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MOSCOW - Russian activists and political commentators have criticized Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of kiosks around the city. About half of Moscow's 104 kiosks, which sell items
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British troops could be deployed along Russia’s border with eastern Europe, under Nato plans to deter an incursion by Moscow.
Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine Alexander Hug will travel to Donetsk and Luhansk regions on February 13-17.
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With larva-chomping fish and genetically modified insects, Latin Americans are deploying legions of little helpers to destroy mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus in the world's latest mass hea
EE has been declared as the fastest and top overall operator in the UK, at the UK-wide level in the RootMetrics 2nd Half 2015 UK RootScore Report. The bi-annual report is considered industry standard
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's meteorology agency said on Wednesday that the El Nino weather pattern, which is often linked to heavy rainfall and droughts, had somewhat weakened and that the weather would
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VIENNA, Feb 10 (Reuters) - UniCredit unit Bank Austria posted a jump in fourth-quarter net profit on Wednesday, bolstered by the liquidation of pension provisions.
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