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    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine
    Sep02

    EU's Mogherini says 'back-to-school' ceasefire holding in east Ukraine

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – The European Union’s top diplomat said on Friday that a “back-to-school” ceasefire seemed to be holding in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed fighters took up arms against Kiev troops in April, 2014, a conflict that has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict
    Sep01

    U.S. blacklists dozens over Ukraine conflict

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States added dozens of people and companies, including separatists and Russian firms operating in Crimea, on Thursday to its sanctions blacklist over their actions in Ukraine, the region annexed by Russia in 2014. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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