Month: March 2018

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Britain’s defence capabilities must evolve to keep step with the growing threat posed by Russia, Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said, as a standoff between Moscow and the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter deepened. British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson visits UK troops of the NATO Enhanced
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(Reuters) – American Sloane Stephens kept intact her streak of never having lost a final as she defeated Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 7-6(5) 6-1 to claim the Miami Open title on Saturday. Mar 31, 2018; Key Biscayne, FL, USA; Sloane Stephens of the United States celebrates with the Butch Buchholz championship trophy after her match against
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NANYUKI, Kenya (Reuters) – The death of the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros this month led a Kenyan government official to declare anyone caught possessing ivory should be sentenced to life in prison. “Ivory belongs to elephants and rhinos,” said Najib Balala, Kenya’s tourism minister, during a memorial service held at Ol Pejeta Conservancy
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow has told Britain it must cut just over 50 more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia in a worsening standoff over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. A general view shows the headquarters of the Russian
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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump launched his second attack in a week on Amazon.com Inc on Saturday, accusing the world’s biggest online retailer of getting unfairly cheap rates from the U.S. Postal Service and not paying enough tax. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon.com Inc is seen in Sao Paulo, Brazil October 17, 2017.
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities on Saturday arrested billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov on charges of embezzling more than $35 million, in one of the highest-profile prosecutions of a Russian tycoon in years. Ziyavudin Magomedov, the co-owner of Russia’s Summa investment and trading group that was involved in construction of a soccer World Cup venue in Kaliningrad,
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