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    Kokang clashes in Burma will not draw Chinese intervention
    Feb26

    Kokang clashes in Burma will not draw Chinese intervention

    Kokang ethnic soldiers. Pic: AP. In Northern Burma/Myanmar the situation has seriously deteriorated after violence between Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) rebels and the army erupted on February 9 in Laukkai, the capital of Kokang region. The fight began after Kokang fighters led by 85-year-old Peng Jiasheng, launched an attack...

    Vladimir Putin ‘Destabilizing’ Ukraine, Says John Kerry
    Feb26

    Vladimir Putin ‘Destabilizing’ Ukraine, Says John Kerry

    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 ta… …read more Source:...

    Britain to train Ukraine troops in fight against rebels
    Feb26

    Britain to train Ukraine troops in fight against rebels

    Britain has finally decided to deploy troops to Ukraine to train soldiers fighting Russian separatists. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban
    Feb26

    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban

    [KIEV] Ukraine’s central bank unexpectedly banned most currency trading on Wednesday, only to abruptly reverse the decision overnight, causing havoc in the market for the plunging hryvnia. …read more Source: The Business...

    World Response to Armed Groups Like IS ‘Shameful’: Amnesty
    Feb26

    World Response to Armed Groups Like IS ‘Shameful’: Amnesty

    London. World leaders have proved “shameful and ineffective” in failing to protect civilians from groups like Islamic State, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, calling 2014 a “catastrophic” year. In its 415-page annual report detailing abuses in 160 countries, the group accused governments of “pretending the protection of civilians is...

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

    World › 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…...

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange
    Feb25

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said it was ready to assist Ukraine with its foreign currency issues, amid a steep fall in the country’s hryvnia currency. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank abruptly reverses currency trading ban

    Ukraine’s central bank abruptly reversed a ban that had prohibited most currency trading, less than a day after it was imposed. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine central bank reverses currency trading ban
    Feb25

    Ukraine central bank reverses currency trading ban

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank abruptly reversed a ban that had prohibited most currency trading late on Wednesday, less than a day after it was imposed. …read more Source: The...

    UN-backed ceasefire shows signs of taking hold in Ukraine
    Feb25

    UN-backed ceasefire shows signs of taking hold in Ukraine

    A UN-backed ceasefire showed signs of finally taking hold in Ukraine on Wednesday (Feb 25), with no deaths reported on the front for the first time since the truce took effect 10 days ago. …read more Source: Channel...

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