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    Russia dismisses US concerns over Syria military buildup
    Sep08

    Russia dismisses US concerns over Syria military buildup

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday dismissed US concern of a Russian military buildup in Syria, saying its military aid to Bashar al-Assad was nothing out of the ordinary. Over the weekend US Secretary of State John Kerry phoned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to express concern about reports of an “enhanced Russian buildup” in Syria....

    Tear gas, water cannon at mass EU farmer protest in Brussels
    Sep08

    Tear gas, water cannon at mass EU farmer protest in Brussels

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Belgian police on Monday fired tear gas and water cannon at protesting European farmers as the EU said it would release 500 million euros ($557 million) in emergency funds to help ease the pressure.EU agriculture ministers held crisis talks in Brussels to face the deep crisis hitting Europes farmers triggered by plunging...

    French President Urges Four-way Talks on Ukraine Peace Deal
    Sep08

    French President Urges Four-way Talks on Ukraine Peace Deal

    French President Francois Hollande has called for a meeting with his German, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts to ensure the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine is carried out, with an eye to … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting
    Sep07

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting

    A leader of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, has been detained by fellow-rebels in a power struggle as the breakaway region prepares to hold its own elections. …read more Source: Channel...

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting
    Sep07

    East Ukraine rebels arrest leader amid infighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A leader of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, has been detained by fellow-rebels in a power struggle as the breakaway region prepares to hold its own elections. …read more Source: The...

    EU boosts aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions
    Sep07

    EU boosts aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions

    The European Commission announced a 500 million euro (365 million pound) package of measures on Monday to provide relief for farmers stung by slumping prices triggered partly by the loss of exports to Russia due to EU sanctions against the country. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU boosts aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions
    Sep07

    EU boosts aid to farmers hit by Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission announced a 500 million euro (365 million pound) package of measures on Monday to provide relief for farmers stung by slumping prices triggered partly by the loss of exports to Russia due to EU sanctions against the country. …read more Source: The...

    Polio case detected in Mali, country on ‘high alert’: WHO
    Sep07

    Polio case detected in Mali, country on ‘high alert’: WHO

    GENEVA (AFP) – Mali is on high alert after a baby was found to have the highly contagious, crippling polio virus, the World Health Organization said Monday, blaming low vaccination coverage.A case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed in Bamako, WHO said in a statement.Mali authorities had detected...

    US asks Greece to deny Russian flights to Syria
    Sep07

    US asks Greece to deny Russian flights to Syria

    ATHENS (AFP) – The United States has asked Greece to bar Russian supply flights to Syria from its airspace, a Greek official said Monday, as Moscow vowed to continue arming the regime of Bashar al-Assad.We received the (US) request on Saturday and are examining it, a Greek foreign ministry official said on condition of anonymity.Washington...

    Moldovan protesters set up camp over ‘fraud of century’
    Sep07

    Moldovan protesters set up camp over ‘fraud of century’

    CHISINAU: Moldovan opposition protesters on Monday pitched around 100 tents in the centre of the capital Chisinau, demanding the resignation of the president and snap elections after a big weekend demonstration. The tents went up in the capital Chisinau’s central square after tens of thousands of Moldovans poured onto the streets on Sunday...

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