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    Ukraine Detains Two Top Officials in Uranium Corruption Probe
    Apr25

    Ukraine Detains Two Top Officials in Uranium Corruption Probe

    Ukrainian authorities detained an ex-MP and a state energy firm deputy chief for the embezzlement of US$ 17.3 million from selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) said Friday. …read more Source:...

    How Alexey Navalny Abandoned Russian Nationalism
    Apr25

    How Alexey Navalny Abandoned Russian Nationalism

    Photo: Alexey Navalny / Instagram In February 2011, about nine months before Alexey Navalny became internationally famous as one of the leaders of the anti-Putin Russian opposition, The Guardian published a story about him titled “Russia’s Chief Whistleblower Wants to Jail the Corrupt.” The article featured a picture of Navalny in a...

    Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions
    Apr25

    Russia boosts military spending despite sanctions

    Russia became the world’s third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday. Russia’s military spending was $69.2 billion in 2016, a 5.9 percent rise over 2015, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...

    UN calls for probe and accountability following possible landmine blast in eastern Ukraine
    Apr25

    UN calls for probe and accountability following possible landmine blast in eastern Ukraine

    24 April 2017 — The United Nations today called for an investigation into a possible landmine explosion in eastern Ukraine after a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( …read more Source: Big News...

    Pacquiao lands Down Under, tells Horn to be ready
    Apr25

    Pacquiao lands Down Under, tells Horn to be ready

    BRISBANE — Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao concedes his next opponent Jeff Horn is a bit of an unknown quantity but has told the Australian he needs to be in peak condition to make sure their WBO welterweight title fight pleases fight fans Down Under. Pacquiao made a low-key entry to Australia on Monday, touching down at Brisbane...

    Qatar Airways to offer high-speed broadband soon
    Apr24

    Qatar Airways to offer high-speed broadband soon

    Flag carrier Qatar Airways made a host of announcements, including 12 new destinations and high-speed broadband connectivity on flights, on the first day of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai yesterday.The airline also unveiled its new Business Class experience, Qsuite, to consumers in the Middle East.During the annual press conference held...

    Ukraine opens terror probe into OSCE staff death
    Apr24

    Ukraine opens terror probe into OSCE staff death

    Ukraine opened a terror investigation yesterday into a mine blast that killed an American medic from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)’s monitoring team in the country’s rebel-held east.The OSCE suffered its first casualty in the three-year war in Europe’s backyard after an armoured vehicle hit a...

    Activists lobby firms to quit business chamber
    Apr24

    Activists lobby firms to quit business chamber

    Disney, The Gap and Pepsi are being pressured to quit the US Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest lobby group, amid criticism of its big-money efforts to fight climate change legislation and promote tobacco products. A coalition of pressure groups including Action on Smoking and Health, Greenpeace, Public Citizen and the Sierra Club have...

    Trump and Merkel discuss over Syria, North Korea, and Ukraine
    Apr24

    Trump and Merkel discuss over Syria, North Korea, and Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova’s return
    Apr24

    Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova’s return

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Even with eight of the world’s top 10 women in the Porsche Grand Prix, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines this week. Handed a much-debated wild card, Maria Sharapova will return to competitive tennis on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the end of her 15-month doping suspension. The five-time Grand...