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      Investigators identify Russian military unit in downing of flight MH17
      May24

      Investigators identify Russian military unit in downing of flight MH17

      (Reuters) Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on Thursday as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 296 people on board. The airliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made “Buk” anti-aircraft missile on July 17, 2014 over territory...

      Trump lawyer ‘paid by Ukraine’ to arrange White House talks
      May24

      Trump lawyer ‘paid by Ukraine’ to arrange White House talks

      (BBC) Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 (£300,000) to fix talks between the Ukrainian president and President Trump, according to sources in Kiev close to those involved. The payment was arranged by intermediaries acting for Ukraine’s leader, Petro Poroshenko, the...

      Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI
      May23

      Ex-Trump campaign chief seeks to suppress evidence seized by FBI

      (Reuters) President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is asking a federal judge on Wednesday to suppress evidence seized by FBI agents working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying they violated the U.S. Constitution’s ban on unreasonable searches and seizures. The hearing before U.S. District Judge Amy Berman...

      Protesters block roads across Armenia in stand-off with authorities
      May02

      Protesters block roads across Armenia in stand-off with authorities

      (Reuters) Armenian protesters blocked roads in and around the capital on Wednesday, responding to a call from opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan for a campaign of civil disobedience to force the ruling elite to relinquish its grip on power. Ex-Soviet Armenia is locked in a political crisis after the ruling party, severely weakened after days of...

      Dominica appoints resident ambassador to Russia
      Apr23

      Dominica appoints resident ambassador to Russia

      President of Apex Capital Partners, Nuri Katz (left) presenting tablets to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit in January 2016 (file photo) (Press Release) Roseau, Dominica April 23, 2018 — The Government of Dominica has appointed Mr. Nuri Katz as Resident Ambassador to the Russian Federation, in its quest to fully establish a diplomatic presence in...

      IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states
      Apr23

      IMF unveils new corruption policy for member states

      WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The International Monetary Fund will systematically address corruption and its impact on economic growth with all its member countries under new guidelines launched on Sunday. The stricter new policy also aims to tackle how rich countries contribute to corruption in the developing world by failing to prevent...

      EU divided on how to answer new U.S. sanctions against Russia
      Jul24

      EU divided on how to answer new U.S. sanctions against Russia

      FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2017. BRUSSELS – European Commission preparations to retaliate against proposed new U.S. sanctions on Russia that could affect European firms are likely to face resistance within a bloc divided on how to deal with Moscow, diplomats,...

      ‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe
      Jun27

      ‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe

      Ukraine has blamed Russia for previous cyber-attacks, including one on its power grid at the end of 2015. Photograph: Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA (The Guardian) A major cyber-attack has struck large companies across Europe, with Ukraine’s government, banks, state electricity grid, telephone companies and even metro particularly badly affected. The...

      Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit
      Jun23

      Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

      Theresa May BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) – British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday to let EU citizens stay after Brexit as she met sceptical European leaders for the first time since her disastrous election gamble. Under pressure from all sides since losing her parliamentary majority, May held out an apparent olive branch on the uncertain...

      Malaysia Airlines flight returns to Melbourne after passenger tries to enter cockpit
      Jun01

      Malaysia Airlines flight returns to Melbourne after passenger tries to enter cockpit

      Armed police remove a man from Malaysia Airlines flight MH128 at Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne, Australia June 1, 2017. David Henderson/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) Passengers and crew on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur tackled a fellow passenger who attempted to enter the cockpit shouting he had a bomb, authorities...