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    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...

    NATO head to make first visit to Ukraine
    Sep07

    NATO head to make first visit to Ukraine

    NATO head Jens Stoltenberg will make his first visit to Ukraine later this month, Kiev’s foreign minister said on Monday, as efforts to solve the conflict between rebels and government forces pick up pace. …read more Source: Global...

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt
    Sep07

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraines warring sides marked a week without heavy fighting Monday in a tentatively encouraging change to a 17-month war that has debilitated Western relations with Russia and unsettled eastern Europe.The pro-European leaders in Kiev and separatist eastern rebels whom Russia denies arming are preparing a meeting Tuesday that...

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow
    Sep07

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow

    NATO’s secretary general will make his first visit to Ukraine this month, Ukraine’s foreign minister said on Monday, dismissing the idea that this would provoke Moscow, which is backing the pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow
    Sep07

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s secretary general will make his first visit to Ukraine this month, Ukraine’s foreign minister said on Monday, dismissing the idea that this would provoke Moscow, which is backing the pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU to extend sanctions on Russia
    Sep07

    EU to extend sanctions on Russia

    The authorities of the European Union will extend sanctions on Russia until mid-March 2016, according to The Wall Street Journal. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    France Proposes Talks With Ukraine, Russia And Germany in September
    Sep07

    France Proposes Talks With Ukraine, Russia And Germany in September

    French President Francois Hollande today offered to host talks on the situation in Ukraine with his German, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts, as a February truce finally appeared to be holding. …read more Source:...

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