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    Russia, China, others snub UN meeting on Crimea human rights
    Mar20

    Russia, China, others snub UN meeting on Crimea human rights

    UNITED NATIONS: Russia, China, Venezuela and Angola snubbed an informal United Nations Security Council meeting on Thursday on human rights in Crimea a year after Russia seized the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, diplomats said. Russia’s parliament approved the annexation of Crimea on March 21 last year after Russian forces took control...

    Greece pleads for help from sceptical Europe
    Mar20

    Greece pleads for help from sceptical Europe

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged Germany and France at a summit Thursday to help him tackle a looming cash crunch, despite warnings that Athens must commit to reforms first.The radical left-wing Greek leader sat down for emergency talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Francois Hollande and the EUs top...

    Five-star Kiev end Everton’s bid to restore English pride
    Mar20

    Five-star Kiev end Everton’s bid to restore English pride

    PARIS: Dynamo Kiev shattered Everton’s hopes of restoring English pride with a ruthless 5-2 demolition of the Premier League side in the Europa League last 16 this morning. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Russia Turned Crimea into a Military Base: Tatar Leader
    Mar20

    Russia Turned Crimea into a Military Base: Tatar Leader

    In just one year, Crimea has gone from being a picturesque tourist destination in Ukraine to a Russian military base that will likely end up hosting nuclear weapons, the United Nations heard Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Report: Fragment from MH17 Crash Site Supports Missile Theory
    Mar20

    Report: Fragment from MH17 Crash Site Supports Missile Theory

    A metal fragment from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 matches a surface-to-air BUK rocket, a Dutch broadcaster said on Thursday, supporting a theory that the plane was downed by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The fragment was recovered by a Dutch journalist fro… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    World › EU’s Russia sanctions set to last until end of 2015
    Mar20

    World › EU’s Russia sanctions set to last until end of 2015

    EU economic sanctions against Russia due to expire in July will now be tied to the full implementation of the Minsk ceasefire accord in Ukraine, which is not expected until the end of this year, EU president Donald Tusk said Thursday. Tusk said European Union leaders at a summit in… …read more Source: Japan...

    US to move ahead with training Ukrainian guardsmen – Pentagon
    Mar19

    US to move ahead with training Ukrainian guardsmen – Pentagon

    About 290 U.S. Army paratroopers will travel to western Ukraine next month to train three battalions of Ukrainian national guard troops, the Pentagon said on Thursday, moving ahead with a long-planned mission that was delayed due to a peace deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. to move ahead with training Ukrainian guardsmen – Pentagon
    Mar19

    U.S. to move ahead with training Ukrainian guardsmen – Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – About 290 U.S. Army paratroopers will travel to western Ukraine next month to train three battalions of Ukrainian national guard troops, the Pentagon said on Thursday, moving ahead with a long-planned mission that was delayed due to a peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Tennis: Ex-champ Jankovic reaches semis at Indian Wells
    Mar19

    Tennis: Ex-champ Jankovic reaches semis at Indian Wells

    INDIAN WELLS (AFP) – Jelena Jankovic of Serbia advanced to the semi-finals of the WTA tournament at Indian Wells by beating qualifier Lesia Tsurenko, who retired in the second set with an injury on Thursday.Former winner Jankovic, who is seeded 18th, was leading 6-1, 4-1 when Tsurenko packed it in after 45 minutes on centre court with a...

    Everton provides final English face loss
    Mar19

    Everton provides final English face loss

    PARIS – Dynamo Kiev shattered Everton’s hopes of restoring English pride with a ruthless 5-2 demolition of the Premier League side in the Europa League last 16 on Thursday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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