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Is this man the puppet master of Ukraine’s new president or an overhyped bogeyman?

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It doesn’t actually matter if Ukrainian-Israeli billionaire Igor Kolomoisky is the real power behind Volodymyr Zelensky – the president elect has to get rid of the oligarch if he is to make a break with the country’s corrupt past. The plots, deceits and conflicts of interest in Ukrainian politics are so transparent and hyperbolic, that Read More

Exclusive: British Telecom’s Italian job had London roots, say investigators

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MILAN (Reuters) – A criminal investigation into accounting fraud inside British Telecom’s Italian unit has uncovered more evidence of what prosecutors say was the involvement of senior executives in artificially inflating the division’s financial performance. FILE PHOTO: A BT (British Telecom) company logo is pictured on the side of a convention centre in Liverpool northern Read More

Indian forces seize weapons cache full of Chinese ammo in Kashmir – report

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Indian forces have retrieved a sizeable stockpile of weapons and ammunition – all bearing Chinese markings – in Kashmir, where there has been a recent spike in terrorist attacks involving frag grenades, local media report. Some 70 Chinese-made grenades have been seized by Indian security forces in the troubled state of Jammu and Kashmir since Read More

US cracking down on tourism, remittances and banking in Cuba sanctions push – Bolton

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The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional entities, White House national security adviser John Bolton said. US citizens sending remittances to Cuba will be limited t $1,000 per person per quarter, Bolton said on Wednesday. Non-family travel will be restricted to reduce Read More

Trump opens Cuba up to property confiscation lawsuits, angering allies & foes alike

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The Trump administration is set to permit lawsuits against Cuba over property confiscated in the revolution, in a bid to dismantle the ‘troika of tyranny’ resisting Washington’s total dominance in what it sees as its ‘backyard.’ Cubans who fled to the US under Fidel Castro’s government will be able to sue companies using their former Read More

New Sudan leader promises civilian government amid deadly protests

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Protesters in Sudan have been promised the country will soon be led by a civilian government after the ousting of Omar al-Bashir. The army suddenly removed Mr al-Bashir from office on Thursday after three decades of rule, as he was replaced by a transitional administration to oversee a more long-term change in regime. General Abdel-Fattah Read More

Sudan leader steps down – a day after taking power in military coup

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The leader of Sudan’s transitional government is stepping down just a day after the country’s military seized power. Defence minister General Awad Ibn Ouf named General Abdel-Fattah Burhan, general inspector of the armed forces, as his successor as head of the transitional council. Mr Ibn Ouf said: “I, the head of the military council, announce Read More

Sudan army vows to hand over power after uprising and coup

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The Sudanese army that removed the country’s president from power has said it has no intention of staying in control. In a news conference on Friday, the military indicated it was only acting as caretaker while a solution was sought after it arrested Omar al Bashir on Thursday and ended his 30-year rule following months Read More

Sudan’s ‘tyrant’ president toppled in military coup

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By Sunita Patel-Carstairs, news reporter Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir has been ousted and arrested by the army which has taken control for the next two years, the country’s defence minister has said. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf said Mr Bashir – who seized power in a coup of his own in 1989 – had Read More

Wife of ousted Nissan boss Ghosn return to Japan to testify: Nikkei

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The wife of ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn returned to Japan on Wednesday and intends to testify to Tokyo prosecutors, the Nikkei newspaper reported, days after she left the country to seek help from the French government. FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn accompanied by his wife Carole Ghosn, arrives Read More