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Kiev builds up army presence in east

Kiev builds up army presence in east

​Tensions are reportedly rising in eastern Ukraine following Kiev’s decision to send army reinforcements to the restive region. On Wednesday, artillery explosions were heard near the Donetsk airport, where Ukrainian soldiers are surrounded by pro-Russia forces. Black smoke was also seen rising above the government-held village of Peski located close to the airport. The developments [&hellip

Jordan recalls ambassador to Israel

Jordan recalls ambassador to Israel

Jordan has recalled its ambassador to Israel and moved to lodge a complaint at the United Nations amid attacks by Israeli troops on Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East al-Quds (Jerusalem). On Wednesday, Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur asked Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh to recall the Jordanian ambassador, Walid Obeidat, from Tel Aviv [&hellip

Platini fine with 2022 switch

Platini fine with 2022 switch

Michel Platini has revealed that UEFA would be prepared to move the Champions League semi-finals and final to June in 2022 in order to accommodate a winter World Cup in Qatar. UEFA president Platini insists doing so would not be a major problem and said a solution to deciding the dates of the tournament was [&hellip

CSKA stun nine-man City

CSKA stun nine-man City

​Fernandinho and Yaya Toure both saw red as Manchester City crashed to a damaging 2-1 defeat to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. The pair were both dismissed in the second half as City struggled to get back into a Group E contest they were anxious to win to revive their campaign and ensure their [&hellip

Burkinabe leaders agree on transition

Burkinabe leaders agree on transition

Leaders of important institutions in Burkina Faso have agreed on a year-long political transition following mediation talks by African presidents in the capital, Ouagadougou. Burkina Faso’s army, political parties and civil society leaders said in a Wednesday statement that the political transition in the country should last until elections in November 2015. The agreement came [&hellip

Obama vows to work with Congress

Obama vows to work with Congress

US President Barack Obama has voiced his eagerness to work with the new Congress following Republicans win over both chambers in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Obama said on Wednesday that he got a message from two thirds of Americans who refused to vote in favor of Democrats, noting he will cooperate with the Congress to break [&hellip

Human chain formed to support al-Aqsa

Human chain formed to support al-Aqsa

Palestinians have formed a human chain in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah to protest against Israel’s recent desecration of the al-Aqsa Mosque, Press TV reports. Some 200 protesters took to the streets of Ramallah on Wednesday, forming a human chain to show their anger at the Israeli regime’s recent violations in the al-Aqsa Mosque. [&hellip

Weight surgery can cut diabetes risk

Weight surgery can cut diabetes risk

A new research has unveiled that weight loss surgery known as bariatric surgery can dramatically avert the risk of type-2 diabetes. Monitoring some 5,000 obese adults revealed an association between weight loss surgery and a drop in type-2 diabetes. The research team recruited two groups of obese adults closely matched for age, sex and BMI, including one group [&hellip

Republicans win US Senate majority

Republicans win US Senate majority

In a punishing blow to US President Barack Obama, Republicans have secured a majority in the US Senate in crucial midterm elections, according to the exit polls. The Republican Party picked up at least seven Senate seats to guarantee at least 52 seats of the 100-member chamber, the results show. They won seats in Arkansas, Colorado, [&hellip

‘Russia to watch NATO in E Europe’

‘Russia to watch NATO in E Europe’

Russia says it will inspect NATO’s increasing presence in Eastern Europe being established under the pretext of the crisis in Ukraine, adding it will frame its new defense policy with regard to the issue. “NATO cannot ignore the fact that a stronger configuration of the alliance forces will be taken into account by our military [&hellip