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    Berlin to host new ‘Normandy’ talks on Ukraine
    Apr10

    Berlin to host new ‘Normandy’ talks on Ukraine

    German, French, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers will meet in Berlin Monday for a follow-up on the ceasefire agreed in February to end the Ukraine conflict, announced the German Foreign Ministry on Thursday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukrainian soldiers executed by pro-Russia rebels, Amnesty International alleges
    Apr10

    Ukrainian soldiers executed by pro-Russia rebels, Amnesty International alleges

    Human rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday at least four Ukrainian soldiers had been shot dead in what it described as “execution-style” killings by pro-Russian separatist groups earlier this year. The London-based organization said the torture and killing of captured soldiers was a war crime and urged a full investigation into the...

    Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says sanctions must go
    Apr09

    Khamenei breaks silence in nuclear deal, says sanctions must go

    Iranian supreme leader says ‘supports a deal that preserves the interests and honour of Iran’ Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran’s nuclear program is concluded. Khamenei, the Islamic...

    Russia looks to Africa to bolster arms and business deals
    Apr09

    Russia looks to Africa to bolster arms and business deals

    Russia is pursuing costly state oil and platinum projects in Africa despite an economic crisis at home, hoping they will bolster sales, including of arms, for businesses hit by Western sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Festival of cultures to dazzle Jakarta on Saturday
    Apr09

    Festival of cultures to dazzle Jakarta on Saturday

    A grand spectacle of different cultures will take place at Taman Ismail Marzuki arts center, Central Jakarta, on Saturday, in the form of the 2015 International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC), featuring students from 20 different countries.For the past 12 years, the ILFC was held only in Turkey and showcased a grand show with a cultural...

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO
    Apr09

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine, locked in conflict with Russian-backed separatists in its east, on Thursday drew up a new security doctrine denouncing Russia’s “aggression” and setting its sights on joining the U.S.-led NATO military alliance. …read more Source: The...

    Four-way talks on Ukraine conflict to be held in Berlin on Monday
    Apr09

    Four-way talks on Ukraine conflict to be held in Berlin on Monday

    The French, German, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers will meet in Berlin Monday for a follow-up on the fragile cease-fire agreed in February to end a year of bloody war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law
    Apr09

    Ukraine parliament approves sweeping gas sector reform law

    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a law aimed at breaking the stranglehold of powerful groups over the lucrative gas distribution sector and establishing fairer market conditions. “This law will abolish the monopoly of the oligarchs and allow gas price reductions,” said Oleh Lyashko, leader of Ukrainian Radical Party,...

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO
    Apr09

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO

    Ukraine, locked in conflict with Russian-backed separatists in its east, on Thursday drew up a new security doctrine denouncing Russia’s “aggression” and setting its sights on joining the US-led NATO military alliance. Oleksander Turchynov, head of the national security council, told a session of the body that Ukraine saw...

    Ukraine’s inflation may reach 50 pct in Q2: official
    Apr09

    Ukraine’s inflation may reach 50 pct in Q2: official

    Ukraine’s annual inflation rate may reach 50 percent in the second quarter of this year due to higher utility prices, a senior official said Thursday. …read more Source: Global...

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