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    BBC: IMF`s Lagarde tells Greece debt leak is `nonsense`
    Apr04

    BBC: IMF`s Lagarde tells Greece debt leak is `nonsense`

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Christine Lagarde has dismissed reports that the body is trying to push Greece towards default as ”simply nonsense,” BBC reported.”The IMF conducts its negotiations in good faith, not by way of threats, and we do not communicate through leaks,” Lagarde wrote in a letter to Greek Prime Minister Alexis...

    Boy tests positive for Ebola in latest Liberia flare-up – Reuters
    Apr04

    Boy tests positive for Ebola in latest Liberia flare-up – Reuters

    A five-year-old boy tested positive for Ebola in Liberia just days after his mother died of the virus in the second flare-up to hit West Africa in recent weeks, the health ministry said on Sunday, according to Reuters.A 30-year-old woman died of Ebola in Monrovia last week, months after Liberia was declared free of the virus. Her death followed a...

    Ukrainians run 65km Hague-Amsterdam marathon in support of Association Agreement
    Apr04

    Ukrainians run 65km Hague-Amsterdam marathon in support of Association Agreement

    A group of Ukrainians on bicycles and on foot participated in a 65 km marathon between The Hague and Amsterdam in the Netherlands to show Ukraine`s commitments to its European aspirations and call on the Dutch people to support the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement at a referendum on April 6, according to an UaPosition correspondent.Twenty-four...

    UN: 33 dead, over 200 injured in fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh region
    Apr04

    UN: 33 dead, over 200 injured in fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh region

    On April 2, large-scale ceasefire violations took place along the line of contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, leading to at least 33 fatalities, according to the report of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Azerbaijani Trend News Agency reported.”Official sources from Armenia and Azerbaijan state that at...

    Russia hopes to keep Ukraine`s gas market
    Apr04

    Russia hopes to keep Ukraine`s gas market

    Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak says Russia hopes to keep the Ukrainian gas market and resume gas supplies to the country, an UNIAN correspondent reported.”Ukraine has simply physically reduced gas consumption given the economic downturn, as many companies that bought gas do not operate anymore. Previously, Ukraine consumed 50 billion...

    ICRC ready to act as neutral intermediary in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
    Apr04

    ICRC ready to act as neutral intermediary in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is concerned about the humanitarian impact of fighting along the line of contact in Nagorno-Karabakh, which has seriously deteriorated on April 2, 2016. Casualties reported on both sides included civilians, the ICRC told Azerbaijan Press Agency (APA).”We are ready to assist and support those...

    U.S. F-15s deployed to Iceland to deter Russian aggression
    Apr04

    U.S. F-15s deployed to Iceland to deter Russian aggression

    Demonstrating its commitment to a ”free” and ”secure” Europe, the United States deployed 12 F-15C Eagles and approximately 350 airmen to Iceland and the Netherlands on Friday, the Air Force announced, according to CNN.U.S. aircraft units from the 131st Fighter Squadron at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Massachusetts and the 194th Fighter...

    Poroshenko discusses Ukrainian NPPs` security with Norway, Sweden
    Apr04

    Poroshenko discusses Ukrainian NPPs` security with Norway, Sweden

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with representatives of Norway and Sweden during his working visit to the United States to attend the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C., and discussed a joint initiative with them to improve security at Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs).”The summit was devoted to nuclear security, and we...

    PACE President calls for respect of ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh
    Apr04

    PACE President calls for respect of ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh

    President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Pedro Agramunt has called on both sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to honour the ceasefire and swiftly resume negotiations.”I am extremely worried at the reports of violence in Nagorno-Karabakh and deeply saddened at the loss of life yesterday,” Agramunt said on Sunday, April...

    Akhmetov still tops richest Ukrainians list, Poroshenko`s income $100 mln up
    Apr04

    Akhmetov still tops richest Ukrainians list, Poroshenko`s income $100 mln up

    Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov has traditionally ranked first in the list of Ukraine`s top 100 richest people, with assets estimated at $2.3 billion, down $4.6 billion over the last year, according to Forbes Ukraine. The billionaire`s assets depleted due to a decrease in world prices of iron ore and metal. In addition, almost all his...

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