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    Brown Ideye: Striker’s alleged baby mama asking for DNA tests
    Jan15

    Brown Ideye: Striker’s alleged baby mama asking for DNA tests

    Ideye has vehemently denied having children with Alex, but the woman is asking for a DNA test. The woman who claims to have two children for Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye is asking for DNA tests to prove her case.The woman called Alex through a series of Instagram post has been accusing Ideye of fathering her son and daughter. From the photos...

    Completed restructuring deals fell by a third to US$140.9b in 2015
    Jan15

    Completed restructuring deals fell by a third to US$140.9b in 2015

    [LONDON] Completed distressed debt and bankruptcy restructurings fell by a third in 2015 compared with the previous year with failed Icelandic bank Glitnir and Ukraine’s sovereign debt accounting for the top deals, Thomson Reuters data showed. …read more Source: The Business...

    Has Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Forgotten How to Speak Ukrainian?
    Jan15

    Has Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Forgotten How to Speak Ukrainian?

    Ukraine’s President Poroshenko has been mocked for “forgetting Ukrainian” by Russian media after struggling to recall the word for “wallet” during a press conference. While Ukrainian is the only official language in Ukraine, Russian is widely spoken in some regions, most notably the war-torn Donetsk and Luhansk, parts of which have been...

    Completed restructuring deals fell by a third to $140.9 bln in 2015
    Jan15

    Completed restructuring deals fell by a third to $140.9 bln in 2015

    LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Completed distressed debt and bankruptcy restructurings fell by a third in 2015 compared with the previous year with failed Icelandic bank Glitnir and Ukraine’s sovereign debt accounting for the top deals, Thomson Reuters… …read more Source:...

    Commentators react to Obama’s choice of words regarding Ukraine
    Jan15

    Commentators react to Obama’s choice of words regarding Ukraine

    KYIV – U.S. President Barack Obama in his State of the Union (SOTU) address to the U.S. Congress on January 12 chose questionable words relating to Ukraine, saying it, like Syria, is being propped up by Russia. Speaking about threats faced by the U.S. and the world, Mr. Obama said: “Even as their economy severely […] …read more Source: The...

    Shokin-Kasko rivalry seen by U.S. as hindering anti-corruption efforts
    Jan15

    Shokin-Kasko rivalry seen by U.S. as hindering anti-corruption efforts

    KYIV – It’s the new year, but the Procurator General’s Office of Ukraine is still resisting the U.S. government’s anti-corruption recommendations. The latest episode in the U.S. government’s anti-corruption struggles with the Poroshenko administration involves Procurator General Viktor Shokin denying permission for Deputy...

    Ukraine stops power supply to Russian-annexed Crimea
    Jan15

    Ukraine stops power supply to Russian-annexed Crimea

    Shortly before its residents rang in the New Year, the Russian-annexed peninsula of Crimea again found itself entirely without Ukrainian electricity. As in November 2015, this was caused by unidentified saboteurs who blew up a power transmission line tower in Ukraine’s Kherson Oblast, which borders Crimea. However, this time, Kyiv is...

    Ukraine keen on cargo transportation through Azerbaijan
    Jan15

    Ukraine keen on cargo transportation through Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan’s advantageous geographical position at the crossroads between East and West and developed transport infrastructure, attracts various countries, which wish to transport their cargoes through its territory. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s national security strategy marked by defiance and pushback
    Jan15

    Putin’s national security strategy marked by defiance and pushback

    The overall goal of pushing the U.S. and its “proxies” out of Kyiv is still a dominant strategic objective of Russia. Under existing legislation, Russia’s National Security Strategy (NSS) must be updated every six years. The previous version was approved in May 2009 by then-President Dmitry Medvedev, so a new NSS was due in […] …read...

    Goffin survives Lopez serve to win Kooyong Classic
    Jan15

    Goffin survives Lopez serve to win Kooyong Classic

    David Goffin AFP PHOTO MELBOURNE: Belgian David Goffin put the final polish on his game for the Australian Open by beating explosive Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-2 on Friday to win the Kooyong Classic. The world number 16 overcame a lightning start from Lopez, three behind him in the rankings, with the Spaniard producing love games on his...