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    Not a single Syrian asked for asylum in Kyrgyzstan, whereas 17 Ukrainians applied in 2015
    Jun19

    Not a single Syrian asked for asylum in Kyrgyzstan, whereas 17 Ukrainians applied in 2015

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016
    Jun19

    EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016

    BRUSSELS, Belgium –EU member states agreedWednesdayto extend damaging economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis by another six months to the end of January 2016, officials said. The agreement by ambassadors from the 28 European Union nations meeting in Brussels will be formalized by foreign ministers from the bloc when they...

    100 Indian students refuse to leave Ukraine
    Jun19

    100 Indian students refuse to leave Ukraine

    The lives of over eight dozen Indian students, most of them training to be doctors in eastern Ukraine, are in serious danger as heavy fighting continues between the country’s armed forces and Russian backed separatists in the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Senate-OK’d $612 billion defense bill aims to arm Ukraine, keep Guantanamo open
    Jun19

    Senate-OK’d $612 billion defense bill aims to arm Ukraine, keep Guantanamo open

    Over White House objections, the U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Senate voted 71-25 to approve the bill, […] The post...

    Ukraine parliament fires security chief
    Jun19

    Ukraine parliament fires security chief

    KIEV: Ukraine s parliament on Thursday fired the powerful head of the SBU state security service after he fell foul of President Petro Poroshenko and …read more Source: The News...

    EU calls Greek crisis summit as talks end without deal
    Jun19

    EU calls Greek crisis summit as talks end without deal

    LUXEMBOURG (AFP) – The EU called an emergency eurozone summit next week after Greek debt talks ended Thursday without a deal, sparking warnings of an accident that could push Athens out of the euro if there is no breakthrough by the end of the month.Finance ministers meeting in Luxembourg failed to break the five-month-old standoff between...

    EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016
    Jun19

    EU to extend Russia sanctions to January 2016

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – EU member states agreed Wednesday to extend damaging economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis by another six months to the end of January 2016, officials said.The agreement by ambassadors from the 28 European Union nations meeting in Brussels will be formalised by foreign ministers from the bloc when they...

    Tennis: Murray eases through, Dimitrov rocked at Queen’s
    Jun19

    Tennis: Murray eases through, Dimitrov rocked at Queen’s

    LONDON (AFP) – Andy Murray moved a step closer to a record-equalling fourth Queens Club title as the top seed defeated Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-4, while Grigor Dimitrov joined the lengthy list of star casualties.While defending champion Dimitrov was beaten 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) by Gilles Muller in the second round on Thursday, Murray avoided...

    Senate Okays Defense Bill Over White House Objections
    Jun19

    Senate Okays Defense Bill Over White House Objections

    The US Senate on Thursday passed a $612-billion defense policy bill, over White House objections, that allows lethal weapons for Ukraine, and virtually prevents President Barack Obama from closing the… …read more Source:...

    Casualties mount in E.Ukraine as fighting intensifies
    Jun19

    Casualties mount in E.Ukraine as fighting intensifies

    Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 14 others wounded in the past 24 hours as fighting between government forces and pro-independence rebels in eastern regions has intensified, said the authorities on Thursday. …read more Source: Global...

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