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After shooting down Ukrainian plane, Iran's judiciary announces arrests

14 Jan 2020

After shooting down Ukrainian plane, Iran's judiciary announces arrests

Days after Iran (finally) took responsibility for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane in Tehran, the nation's judiciary on Tuesday announced that they have made arrests in connection with the incident.

Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane due to 'human error'

11 Jan 2020

Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian plane due to 'human error'

Days after Western officials pointed fingers at Iran for the crash of a Ukrainian plane near the international airport in Tehran, the Iranian military on Saturday admitted responsibility for shooting down the aircraft.

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

10 Jan 2020

Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

19 Dec 2019

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

In a historic vote, the US House of Representatives voted to approve the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to remove him from office on Wednesday.

US: Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump

10 Dec 2019

US: Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled two articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump, one for the abuse of power of his office and a second for the obstruction of Congress.

Trump accused of intimidating impeachment witness Yovanovitch through tweets

16 Nov 2019

Trump accused of intimidating impeachment witness Yovanovitch through tweets

United States President Donald Trump blasted a former US ambassador to Ukraine as she testified in an impeachment hearing in Congress on Friday.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

15 Oct 2019

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Here are the key results

The Euro 2020 Qualifiers continued to produce fantastic results.

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

25 Sep 2019

US House formally begins impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump

The US House of Representatives formally started an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, who is accused of taking help from a foreign leader to harm a political rival.

Is that Indian Army #BottleCapChallenge video fake or real?

21 Jul 2019

Is that Indian Army #BottleCapChallenge video fake or real?

It has been weeks since the #BottleCapChallenge took the internet by storm, but apparently, the trend is not entirely dead yet.

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

22 Apr 2019

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.

EU rolls over Russia sanctions over Ukraine turmoil: EU President

14 Dec 2018

EU rolls over Russia sanctions over Ukraine turmoil: EU President

EU leaders extended punishing economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine for another six months yesterday, amid heightened tensions between Kiev and Moscow over their Azov Sea clash.

War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin

02 Dec 2018

War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday he saw no end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine "as long as the current authorities remain in power".

Ukraine accuses Russia of firing on, seizing its three ships

26 Nov 2018

Ukraine accuses Russia of firing on, seizing its three ships

Ukraine's navy accused Russia of opening fire on and seizing three of its vessels yesterday in a strait near Moscow-annexed Crimea, sparking alarm among Kiev's Western allies and raising fears of a possible military escalation.

Mary Kom wins sixth world boxing title; scripts history

24 Nov 2018

Mary Kom wins sixth world boxing title; scripts history

Legendary Indian boxer Mary Kom has carved out a place for herself in sporting history by becoming the first female boxer to win six world championships.

Ukrainian filmmaker Dar Gai to make Bollywood debut

02 Nov 2018

Ukrainian filmmaker Dar Gai to make Bollywood debut

Her last two directorial ventures, 'Teen Aur Aadha' and 'Namdev Bhau: In Search of Silence', became festival favorites and Ukrainian filmmaker Dar Gai (Daria Gaikalova) is now ready to go the Bollywood way.

#RichAfterlife: 'Dead' man found living in castle with Rolls Royce

19 Oct 2018

#RichAfterlife: 'Dead' man found living in castle with Rolls Royce

What happens after you die? What's there in the afterlife? These heavenly questions have time and again disturbed our minds.

Ukraine: 10,000 evacuated after blasts at ammunition depot

09 Oct 2018

Ukraine: 10,000 evacuated after blasts at ammunition depot

In Ukraine, explosions at an ammunition depot have led to the evacuation of nearly 10,000 people from the Chernihiv region on Tuesday.

EU to extend economic sanctions against Russia for 6 months

29 Jun 2018

EU to extend economic sanctions against Russia for 6 months

European Union leaders agreed to extend punishing economic sanctions against Russia for six months over the conflict in Ukraine, the European Council, comprising 28 leaders, said after a summit in Brussels.

2018 French Open: Major upsets on Day 1

28 May 2018

2018 French Open: Major upsets on Day 1

The second Grand Slam of the year, the French Open got underway on Sunday.

Russian hackers infect over 500,000 routers worldwide with malware

24 May 2018

Russian hackers infect over 500,000 routers worldwide with malware

According to researchers from Cisco's cyber intelligence unit Talos, Russian hackers have infected over 500,000 routers and network devices in at least 54 countries with a sophisticated malware called VPNFilter.

