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    Over 180 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September
    Feb08

    Over 180 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September

    More than 180 people have died of swine flu in Ukraine since late September, the health ministry said today, adding that three of the victims were children. The war-scarred former Soviet country has been swept by a general flu epidemic that overall has claimed 220 lives since September 28, when the first illness was recorded, the ministry…...

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell
    Feb08

    10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    Reuters/Stefano RellandiniHere is what you need to know. European stocks are getting smoked. Heavy selling has European stock markets under pressure. Greece’s ASX is down 5.7%. Financials are being hit especially hard, off 20%. Other European markets are lower with Germany’s DAX weaker by 2.4%. In the US, S&P 500 futures are down...

    Azerbaijan to face Russia in quarter-final of Futsal EURO 2016
    Feb08

    Azerbaijan to face Russia in quarter-final of Futsal EURO 2016

    The quarter-finals of UEFA Futsal EURO 2016 have been set in Belgrade, with Serbia v Ukraine and Portugal v Spain on Monday before Russia v Azerbaijan and Italy v Kazakhstan the following night. The top two in the four groups earned knockout berths and all will be looking to progress within …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Minsk Book Fair to gather guests from 29 countries
    Feb08

    Minsk Book Fair to gather guests from 29 countries

    Among them is Azerbaijan, Russia, Ukraine, the UK, Venezuela, Italy, Palestine, Turkey, Finland, France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, the United States, Ecuador and others. …read more Source:...

    It’s time to show you what really happens in the Commons
    Feb08

    It’s time to show you what really happens in the Commons

    Late last week, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion rose in the Commons to answer a question on our policy on Ukraine. As he stumbled slightly, someone from the Conservative side shouted: “It’s not easy making priorities.” The Dion line was either funny, mocking an infamous fumble from the former Liberal leader, or the type of shouted...

    Futsal EURO quarter-finals confirmed
    Feb08

    Futsal EURO quarter-finals confirmed

    The quarter-finals have been set in Belgrade, with Serbia v Ukraine and Portugal v Spain on Monday before Russia v Azerbaijan and Italy v Kazakhstan the following night…. …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia plans first bond issuance since sanctions
    Feb08

    Russia plans first bond issuance since sanctions

    Russia is exploring international bond issuance for the first time since the war in Ukraine sparked sanctions from the west. …read more Source:...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 8, 2016
    Feb08

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 8, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThe good news for Europe is that the combined benefits of...

    The Rise of the New Authoritarians?
    Feb08

    The Rise of the New Authoritarians?

    John Hemmings Security, The West cannot resort to Cold War–style containment strategies with China and Russia. The news last week that the U.S. defense budget will increase dramatically to face challenges in Asia and Europe came as no surprise. In many ways, one could argue that it marks the beginning of a new deterrence strategy by the United...

    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?
    Feb08

    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?

    Aung San Suu Kyi watches a test explosion during a visit to the Letpadaung copper mine project in Sarlingyi Township on March 14, 2013. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) Long-anticipated revisions to Burma’s Mining Law, which were passed by the outgoing Parliament at the end of last year, could spur foreign investment in a sector that is...