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    Ukraine Faces Risky Year Fighting to Escape Russian Orbit: Petro Poroshenko
    Aug25

    Ukraine Faces Risky Year Fighting to Escape Russian Orbit: Petro Poroshenko

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday Ukraine was facing a precarious year struggling to fend off what he called Russian strategies to undermine Kiev’s drive for closer relations with Europe. …read more Source:...

    Russian ruble falls to 2015 low as stocks plunge
    Aug25

    Russian ruble falls to 2015 low as stocks plunge

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russias battered ruble sank Monday to its lowest point this year as Asian and European stock markets nosedived on concerns over the Chinese economy.Moscows dollar-denominated RTS stock index had tumbled 4.94 percent by the close of trading as the euro passed the symbolic 80-ruble mark for the first time since December,...

    Credit scheme backfired, hiking greenhouse gases: study
    Aug24

    Credit scheme backfired, hiking greenhouse gases: study

    PARIS (AFP) – A global scheme meant to keep atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) levels in check instead caused some 600 million tonnes of excess emissions, researchers said Monday.They blamed a loophole in the Kyoto Protocols Joint Implementation (JI) mechanism which allowed countries to earn and sell credits for emissions cuts which were not...

    Football transfer rumours: West Ham or Everton to sign Adnan Januzaj on loan?
    Aug24

    Football transfer rumours: West Ham or Everton to sign Adnan Januzaj on loan?

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – With just over a week remaining until the transfer window closes and the curtains are drawn, Everton are reported to have cooled their interest in the Dynamo Kiev winger Andriy Yarmolenko and have turned their gaze to Bernard instead. The Brazilian playmaker currently lines out for Shakhtar Donetsk, another Ukrainian...

    Merkel says all must be done to implement Minsk peace deal
    Aug24

    Merkel says all must be done to implement Minsk peace deal

    Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that the ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine was not being respected and everything must be done to fully implement the broader peace deal reached in Minsk in February. …read more Source: Channel...

    Merkel says all must be done to implement Minsk peace deal
    Aug24

    Merkel says all must be done to implement Minsk peace deal

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that the ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine was not being respected and everything must be done to fully implement the broader peace deal reached in Minsk in February. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader accuses Russia of supplying arms to rebels in east
    Aug24

    Ukraine leader accuses Russia of supplying arms to rebels in east

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday accused Russia of sending major military backup to pro-Moscow rebels, speaking just ahead of talks on the conflict with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine leader accuses Russia of arms supplies to rebel east
    Aug24

    Ukraine leader accuses Russia of arms supplies to rebel east

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday accused Russia of sending major military backup to pro-Moscow rebels, speaking just ahead of talks on the conflict with the French and German leaders. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Global stocks plunge further on China woes
    Aug24

    Global stocks plunge further on China woes

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Monday in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP)Major European...

    Merkel, Hollande seek unified response to migrant crisis
    Aug24

    Merkel, Hollande seek unified response to migrant crisis

    Migrants wait while Macedonian police allow them to cross into Macedonia on the Greece-Macedonia border near to the town of Gevgelija on Monday. More than 1,500 mostly Syrian refugees, trapped in a no-man’s land for three days, entered Macedonia from Greece, after police allowed them to pass despite earlier trying to hold back the crowd...

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