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    French reform bill a major test for a weakened Hollande
    Dec10

    French reform bill a major test for a weakened Hollande

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s Socialist government will propose on Wednesday a reform bill which is crucial for avoiding EU sanctions but risks being watered down by lawmakers angry with President Francois Hollande’s deregulation drive. …read more Source: The...

    IMF Visits Ukraine for Bailout Talks
    Dec10

    IMF Visits Ukraine for Bailout Talks

    Officials from the International Monetary Fund are visiting Ukraine Tuesday for talks on its $17 billion aid program — a key step towards bringing more funds to the cash-strapped country. The visit coincides with a so-called “Day of Silence,” when both Ukrainian forces and rebels have ple… …read more Source: The...

    World › Russia seeks stronger Asian energy
    Dec10

    World › Russia seeks stronger Asian energy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he is seeking stronger energy ties with Asia over the West, amid tensions with the U.S. and its European allies over the crisis in the Ukraine. Putin is set to travel to India for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing government… …read more Source: Japan...

    MH17 Wreckage Arrives in Netherlands
    Dec09

    MH17 Wreckage Arrives in Netherlands

    The Hague. A convoy carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday on its way to a Dutch air force base where the doomed plane will be reconstructed. Dutch national broadcaster NOS showed eight trucks carrying wreckage crossing the border with Germany overnight, before heading to a southern air base...

    Triumphant Merkel re-elected party chief with 97%
    Dec09

    Triumphant Merkel re-elected party chief with 97%

    From the Ukraine conflict to Europe’s debilitating financial crisis, Merkel said her policies as the head of Europe’s biggest economy promoted security and stability and lived up to Germany’s responsibilities in the world. …read more Source: Channel...

    US rejects calls for covenant expelling nukes
    Dec09

    US rejects calls for covenant expelling nukes

    Efforts towards serve measures, including during a new NPT examination discussion in May 2015, have also been stymied by tensions between Moscow and Washington over a Ukraine crisis, experts say. STOCK IMAGE VIENNA: The US deputy during a vital discussion on chief weapons deserted calls Tuesday for a covenant immediately expelling them, observant...

    Dutch set to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation
    Dec09

    Dutch set to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation

    Crash investigators will try to reconstruct the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July from wreckage that was brought by truck to a Dutch air force hangar on Tuesday. Members of the national Safety Board will piece together the remains of the plane on a frame to determine exactly […] The post Dutch set to...

    Soprano Netrebko sparks outcry by posing with flag of Ukrainian rebels
    Dec09

    Soprano Netrebko sparks outcry by posing with flag of Ukrainian rebels

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian soprano Anna Netrebko, one of the biggest names in international opera, has stirred up controversy after poising with a flag of Ukrainian rebels and donating 1 million rouble (£11,762) to a theatre in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    'Day of Silence' for Ukraine army, rebels; Russian gas flows resume
    Dec09

    'Day of Silence' for Ukraine army, rebels; Russian gas flows resume

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian government troops and separatists said their forces were complying with an agreed “Day of Silence” in Ukraine’s war-torn east on Tuesday, marking an attempt to forge an effective ceasefire which may lead to a new round of peace talks. …read more Source: The...

    MH17 wreckage arrives at Dutch base
    Dec09

    MH17 wreckage arrives at Dutch base

    The eight-truck convoy began its long journey from Ukraine last week, crossing into The Netherlands from Germany early Tuesday, travelling under police escort to the airbase in the southern Netherlands. …read more Source: Channel...

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