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    France, Germany discuss Ukraine crisis with Poroshenko
    Dec15

    France, Germany discuss Ukraine crisis with Poroshenko

    The leaders of France and Germany discussed a shaky ceasefire deal and economic reforms for Ukraine in a telephone call with President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday (Dec 14). …read more Source: Channel...

    Sweden says Russian military jet in near-crash with passenger plane
    Dec14

    Sweden says Russian military jet in near-crash with passenger plane

    STOCKHOLM: A Russian military jet nearly collided with a commercial passenger airplane in international airspace near southern Sweden on Friday, the Swedish authorities said, but Russia insisted on Sunday that its jet had kept at a safe distance. Relations between Russia and the West have soured over Moscow’s role in the conflict in Ukraine...

    Kerry, Lavrov meet in Rome as tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Kerry, Lavrov meet in Rome as tensions soar over Ukraine

    Top U.S. diplomat John Kerry met his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, Sunday amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new U.S. sanctions and possible lethal military aid for Ukraine. The meeting in Rome comes as tensions soar after U.S. lawmakers passed a bill — dubbed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act — calling for additional […] The post...

    Kerry, Lavrov meet as tensions soar over Ukraine
    Dec14

    Kerry, Lavrov meet as tensions soar over Ukraine

    Top US diplomat John Kerry met his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible lethal military aid for Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Britain to treat wounded Ukrainian soldiers in English hospital
    Dec14

    Britain to treat wounded Ukrainian soldiers in English hospital

    LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday it would provide medical treatment to a group of Ukrainian servicemen who had been seriously wounded fighting pro-Russian militants in eastern Ukraine, the latest example of its support for the struggling government in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    State Department deputy spokeswoman says crises in Ukraine, Syria will also be discussed at the meeting.
    Dec14

    State Department deputy spokeswoman says crises in Ukraine, Syria will also be discussed at the meeting.

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Rome on Sunday to discuss the Middle East situation. State Department deputy spokeswoman said the crises in Ukraine and Syria will also be discussed at the meeting. …read more Source: Radio...

    Kerry heads to talks on Palestinian statehood bid
    Dec14

    Kerry heads to talks on Palestinian statehood bid

    Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry left early Sunday for a series of meetings in Europe seeking to head off an end-of-year UN showdown over a Palestinian bid for statehood.His first stop was to be Rome where he will meet separately with both Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

    IMF deputy ‘impressed’ by Ukraine’s move toward reform
    Dec14

    IMF deputy ‘impressed’ by Ukraine’s move toward reform

    WASHINGTON (AFP) ― The International Monetary Fund’s No. 2 said Saturday he was “impressed” by Kiev’s plans for economic …read more Source: The Korea...

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties
    Dec14

    Russia reaches out to Europe’s far-right parties

    A Russian loan to France’s National Front. Invitations to Moscow for leaders of Austria’s Freedom Party. Praise for Vladimir Putin from the head of Britain’s anti-European Union party. As the diplomatic chill over Ukraine deepens, the Kremlin seems keener than ever to enlist Europe’s far-right parties in its campaign for...

    10,000 soldiers, pro-Russian rebels and civilians also sustained injuries in fighting.
    Dec14

    10,000 soldiers, pro-Russian rebels and civilians also sustained injuries in fighting.

    The United Nations say four thousand six hundred people have been killed in the Ukrainian conflict so far. According to data, ten thousand soldiers, pro-Russian rebels and civilians also sustained injuries in the fighting. …read more Source: Radio...

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