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    Tennis: Serena battles through after Stephens scare
    Mar18

    Tennis: Serena battles through after Stephens scare

    INDIAN WELLS (AFP) – World number one Serena Williams woke up after a slow start to battle past American compatriot Sloane Stephens in three sets to reach the quarter-finals in Indian Wells on Tuesday.The 19-time Grand Slam winner defeated a dogged Stephens 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-2 on center court as her emotional return from a 14-year Indian...

    Ukraine amends law on granting ‘special status’ to eastern regions
    Mar18

    Ukraine amends law on granting ‘special status’ to eastern regions

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday voted to pass a bill, which amends the law on granting a “special status” and limited self-rule to some areas in eastern Ukraine, the parliament’s press service said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    US, Irish leaders urge ‘full’ implementation of Minsk deals
    Mar18

    US, Irish leaders urge ‘full’ implementation of Minsk deals

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Tuesday called for a “full” implementation of the Minsk peace deals seeking to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine Finance Minister On Rebuilding The Economy In The Midst Of War
    Mar18

    Ukraine Finance Minister On Rebuilding The Economy In The Midst Of War

    NPR’s Don Gonyea speaks with Ukraine Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko about strengthening and rebuilding Ukraine’s economy. She took her position just a few months ago. … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    3 Killed in Ukraine As Lawmakers Adopt Law On Status of Rebel East
    Mar17

    3 Killed in Ukraine As Lawmakers Adopt Law On Status of Rebel East

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday adopted two bills enshrining greater autonomy for areas controlled by pro-Russian rebels, in line with a peace deal that continues to be marred by deadly skirmishes. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament offers special status for rebel east, Russia criticises
    Mar17

    Ukraine parliament offers special status for rebel east, Russia criticises

    Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday to offer limited self-rule to pro-Russian rebels in the east to try to preserve Western support for peace efforts, despite some deputies saying it would give separatists more scope to tighten their grip on the region. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine parliament offers special status for rebel east, Russia criticises
    Mar17

    Ukraine parliament offers special status for rebel east, Russia criticises

    Ukraine’s parliament voted on Tuesday to offer limited self-rule to pro-Russian rebels in the east to try to preserve Western support for peace efforts, despite some deputies saying it would give separatists more scope to tighten their grip on the region. The law granting “special status” to “people’s...

    Russia rules out handing back Crimea, expands war games
    Mar17

    Russia rules out handing back Crimea, expands war games

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia ruled out handing Crimea back to Ukraine on Tuesday and a Defence Ministry official said nuclear-capable long-range bombers were being sent to the Black Sea peninsula as part of war games. …read more Source: The...

    Turkey launches work on $10 bn pipeline to pump Azeri gas to Europe
    Mar17

    Turkey launches work on $10 bn pipeline to pump Azeri gas to Europe

    ANKARA (AFP) – Turkey and Azerbaijan on Tuesday formally began construction on a new gas pipeline costing $10 billion which will pump gas from the vast Azerbaijani Shah Deniz 2 field across Anatolia to Turkish and EU consumers.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev and Georgian President Giorgi...

    Ukrainian parliament offers special status for rebel east
    Mar17

    Ukrainian parliament offers special status for rebel east

    Ukraine’s parliament approved on Tuesday a draft law to grant special status and limited self-rule to separatist-controlled parts of east Ukraine provided regional elections are held there under Ukrainian jurisdiction. …read more Source: Channel...

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