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    2012 Olympic Women’s Steeplechase Champ Fails Doping Retest
    Nov21

    2012 Olympic Women’s Steeplechase Champ Fails Doping Retest

    Yulia Zaripova, the Russian gold medalist in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, was among 12 more athletes sanctioned Monday after testing positive in a reanalysis of their doping samples. Zaripova was among seven medalists — all from countries of the former Soviet Union — disqualified...

    2012 Olympic women’s steeplechase champ fails doping retest
    Nov21

    2012 Olympic women’s steeplechase champ fails doping retest

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Yulia Zaripova, the Russian gold medalist in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, was among 12 more athletes sanctioned Monday after testing positive in a reanalysis of their doping samples. Zaripova was among seven medalists — all from countries of the former Soviet Union —...

    Russia Set to Increase Air Defences if Europe Gets Missile Shield
    Nov21

    Russia Set to Increase Air Defences if Europe Gets Missile Shield

    Russia is planning to deploy more units from its air force along its western borders should U.S. allies in Europe opt to host missile-shield elements on their territory, the defense committee chairman of Russia’s Federal Council has said. The missile shield is set to be hosted by both Poland and Romania, who Russia has warned against taking...

    Ukrainian Anti-graft Body May Struggle to Investigate MPs’ Wealth
    Nov21

    Ukrainian Anti-graft Body May Struggle to Investigate MPs’ Wealth

    The head of Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency compared its first failed attempt to launch an online wealth declaration program to a little bird hitting a glass window. The tool eventually got off the ground in October. But this handed the NAZK a more formidable task – to sift one-by-one through more than 100,000 forms submitted by...

    Azerbaijani Honorary Consul in Kharkiv receives Ukrainian state Order
    Nov21

    Azerbaijani Honorary Consul in Kharkiv receives Ukrainian state Order

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a Decree to confer “For Merits to the State” order to a group of people who contributed to the development of agrarian reforms in the country. …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again
    Nov21

    Relief but muted enthusiasm as Merkel vows to run again

    Few voiced open enthusiasm when Angela Merkel declared she wants to stay in power by Frank Zeller -AFP photo BERLIN: Many Germans may support Chancellor Angela Merkel, but few voiced open enthusiasm when she declared she wants to stay in power — and commentators are asking whether she will offer fresh ideas or is a leader past her zenith. The...

    Barack Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years
    Nov21

    Barack Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

    LIMA: US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final foreign tour. His historic presidency and charisma have made Obama a rock star on the international scene, even at times when the daily grind of politics...

    At quick summit meeting, Obama and Putin talk Syria, Ukraine
    Nov21

    At quick summit meeting, Obama and Putin talk Syria, Ukraine

    In what is likely to be their last meeting before the US president leaves office, Mr. Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Syria and Ukraine for about four minutes Sunday as the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima, Peru. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Scientists from five countries to attend international genetics conference in Minsk
    Nov21

    Scientists from five countries to attend international genetics conference in Minsk

    Scientists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and the United Kingdom (Scotland) will present their most recent achievements in genetics and biotechnology from 23 to 25 November. All in all, the forum will bring together over 200 researchers. …read more Source:...

    Finland to set up centre to counter ‘hybrid’ threats
    Nov21

    Finland to set up centre to counter ‘hybrid’ threats

    Several NATO and EU countries are planning to establish a centre in Helsinki to research how to counter ‘hybrid’ warfare, a senior Finnish government official said on Monday. Finland has a 1,300-km (800-mile) border with Russia, which has been accused of mounting ‘hybrid’ campaigns in the Ukraine conflict – combining...