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    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new cease-fire
    Dec08

    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new cease-fire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian insurgents prepared to put to the test a comprehensive truce on Tuesday aimed at calming an upsurge of violence that has further eroded trust between Moscow and the West. Local authorities on Monday reported the deaths of at least 12 civilians over a bloody weekend in which government forces and organized militias […] The...

    'Day of Silence' aims to rebuild Ukraine truce but talks in doubt
    Dec08

    'Day of Silence' aims to rebuild Ukraine truce but talks in doubt

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans a “Day of Silence” on Tuesday to try to rebuild a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists that has all but disintegrated, but accompanying peace talks — the first in three months — look likely to be delayed. …read more Source: The...

    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new ceasefire
    Dec08

    War-torn Ukraine to test sweeping new ceasefire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian insurgents prepared to put to the test a comprehensive truce on Tuesday (Dec 9) aimed at calming an upsurge of violence that has further eroded trust between Moscow and the West. …read more Source: Channel...

    Europe toes harder line with Russia
    Dec08

    Europe toes harder line with Russia

    Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols reports on European and Russia relations on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Russia accuses NATO of destabilizing northern Europe -InterfaxRussia isolated over Ukraine at G20Putin says Russia wants to have normal relations with U.S. and Europe …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    US, UK join major nuclear weapons conference
    Dec08

    US, UK join major nuclear weapons conference

    VIENNA – The United States and Britain on Monday for the first time attended a global conference discussing the risks posed by nuclear weapons, reversing their snubbing of previous rounds.The two countries are permanent UN Security Council members and among the nine states confirmed or believed to possess nuclear weapns, but shunned...

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children
    Dec08

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF declared 2014 a devastating year for children on Monday with as many as 15 million caught in conflicts in Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and the Palestinian territories. …read more Source: The...

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands on Tuesday
    Dec08

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands on Tuesday

    THE HAGUE: Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will arrive from Ukraine at a Dutch air force base on Tuesday where the plane will be reconstructed as part of probe into the crash. The convoy of lorries carrying pieces of wreckage from Ukraine is due to arrive at the Gilze-Rijen airbase in the south of the country at around 2 pm (1300...

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands on Tuesday
    Dec08

    MH17 wreckage due in Netherlands on Tuesday

    THE HAGUE – Wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will arrive from Ukraine at a Dutch air force base on Tuesday where the plane will be reconstructed as part of probe into the crash.The convoy of lorries carrying pieces of wreckage from Ukraine is due to arrive at the Gilze-Rijen airbase in the south of the country at around 2 pm...

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children
    Dec08

    U.N. declares 2014 a devastating year for millions of children

    UNITED NATIONS- The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF declared 2014 a devastating year for children on Monday with as many as 15 million caught in conflicts in Central African Republic, Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and the Palestinian territories. UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said the high number of crises meant many of...

    Ukraine says Russia will resume gas flows on Dec 11
    Dec08

    Ukraine says Russia will resume gas flows on Dec 11

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s gas transport monopoly Ukrtransgaz said on Monday Russia would resume supplies of natural gas to Ukraine on December 11 after a six-month gap due to a dispute over prices and unpaid debts. …read more Source: The...

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