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    It looks like SABMiller will reject the £68 billion beer merger that would bring Peroni, Budweiser, and Corona under one roof
    Oct07

    It looks like SABMiller will reject the £68 billion beer merger that would bring Peroni, Budweiser, and Corona under one roof

    SABMiller has hinted that it wil rejected a third takeover offer from US rival ABInBev that values the beer maker at £68 billion ($103.9 billion). Brewing giant ABInBev went public with a takeover offer for London-listed rival SABMiller on Wednesday, revealing it’s already had two bids knocked back by management. ABInBev set out...

    Russian Billionaire Fridman Eyes Buying Eon’s North Sea Assets
    Oct07

    Russian Billionaire Fridman Eyes Buying Eon’s North Sea Assets

    Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has emerged as the front-runner to acquire German utility E.ON’s Norwegian North Sea assets, industry sources said on October 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chernobyl Teems With Wildlife 30 Years After Disaster
    Oct07

    Chernobyl Teems With Wildlife 30 Years After Disaster

    Some 30 years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, Chernobyl has evolved from a disaster zone into a nature reserve teeming with elk, deer and wolves, a scientific study has found. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections
    Oct07

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections

    MOSCOW (AP) — Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next several weeks, an issue that had impeded progress toward a firm resolution of the conflict. …read more Source: CNS...

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers
    Oct07

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks.It was earlier this year, and the two men were plotting their deal at an unlikely spot: the terrace of Cocos Prive, a dance club and sushi bar...

    Fitch Declares Ukraine In Default After Missed Eurobond Payment
    Oct07

    Fitch Declares Ukraine In Default After Missed Eurobond Payment

    Fitch ratings agency declared Ukraine in partial default and downgraded the cash-strapped country after it failed to make payment on bonds it has been trying to renegotiate with creditors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP Investigation: Nuclear Smugglers Shopped Radioactive Material to Islamic State, Other Terrorists
    Oct07

    AP Investigation: Nuclear Smugglers Shopped Radioactive Material to Islamic State, Other Terrorists

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks. It was earlier this year, and the two men were plotting their deal at an unlikely spot: the terrace of Cocos Prive, a dance club and sushi bar...

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers
    Oct07

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks. The previously unpublicized case is one of at least four attempts in five years in which criminal networks with suspected Russian ties sought...

    Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military
    Oct07

    Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure that would allow foreigners to serve in its armed forces. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Rebels to Delay Local Election, Sidestep Tense Topic
    Oct07

    Ukraine Rebels to Delay Local Election, Sidestep Tense Topic

    Officials in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine announced Tuesday they will postpone local elections that were going to be held shortly, sidestepping a contentious issue that had blocked progress toward a resolution for the war in Ukraine.Ukraine’s president and Russian… …read more Source:...