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    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...

    Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov on Aug 26 to discuss Syria, Ukraine – U.S. official
    Aug24

    Kerry to meet Russia's Lavrov on Aug 26 to discuss Syria, Ukraine – U.S. official

    ABUJA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva on Aug. 26 to discuss the conflict in Syria and the Ukraine crisis, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine on September 4-5 at G20
    Aug23

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine on September 4-5 at G20

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on September 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Slovak leader Fico, critic of Russia sanctions, to visit Moscow
    Aug23

    Slovak leader Fico, critic of Russia sanctions, to visit Moscow

    BRATISLAVA (Reuters) – Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico, who has called for the West to lift sanctions on Russia, will meet President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday, a spokeswoman said. …read more Source: The...

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say
    Aug21

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say

    ARMYANSK, Crimea (Reuters) – More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. …read more Source: The...

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House
    Aug20

    Biden, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and both leaders expressed concern over a recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

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