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    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia — one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ukraine Among World’s Most Dangerous Countries
    Apr01

    Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ukraine Among World’s Most Dangerous Countries

    A new study has listed Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Ukraine among the world’s top 10 most dangerous countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia
    Apr01

    American farmer among the winners in sanctions-hit Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kansas-born farmer Justus Walker is prospering in Russia – one year after U.S. and European Union sanctions against his adopted country over its aggression in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Djokovic storms back to reach Miami quarters
    Apr01

    Djokovic storms back to reach Miami quarters

    Miami (AFP) – Desperate Novak Djokovic fought back from a set and a break down to defeat Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (3/7), 7-5, 6-0 Tuesday, salvaging hopes of defending his Miami Open title.World number one Djokovic won 24 of the last 27 points to reach a quarter-final against Spanish sixth seed David Ferrer, a 7-6 (7/5), 6-0 winner over...

    Russia Extends Natural Gas Deal With Ukraine
    Apr01

    Russia Extends Natural Gas Deal With Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a plan to extend Moscow’s current natural gas deal with Ukraine for another three months. Russian authorities announced the extension Tuesday, just hours before a temporary pricing agreement reached in October 2014 was set to expire. The deal required Ukraine to make monthly payments in advance...

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’ in coming budget: DND
    Apr01

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’ in coming budget: DND

    OTTAWA – Parliament may have approved a year-long extension to the country’s combat mission in Iraq and Syria, but the Harper government is once again refusing to say how much it will cost taxpayers.Nor will it reveal the estimated pricetag for upcoming involvement in NATO’s reassurance operations in eastern Europe.Late Tuesday,...

    Cost to fight ISIL in Syria and Iraq declared secret by Conservative government
    Apr01

    Cost to fight ISIL in Syria and Iraq declared secret by Conservative government

    Parliament may have approved a year-long extension to the country’s combat mission in Iraq and Syria, but the Harper government is once again refusing to say how much it will cost taxpayers, Murray Brewster of the Canadian Press writes. Here is the rest of Murray Brewster’s article: Nor will it reveal the estimated pricetag for...

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’: DND
    Apr01

    Cost of Iraq and NATO reassurance missions ‘classified’: DND

    President of the Treasury Board Tony Clement . (Patrick Doyle/CP) OTTAWA – Parliament may have approved a year-long extension to the country’s combat mission in Iraq and Syria, but the Harper government is once again refusing to say how much it will cost taxpayers. Nor will it reveal the estimated price tag for upcoming involvement in...

    Tragedies Move Germany, France Closer, Leaders Say
    Apr01

    Tragedies Move Germany, France Closer, Leaders Say

    The leaders of Germany and France announced plans Tuesday to work more closely on economic and security issues after years of strain, saying the tragedies of the Charlie Hebdo killings and air crash in the French Alps had brought them closer. Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Francois Hollande, whose relationship has sometimes been tense...

    Netherlands too strong for lacklustre Spain
    Apr01

    Netherlands too strong for lacklustre Spain

    Amsterdam (AFP) – The Netherlands once again proved too good for an under-par Spain as goals from Stefan de Vrij and Davy Klaasen handed the hosts a 2-0 friendly win in Amsterdam on Tuesday.Spain were hoping to exact revenge for the 5-1 thrashing they suffered at the hands of the Dutch at last year’s World Cup, but their chances were...