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    Kyrgyzstan to vote on controversial anti-gay law
    Feb26

    Kyrgyzstan to vote on controversial anti-gay law

    BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Kyrgyzstan is set to vote on a controversial bill that would make it a crime punishable by up to six months in jail to present gay relationships in a positive way in the ex-Soviet state.The move by the predominantly Muslim Central Asian country follows an anti-gay law passed in Russia in 2013 which bans promoting gay...

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says
    Feb26

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilizing Ukraine through “land grabs,” warning Moscow and the rebels had failed to meet the terms of a tattered ceasefire. Putin had put in place policies which “violate all the international norms with respect to territory and behavior,” Kerry told...

    Athletics: Coe says Russia must not be banned over doping
    Feb26

    Athletics: Coe says Russia must not be banned over doping

    MARSEILLE (AFP) – Track legend Sebastian Coe, campaigning for the presidency of world athletics, said Wednesday that Russia should not be kicked out of sport because of its doping scandal.Coe told AFP in an interview that Russia has been through a difficult time but it must be helped to set up a clean sports machine.The International...

    Coe says Russia must not be banned over doping
    Feb26

    Coe says Russia must not be banned over doping

    Britain’s Sebastian Coe, double Olympic 1500m champion, and candidate for President of the International Association of Athletics Federations poses, on February 25, 2015, in Marseille -© AFP / by Frédéric Bourigault MARSEILLE: Track legend Sebastian Coe, campaigning for the presidency of world athletics, said Wednesday that Russia should...

    Ukraine truce appears to be holding – no troop deaths reported
    Feb26

    Ukraine truce appears to be holding – no troop deaths reported

    The long-awaited truce in eastern Ukraine appears to be taking hold, with Ukraine’s army reporting no combat fatalities for the first time in weeks. Withdrawal of heavy arms remains top concern in eastern UkraineCeasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after Minsk summitEscalating rebel violence kills dozens in eastern UkraineShelling goes on...

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says
    Feb26

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says

    WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilizing Ukraine through “land grabs,” warning Moscow and the rebels had failed to meet the terms of a tattered ceasefire.Putin had put in place policies which “violate all the international norms with respect to...

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says
    Feb26

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilizing Ukraine through “land grabs,” warning Moscow and the rebels had failed to meet the terms of a tattered ceasefire. Putin had put in place policies which “violate all the international norms with respect to territory and behavior,” Kerry told...

    U.S mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern
    Feb26

    U.S mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    The Obama administration is still struggling with whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine amid concerns that such a move might only escalate Russia’s military campaign there, U.S. defense leaders told Congress Wednesday. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, the top NATO commander, told the House Armed Services Committee that he...

    Polish instructors to go to Ukraine: defense minister
    Feb26

    Polish instructors to go to Ukraine: defense minister

    Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Wednesday his country has the plan to send instructors to Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S. military leaders say Russian response to lethal aids unpredictable
    Feb26

    U.S. military leaders say Russian response to lethal aids unpredictable

    U.S. military leaders said Wednesday that the White House was still mulling whether to arm Kiev with lethal weapons, and admitted that Russian response to such lethal aids was unpredictable. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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