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    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE
    Dec02

    Ukraine, rebels ‘agree in principle’ on ceasefire in Lugansk: OSCE

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have agreed in principle on a ceasefire in the eastern war-torn region of Lugansk, one of the ex-Soviet states two separatists provinces, the OSCE said.All agreed in principle to a total ceasefire along the entire line of contact between Ukrainian Armed Forces and those under control of the...

    Asia stocks drift as global economic outlook dims
    Dec02

    Asia stocks drift as global economic outlook dims

    Asian stock markets drifted Tuesday, taking a negative cue from Wall Street as the economic outlook for next year clouds.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock average was up 0.2 percent at 17,629.55 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.4 percent to 23,449.24. Seoul’s Kospi was down 0.2 percent at 1,962.11. Australia’s...

    Russia: NATO destabilizing Europe
    Dec02

    Russia: NATO destabilizing Europe

    MOSCOW, Russia — Russia lashed out at NATO on Monday, saying the alliance risked “destabilizing” Europe with military drills linked to a spike in tensions over the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s deputy foreign minister Alexei Meshkov said the US-led military alliance was “trying to destabilize the world’s most stable...

    NATO’s top military officer questions Russian convoys to eastern Ukraine
    Dec02

    NATO’s top military officer questions Russian convoys to eastern Ukraine

    A fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine comes under renewed pressure as Kiev and NATO’s top military commander question the materials carried by a large convoy of Russian trucks headed to the embattled regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia lashes out at NATO over Ukraine conflict
    Dec02

    Russia lashes out at NATO over Ukraine conflict

    Russia has lashed out at NATO, saying the alliance risked “destabilizing” Europe with military drills linked to a spike in tensions over the Ukraine crisis. Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov said Monday the U.S.-led military alliance was “trying to destabilize the world’s most stable region. “Endless military exercises,...

    Ukraine revolution fails business as graft envelops bureaucracy
    Dec02

    Ukraine revolution fails business as graft envelops bureaucracy

    Thirteen floors above a snow-covered complex on the outskirts of Kiev, in a half-built high-rise, Egor Popov wondered aloud when the warren of dusty rooms would be ready for move-in: maybe next year, probably not.Ukraine puts on parliamentary show of unity in message to RussiaLack of coal may bring Ukraine to its knees this winter …read...

    MH17 wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for investigation
    Dec02

    MH17 wreckage to be reassembled in Netherlands for investigation

    AMSTERDAM: Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities said on Monday. The wreckage, collected by local emergency services under Dutch supervision in an area fought over by Russian-backed rebels and...

    Russia scraps EU gas link in favor of Turkish deliveries
    Dec02

    Russia scraps EU gas link in favor of Turkish deliveries

    Russia scrapped a proposed natural gas pipeline that the European Union opposed because it would bypass Ukraine, moving forward instead with plans to ship more fuel to Turkey.Gazprom picks Vietnam to tap Russia’s Arctic Sea oil depositWashington plays Russian rouletteRussia, China add to $400 billion gas deal with accordSerbia salutes Putin...

    US, EU leaders discuss potential action against Russia over Ukraine
    Dec02

    US, EU leaders discuss potential action against Russia over Ukraine

    Leaders of the United States and the European Union (EU) discussed potential coordinated action against Russia over its “destabilizing actions” in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. …read more Source: China...

    Erdogan greets Putin with welcome ceremony
    Dec02

    Erdogan greets Putin with welcome ceremony

    ‘We pose no threat to anyone’ – PutinRussia isolated over Ukraine at G20Putin says Russia wants to have normal relations with U.S. and EuropeTurkey to help Kurdish “peshmerga” fighters reach besieged Syrian townTurkey secures release of hostages held by Islamic State …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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