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    International focus turns to bolstering Ukraine ceasefire
    Mar07

    International focus turns to bolstering Ukraine ceasefire

    RIGA (Reuters) – Steps to bolster a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine gathered momentum on Friday as support within the European Union for more economic sanctions¨on Russia appeared to wane. …read more Source: The...

    Russia defends Ukraine pilot's detention; U.N., U.S. demand release
    Mar07

    Russia defends Ukraine pilot's detention; U.N., U.S. demand release

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations, the United States and Britain demanded during a United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday that Russia release Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, but Russia defended her detention as legal. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Russia sanctions to stay until 'good' news on Ukraine
    Mar07

    EU's Russia sanctions to stay until 'good' news on Ukraine

    [BERLIN] The European Union said it won’t lift sanctions on Russia until the situation in Ukraine improves, and further penalties are possible. …read more Source: The Business...

    US Plan to Train Ukraine National Guard ‘On Hold’
    Mar07

    US Plan to Train Ukraine National Guard ‘On Hold’

    A US plan to train Ukrainian national guard troops is “on hold” pending implementation of a ceasefire deal between government troops and Russian-backed rebels, a spokesman for US forces in Europe said… …read more Source:...

    Russia's exclusion from Swift a last-resort 'nuclear weapon': Poland
    Mar07

    Russia's exclusion from Swift a last-resort 'nuclear weapon': Poland

    EXCLUDING Russia from the Swift banking system would be a measure of last resort if the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the British and Polish foreign ministers said on Friday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Ukraine ceasefire holding, says OSCE head
    Mar06

    Ukraine ceasefire holding, says OSCE head

    RIGA (Reuters) – The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is holding and overall hostilities have dropped, the head of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to boost Ukraine observers to 1,000
    Mar06

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to boost Ukraine observers to 1,000

    MOSCOW – Russia and Germany on Friday urged the OSCE to more than double the number of its observers in Ukraine to 1,000, to monitor a sputtering ceasefire as the EU downplayed the threat of new sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU says ready for more Russia sanctions if needed but cease-fire priority
    Mar06

    EU says ready for more Russia sanctions if needed but cease-fire priority

    The EU is ready to step up sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict, but its priority is to bolster a fragile cease-fire agreed in Minsk, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday. …read more Source: Global...

    U.S. plan to train Ukraine national guard "on hold"
    Mar06

    U.S. plan to train Ukraine national guard "on hold"

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. plan to train Ukrainian national guard troops is “on hold” pending implementation of a ceasefire deal between government troops and Russian-backed rebels, a spokesman for U.S. forces in Europe said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Q&A on the MH370 mystery
    Mar06

    Q&A on the MH370 mystery

    A year on, there remains no evidence to indicate what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to vanish or where it ended up, despite the most expensive search operation in history -© AFP/File / by Dan Martin, with Glenda Kwek in Sydney KUALA LUMPUR: A year on, there remains no evidence to indicate what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to...

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