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    Kerry, Lavrov meet on Ukraine tensions
    Dec15

    Kerry, Lavrov meet on Ukraine tensions

    ROME (AFP) ― Top U.S. diplomat John Kerry met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over …read more Source: The Korea...

    UN Says Death Toll in Eastern Ukraine Up To 4,707
    Dec15

    UN Says Death Toll in Eastern Ukraine Up To 4,707

    The UN human rights office says at least 4,707 people have been killed and 10,322 wounded in the conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Human Rights Watch slams Russia for spiralling homophobic attacks
    Dec15

    Human Rights Watch slams Russia for spiralling homophobic attacks

    MOSCOW – Human Rights Watch sounded the alarm Monday over the rising number of homophobic attacks in Russia, slamming Vladimir Putin’s government for “inaction” and urging a crackdown on hate crimes.The US-based rights group said homophobic attacks increased in Russia after Putin signed a hugely controversial law banning...

    Sweden called Russian ambassador over near miss by Russian plane
    Dec15

    Sweden called Russian ambassador over near miss by Russian plane

    STOCKHOLM (AFP) – Sweden and Denmark summoned Russias ambassadors Monday in protest over a near miss between a Russian surveillance plane and a commercial aircraft, a further sign of rising military tensions in the Baltic.The incident took place Friday south of the Swedish city of Malmoe, shortly after the passenger plane — operated...

    Around 1,300 killed in Ukraine since ceasefire – U.N.
    Dec15

    Around 1,300 killed in Ukraine since ceasefire – U.N.

    KIEV (Reuters) – Around 1,300 people have been killed in Ukraine’s separatist conflict since a September ceasefire, according to a U.N. report that said many living in the country’s rebel-held east were struggling to survive. …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia Airlines shares suspended as part of rescue plan
    Dec15

    Malaysia Airlines shares suspended as part of rescue plan

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia Airlines suspended its shares from the countrys stock exchange Monday under a government rescue plan for the flag carrier which is fighting for survival after losing two planes this year.The airline, whose already loss-making operations took a further beating after the two tragedies, said in a notice to the...

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine – PM
    Dec15

    Moscow shifts to tougher economic relationship with Ukraine – PM

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moving closer to the European Union offers no panacea for Ukraine’s financial problems and will mean big losses in economic ties with Moscow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an article published on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Central banks, oil price rout to rule markets in 2015
    Dec15

    Central banks, oil price rout to rule markets in 2015

    PARIS, (AFP) – Addicted to liquidity and disconnected from the real economy, global markets are likely to dance in 2015 to the different monetary policy tunes played by the US Fed, the ECB and China, while plunging oil prices could spice up the mix.In 2015, like the last seven years, it is the central bank interventions which will have an...

    Ukraine may lose $11-13 bln if its citizens are banned to work in Russia – PM
    Dec15

    Ukraine may lose $11-13 bln if its citizens are banned to work in Russia – PM

    …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Paris Berlin Call On Kyiv To Press Ahead With Reforms
    Dec15

    Paris Berlin Call On Kyiv To Press Ahead With Reforms

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called on Ukraine to press ahead with economic reforms. Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert said on December 14 that the two … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

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