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Terrorists’ attack: Sri Lanka declares state of emergency

Sri Lankan authorities have ordered a state of emergency to be introduced from midnight Monday following the deadly Easter attacks, the president’s office said. The special measures are being brought in “to allow the police and the three forces to ensure public security,” the statement said, referring to the army, navy and air force. The […]

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Russia Bans Oil Exports to Ukraine

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday said Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products to Ukraine, as well as certain Ukrainian imports. Relations between the former Soviet neighbours have been at an all-time low since Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region in retaliation for Kiev ousting its Kremlin-backed president. Medvedev cast […]