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    Obama orders US trade ban on Crimea over Russia 'occupation'
    Dec20

    Obama orders US trade ban on Crimea over Russia 'occupation'

    [WASHINGTON] US President Barack Obama imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea on Friday with an executive order prohibiting American exports of goods or services to the contested peninsula and barring Crimean imports. …read more Source: The Business...

    EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia
    Dec19

    EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders warned Moscow they are ready to flex their combined muscle and “stay the course” in a long confrontation with Russia if President Vladimir Putin refuses to pull back from Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says deeply disappointed Obama signed new sanctions Bill
    Dec19

    Russia says deeply disappointed Obama signed new sanctions Bill

    December 20, 2014 2:22 AMMOSCOW (REUTERS) – Russia’s Foreign ministry said on Friday it was deeply disappointed US President Barack Obama had signed into law a new Bill on sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia says deeply disappointed Obama signed new sanctions bill
    Dec19

    Russia says deeply disappointed Obama signed new sanctions bill

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign ministry said on Friday it was deeply disappointed U.S. President Barack Obama had signed into law a new bill on sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Pakistani rupee only currency to gain 10pc or more in 2014
    Dec19

    Pakistani rupee only currency to gain 10pc or more in 2014

    LONDON: (Dunya News) – Pakistani rupee was the only currency to have gained 10 percent or more during 2013-14, according to a British newspaper. British pounds gained against 42 currencies of the world. Out of 74 currencies, pound remained stronger 10 percent stronger to 10 currencies.However, Pakistani rupee was the only currency of the world to...

    Germany's Steinmeier fears sanctions could destabilise Russia
    Dec19

    Germany's Steinmeier fears sanctions could destabilise Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed concern on Friday that EU sanctions against Moscow for its actions in Ukraine could destabilise Russia and warned against “turning the screw” any further. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels say new Ukraine peace talks will not take place on Sunday – IFX
    Dec19

    Rebels say new Ukraine peace talks will not take place on Sunday – IFX

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian separatist leader said a new round of peace talks aimed at easing the conflict between the Kiev government and rebels will not take place on Sunday as had been hoped, news agency Interfax reported on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine allows firms to import electricity due to power crisis – PM Yatseniuk
    Dec19

    Ukraine allows firms to import electricity due to power crisis – PM Yatseniuk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government, mired in a power crisis due to a shortage of thermal coal, will allow all companies to import electricity from abroad, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Bloody clashes resume ahead of Ukraine peace talks
    Dec19

    Bloody clashes resume ahead of Ukraine peace talks

    Bloody clashes between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed militias resumed on Friday (Dec 19) ahead of peace talks aimed at ending the separatist conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    In talks, IMF, Ukraine fail to reach pact on next bailout tranche
    Dec19

    In talks, IMF, Ukraine fail to reach pact on next bailout tranche

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said Friday it had productive discussions with officials in Ukraine this week, but failed to reach an agreement that would pave the way for Kiev to receive its next bailout tranche next month. …read more Source: The...

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