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    OPEC: `Doha or no Doha` oil market turning, will rebalance by 2017
    Apr21

    OPEC: `Doha or no Doha` oil market turning, will rebalance by 2017

    The oil market will begin rebalancing by the third quarter of this year and will turn positive by 2017 despite world`s top producers failing to reach an agreement to freeze production during a weekend meeting in Doha, OPEC`s secretary general said in Paris on Thursday, according to Reuters.”Doha or no Doha, we see that the market is turning,”...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine happy to join `allied fleet` in Black Sea if created
    Apr21

    Poroshenko: Ukraine happy to join `allied fleet` in Black Sea if created

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that Ukraine may join Romania`s initiative to create a new, NATO-supported `allied fleet` in the Black Sea when it is approved by the Alliance, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”We`re mulling a joint initiative to create the Black Sea fleet under the auspices of NATO, which aims to enhance NATO`s...

    Russia supplies SPV to Donbas militants – Ukrainian border guards
    Apr21

    Russia supplies SPV to Donbas militants – Ukrainian border guards

    Ukrainian Border Guard Service press secretary Oleh Slobodian reports Russia has begun supplying special purpose vehicles (SPV) to Kremlin-backed militants in occupied Donbas, according to an UaPosition correspondent.”On April 18, the Russian side launched the unauthorized delivery of a large batch (over 100 SPVs) to separate areas in Donetsk and...

    NBU`s refinancing rate lowered to 19% from Apr 22
    Apr21

    NBU`s refinancing rate lowered to 19% from Apr 22

    The Board of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has decided to lower the refinancing rate by 3 percentage points as of April 22, to 19% from 22% per annum, which is in effect since September 25, 2015.The NBU says this decision to liberalize monetary policy was made due to the continuing trend of decreasing consumer inflation, which in the first...

    Migrant numbers in Aegean falling – NATO chief
    Apr21

    Migrant numbers in Aegean falling – NATO chief

    The number of migrants and refugees crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey into Europe is falling significantly but people smugglers can rapidly change routes and authorities must not reduce their security efforts prematurely, the head of NATO said on Thursday, according to Reuters.Speaking in the Turkish capital, Ankara, NATO Secretary General Jens...

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.39 to dollar on interbank market
    Apr21

    Hryvnia strengthens to UAH 25.39 to dollar on interbank market

    Hryvnia quotations against the dollar on the interbank currency market on Thursday strengthened to UAH 25.33/25.39 to the dollar by the middle of trade, a broker at a commercial bank has told an UNIAN correspondent.Hryvnia quotes against the euro have settled at UAH 28.5970/28.6650, while those against the Russian ruble have settled at UAH...

    Number of tanks increased across Syrian border against IS – Hurriyet
    Apr21

    Number of tanks increased across Syrian border against IS – Hurriyet

    The number of the tanks deployed along the Turkish-Syrian border has been increased as a precaution against recent Katyusha rockets fired by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), according to Hurriyet Daily News.With the new tanks, sent from Gaziantep Fifth Armored Brigade, tanks are now situated more closely together...

    Poroshenko bans all Russian films released after Jan 1, 2014
    Apr21

    Poroshenko bans all Russian films released after Jan 1, 2014

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed bill No. 3359 into law to amend the Cinematography Law, introducing a ban on all films released from January 1, 2014, if they are produced by an aggressor state.The Verkhovna Rada reported it received the signed law on April 20, according to a posting on the Rada`s official website.As UaPosition...

    VOA: Obama, Gulf partners meet on path forward to stabilize Middle East
    Apr21

    VOA: Obama, Gulf partners meet on path forward to stabilize Middle East

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Gulf state leaders are meeting in Riyadh on ways they can work more closely to help stabilize the conflict-ridden Middle East region, despite differences on the best way forward, according to Voice of America (VOA).Obama and the six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) opened the one-day summit Thursday...

    EU Justice Council to consider abolition of visas for Ukrainians on May 11 – journalist
    Apr21

    EU Justice Council to consider abolition of visas for Ukrainians on May 11 – journalist

    The Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Council of the European Union will consider the liberalization of the visa regime with Ukraine in a package with Georgia on May 11, according to Brussels reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Rikard Jozwiak.”Visa liberalization for Ukraine and Georgia are not on the agenda of JHA council today. Both items...

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