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    Ukraine sets up energy emergency fund
    Jul07

    Ukraine sets up energy emergency fund

    The Ukrainian government on Monday announced establishment of an emergency fund of 1 billion U.S. dollars, with the purpose of enhancing the country’s energy security, said the Cabinet’s press service. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Hoax letter to Russian media seeks to tie US senator to Ukraine
    Jul07

    Hoax letter to Russian media seeks to tie US senator to Ukraine

    A forger sent a hoax letter to Russian media in an apparent bid to convince journalists that a senior US lawmaker, senator Richard Durbin, was trying to tell Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk how to run his government, Durbin’s office said on Monday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force to set a marker for reform
    Jul06

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force to set a marker for reform

    KIEV (Reuters) – The first 2,000 recruits of a new Ukrainian police force passed out in the capital Kiev at the weekend, intended by the government as a visible sign of its commitment to shake off a deep-rooted culture of corruption in public institutions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov
    Jul06

    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two high-ranking Ukrainian judicial officials have been detained on suspicion of corruption and a large quantity of diamonds, $400,000 in cash and a Kalashnikov were found during raids on their homes, Ukraine’s SBU security service said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Eight Died of Congo Virus in Afghanistan: Health Ministry
    Jul06

    Eight Died of Congo Virus in Afghanistan: Health Ministry

    The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) officials on Monday confirmed outbreak of a fatal virus in Afghanistan that has claimed lives of eight people so far this year. The Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus have been reported and confirmed in Kabul, Herat, Nangarhar, Helmand and Nuristan provinces, MoPH spokesman Wahidullah Mayar told...

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink
    Jul06

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO is preparing for a long standoff with Russia, reluctantly accepting that the Ukraine conflict has fundamentally transformed Europe’s security landscape and that it may have to abandon hope of a constructive relationship with Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force as marker for reform
    Jul06

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force as marker for reform

    The first 2,000 recruits of a new Ukrainian police force passed out in the capital Kiev at the weekend, intended by the government as a visible sign of its commitment to shake off a deep-rooted culture of corruption in public institutions. Trained by US and Canadian forces, and given less militaristic uniforms and the name “Politsiya” to...

    IS in Afghanistan on Xi, Putin’s summit agenda
    Jul06

    IS in Afghanistan on Xi, Putin’s summit agenda

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping (pix), Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders will discuss the threat the Islamic State group poses in Afghanistan at a Eurasian security summit in Russia this week, a Chinese official said Monday. Xi travels to the Russian city of Ufa for a summit on Thursday and Friday of leaders of the Shanghai...

    IS in Afghanistan on Xi, Putin’s summit agenda
    Jul06

    IS in Afghanistan on Xi, Putin’s summit agenda

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other leaders will discuss the threat the Islamic State group poses in Afghanistan at a Eurasian security summit in Russia this week, a Chinese official said Monday. Xi travels to the Russian city of Ufa for a summit on Thursday and Friday of leaders of the Shanghai...

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed by landmine
    Jul05

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed by landmine

    KIEV: Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed when a landmine exploded in the separatist east, a military spokesman said Sunday, as clashes raged on despite a four-month truce. “Five of our soldiers died and three more were wounded as a result of a landmine explosion” some 45km from the pro-Russian rebel hub Lugansk, military spokesman...

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