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    Close Associate of Ukraine Oligarch Arrested
    Nov01

    Close Associate of Ukraine Oligarch Arrested

    A close political associate of Ukrainian multibillionaire Igor Kolomoyski was arrested Saturday as part of a crackdown on corruption and organised crime, authorities said. …read more Source:...

    Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?
    Nov01

    Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?

    Children toys, flowers and candles brought by Ukrainians to pay tribute to victims of a Russian plane crash are seen at the Russian Embassy, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct.31, 2015. A Russian passenger plane has crashed in the Sinai peninsula Saturday with 217 passengers, mostly Russians, and seven Russian crew members killed. (AP Photo/Efrem...

    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed
    Oct31

    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed

    A Russian passenger jet carrying 224 people from an Egyptian tourist resort along the Red Sea crashed Saturday in a remote part of the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula, killing all aboard, officials said. The Metrojet Airbus A321, headed to St. Petersburg, had 214 Russians and three Ukrainians… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia
    Oct31

    Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Central Asia on Saturday for a five-day, five-nation tour of the “Stans,” to reassure them they will not be forgotten. Concern is mounting in the region that, as the US operation in Afghanistan finally draws towards a close, Washington will lose interest in its landlocked northern neighbours. He landed...

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt
    Oct31

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt

    A couple embraces next to a flight information board at Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Saturday. ReutersUpdated on October 31 at 1:52 p.m. A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed Saturday morning in a remote area of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian officials said. There were no survivors, the Russian embassy in...

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure
    Oct31

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure

    A group affiliated with Islamic State (ISIS) in Egypt claimed responsibility for the crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt on Saturday. But the claims have not been verified and some preliminary reports say mechanical failure is to blame. See also: Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt The Airbus A-321, operated by...

    IS says it brought down Russian plane
    Oct31

    IS says it brought down Russian plane

    Egyptian emergency workers unload bodies of victims from the crash of a Russian aircraft carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew members over the Sinai Peninsula from a police helicopter to ambulances at Kabrit airport in Suez, some 20 miles north of Suez, Egypt, Saturday. (AP/Amr Nabil)The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for bringing...

    Russia Blasts ‘Politicized’ Rule Change IMF Mulling For Ukraine
    Oct31

    Russia Blasts ‘Politicized’ Rule Change IMF Mulling For Ukraine

    Russia’s finance minister expressed concern about a possible rule change by the International Monetary Fund that would enable it to keep lending to Ukraine even if Kyiv defaults on its debt to Russia. …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead
    Oct31

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead

    A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, apparently killing everyone aboard. The plane disappeared from radar less than half an hour after taking off early Saturday from the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. Almost all the passengers were Russian tourists heading home...

    Mourinho brushes off Chelsea sack talk
    Oct31

    Mourinho brushes off Chelsea sack talk

    LONDON : Jose Mourinho claims he isn’t concerned about his future as Chelsea manager even if the rest of the football world is “excited” that he could be in danger of the sack, reports BSS. Mourinho was given a vote of confidence by Blues owner Roman Abramovich earlier this month after Chelsea made a spluttering start to their defence of...