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    Reports on abducted Filipino nurses in Libya false–DFA
    Mar17

    Reports on abducted Filipino nurses in Libya false–DFA

    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday said reports on Filipino nurses abducted by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) are false. DFA Spokesman Charles Jose said in a press conference the four medical workers were taken to safety by a Libyan friend. The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli has confirmed the...

    US vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea
    Mar17

    US vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea

    The United States on Monday vowed to keep in place sanctions imposed over what it called Russia’s “occupation” of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Global...

    EU upholds non-recognition of Crimea
    Mar17

    EU upholds non-recognition of Crimea

    The foreign policy chief of the European Union (EU), Federica Mogherini, said the EU remained committed to fully implementing its non-recognition policy of Crimea in a declaration on Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S. vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea
    Mar17

    U.S. vows to keep sanctions over Russian annexation of Crimea

    The United States on Monday vowed to keep in place sanctions imposed over what it called Russia’s “occupation” of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin laughs off ‘rumours’ over his 10-day absence
    Mar17

    Putin laughs off ‘rumours’ over his 10-day absence

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday laughed off days of frenzied “rumours” over his health and whereabouts as he reappeared in public after an unusually long 10-day absence. Emerging after days of speculation that he was either ill or had even been deposed in a palace coup, Putin met with the leader of ex-Soviet...

    US to maintain Crimea sanctions until Russian rule ends
    Mar17

    US to maintain Crimea sanctions until Russian rule ends

    Washington vowed on Monday (Mar 16) to keep sanctions on Moscow for the annexation of Crimea as long as the peninsula remains under Russian rule, urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the occupation. …read more Source: Channel...

    Fighting rages near Donetsk airport despite Ukraine cease-fire
    Mar16

    Fighting rages near Donetsk airport despite Ukraine cease-fire

    Heavy machine gun and light artillery fire pounded a district of Donetsk, the biggest city of eastern Ukraine, on Monday and pro-Russian rebels said there had been no lull in the fighting since a February cease-fire. The Spartak district, adjacent to the city’s now-flattened airport, is one of several sites in eastern Ukraine to have […]...

    Russia accuses Kiev of tightening blockade on rebel east
    Mar16

    Russia accuses Kiev of tightening blockade on rebel east

    Russia said on Monday that Kiev was stepping up a “blockade” of eastern Ukrainian regions controlled by pro-Russian rebels and accused Kiev of violating ceasefire agreements. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine unveils draft bills on rebel autonomy
    Mar16

    Ukraine unveils draft bills on rebel autonomy

    Ukraine on Monday (Mar 16) said it will vote this week on bills granting separatist areas in the east special status in line with a February peace deal, as one soldier died in continuing sporadic clashes. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia accuses Kiev of tightening blockade on rebel east
    Mar16

    Russia accuses Kiev of tightening blockade on rebel east

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Monday that Kiev was stepping up a “blockade” of eastern Ukrainian regions controlled by pro-Russian rebels and accused Kiev of violating ceasefire agreements. …read more Source: The...

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