraine) supplied almost 50 percent of diesel fuel to PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukranian Railways) within the agreement reached on the results of the tender, said the Ukrainian company in a message posted on August, 8. …read more Source:...

    Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics
    Aug09

    Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics

    Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States adjusts her hijab prior to competing with Olena Kravatska of Ukraine in the women’s individual saber fencing event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday, August 8, 2016. Photo: AP RIO DE JANEIRO: The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of notable firsts: Rafaela...

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring
    Aug09

    Ukrainian man tried in Atlanta for alleged role in Estonian-led crime ring

    A Ukrainian man has been indicted in Atlanta for his role in a major cyber crime led by Estonian national Sergei Tshurikov which stole more than nine million U.S. dollars from 2,100 ATMs worldwide in 2008, the Atlanta Patch reported. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling
    Aug09

    U.S. Destroyer Makes First Visit to China Since South China Sea Ruling

    (QINGDAO, China) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the U.S....

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization
    Aug09

    U.S. urges Russia to halt Syria sieges; Russia slams aid politicization

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council must not allow civilians on both sides of the Syrian city of Aleppo to be cut off from humanitarian aid, the United States said on Monday as Russia accused Washington of politicizing a humanitarian issue.Insurgents effectively broke a month-long government siege of eastern,...

    SOCAR Ukraine establishes new SOCAR LPG company – PHOTO
    Aug09

    SOCAR Ukraine establishes new SOCAR LPG company – PHOTO

    SOCAR Energy Ukraine, which is a subsidiary of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) in Ukraine, has registered a new company to carry out wholesale and retail sale of liquefied gas. …read more Source:...

    Beeline Armenia announces changes in Mega 200, Mega 300 and Mega 500 daily internet services
    Aug09

    Beeline Armenia announces changes in Mega 200, Mega 300 and Mega 500 daily internet services

    Beeline Armenia is pleased to announce some changes in the daily Mega 200 (previously Mega 150), Mega 300 and Mega 500 services, the company’s press office reports.Starting from August 1, Mega 200 (previously Mega 150), Mega 300 and Mega 500 mobile services will function without speed limits. As a result of the changes, in Mega 200...

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties
    Aug09

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties

    QINGDAO, China (AP) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the...

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties
    Aug09

    US destroyer visit latest twist in China-US military ties

    QINGDAO, China (AP) — The visit of the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Benfold to the northern Chinese port of Qingdao this week is the latest development in a long-term effort to build trust between the countries’ militaries amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia. Though China resents the highly visible presence of the...

    The Day a Soviet Leader Banged His Shoe at the Un
    Aug09

    The Day a Soviet Leader Banged His Shoe at the Un

    By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Aug 9 2016 (The Sunday Times – Sri Lanka)During the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and particularly in the 1960s, the United Nations was the ideological battle ground where the Americans and the Soviets pummeled each other– metaphorically speaking — either on the floor of...