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      France to give Lebanon 100 mn euros to aid refugees: Hollande
      Apr16

      France to give Lebanon 100 mn euros to aid refugees: Hollande

      President of France Francois Hollande French President Francois Hollande announced in Beirut on Saturday 100 million euros in aid for Lebanon which is hosting more than one million refugees from war-torn Syria. “French assistance will be increased to USD 113 million in the next three years,” he said at a joint press conference in the Lebanese...

      Russia says respected all safety rules in passes near US warship: Interfax
      Apr14

      Russia says respected all safety rules in passes near US warship: Interfax

      Russian Su-25 ground attack jets are parked after returning from Syria, at a Russian air base in Primorsko-Akhtarsk, southern Russia, Wednesday, March 16, 2016.(Olga Balashova/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP) Russian aircraft that flew within metres of a US warship in international waters of the Baltic Sea was observing all required...

      Panama Papers: Attorney general raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm
      Apr13

      Panama Papers: Attorney general raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm

      Photo for representational purpose Panama’s attorney general late on Tuesday raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search for any evidence of illegal activities, authorities said in a statement. The Panama-based law firm is at the center of the “Panama Papers” leaks scandal that has embarrassed several world leaders and...

      Ukraine looks to new pro-EU government after PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk quits
      Apr11

      Ukraine looks to new pro-EU government after PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk quits

      Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. (AP Photo) Ukraine prepared Monday to usher in a stable new pro-Western government following the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk over public anger with his seeming inability to fight government graft. Yatsenyuk’s Sunday announcement came barely two months after he survived a...

      North Korea’s repeated provocations is making disarmament harder: G7 Ministers
      Apr11

      North Korea’s repeated provocations is making disarmament harder: G7 Ministers

      G7 foreign ministers gathered at Hiroshima where the US had dropped an atomic bomb in 1945 (AP Photo) The effort to rid the world of nuclear weapons has been made more complex by North Korea’s repeated provocations and by the worsening security environment in Syria and Ukraine, the Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers said on Monday....

      Ukraine’s embattled PM  Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigns
      Apr11

      Ukraine’s embattled PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk resigns

      Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. (AP Photo) Ukraine’s embattled prime minister announced Sunday that he is resigning, opening the way for the formation of a new government to end a drawn-out political crisis. In his weekly televised address, Arseniy Yatsenyuk said his resignation would be formally submitted to parliament on...

      John Kerry arrives in Japan for landmark Hiroshima visit
      Apr10

      John Kerry arrives in Japan for landmark Hiroshima visit

      US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives ahead of G7 ministerial meetings, at Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station, Japan. (Source: Reuters photo) John Kerry arrived in Japan on Sunday for a Group of Seven meeting in Hiroshima, in the first-ever visit to the atomic-bombed city by a US secretary of state. Kerry arrived at a US military base west of...

      After Panama papers leak, EU warns of sanctions on the low-tax haven
      Apr08

      After Panama papers leak, EU warns of sanctions on the low-tax haven

      Panama is listed by the EU as a country that is not cooperative on tax issues. A European Union official has threatened to sanction Panama and other nations if they don’t cooperate fully to fight money laundering and tax evasion, after a leak of data showed the small country remains a key destination for people who want to hide money. The...

      Friend named in Panama Papers not corrupt: Vladimir Putin
      Apr07

      Friend named in Panama Papers not corrupt: Vladimir Putin

      Russia President Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin said a friend of his named in the leaks had done nothing wrong and spent the money he earned from business on buying expensive musical instruments which he was donating to public institutions. Media reports based on the leaked documents from a Panama-based law firm alleged that...

      Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts
      Apr06

      Global military spending nearly $1.7T amid Mideast conflicts

      Russian Su-25 ground attack jets are parked after returning from Syria, at a Russian air base in Primorsko-Akhtarsk, southern Russia, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. (Olga Balashova/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP) Global military spending rose in 2015 to nearly $1.7 trillion, the first increase in several years, driven by conflicts...