Former tennis star Elena Baltacha passed away …

May 5, 2014 0

The Ukraine-born star lost her battle against liver cancer, aged 30. “We are heartbroken beyond words at the loss of our beautiful, talented and determined Bally,” said her husband and coach Nino Severino. He added: […]

US, EU whacked Russia with fresh sanctions …

April 29, 2014 0

The US and Europe today whacked Russia with fresh sanctions over Ukraine for failing to stop tensions soaring in the east of the ex-Soviet republic, where rebels seized another town and a pro-Moscow mayor was […]

Global stocks tumble amid Ukraine tensions….

April 28, 2014 0

Fears of a further escalation in Ukraine and a disappointing earnings statement from Amazon roiled global markets. Stocks around the world fell sharply as Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accused the West of plotting to […]

Pro-Russian protesters seized state buildings in Ukraine …

April 7, 2014 0

Pro-Russian protesters seized state buildings in three east Ukrainian cities on Sunday, triggering accusations from the pro-European government in Kiev that President Vladimir Putin was orchestrating “separatist disorder”. The protesters stormed regional government buildings in […]