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    Cash-strapped Ukraine inches toward crucial debt deal
    May29

    Cash-strapped Ukraine inches toward crucial debt deal

    KIEV – Ukraine’s finance minister said on Friday that Kiev and its private creditors were about to launch direct debt restructuring negotiations that could save the war-torn country from a devastating default. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    German FM calls for diplomatic solution to Ukrainian conflict
    May29

    German FM calls for diplomatic solution to Ukrainian conflict

    Visiting German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged in Kiev on Friday all sides of the Ukrainian conflict to refrain from violence, calling a political settlement the only way out of the crisis. …read more Source: Global...

    Finland not afraid to criticize Russia – new foreign minister
    May29

    Finland not afraid to criticize Russia – new foreign minister

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s government aims to maintain good relations with neighbouring Russia, but it condemns the annexation of Crimea and will comply with European Union positions on the Ukraine crisis, its new foreign minister said. …read more Source: The...

    Second most wanted Nazi dies in Canada
    May29

    Second most wanted Nazi dies in Canada

    One of the top suspects of Nazi war crimes during the Second World War has died at the age of 93, the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail reported. A Canadian of Ukrainian descent, Vladimir Katriuk, was listed as the second most wanted Nazi this year by the US-based Simon Wiesenthal Center that focuses on war criminals. Katriuk died last week,...

    Report: Top suspect of Nazi war crimes dies in Canada
    May29

    Report: Top suspect of Nazi war crimes dies in Canada

    MONTREAL: One of the top suspects of Nazi war crimes during the Second World War has died at the age of 93, the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail reported. A Canadian of Ukrainian descent, Vladimir Katriuk, was listed as the second most wanted Nazi this year by the US-based Simon Wiesenthal Center that focuses on war criminals. Katriuk died...

    1 in 10 “completely satisfied” with their looks
    May29

    1 in 10 “completely satisfied” with their looks

    NUREMBERG, Germany – With summer fast approaching the northern hemisphere and consumers preparing to be ‘beach ready’, GfK has released findings on how satisfied people internationally are with their personal looks.Across all 22 countries surveyed, over half (55 per cent) of consumers aged 15 and over say they are satisfied with...

    Vladimir Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops in peacetime
    May29

    Vladimir Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops in peacetime

    President Vladimir Putin ordered on Thursday that deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations in peacetime should be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending troops to fight in eastern Ukraine. Putin, who has repeatedly denied any involvement of Russian troops in a pro-Russian separatist...

    Special Report – Russian fighters, caught in Ukraine, cast adrift by Moscow
    May29

    Special Report – Russian fighters, caught in Ukraine, cast adrift by Moscow

    KIEV (Reuters) – From his hospital bed in the Ukrainian capital, Russian fighter Alexander Alexandrov feels abandoned by his country, its leaders and even the local Russian consul. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian servicemen killed in east Ukraine
    May29

    One Ukrainian servicemen killed in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and six other have been wounded in attacks by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military spokesman said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    25 envoys visit West Sumatra
    May29

    25 envoys visit West Sumatra

    Envoys from 25 Asian, Pacific, African, South American and European countries visited West Sumatra on Friday to seek investment opportunities in the geothermal and tourism sectors.West Sumatra administration spokesman Irwan said on Friday that the diplomatic tour was a rare event and a great opportunity to promote the region and explain all...

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