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    Ukraine ceasefire undermined, EU extends sanctions
    Sep02

    Ukraine ceasefire undermined, EU extends sanctions

    Two civilians were killed on Wednesday (Sep 2) in eastern Ukraine, undermining fresh efforts to end continuing violence as the European Union extended sanctions against individuals deemed responsible for the conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    World on track for warming ‘far above’ 2C target: Analysts
    Sep02

    World on track for warming ‘far above’ 2C target: Analysts

    Data on national greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and timetable of major climate negotiations this yearInadequate national targets for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gases meant emissions would be “far above” the level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts warned Wednesday.Instead of the UN-targeted...

    Russia says will respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia says will respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow said on Wednesday it would react in kind to United States’ widening of sanctions imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, criticising the move as straining relations and posing risks for international stability. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says will respond in kind to new US sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep02

    Russia says will respond in kind to new US sanctions over Ukraine

    Moscow said on Wednesday it would react in kind to United States’ widening of sanctions imposed on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, criticising the move as straining relations and posing risks for international stability. …read more Source: Channel...

    Fitch downgrades rating of Ukraine: default is inevitable
    Sep02

    Fitch downgrades rating of Ukraine: default is inevitable

    International rating agency Fitch downgraded the sovereign credit rating of Ukraine in foreign currency from the pre-default level “CC” to “C”, which means that default is inevitable. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Russian, Danish, Kazakh crew launches towards ISS
    Sep02

    Russian, Danish, Kazakh crew launches towards ISS

    BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan: A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts on board, including the first Dane to fly into space, blasted off towards the International Space Station on Wednesday. The trio launched on schedule at 0437 GMT (12.37pm Malaysia) from the same launchpad in Kazakhstan that Yuri Gagarin used for his historic entry into the cosmos in...

    Russian, Danish, Kazakh astronauts blast off for ISS
    Sep02

    Russian, Danish, Kazakh astronauts blast off for ISS

    BAIKONUR (AFP) – A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts on board, including the first Dane to fly into space, blasted off towards the International Space Station on Wednesday.The trio launched on schedule at 0437 GMT from the same launchpad in Kazakhstan used by Yuri Gagarin on his historic entry into the cosmos in 1961.The crew is doing...

    Russia risks Japanese ire with Far East war commemoration
    Sep02

    Russia risks Japanese ire with Far East war commemoration

    MOSCOW- Russia staged a military parade on Wednesday to commemorate seizing a group of Pacific islands from Japan at the end of World War Two, a move likely to inflame tensions over a long-running territorial dispute with Tokyo.The show of force, the first of its kind on the island of Sakhalin in Russia’s Far East, is part of a push by...

    Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Ukraine not join EAEU – Kommersant
    Sep02

    Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Ukraine not join EAEU – Kommersant

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Russia expels Ukrainian diplomat
    Sep02

    Russia expels Ukrainian diplomat

    MOSCOW: Moscow has expelled Ukrainian diplomat in retaliation for Kiev s expulsion of a Russian diplomat, RIA news agency on Tuesday quoted a source a …read more Source: The News...

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