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    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists trade accusations as Minsk deal frays
    Apr25

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists trade accusations as Minsk deal frays

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine traded accusations on Saturday, reviving concerns that a peace deal signed in Minsk in February may collapse, although monitors said the violations were still relatively limited. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attack near Mariupol – military
    Apr25

    Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attack near Mariupol – military

    One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in shelling attacks by pro-Russian separatists on Saturday near the port of Mariupol in Ukraine’s southeast, Kiev’s military said. …read more Source: Channel...

    IOC chief Bach to meet PM Modi on Monday evening
    Apr25

    IOC chief Bach to meet PM Modi on Monday evening

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach arrives here tomorrow for his one-day whirlwind visit and is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday to discus ways to take Indian sports forward amid speculation that the country might bid for 2024 Olympics. Bach, who will be on his first visit to India after taking over as...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, two wounded near Mariupol
    Apr25

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, two wounded near Mariupol

    One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in shelling attacks by pro-Russian separatists on Saturday near the port of Mariupol in Ukraine’s south-east, military spokesman Dmytro Gorbunov said. …read more Source: Channel...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, two wounded near Mariupol
    Apr25

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, two wounded near Mariupol

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in shelling attacks by pro-Russian separatists on Saturday near the port of Mariupol in Ukraine’s south-east, military spokesman Dmytro Gorbunov said. …read more Source: The...

    Pakistanis happier than Indians: report
    Apr25

    Pakistanis happier than Indians: report

    Indians and Bengalis are less happy than their counterparts in Pakistan, according to a UN-sponsored study. Generosity is a key indicator in which the Pakistanis are several points ahead of their big neighbour. Pakistan’s cabbies and shopkeepers have proved the point every time a group of Indians comes calling to watch a cricket match or...

    Arctic nations vow to fight climate-changing emissions of black carbon, methane
    Apr25

    Arctic nations vow to fight climate-changing emissions of black carbon, methane

    The eight Arctic Council nations pledged on Friday to do more to combat climate change, which is shrinking the vast frigid region, and tried to put aside disputes over issues like Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Meeting in the Canadian town of Iqaluit, 300 km (200 miles) south of the Arctic Circle, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, […]...

    EU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die in Balkans
    Apr24

    EU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die in Balkans

    British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for Italy. Yet hours after European Union leaders agreed in Brussels on Thursday to treble funding for EU maritime missions and pledged more ships...

    France still undecided about delivery of warship to Russia
    Apr24

    France still undecided about delivery of warship to Russia

    French President Francois Hollande says he has still not decided on whether France will deliver a Mistral-class warship to Russia amid growing speculation that he could choose to refund it.France suspended the delivery “until further notice” last year because of the conflict in Ukraine.A top French diplomatic official earlier this...

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine
    Apr24

    Kazakhstan votes for continuity while keeping eye on Ukraine

    As oil-rich Kazakhstan votes for a president Sunday, the governing elite is pounding home a mantra of stability as fears percolate about the country’s massive Russian minority taking inspiration from the Moscow-backed insurgency in Ukraine.With authorities clamping down on all opposition, Nursultan Nazarbayev’s re-election is a done...

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