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    Pakistan lifting ban on death penalty a ‘ draconian and repressive’ tactic: Amnesty report
    Feb25

    Pakistan lifting ban on death penalty a ‘ draconian and repressive’ tactic: Amnesty report

    Governments are failing to protect millions of civilians from violence by states and armed groups, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, describing the global response to widespread conflict from Nigeria to Syria as “shameful and ineffective” while highlighting how governments, including that of Pakistan in 2014 had reacted to security threats...

    British PM says no lethal weapons to arm Ukraine ‘at this stage’
    Feb25

    British PM says no lethal weapons to arm Ukraine ‘at this stage’

    Britain is not supplying lethal equipment to Ukraine “at this stage,” but will send British service personnel to advise the Ukrainians, British Prime Minister David Cameron told the Parliament’s Liaison Committee on Tuesday. …read more Source: Global...

    Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border
    Feb25

    Estonia shows off NATO ties at celebrations on Russian border

    Estonia marked its independence day Tuesday with a military parade featuring NATO hardware and troops on its eastern border with Russia amid heightened east-west tensions over Ukraine.U.S. to station 150 armored vehicles in EuropeDutch fighters intercept Russian plane over Baltic SeaSwedish ‘Cold War’ thriller exposes Baltic Sea...

    Kazakhstan, Ukraine increase gold reserves, Russia cuts buyings
    Feb25

    Kazakhstan, Ukraine increase gold reserves, Russia cuts buyings

    …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Kerry: Russia has lied about its activities in Ukraine
    Feb25

    Kerry: Russia has lied about its activities in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON, United States — Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Russia has repeatedly lied to him about its activities in Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting national forces. “Russia is engaged in a rather remarkable period of the most overt and extensive propaganda exercise that I’ve seen since the very...

    Withdrawal of heavy arms remains top concern in eastern Ukraine
    Feb25

    Withdrawal of heavy arms remains top concern in eastern Ukraine

    Rebels order weapons pull-back as Ukraine says armor arrivingWest looks impotent as Ukraine ceasefire frays: analystsUkraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefireThe unsung heroine of Minsk talksFactbox: Minsk agreement on Ukraine …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    World response to armed groups like IS ‘shameful’: Amnesty
    Feb25

    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 (IS), Amnesty International said 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...

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict
    Feb25

    Report: Cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine conflict

    Amnesty International says illegal weapons such as cluster bombs have been used in Ukraine.The organization’s senior director for research, Anna Neistat, says it has been difficult to determine, but “taking into account everything we understand for now” cluster bombs were used by both sides.In its annual report, released early...

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim of starting weapons pullback
    Feb25

    Ukraine disputes rebel claim of starting weapons pullback

    Russian-backed separatists moved some heavy weapons well back from the front line Tuesday in eastern Ukraine, but the Ukrainian government disputed the rebels’ claim that a real pullback had begun. A peace plan worked out in marathon talks on Feb. 12 aims to create a wide buffer zone between the two sides’ artillery, part of […] The...

    Former Ukraine Deputy PM Says “Another Coup Can Not Be Ruled Out” Among Currency Implosion Central Bank Charges
    Feb25

    Former Ukraine Deputy PM Says “Another Coup Can Not Be Ruled Out” Among Currency Implosion Central Bank Charges

    February 24, 2015 A year or so on from the last coup in Ukraine, Ukraine’s former Prime Minister Sergey Arbuzov told TASS, with growing popular … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

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