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    Qimiao Fan, WB’s new country director for Bangladesh
    Mar12

    Qimiao Fan, WB’s new country director for Bangladesh

    The World Bank has appointed Qimiao Fan as the new country director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. The Chinese national has taken office since March 7. In his first visit to Bangladesh, Fan was accompanied by Annette Dixon, the WB’s vice president for South Asia, who will introduced Fan to the government. Dixon and Fan will also meet...

    Dutch to hold stormy referendum on EU-Ukraine deal
    Mar12

    Dutch to hold stormy referendum on EU-Ukraine deal

    EU-Ukraine deal faces Dutch voter test …read more Source:...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power following 2014′s bloody upheavals are stifling the country by tolerating corruption. …read more Source: CNS...

    Why Kazakhstan’s Alliance with Russia is Stronger than it Looks
    Mar11

    Why Kazakhstan’s Alliance with Russia is Stronger than it Looks

    On February 3, 2016, Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev made a symbolically powerful decree on how Kazakh soldiers should march during military parades. The abolition of the Soviet goose step formation, utilized by Russia, was a striking display of the Kazakh military’s increasingly independent identity. As Georgia in 2007...

    Kerry arrives in Saudi for talks on Syria, Yemen wars
    Mar11

    Kerry arrives in Saudi for talks on Syria, Yemen wars

    HAFR AL-BATIN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed Friday at a sprawling military facility in northeastern Saudi Arabia where the kingdom just finished a three-week-long counter-terrorism drill that included 20 nations and which observers say was a show of force against its foes. Kerry touched down at the King Khalid...

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 cases of meldonium doping this year so far
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 cases of meldonium doping this year so far

    The drug at the centre of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan 1, “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols did...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

    Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power following 2014′s bloody upheavals are stifling the country by tolerating corruption …read more Source: The Daily...

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year

    The drug at the center of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan. 1 “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols...

    IAAF: No reinstatement for Russian track at this stage
    Mar11

    IAAF: No reinstatement for Russian track at this stage

    Russia’s track and field federation has not yet done enough to reform its anti-doping program in order to have its athletes reinstated to global competition, the IAAF said Friday. The sport’s world governing body said it will likely decide in May whether Russian athletes will be readmitted or not in time for the Olympics in Rio de...

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year

    MOSCOW (AP) — The drug at the center of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency said Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan. 1 “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols did...