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    Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant
    Dec03

    Ukrainian PM reports accident at nuclear power plant

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday an accident had occurred at the Zaporizhye nuclear power plant (NPP) in south-east Ukraine and called on the energy minister to hold a news conference. …read more Source: The...

    EU, US present Russia with united sanctions, energy front
    Dec03

    EU, US present Russia with united sanctions, energy front

    BRUSSELS – US and EU leaders on Wednesday will pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening Europe and Ukraine’s energy security as they seek to present a united front to Russia, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.Throughout the year, the United States has led the push for tougher sanctions, while many...

    EU, U.S. present Russia with united sanctions, energy front – draft
    Dec03

    EU, U.S. present Russia with united sanctions, energy front – draft

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. and EU leaders on Wednesday will pledge to work together on sanctions and on strengthening Europe and Ukraine’s energy security as they seek to present a united front to Russia, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. …read more Source: The...

    China and Turkey fall behind in global corruption index
    Dec03

    China and Turkey fall behind in global corruption index

    BERLIN – Turkey and China’s rating on perceived corruption has fallen steeply, according to Transparency International (TI), and the global watchdog called for closer international cooperation to root out graft and abuses of power.Transparency International issues an annual report measuring perceptions of graft rather than actual...

    With Its Gold “Vaporized” A Furious Ukraine Turns On Its Central Bankers
    Dec03

    With Its Gold “Vaporized” A Furious Ukraine Turns On Its Central Bankers

    two weeks ago , following a stunning announcement by the head of Ukraine’s central bank, Valeriya Gontareva, on primetime TV we learned that (virtually) all of Ukraine’s gold was gone, or … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    UNGA approves Arab-backed resolution, urges Israel to renounce nuclear arms
    Dec03

    UNGA approves Arab-backed resolution, urges Israel to renounce nuclear arms

    US told UNSC there needs to be greater international pressure on Russia to abide by a ceasefire in Ukraine. The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-backed resolution on December 2 calling on Israel to renounce possession of nuclear weapons and put its nuclear facilities under international oversight. The resolution, adopted in a...

    NATO steps up actions to deal with Ukraine crisis
    Dec03

    NATO steps up actions to deal with Ukraine crisis

    NATO foreign ministers including US secretary of state John Kerry have been meeting in Brussels with the focus on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    China and Turkey Fall Behind in Global Corruption Index
    Dec03

    China and Turkey Fall Behind in Global Corruption Index

    Berlin. Turkey and China’s rating on perceived corruption has fallen steeply, according to Transparency International (TI), and the global watchdog called for closer international cooperation to root out graft and abuses of power. Transparency International issues an annual report measuring perceptions of graft rather than actual levels...

    Ashton Carter likely next Pentagon chief
    Dec03

    Ashton Carter likely next Pentagon chief

    WASHINGTON:The former number-two ranking official at the Pentagon, Ashton Carter (pix), will likely be named as the next US defense secretary, American media reported on Tuesday. President Barack Obama was poised to nominate Carter — a physicist turned national security policy wonk — to replace outgoing Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel,...

    NATO vows to step up support to Ukraine
    Dec03

    NATO vows to step up support to Ukraine

    NATO Foreign Ministers on Tuesday stated their support for Ukraine as its new government embarks on key reforms. …read more Source: China...

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