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    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia
    Aug20

    US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia

    US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in a phone call urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow, the White House has said. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    Pentagon downplays talk of Russian troop buildup near Ukraine
    Aug20

    Pentagon downplays talk of Russian troop buildup near Ukraine

    The Pentagon moved to tamp down talk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying extra troops along the border were associated with a regular military exercise …read more Source: Al...

    Knee surgery may put Saina Nehwal out of action for 4 months
    Aug20

    Knee surgery may put Saina Nehwal out of action for 4 months

    Saina Nehwal, who underwent a knee surgery at a Mumbai hospital, is likely to be out of action for four months in a big setback for the badminton star, her father Harvir Singh said on Saturday. He said doctors who performed the procedure, have advised her rest for three to four months. “We have requested them (the doctors of Kokilaben...

    US, NATO main beneficiaries of crisis in Crimea: Pundit
    Aug20

    US, NATO main beneficiaries of crisis in Crimea: Pundit

    A political expert says US arms contractors and NATO are the main beneficiaries of escalation of the hostilities between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Thailand doubles visa-on-arrival fees
    Aug20

    Thailand doubles visa-on-arrival fees

    Bangkok, Aug 20: Thailand, a favourite destination for tourists from around the world, has doubled its visa-on- arrival fees for citizens of 18 countries, including India. The Thai visa fees will go up from Baht 1,000 (Rs 2000) to Baht 2,000 (Rs 4000) with effect from September 27 for visitors having up to 15-day stay. Visa-on-arrival is...

    US, Ukraine urge end to Russian tension
    Aug20

    US, Ukraine urge end to Russian tension

    US VP Biden and Ukraine’s President Poroshenko in a phonecall urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow …read more Source:...

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN
    Aug20

    FBI probes possible US ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNN

    The FBI and US Justice Department are investigating possible US ties to alleged corruption involving the former president of Ukraine, including the work of firms headed by political operatives Paul Manafort and Tony Podesta, CNN reported on Friday, citing multiple US law enforcement officials.The broad-based investigation was looking into whether...

    The Latest: UK’s Mo Farah eyes double-double gold in 5,000 m
    Aug20

    The Latest: UK’s Mo Farah eyes double-double gold in 5,000 m

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Seven track and field golds are up for grabs on Day 15 of the Rio Olympics. Britain’s Mo Farah is looking to produce a rare double-double — his fourth career gold — when the men’s 5,000 meters kicks off Saturday. Farah won the...

    Thailand to double visa-on-arrival fee
    Aug20

    Thailand to double visa-on-arrival fee

    THAILAND’S Immigration authorities will begin imposing new charges for Visas on arrivial beginning next month, raising the current fee from 1,000 baht to 2,000 baht, local media reported. The new fee, which is expected to take effect starting Sept 27, would be imposed on foreign tourists from 18 countries and one economic zone. According to...

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort
    Aug20

    Inside the fall of Paul Manafort

    Earlier this month, Paul Manafort met with Donald Trump and suggested that they put in place a succession plan for the upper ranks of the Republican nominee’s flailing presidential campaign, according to three campaign sources with direct knowledge of the events that led to Manafort’s resignation on Friday morning as campaign...