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    Malaysia, Singapore leaders vow aid in search efforts for missing AirAsia flight
    Dec28

    Malaysia, Singapore leaders vow aid in search efforts for missing AirAsia flight

    MANILA, Philippines—The leaders of Malaysia and Singapore offered their help shortly after the AirAsia flight QZ8501from Indonesia bound for Singapore went missing Sunday morning. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said on his official Twitter account that his country is “ready to help.” “Very sad to hear that...

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal, power supplies
    Dec28

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal, power supplies

    Moscow promised on Saturday to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev’s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unexpected decision was announced just a day after Ukraine upped pressure on the breakaway Black Sea...

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies
    Dec28

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies

    KIEV: Moscow promised on Saturday (Dec 27) to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev’s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unexpected decision was announced just a day after Ukraine upped pressure on the...

    Russia to deliver coal, electricity to Ukraine
    Dec28

    Russia to deliver coal, electricity to Ukraine

    Russia will provide 500,000 tons of coal to Ukraine per month, as well as 9 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Saturday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer
    Dec28

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer

    NEW YORK – From financial crisis in Russia to cyber warfare with North Korea, 2014 has generated new flashpoints right into its final days, setting 2015 up to be just as turbulent.Almost all of the major confrontations, such as the battle with Islamic State militants, the West’s stand-off with Russia over Ukraine and the fight against...

    Belarus strongman sacks PM amid economic woes
    Dec28

    Belarus strongman sacks PM amid economic woes

    MINSK (AFP) – Belarussian strongman Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday sacked his prime minister and several other top officials as the ex-Soviet state reels from the effects of Russias economic crisis next door.Lukashenko, who has ruled the country of 10 million with an iron fist for the past 20 years, linked the reshuffle to a presidential...

    Prisoner swap between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels part of effort to restart peace talks
    Dec28

    Prisoner swap between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels part of effort to restart peace talks

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels were on Saturday set to complete a swap of hundreds of prisoners as part of a new push for peace that came despite Kiev’s decision to cut off key transport links to breakaway Crimea. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    President Poroshenko hails Ukraine ‘warriors’ freed by rebels
    Dec27

    President Poroshenko hails Ukraine ‘warriors’ freed by rebels

    December 28, 2014 1:24 AMKIEV (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday welcomed home as heroes 145 soldiers freed by pro-Russian rebels during the largest prisoner swap of the eight-month separatist war. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies
    Dec27

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies

    Moscow promised to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev’s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kiev, rebels swap hundreds of prisoners
    Dec27

    Kiev, rebels swap hundreds of prisoners

    Prisoners from the self-proclaimed ‘People’s Republic of Donetsk’ stand next to a Ukrainain soldier during a prisoner exchange between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Yasinovataya, near Donetsk. — AFP photo Exchange of 222 guerrillas and 145 Ukrainian troops part of new push for peace KOSTYANTYNIVKA ,...

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