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Hague court to be shown new evidence of Yukos ex-shareholders’ illegal operations – Russian rep (Part 2)

Russia will file new evidence with The Hague Court of Appeal in late September showing that former Yukos shareholders acted illegally during the privatization of the oil company, according to Andrei Kondakov, head of the International Legal Aid Center which represents the interests of the Russian state. “On September 23-24 and 30, The Hague of […]

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Contract for S-400 delivery to Turkey to be carried out despite threat of U.S. Treasury sanctions – State Duma

Speaking of possible sanctions against Ankara, the United States will not obstruct the fulfillment of the contract for the supply of Russia’s S-400 air defense systems to Turkey, first deputy head of the State Duma Defense Committee Andrei Krasov told Interfax on Monday. “I do not think that this threat can somehow prevent the contract […]

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Reception on occasion of Brazil’s Independence Day

The Embassy of Brazil in Damascus on Sunday organized a reception at Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus on occasion of the 197th anniversary of Brazil’s Independence Day.   In a speech, Ambassador of Brazil in Damascus Fabio Vaz Pitaluga underlined the strong friendship between the two countries, affirming Brazil’s support for Syria in its war […]

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International Trade Union Forum: Launching global campaign to break economic siege on Syria

Participants in the 3rd International Trade Union Forum decided to launch a global campaign to break the economic campaign imposed on Syria using all possible means and revealing the truth about the states that are involved in the aggression on Syria. In a statement at the conclusion of the Forum on Monday, the participants stressed […]

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“Coalition Command”: Downing a “drone” aircraft in Yemen’s airspace fired by the Houthis from Sanaa

Coalition Forces, Yemeni Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen, were able yesterday to intercept and shoot down a hostile drone in the airspace of the Republic of Yemen over Saada province launched by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia from Sanaa towards Saudi Arabia. Saudi. Colonel Turki al-Maliki, the spokesman for the coalition forces, said in […]

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The 24th World Energy Conference continues in Abu Dhabi

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the 24th World Energy Conference will be held for the second consecutive day under the theme “Energy for Prosperity”. Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions runs until September 12. Participants at the 2019 World […]

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No conflict between FDI, national security: Poe

Increasing foreign direct investments (FDI) and promoting national security are not conflicting goals, Senator Grace Poe said, as she called for more competitive industries through an amended Public Service Act (PSA) of 1936. In her speech at the BusinessWorld Industry 4.0 Summit in Taguig City, Poe said opening the telecommunications (telco), transportation, and multimedia industries […]

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PH, Aussie armies beef up bilateral ties

The Philippine Army (PA) and its Australian counterpart have further tightened bilateral relationship during the 2019 Indo-Pacific Army Chiefs Conference, which was held in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday. The meeting between the two armies focused on the discussion of regional cooperation in addressing evolving threats, security challenges, and sustaining peace in both countries, PA spokesperson Lt. […]

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27 tankers to represent PH in SEA Games

A total of 27 swimmers will make up the Philippine team that will compete in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games later this year. This was announced by Philippine Swimming Inc. president Lani Velasco late Monday night. She said 14 male and 13 female tankers made it to the final lineup “after receiving the nominations and […]

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More than 10,000 people stay at Narita Airport in Japan, foreign tourists are looking forward to improving their resilience

Japan’s Narita Airport was described as a “land-based island” by the Japanese media because of the typhoon Fassei’s invasion of foreign affairs. More than 13,000 people were forced to spend the night at the airport. Among them, foreign passengers requested the airport to improve because they did not receive the latest information. The Japan Broadcasting […]