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    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at the ‘end of January’
    Jan15

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at the ‘end of January’

    January 15, 2015 10:27 PMASTANA, Kazakhstan (AFP) – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko agreed on Thursday that the delayed talks on the Ukraine conflict with leaders of Russia, France and Germany will take place at the end of the month. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at ‘end of January’
    Jan15

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at ‘end of January’

    ASTANA (AFP) – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko agreed Thursday that the delayed talks on Ukraine conflict with leaders of Russia, France and Germany will take place at the end of the month, Kazakhstan said Thursday.In a telephone call, the two leaders noted that the meeting of leaders of...

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts
    Jan15

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts

    Following a year that’s seen the conflict in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State, geopolitical issues are considered to be the biggest threat to global stability over the coming decade, according to experts polled by the World Economic Forum. In its 2015 Global Risks Report, published Thursday, the WEF found “interstate conflict...

    Worried about Russia? Lithuania says ‘Keep calm and read the war manual’
    Jan15

    Worried about Russia? Lithuania says ‘Keep calm and read the war manual’

    VILNIUS – Lithuania is publishing a manual to advise its citizens on how to survive a war on its soil as concerns grow that Russia’s intervention in Ukraine heralds increased assertiveness in its tiny Baltic neighbours.”Keep a sound mind, don’t panic and don’t lose clear thinking,” the manual explains....

    Ukraine steps up mobilisation, warns of renewed Russian 'aggression'
    Jan15

    Ukraine steps up mobilisation, warns of renewed Russian 'aggression'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Thursday to refresh its front-line forces and resume partial conscription after a top security official warned that Russian forces backing separatist rebels had sharply increased military activity in the east. …read more Source: The...

    Worried about Russia? Lithuania says 'Keep calm and read the war manual'
    Jan15

    Worried about Russia? Lithuania says 'Keep calm and read the war manual'

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania is publishing a manual to advise its citizens on how to survive a war on its soil as concerns grow that Russia’s intervention in Ukraine heralds increased assertiveness in its tiny Baltic neighbours. …read more Source: The...

    Sanctions-hit Russia in risky bet on Ukraine talks
    Jan15

    Sanctions-hit Russia in risky bet on Ukraine talks

    KIEV – It seems to have played out exactly as Western powers hoped: sanctions and falling oil prices have hit Russia hard, presumably making Moscow more willing to compromise on the conflict in Ukraine.But as is often the case with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the reality is far more complex.Despite its economic woes Russia still holds...

    Obama, Cameron vow to stand firm against Islamist extremists
    Jan15

    Obama, Cameron vow to stand firm against Islamist extremists

    WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed a united front on Wednesday against the threat posed by Islamist extremists and their “distorted ideology.”In a joint opinion article that appeared in Thursday’s Times of London newspaper and released on Wednesday night in Washington,...

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says conflict could be resolved only by direct dialogue and other peaceful means.
    Jan15

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says conflict could be resolved only by direct dialogue and other peaceful means.

    Russia has warned Ukrainian authorities against attempts to revert to use of force to resolve the crisis. In a statement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the conflict could be resolved only by direct dialogue and other peaceful means. Meanwhile, NATO has urged Russia to drop its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read...

    Moscow warns against use of force in eastern Ukraine
    Jan15

    Moscow warns against use of force in eastern Ukraine

    Russia warned Kiev authorities against attempts to revert to use of force to resolve the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China...

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