(MENAFN - AFP) Gazprom on Monday resumed gas supplies to Ukraine after receiving prepayment of $234 million from Kiev, assuaging European fears about a new energy crisis ahead of the winter heating season.
The resumption of gas supplies comes as fighting in the east has largely died down, fuelling hopes that the conflict that has claimed more than 8,000 lives can be resolved.
(MENAFN - AFP) Six Air France employees were arrested Monday for their role in a violent protest that forced an executive for the struggling airline to flee an angry mob after his shirt was ripped off.
The arrests sparked anger from union representatives and leftist politicians.
According to police sources, five of the men were taken into custody on the basis of witness ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Foetuses burdened with a crippling form of brittle bone disease will receive stem-cell treatment early next year in a pioneering trial, British hospitals participating in the study said Monday.
Stem cells will be injected into the foetuses to help strengthen bones so frail they may break before birth, the researchers said, and into stricken newborns to compare ...