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    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...

    Russia threatens response if US sets new sactions on Ukraine
    Dec15

    Russia threatens response if US sets new sactions on Ukraine

    Russia has responded angrily to news that US senators had passed a bill calling for fresh sanctions against Moscow and the supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec15

    Tensions soar over Ukraine

    ROME, Italy: Top US diplomat John Kerry met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanction …read more Source: The News...

    Boxing: Stiverne to defend WBC heavyweight title against Wilder
    Dec15

    Boxing: Stiverne to defend WBC heavyweight title against Wilder

    LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Canadian Bermane Stiverne will make his first defense of his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title against American Deontay Wilder on January 17 in Las Vegas, organizers said Sunday.The hard-punching Stiverne won the vacant title with a sixth-round technical knockout of Chris Arreola on May 10, seizing the belt...

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