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    U.S., Russia meeting on Syria ends without deal
    Sep05

    U.S., Russia meeting on Syria ends without deal

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were unable to strike a deal for a ceasefire in Syria and differences remain, a senior State Department official said after their meeting in China on Monday, according to Reuters. Kerry and Lavrov met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the eastern city of Hangzhou....

    Reuters: Steinmeier eyes regulation to keep Ukraine ceasefire in weeks
    Sep05

    Reuters: Steinmeier eyes regulation to keep Ukraine ceasefire in weeks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Sunday he hoped a new regulation aimed at maintaining a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine could be completed soon by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), according to Reuters. ”We are working with the OSCE for a new regulation to keep the ceasefire,” Steinmeier...

    Merkel has `constructive` bilateral meeting with Erdogan
    Sep04

    Merkel has `constructive` bilateral meeting with Erdogan

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed bilateral relations with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan before the start of the G20 summit in China, their first meeting since the failed July 15 coup, a German government spokesman said, according to Reuters. Already strained ties worsened after the coup attempt, when Ankara complained that Berlin had...

    Ukraine intel names fifty Russian officers fighting for militants in Donbas
    Sep04

    Ukraine intel names fifty Russian officers fighting for militants in Donbas

    Ukrainian intelligence officers have established the identity of Russian officers serving in the 5th separate motorized rifle brigade (military unit 08805, Makiyivka) of the 1st Army Corps of Donetsk of the Center of regional forces in Novocherkassk of the Southern Military District (Rostov-on-Don) of the armed forces of the Russian Federation....

    EU ability to host new waves of refugees close to limits – Tusk
    Sep04

    EU ability to host new waves of refugees close to limits – Tusk

    European Council President Donald Tusk has said that Europe has nearly reached its limit in its ability to host new waves of refugees. ”The practical capabilities of Europe to host new waves of refugees, not to mention irregular economic migrants, are close to the limits,” Tusk said at a joint press conference with European Commission President...

    Shenderovich: Putin will continue to torment Ukraine, he has resources
    Sep04

    Shenderovich: Putin will continue to torment Ukraine, he has resources

    Ukraine will have no peace while Vladimir Putin stays in power, Viktor Shenderovich, a Russian writer, said in an interview with UNIAN. ”Putin is a loser in peace time, who lost all that is possible, both in the economy and in foreign policy. In peace time, he is a ”lame duck,” with little legitimacy as a leader, who seized power, brought down...

    ”Ceasefire observed in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 16 times in 24 hours
    Sep04

    ”Ceasefire observed in Donbas”: Russian troops attack Ukraine 16 times in 24 hours

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 16 times in the past 24 hours – nine times in the Mariupol sector and seven times in the Donetsk sector – according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters. See map in full size In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired small arms on the...

    73 people rescued from capsized boat in Mediterranean
    Sep04

    73 people rescued from capsized boat in Mediterranean

    A tour boat in the Turkish Mediterranean with dozens of people on board capsized Saturday in a heavy rainstorm, authorities said, and 73 people have so far been rescued, according to Anadolu Agency. Antalya Governor Munir Karaloglu told Anadolu Agency that the boat, the Kurt-Ceyhan, left a yacht port in Kaleici, in the resort town of Antalya,...

    Lithuania says it supplies ammunition to Ukraine for first time in two years
    Sep03

    Lithuania says it supplies ammunition to Ukraine for first time in two years

    Lithuania says it has supplied lethal weaponry to Ukraine for the first time since 2014, according to Reuters. About 150 tonnes of ammunition were handed over to Ukraine on Friday, mostly 5.45 caliber cartridges for various modifications of Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle which the Lithuanian army no longer uses, a spokesman for country`s Joint Chiefs of...

    Karimov buried in home city of Samarkand
    Sep03

    Karimov buried in home city of Samarkand

    President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, the ruler of the country for the past quarter of a century, was buried in his home city of Samarkand on Saturday, September 3. The mourning ceremony started at the Tilya-Kori Mosque on Registan Square on Saturday afternoon, Russian news agency RIA Novosti said. Chairman of Uzbekistan Muslims Board mufti...

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