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    Barack Obama Pessimistic Over Chances of Vladimir Putin Shift on Ukraine
    Dec04

    Barack Obama Pessimistic Over Chances of Vladimir Putin Shift on Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama said Wednesday Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is unlikely to shift his stance on Ukraine until the full force of economic sanctions levelled against Moscow hits home. …read more Source:...

    Ceasefire talks continue in Ukraine, no tangible result achieved: official
    Dec04

    Ceasefire talks continue in Ukraine, no tangible result achieved: official

    The talks between the Ukrainian government and the independence-seeking insurgents over a ceasefire in eastern regions continue, but no specific agreement has been reached yet on halting the hostilities, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    John Kerry Arrives in Basel for OSCE Talks on Ukraine
    Dec04

    John Kerry Arrives in Basel for OSCE Talks on Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Basel Wednesday evening for a meeting of top diplomats from some 50 OSCE countries which will focus on the spiralling Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine energy minister claims nuclear plant accident poses “no threat”
    Dec03

    Ukraine energy minister claims nuclear plant accident poses “no threat”

    An accident at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhya in southeastern Ukraine poses no danger to health or the environment, energy authorities said on Wednesday, an assessment later corroborated by the French nuclear institute IRSN. Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said the accident occurred Nov. 28 in one of the six blocks at Zaporizhzhya,...

    Obama pessimistic over chances of Putin shift on Ukraine
    Dec03

    Obama pessimistic over chances of Putin shift on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama said Wednesday Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is unlikely to shift his stance on Ukraine until the full force of economic sanctions levelled against Moscow hits home.Obama said Putins nationalist, backward-looking outlook had isolated Russia internationally but had played well domestically.We...

    Pakistan has world’s second largest save of anti-personnel landmines: Report
    Dec03

    Pakistan has world’s second largest save of anti-personnel landmines: Report

    In 2013 there was an normal of 9 victims a day, compared to 25 daily when a Landmine Monitor initial started recording misadventure rates in 1999. PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON: In an age where tellurian efforts to exterminate landmines are temperament fruit, Pakistan is one of usually 4 countries in a universe that still produces anti-personnel...

    Ukraine to hold talks with IMF soon – Finance Minister
    Dec03

    Ukraine to hold talks with IMF soon – Finance Minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Talks between Ukraine and the IMF on the much-needed next tranche of financial aid should take place as soon as possible, the Ukrainian finance minister said on Wednesday, speaking alongside two other newly appointed foreign-born ministers. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry, Lavrov to discuss Ukraine, Middle East
    Dec03

    Kerry, Lavrov to discuss Ukraine, Middle East

    US secretary of state John Kerry will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov at an OSCE meeting tomorrow in Basel, Switzerland, a US official said, with topics set to include Ukraine and the Middle East. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine energy minister says 'no threat' from accident at nuclear plant
    Dec03

    Ukraine energy minister says 'no threat' from accident at nuclear plant

    KIEV (Reuters) – An accident at a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhya in southeastern Ukraine poses no danger to health or the environment, energy authorities said on Wednesday, an assessment later corroborated by the French nuclear institute IRSN. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tells IAEA reactor safely shut down
    Dec03

    Ukraine tells IAEA reactor safely shut down

    VIENNA (Reuters) – The U.N. nuclear agency said on Wednesday it had been told by Ukraine that a reactor at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant remained safely shut down following a short circuit in the plant’s transformer yard last week. …read more Source: The...

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