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    Merkel offers German investment if Ukraine tackles corruption
    Oct17

    Merkel offers German investment if Ukraine tackles corruption

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Ukraine on Saturday to tackle corruption and roll back the influence of oligarchs, saying German businesses are ready to invest there if the right conditions are in place. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel offers German investment if Ukraine tackles corruption
    Oct17

    Merkel offers German investment if Ukraine tackles corruption

    Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Ukraine on Saturday to tackle corruption and roll back the influence of oligarchs, saying German businesses are ready to invest there if the right conditions are in place. …read more Source: Channel...

    Tennis: Radwanska to face Pliskova in Tianjin
    Oct17

    Tennis: Radwanska to face Pliskova in Tianjin

    BEIJING (AFP) – World number six Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat Russias Elizaveta Kulichkova at the Tianjin Open on Friday, setting up a semi-final clash with Czech Karolina Pliskova.Second seed Radwanska won 7-6, 6-2 in an hour and a half, while third seed Pliskova beat Hungarys Timea Babos 6-3, 6-2.Fifth seed Kristina Mladenovic of...

    Ukraine, Japan, Egypt win UN Security Council seats
    Oct16

    Ukraine, Japan, Egypt win UN Security Council seats

    Ukraine, Japan and Egypt won seats at the UN Security Council on Thursday as world diplomacy is overshadowed by tensions with Russia and bloodshed in the Middle East. Senegal and Uruguay were also among the five countries that garnered the required votes for council seats during a secret-ballot poll held at the UN General Assembly. The five...

    Negative outlook remains for recession-hit Russia: S&P
    Oct16

    Negative outlook remains for recession-hit Russia: S&P

    PARIS (AFP) – The outlook for Russias recession-hit economy remains weak, as it struggles with international sanctions and weak oil prices, ratings agency Standard & Poors said Friday.S&P said it expected the Russian economy to expand by about 0.4 percent annually between 2015 and 2018, well down on the average 2.4 percent seen in...

    Ukraine to work closely with Malaysia under UNSC membership next year
    Oct16

    Ukraine to work closely with Malaysia under UNSC membership next year

    KUALA LUMPUR: Newly-elected United Nations Security Council (UNSC) non-permanent member, Ukraine, will work closely with Malaysia on the MH17 tragedy during its term, says Ukrainian Ambassador to Malaysia Ihor Humennyi. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Dutch FM says Russia ‘sowing confusion’ on MH17
    Oct16

    Dutch FM says Russia ‘sowing confusion’ on MH17

    THE HAGUE: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders on Friday accused Russia of “sowing confusion” about the fate of flight MH17 by constantly criticising a final report into the disaster. “I get the impression that the Russians at this point are not really that interested in the final report, but rather in sowing confusion (about it),” Dutch media...

    CIS leaders adopt military cooperation concept
    Oct16

    CIS leaders adopt military cooperation concept

    DUSHANBE, October 16, 2015, Asia-Plus — The leaders of member nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have signed a statement on combating international terrorism and an agreement on military cooperation through 2020. These two documents were signed among 14 others at a summit of CIS leaders — representing Armenia,...

    Ukraine to sit alongside Russia on UN Security Council
    Oct16

    Ukraine to sit alongside Russia on UN Security Council

    Sitting round a table for talks on Ukraine, with from left to right, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and French President Francois Hollande, during an informal meeting in Paris, France, Oct. 2, in a revived European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine. (AP/Mikhail...

    Ukraine, Japan among new members of UN Security Council
    Oct16

    Ukraine, Japan among new members of UN Security Council

    Ukraine is expected to use its seat on the Council to push for accountability for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source:...

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