'Solar' rays of hope at Chernobyl nuclear disaster site

18 Mar 2018

'Solar' rays of hope at Chernobyl nuclear disaster site

More than 30 years after the worst nuclear disaster in history, Chernobyl is set to get a new lease of life as plans to transform it into a solar farm are in final stages.

Now, Trump-aide charged with "paying European ex-politicians"

24 Feb 2018

Now, Trump-aide charged with "paying European ex-politicians"

After charges of tax and bank fraud, fresh trouble arose for US President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

The reasons behind the surrogacy boom in Ukraine

14 Feb 2018

The reasons behind the surrogacy boom in Ukraine

Ukraine is in news again but for reasons apolitical. The European nation has become the go-to place for people wanting to have children via surrogacy.

Bitcoin exchange manager Pavel Lerner kidnapped in Kiev

30 Dec 2017

Bitcoin exchange manager Pavel Lerner kidnapped in Kiev

40-year-old Pavel Lerner, a prominent Russian blockchain expert and manager of the Exmo Bitcoin exchange, has been kidnapped in Kiev, Ukraine.

Swaraj helps boxer get passport, but wants something in return

13 Nov 2017

Swaraj helps boxer get passport, but wants something in return

Tales of Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj's amicable nature have abounded since long. The latest person to receive her help is a boxer, but this time, Swaraj demanded something in return.

Trump's former campaign manager charged with fraud over Ukraine dealings

31 Oct 2017

Trump's former campaign manager charged with fraud over Ukraine dealings

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former presidential election campaign manager, has been charged with "conspiracy against the United States" over his business dealings with pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine.

Nadal sees off Leonardo Mayer, progresses to round of 16

03 Sep 2017

Nadal sees off Leonardo Mayer, progresses to round of 16

World number one Rafael Nadal lost the first set but recovered in time for the second match in succession as he reached the US Open round of 16.

Ukrainian pilot lands damaged plane amid hailstorm, saves over 120

03 Aug 2017

Ukrainian pilot lands damaged plane amid hailstorm, saves over 120

A Ukrainian pilot saved the lives of over 120 people when he safely landed an Airbus A320 whose nose got severely damaged in a hailstorm right after take-off.

US considering sending arms for Ukraine against Russia

25 Jul 2017

US considering sending arms for Ukraine against Russia

The US is actively considering whether to arm Ukraine with "defensive weapons" in its fight against Russian-backed rebels, according to the new US special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker.

EU formally approves Ukraine association under frowning Russia's watch

13 Jul 2017

EU formally approves Ukraine association under frowning Russia's watch

After years of wading through political turmoil, 28 EU member states formally ratified the EU-Ukraine Association agreement.

Ransomware attack: India's shipping industry affected as Mumbai port hit

28 Jun 2017

Ransomware attack: India's shipping industry affected as Mumbai port hit

The Petya ransomware has hit operations at one of the three terminals in Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India's largest container port.

Massive cyberattack in Ukraine: Bank, airport targeted, India affected too

27 Jun 2017

Massive cyberattack in Ukraine: Bank, airport targeted, India affected too

A cyberattack on Ukraine targeted several banks, electricity firms, including the National Bank of Ukraine and state-owned power distributor, the largest airport, disrupting their operations.

Federer makes a winning comeback at 2017 Australian Open

16 Jan 2017

Federer makes a winning comeback at 2017 Australian Open

Playing in his first Grand Slam tournament after last year's Wimbledon, Roger Federer started his campaign at the 2017 Australian Open with a win.

MH17 crash: Dutch investigation puts Russia in the dock

29 Sep 2016

MH17 crash: Dutch investigation puts Russia in the dock

A Dutch-led investigation concluded that the missile used to bring down the Malaysia Airlines plane in 2014 over Ukraine was shipped in from Russia at the behest of Russian-backed separatists.

Trump's campaign manager Bannon's ex-wife accuses him of anti-Semitism

28 Aug 2016

Trump's campaign manager Bannon's ex-wife accuses him of anti-Semitism

According to court papers, an ex-wife of Bannon, Mary Piccard, has claimed that Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when they fought over sending their daughters to private school a decade ago.