Archive for April, 2015

Normandy Four leaders note ‘progress’ in Ukrainian ceasefire – Kremlin

Posted by RT on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on Normandy Four leaders note ‘progress’ in Ukrainian ceasefire – Kremlin
Despite sporadic clashes in eastern Ukraine, the heads of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine have noted “certain progress” in the implementation of the ceasefire between Kiev’s military and the self-proclaimed republic’s forces, the Kremlin said.
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Meeting history: WWII veterans revisit memories of war

Posted by RT on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on Meeting history: WWII veterans revisit memories of war
RT joined World War II veterans in their return to places where they confronted the Nazi invaders to relive their heroic memories together as part of a project dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the end of bloodiest war in history.
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Fin24.com | Europe stocks close higher

Posted by Fin24 Markets on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Europe stocks close higher
Europe's main stock markets have risen, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rising 0.21% to 6 960.63 points.

​Ukraine takes steps to replace Russian news channels with ‘tasteful erotica’

Posted by RT on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on ​Ukraine takes steps to replace Russian news channels with ‘tasteful erotica’
Cash-strapped Ukraine is considering issuing licenses to several adult broadcasters to make up the financial shortfall resulting from the ban on Russian television channels.
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​Safety v. privacy: EU says new cars must be fitted with SOS black boxes

Posted by RT on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on ​Safety v. privacy: EU says new cars must be fitted with SOS black boxes
All new cars and vans throughout the EU must be fitted with an 'SOS' black box within three years, the European Parliament has ruled. The device will automatically contact emergency services in the event of an accident.
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Fin24.com | SA stocks dip as commodity prices soften

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South African stocks have fallen, dragged down by commodity firms such as Impala Platinum and AngloGold Ashanti which tracked softer commodity prices.

Hookers, kidneys & nose jobs: New map shows most searched cost obsessions by country

Posted by RT on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on Hookers, kidneys & nose jobs: New map shows most searched cost obsessions by country
The cost of flying a MiG fighter in Russia, buying kidneys in Iran, prostitutes in Ukraine and rhinoplasty in S. Korea are just a few of the most popular Google requests worldwide, a new map shows. It does give some weird insights into the countries.
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Fin24.com | Rand slides after Fitchs warns of vulnerability

Posted by Fin24 Markets on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Rand slides after Fitchs warns of vulnerability
The rand has fallen as much as 1.6% against the dollar, after upbeat US data boosted the greenback and ratings agency Fitch warned about SA's reliance on offshore portfolio inflows.

Israeli army sex crimes: Social media blamed for dramatic rise

Posted by RT on April 30, 2015  |   Comments Off on Israeli army sex crimes: Social media blamed for dramatic rise
Israel is fearful of the effect social media use is having on its armed forces: incidence of sex crime allegations in the military has doubled since 2012, involving everything from privacy and battlefield security breaches to full-on sexual assault.
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‘I wear my skirt as I like’: French Twitter campaign over schoolgirl’s dress ban

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The public has reacted with a campaign in social networks called "I wear my skirt as I like" after a 15-year-old French Muslim girl was banned from her class for wearing a long skirt reflecting her religious affiliation.
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