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    Rocket failure casts spotlight on risks of space flight
    Oct29

    Rocket failure casts spotlight on risks of space flight

    Washington (AFP) – The explosion of a privately owned rocket on its way toward the International Space Station cast a spotlight on the risks involved with NASAs reliance on the fledgling commercial space industry, experts said Wednesday.The accident was the first major setback since private companies stepped in to replace US access to space...

    EU says no deal yet in Ukraine-Russia gas talks
    Oct29

    EU says no deal yet in Ukraine-Russia gas talks

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission cancelled a news conference planned to follow talks between Russia and Ukraine on gas supplies on Wednesday, saying negotiations in Brussels were continuing late into the evening. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Russia calls U.N. agency's conflict zone risk proposals 'superficial'
    Oct29

    Exclusive – Russia calls U.N. agency's conflict zone risk proposals 'superficial'

    MONTREAL/TORONTO (Reuters) – Russia, which the United States has accused of backing Ukrainian rebels who shot down a Malaysian airliner in July, called new proposals from the United Nations aviation body on mitigating risks over conflict zones rushed and “superficial”, according to a document obtained by Reuters. …read...

    EU, U.N. condemn Ukraine rebels' election plans
    Oct29

    EU, U.N. condemn Ukraine rebels' election plans

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and United Nations condemned plans to hold elections in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine on Sunday, with the EU explicitly denouncing Moscow’s support for the separatists’ plans. …read more Source: The...

    Russian minister says France ready to deliver controversial warships
    Oct29

    Russian minister says France ready to deliver controversial warships

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) – Russia says it has received an invitation to take delivery of the first of two French warships, an arms deal that was cast into doubt by tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine that led the United States and Europe to impose sanctions on Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine
    Oct29

    U.N. chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned an election being organised by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the vote would violate the country’s constitution. …read more Source: The...

    EBRD considers investments in Ukraine that are riskier than normal
    Oct29

    EBRD considers investments in Ukraine that are riskier than normal

    OSLO (Reuters) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development may make new investments in Ukraine that are riskier than usual, to help shore up an economy pounded by conflict with pro-Russian rebels, EBRD president Suma Chakrabarti said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament
    Oct29

    War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine’s next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won’t be to Russia’s liking. …read more Source: The...

    Russia angers West by backing rebel polls
    Oct29

    Russia angers West by backing rebel polls

    MOSCOW (AFP) ― Russia announced Tuesday it will recognize separatist polls in Ukraine next weekend, sparking an angry re …read more Source: The Korea...

    Ukraine and Russia tackle gas crisis as tensions spike
    Oct29

    Ukraine and Russia tackle gas crisis as tensions spike

    KIEV – Ukraine and Russia were set on Wednesday to resume crunch EU-mediated gas talks aimed at ending a months-long supply cut that threatens to hit swathes of Europe this winter. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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