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    Casualties reported as fighting rages in E Ukraine
    Oct16

    Casualties reported as fighting rages in E Ukraine

    More casualties and violence were reported in eastern Ukraine over the past day as fierce fighting between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents continues, according to the officials on Wednesday. …read more Source: China...

    EU, China agree to step up cooperation against terrorism
    Oct16

    EU, China agree to step up cooperation against terrorism

    BRUSSELS: Leaders from China and the European Union agreed to step up cooperation to counter extremism and terrorism in the Middle East and Africa, the EU said on Thursday. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held talks with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy on Wednesday evening on the...

    Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling
    Oct16

    Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling

    Russian President Vladimir Putin accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Moscow, taking issue with Obama’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly last month, when he listed “Russia’s aggression” in eastern Ukraine among top global threats. …read more Source: Channel...

    Japan jets scrambling to counter rising Russian incursions
    Oct16

    Japan jets scrambling to counter rising Russian incursions

    CHITOSE: The number of times Japanese fighter jets scrambled to ward off Russian military aircraft more than doubled in the last six months, amid diplomatic tensions between the two countries which Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is keen to ease. The increased activity in Japan’s north also comes as the armed forces pivot their focus southwards...

    Vlad the impaled: Femen militant fined for stabbing Putin waxwork
    Oct16

    Vlad the impaled: Femen militant fined for stabbing Putin waxwork

    PARIS – A Ukrainian member of the Femen movement was slapped with over 6,000 euros ($7,300) in fines on Wednesday for impaling a wax statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a stake, while bare-breasted, in a Paris museum. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Putin says gas transit to Europe via Ukraine still problematic
    Oct15

    Putin says gas transit to Europe via Ukraine still problematic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian natural gas transit through Ukraine to Europe is still problematic and alternative supply routes, such as the planned South Stream pipeline, should be used to solve the issue, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview. …read more Source: The...

    Putin warns U.S. spat over Ukraine threatens global stability
    Oct15

    Putin warns U.S. spat over Ukraine threatens global stability

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin warned Washington that a spat between nuclear powers over the Ukraine crisis could threaten global stability and said in remarks published on Wednesday that Russia would not be “blackmailed” by sanctions. …read more Source: The...

    Putin to meet Ukraine, EU leaders in Milan on Friday – Italy PM's office
    Oct15

    Putin to meet Ukraine, EU leaders in Milan on Friday – Italy PM's office

    ROME (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet the leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France, Britain and Italy along with European Union officials on Friday during an EU-Asia summit in Milan, the Italian prime minister’s office said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Poroshenko to discuss gas deal, peace moves in Italy
    Oct15

    Putin, Poroshenko to discuss gas deal, peace moves in Italy

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will look for ways to settle a dispute over natural gas supplies and end months of conflict in east Ukraine at talks in Italy this week. …read more Source: The...

    Nato chief: No big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine
    Oct15

    Nato chief: No big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine

    Nato’s top military commander said Wednesday that the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has seen no “major movement” so far. …read more Source: The Times of...

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