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UNSC holds meeting on Ukraine

UNSC holds meeting on Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council has held an emergency meeting on the rising tensions in Ukraine’s eastern cities. At the late Sunday’s meeting, Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin blamed Ukraine’s pro-Western government for the rising tensions in the country. He said terrible actions tallied by the authorities in Kiev threatened to tear apart the fragile [&hellip

Greek police clash with protesters

Greek police clash with protesters

Greek police have clashed with demonstrators protesting against a government requirement to open shops on Sundays in the capital of Athens, Press TV reports. Last year, the Greek government said trading should continue on a number of Sundays as during the weekdays. Athens is now planning to extend Sunday trading year around. The move was [&hellip

Palestinians, Israelis hold meeting

Palestinians, Israelis hold meeting

Representatives from the Israeli regime and the Palestinian Authority have held a three-hour meeting following a deadlock in the US-brokered talks between the two sides. The meeting was held on Sunday night without the presence of US envoy Martin Indyk, the Palestinian Ma’an news agency reported. It added that the meeting ended without ‘clear signs [&hellip

Citigroup to cut jobs amid slump

Citigroup to cut jobs amid slump

Citigroup Inc. (C), the third-largest US bank, cut 200 to 300 jobs in its division handling stock and bond trades as it seeks to shrink costs amid a slump, according to a person familiar with the matter. The reductions amount to about 2 percent of the workforce in the bank’s global markets business, the person [&hellip

UKIP support surges to new high

UKIP support surges to new high

Support for the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has reached a record high level in the wake of a recent expenses scandal hitting the Conservative party, a new poll shows. The latest ComRes survey for the Sunday Mirror andIndependent on Sunday placed support for the UKIP on 20 percent, up four points since last month and at an all-time [&hellip

Libya’s interim prime minister quits

Libya’s interim prime minister quits

Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni abruptly quits his post a week after the parliament tasked him with forming a new cabinet. On Sunday, al-Thinni announced on the interim government’s website that his decision was related to an armed attack on his family in a residential neighborhood in the Libyan capital Tripoli. Al-Thinni said the [&hellip

‘Electric stimulation enhances learning’

‘Electric stimulation enhances learning’

Researchers have said electric stimulation of brain of subjects has resulted in the enhancement of their learning rate. The study, underway at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, which attempts at developing the technology, involved sending mild electric current through the brains of volunteers. One subject, named Laura McClenahan, had a battery attached to her head and [&hellip

16 Tajiks killed in mudslides, floods

16 Tajiks killed in mudslides, floods

At least 16 people, including six children, have been killed in mudslides and flash floods in southern Tajikistan. The country’s Emergency Ministry said on Sunday that at least 40 people have also gone missing in the floods caused by two days of strong rains in Khatlon Province. More than 1,500 houses, 12 bridges and several [&hellip

Police arrest suspect of Kansa shootings

Police arrest suspect of Kansa shootings

A 73-year-old suspect is in police custody over the killing of three people in separate shootings outside two Jewish centers in Leawood, Kansas. Police officials told reporters that Fraiser Glenn Cross Jr., was not a local and did not knew the victims. Police say the gunman who is from Aurora, Mo., was arrested at a parking [&hellip

Massive wildfire rages on in Chile

Massive wildfire rages on in Chile

Firefighters and police forces in Chile are continuing to battle a deadly blaze that has been raging through the country’s historical port city of Valparaiso. Some 3,500 firefighters and police forces are working to extinguish the blaze, which is raging out of control in the city after the fire kicked up again with winds on [&hellip