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    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement
    Sep01

    Hollande, Merkel say back Ukraine ceasefire deal – Elysee statement

    PARIS (Reuters) – President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel support a deal struck by the trilateral contact group in Ukraine for a general ceasefire which must be implemented by the start of the school year, an Elysee statement said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Factbox: The deadly legacy of cluster bombs
    Sep01

    Factbox: The deadly legacy of cluster bombs

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them in conflict-hit Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, according to the Cluster Munition Coalition. …read more Source: The...

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children
    Sep01

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them dying in Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, which have not signed up to a treaty banning the weapon, an international anti-cluster bomb coalition said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine successfully relaunches new online income register – official
    Sep01

    Ukraine successfully relaunches new online income register – official

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has successfully relaunched a new online income declaration system, a spokesman for the state anti-graft agency said on Thursday – a key condition for the disbursement of a long-delayed tranche of International Monetary Fund loans. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out "ineligible persons"
    Aug31

    Ukraine ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out "ineligible persons"

    SEOUL (Reuters) – Ukraine has revoked a Soviet-era deal that allowed visa-free travel for North Koreans, the latest setback for isolated North Korea which has been under growing pressure since the UN Security Council imposed toughened new sanctions in March. …read more Source: The...

    Brazil's lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report
    Aug30

    Brazil's lack of secure property rights stoking conflict, deterring investment – report

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In Brazil’s Amazon where no-one knows who exactly owns a swathe of territory the size of Ukraine, a lack of formal property deeds is causing conflict, greater deforestation and environmental damage, researchers said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande says real risk of escalation in Ukraine
    Aug30

    France's Hollande says real risk of escalation in Ukraine

    PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande warned on Tuesday that tensions in Ukraine had worsened in recent months and were at risk of further deteriorating. …read more Source: The...

    Lithuania formin says EU sanctions on Russia should stay
    Aug29

    Lithuania formin says EU sanctions on Russia should stay

    OSLO (Reuters) – EU sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine should stay in place as long the situation on the ground does not improve, Lithuania’s foreign minister said on Monday, dismissing calls from EU’s rotating president Slovakia for them to be lifted. …read more Source: The...

    Germany, Poland and France call for more efforts to end Ukraine crisis
    Aug28

    Germany, Poland and France call for more efforts to end Ukraine crisis

    WEIMAR, Germany (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland agreed on Sunday there should be greater international efforts to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko strikes martial tone on independence day
    Aug24

    Ukraine's Poroshenko strikes martial tone on independence day

    KIEV (Reuters) – Troubled Ukraine put on a show of its military strength on independence day on Wednesday and President Petro Poroshenko said the country had to rely on its own might rather than international guarantees. …read more Source: The...

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