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    EBRD tackles climate change with new Green Economy Transition approach
    Oct08

    EBRD tackles climate change with new Green Economy Transition approach

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has just announced the adoption of a Green Economy Transition approach which will increase the level of the Bank’s financing in the sphere of sustainable resources to some 18 billion euros over the next five years. “The new approach is in part our response to this...

    Next stop Syria? Ukraine rebels mull options during lull in fighting
    Oct08

    Next stop Syria? Ukraine rebels mull options during lull in fighting

    As fighting has dropped off in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels are now weighing their options: wait for the conflict to resume, return to civilian life or even head to war-torn Syria. “There are no more battles and some people are bored,” said a bearded rebel fighter who goes by the name of “Turok,” meaning Turk. […] The post Next stop Syria?...

    German president wants greater US commitment on refugee crisis
    Oct08

    German president wants greater US commitment on refugee crisis

    WASHINGTON:German President Joachim Gauck (pix) called for a greater US commitment to easing the refugee crisis engulfing Europe, during a visit to the White House on Wednesday. “We are much aware of the fact that this is a major humanitarian challenge,” Gauck said as he met US President Barack Obama. “My wish would be that this...

    Next Stop Syria? Ukraine Rebels Weigh Options as Fighting Stops
    Oct08

    Next Stop Syria? Ukraine Rebels Weigh Options as Fighting Stops

    As fighting has dropped off in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels are weighing their options: wait for the conflict to resume, return to civilian life or even head to war-torn Syria. …read more Source:...

    Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars
    Oct08

    Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars

    MOSCOW, Russia—Russian President Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday on the ice Wednesday, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons. Putin scored seven goals as his star-studded team, which included NHL legends Vyacheslav Fetisov and Pavel Bure, won the game 15-10. The opposing team included Defense Minister...

    'Real truce' has begun in Ukraine, says Poroshenko
    Oct08

    'Real truce' has begun in Ukraine, says Poroshenko

    President Petro Poroshenko has said a “real truce” had begun in eastern Ukraine but a long-lasting peace with pro-Kremlin insurgents would still take some time. …read more Source: VietNam...

    Next stop Syria? Ukraine rebels weigh options as fighting stops
    Oct08

    Next stop Syria? Ukraine rebels weigh options as fighting stops

    DONETSK (AFP) – As fighting has dropped off in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels are weighing their options: wait for the conflict to resume, return to civilian life or even head to war-torn Syria.There are no more battles and some people are bored, a bearded rebel fighter who goes by the name of Turok (the Turk) told AFP.The guys I know...

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria, hockey
    Oct08

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria, hockey

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) takes part in a hockey match in Sochi on Wednesday. (AFP/Alexei Nikolsky)Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday Wednesday dividing his attention between hockey and Syria as supporters sang his praises, comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.The Russian president has been back in the...

    NATO weighs Russian air strike in Syria
    Oct08

    NATO weighs Russian air strike in Syria

    Russia’s growing military involvement in the Syria conflict is expected to be high on the agenda as NATO defence ministers meet in Brussels. It comes after NATO member Turkey complained that Russian jets had repeatedly violated its airspace. Ministers are also expected to review a range of measures introduced in the wake of the Ukraine...

    Russian President Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars
    Oct08

    Russian President Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars

    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in an ice hockey match between former NHL stars and officials at the Shayba Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday on the ice, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons. (Alexei...

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