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    EU would have to respond to large military offensive in Ukraine – Steinmeier
    Jan29

    EU would have to respond to large military offensive in Ukraine – Steinmeier

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union would have to send a clear message if pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine staged a full-blown military offensive there, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after talks with EU counterparts. …read more Source: The...

    Belarusian leader issues tough warning to Moscow
    Jan29

    Belarusian leader issues tough warning to Moscow

    MINSK, Belarus: (AP) – New cracks emerged Thursday in a Russia-led economic alliance, with the president of Belarus warning that his nation may opt out of it.Alexander Lukashenko also sternly warned Moscow Thursday that his nation of 10 million will never be part of the Russian world, a term coined by the Kremlin that reflects its hopes to...

    EU foreign ministers propose adding new names to Russia sanctions list
    Jan29

    EU foreign ministers propose adding new names to Russia sanctions list

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers proposed on Thursday that the bloc extend asset freezes and travel bans to further individuals deemed responsible for hostilities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    New Ukraine Peace Talks to Take Place Friday
    Jan29

    New Ukraine Peace Talks to Take Place Friday

    Belarus said that a new round of Ukrainian peace negotiations involving the warring sides and overseen by European and Russian envoys would be held on Friday in Minsk. …read more Source:...

    EU, Germany warn Greece over debt reduction ambitions
    Jan29

    EU, Germany warn Greece over debt reduction ambitions

    ATHENS (AFP) – The European Union and Germany warned Greeces radical new left-wing government Thursday that there was little support for a reduction in its massive debts, before it holds the first talks with its eurozone partners.Radical Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will on Friday meet Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the current head of the eurozone...

    Poland offers military training to civilians as Russian threat looms
    Jan29

    Poland offers military training to civilians as Russian threat looms

    WARSAW (AFP) – Polands defence minister on Thursday said it will soon allow civilians to sign up for military training, as it reinforces its defence system due to anxiety over events in Ukraine.All citizens interested in taking part in military exercises will be able to sign up starting March 1 at regional recruitment centres, Tomasz...

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place Friday
    Jan29

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place Friday

    MINSK – Belarus said that a new round of Ukrainian peace negotiations involving the warring sides and overseen by European and Russian envoys would be held on Friday in Minsk. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU foreign ministers agree to extend Russian sanctions
    Jan29

    EU foreign ministers agree to extend Russian sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU foreign ministers agreed on Thursday to extend asset freezes and travel bans put on dozens of Ukrainians and Russians last March, diplomats said, but were still seeking a compromise on adding new people and preparing new measures. …read more Source: The...

    Mashable gets $17 mn funding led by Time Warner
    Jan29

    Mashable gets $17 mn funding led by Time Warner

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Mashable, a news website focused on technology and entertainment, said Thursday it raised $17 million in capital led by Time Warner Investments, to help fuel expansion plans.The move will allow Mashable to add some 100 employees and is the latest in a series of investments in the growing digital media sector.The funding...

    Gorbachev warns of risk of armed conflict in new Cold War
    Jan29

    Gorbachev warns of risk of armed conflict in new Cold War

    MOSCOW: The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev last week accused the US of drawing Russia into a new Cold War and said he feared hostilities could escalate into armed conflict. The US “has already drawn us into a new Cold War, trying openly to achieve its main idea of triumphalism,” Gorbachev said in an interview with the Interfax news agency....

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