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    NATO set to create new joint units in eastern Europe
    Jan30

    NATO set to create new joint units in eastern Europe

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO defence ministers are expected to agree next week to set up command units, staffed with national and NATO soldiers, in six eastern European allies as part of a new strategy in response to the Ukraine crisis, NATO’s chief said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east
    Jan30

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine/MINSK (Reuters) – Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighbouring Belarus was aborted before it began. …read more Source: The...

    Russia opens fresh case against Ukrainian pilot – lawyers
    Jan30

    Russia opens fresh case against Ukrainian pilot – lawyers

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian army pilot under arrest in Moscow, said through her lawyers on Friday that Russia had opened a fresh case against her alleging that she had illegally crossed the border from Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    France, Poland tell Russia to end ‘all support to separatists’
    Jan30

    France, Poland tell Russia to end ‘all support to separatists’

    January 30, 2015 11:44 PMPARIS (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande and Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz on Friday called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, and for Russia to stop supporting separatists fighting in the country’s east. …read more Source: The Straits...

    New Greek PM to visit Cyprus on first foreign trip
    Jan30

    New Greek PM to visit Cyprus on first foreign trip

    NICOSIA (AFP) – Greeces new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to travel to close ally Cyprus on Monday for his first visit abroad since his election victory, Cypriot officials said.On a brief visit to Greeces fellow bailed-out EU member state, Tsipras is to meet with President Nicos Anastasiades and address parliament in Nicosia.Government...

    France, Poland tell Russia to end ‘all support to separatists’
    Jan30

    France, Poland tell Russia to end ‘all support to separatists’

    PARIS (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande and Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz on Friday called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, and for Russia to stop supporting separatists fighting in the countrys east.We urgently call for Russia to contribute to a political solution and to put an end to all forms of support to the...

    Dollar set to end January with record run
    Jan30

    Dollar set to end January with record run

    LONDON – The dollar was poised to end January with its longest run of gains since it was floated in 1971 while European shares were set for their best monthly performance in three years, despite sagging slightly on Friday.The dollar, bolstered by expectations the US Federal Reserve will be the first major central bank to raise interest...

    France, Poland, urge Russia to stop all support to Ukraine separatists
    Jan30

    France, Poland, urge Russia to stop all support to Ukraine separatists

    PARIS (Reuters) – France and Poland urged Russia on Friday to stop all forms of support to separatists in Ukraine and called for an immediate ceasefire, warning that sanctions on Moscow would be maintained and could be extended as long as no political solution was found. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military blames separatists for attack on Donetsk cultural centre
    Jan30

    Ukraine military blames separatists for attack on Donetsk cultural centre

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military blamed separatists for a shell attack on a cultural centre in Donetsk where humanitarian aid was being given out and which it said killed at least seven people on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria
    Jan30

    NATO units set for Baltics, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria

    NATO said Friday it will deploy small units in six eastern European nations to help coordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the units in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania will be the first of their kind there. Defense ministers from...

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