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    Nepal slips 1 position down in Corruption Perception Index
    Jan25

    Nepal slips 1 position down in Corruption Perception Index

    Source: Transparency International KATHMANDU: Nepal slipped one position down in the Corruption Perception Index made public by the Transparency International today. Nepal has slipped to the 131st position in the Index. Last year, Nepal was at the 130th position. Nepal shares the position with Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine with 29 points....

    Ban on import of poultry from five European nations, Japan
    Jan25

    Ban on import of poultry from five European nations, Japan

    Muscat – After imposing a ban on import of poultry and poultry products from five European nations and three Indian states in December last year, Oman has extended the ban on other countries like Ukraine, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Finland and Japan. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine President Calls for Sustained US Sanctions on Russia
    Jan25

    Ukraine President Calls for Sustained US Sanctions on Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday called on world powers to maintain sanctions against Russia, apparently in response to comments by President Donald Trump that indicated a U.S. willingn …read more Source: Big News...

    No reason to ease sanctions against Russia: Ukrainian president
    Jan25

    No reason to ease sanctions against Russia: Ukrainian president

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday that there is no reason to relieve the sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union (EU) on Russia. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S. Senate Confirms Haley, Ukraine Sovereignty Advocate, As UN Envoy
    Jan25

    U.S. Senate Confirms Haley, Ukraine Sovereignty Advocate, As UN Envoy

    The U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by a decisive 96 to 4 vote on January 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media
    Jan25

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media

    Protesters hold copies of Turkish daily newspaper “Cumhuriyet” during a demonstration outside the newspaper’s headquarters in Ankara in November 2016, following the arrest of nine Cumhuriyet staff – AFP STRASBOURG (FRANCE): The Council of Europe on Tuesday voiced concern at the rising levels of violence against journalists throughout the...

    Media: Council of Europe decries rising attacks against journalists
    Jan25

    Media: Council of Europe decries rising attacks against journalists

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution decrying the many cases of serious media threats. The Council of Europe on Tuesday voiced concern at the rising levels of violence against journalists throughout the continent, notably in Turkey and Russia.The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)...

    Tajik women train to shoulder work men left behind
    Jan25

    Tajik women train to shoulder work men left behind

    DUSHANBE, Tajikistan: Wearing blue overalls, trainee mechanic Marjona Abdulloeva carefully examines a car chassis at a government-run training centre in Tajikistan, an ex-Soviet republic hit hard by the recession in Russia. The 20-year-old hopes to be the first woman to earn a car mechanic’s diploma at the Dushanbe centre, as a growing...

    Ukraine President Calls for Sustained US Sanctions on Russia
    Jan25

    Ukraine President Calls for Sustained US Sanctions on Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday called on world powers to maintain sanctions against Russia, apparently in response to comments by President Donald Trump that indicated a U.S. willingness to ease the longstanding restrictions. Earlier this month, Trump told The Wall Street Journal he would consider lifting some sanctions if Moscow...

    Nikki Haley Tells US Congress: The UN  Does Matter
    Jan25

    Nikki Haley Tells US Congress: The UN Does Matter

    Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the United States ambassador to the United Nations, appeared in a confirmation hearing on January 18 lasting more than three hours in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. She introduced herself in an address to members that was both autobiographical — the daughter of...