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    EU ready with sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated, Merkel says
    Mar04

    EU ready with sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated, Merkel says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia on Wednesday that any serious violation of the current ceasefire in east Ukraine – which she described as “fragile” – would prompt Europe to impose further sanctions on Moscow for supporting the separatists. …read more Source: The...

    French court approves Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov's extradition
    Mar04

    French court approves Kazakh tycoon Ablyazov's extradition

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s highest appeals court paved the way on Wednesday for the extradition to either Russia or Ukraine of jailed Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov, accused of embezzling up to $6 billion (3.9 billion pounds) from his former bank BTA. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says he doesn't want rerun of gas rows with Ukraine
    Mar04

    Russia's Putin says he doesn't want rerun of gas rows with Ukraine

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that he did not want a gas conflict with Ukraine similar to ones that took place in the past, and that Kiev only had enough pre-paid gas from Russia to last two days. …read more Source: The...

    Italy PM Renzi says Ukraine sovereignty must be respected
    Mar04

    Italy PM Renzi says Ukraine sovereignty must be respected

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi backed European efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine on Wednesday, saying Rome was fully committed to preserving the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia’s Putin says he doesn’t want rerun of gas rows with Ukraine
    Mar04

    Russia’s Putin says he doesn’t want rerun of gas rows with Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that he did not want a gas conflict with Ukraine similar to ones that took place in the past, and that Kiev only had enough pre-paid gas from Russia to last two days. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, Arab Spring prompt EU to review regional ties
    Mar04

    Ukraine, Arab Spring prompt EU to review regional ties

    The EU launched an in-depth review of policy towards its regional neighbours on Wednesday (Mar 4) in response to the Ukraine crisis and turmoil across North Africa and the Middle East. …read more Source: Channel...

    Dozens of miners missing feared dead in rebel east Ukraine
    Mar04

    Dozens of miners missing feared dead in rebel east Ukraine

    Five bodies had so far been retrieved from the area of the blast as rescuers said the chance of finding many survivors was slim.Turkey mine collapse traps over a dozen workersCoal mine accident in far west China kills 16: XinhuaMine accident in southwest China kills 22 people: XinhuaCoal mine explosion in TurkeyDeath toll in Turkish mine blast...

    Putin says Nemtsov assassination a ‘disgrace’
    Mar04

    Putin says Nemtsov assassination a ‘disgrace’

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov as a tragedy that had brought disgrace on Russia, and warned against a rise in “extremist crime”.”We must pay the greatest attention to crimes that prompt a major reaction, including those that are...

    32 feared dead in east Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    32 feared dead in east Ukraine mine blast

    DONETSK (AFP) – Thirty-two miners in eastern Ukraine were missing and feared dead Wednesday following an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk.The blast took place at Zasyadko mine in the separatist hub of Donetsk, near the citys war-wrecked airport.The chairman of Ukraines parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, announced 32...

    Malaysia still top choice for Muslim travellers: report
    Mar04

    Malaysia still top choice for Muslim travellers: report

    SINGAPORE (AFP) – Malaysia is the most preferred global destination in the fast-growing Muslim travel market, despite two catastrophic air disasters that hit the countrys flag-carrier in 2014, a survey showed Wednesday.Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Indonesia followed Malaysia in the ranking of choice holiday...

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