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    Conference in Slovakia calls for halt of military conflicts in eastern Ukraine
    Mar08

    Conference in Slovakia calls for halt of military conflicts in eastern Ukraine

    The adoption of a memorandum calling for an unconditional halt of military operations in eastern Ukraine concluded a peace conference on the Ukraine crisis held in Kosice in eastern Slovakia on Saturday. …read more Source: Global...

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels
    Mar08

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Trading in their combat boots and fatigues for high heels and ball gowns, female rebel fighters who normally fight Ukrainian soldiers took Saturday off to take part in a beauty pageant. The event was organized by self-proclaimed authorities in the rebel-held city of Donetsk on the eve of International Women’s Day,...

    East Ukraine rebels say heavy weapons pullback complete
    Mar07

    East Ukraine rebels say heavy weapons pullback complete

    SNIZHNE (UKRAINE) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine claimed Saturday to have fulfilled their end of a February deal with government forces to withdraw heavy weapons from the frontline as part of a ceasefire. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU shows little appetite for more Russia sanctions
    Mar07

    EU shows little appetite for more Russia sanctions

    EU foreign ministers showed little appetite on Saturday for stepping up pressure on Russia over Ukraine, preferring to give a fragile ceasefire a chance before deciding whether to apply more sanctions or even to extend existing ones. Most ministers at an EU meeting in the Latvian capital pinned their hopes on the latest Minsk agreement succeeding...

    Ukrainian actress shows off Messi tattoo on her chest
    Mar07

    Ukrainian actress shows off Messi tattoo on her chest

    Don’t know if Lionel Messi will be proud to hear of it, but a Ukrainian actress has gotten a tattoo of the Barcelona superstar on her ample bosom. As a sign of devotion? The reasons are not entirely clear. At least it… …read more Source: The New...

    ‘White House on lockdown after loud bang’
    Mar07

    ‘White House on lockdown after loud bang’

    The White House was put on lockdown on Saturday after a loud noise was heard on the South Lawn moments before President Barack Obama and his family were due to take off by helicopter, a White House pool report said on Saturday. It said the noise prompted Secret Service agents to move the press back into the briefing room, lock the doors and put...

    Germany downplays report of rift with NATO over Breedlove comments
    Mar07

    Germany downplays report of rift with NATO over Breedlove comments

    BERLIN/RIGA (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier downplayed a magazine report on Saturday of tensions with NATO over hawkish comments about Ukraine made by the Western alliance’s supreme allied commander. …read more Source: The...

    In EU foreign policy, strength through unity hard to come by
    Mar07

    In EU foreign policy, strength through unity hard to come by

    RIGA, Latvia: (AP) – It was enough even for the normally unflappable European Union President Donald Tusk to start losing his cool. He stuttered, staggered his sentences, as he assessed what Russian President Vladimir Putin was doing to the EUs brittle sense of unity.One of the most important goals for President Putin today is to divide...

    Germany Says Russia Backs Europe’s Peace-Keeping Organization Unlimited Access in East Ukraine
    Mar07

    Germany Says Russia Backs Europe’s Peace-Keeping Organization Unlimited Access in East Ukraine

    Russia has agreed that the Organization for Security and Co-operation or OSCE should have unlimited access to monitor the latest ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, including the withdrawal of heavy weapons… …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine say withdrawl of their heavy weapons is complete
    Mar07

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine say withdrawl of their heavy weapons is complete

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed on Saturday to have completed their end of a February deal with government forces to withdraw heavy weapons from the frontline as part of a truce. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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