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    EU sanctions on Russia depend on Ukraine truce – Latvia
    Jan12

    EU sanctions on Russia depend on Ukraine truce – Latvia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The European Union will consider lifting sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis only if there is “real progress” in implementing a four-month-old ceasefire deal, Latvia’s foreign minister said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin not confirmed for Ukraine peace summit: Kremlin
    Jan12

    Putin not confirmed for Ukraine peace summit: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has not confirmed his attendance at a crunch peace summit on Ukraine proposed for January 15 in Kazakhstan, the Kremlin said Monday.Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Putins presence at the meeting — which Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hopes will see four-way talks with the...

    Hungary restarts gas supplies to Ukraine
    Jan12

    Hungary restarts gas supplies to Ukraine

    BUDAPEST (AFP) – Hungary has restarted gas supplies to neighbouring Ukraine, Hungarian pipeline network operator FGSZ Zrt said Sunday, after suspending deliveries in September, prompting criticism from Ukraines state-owned gas firm Naftogaz.I can confirm that gas delivery from Hungary to Ukraine has begun, FGSZ spokeswoman Edina Lakatos...

    Worldwide marches in solidarity with France
    Jan12

    Worldwide marches in solidarity with France

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – About a hundred thousand people rallied worldwide in solidarity with France on Sunday, with marchers across Europe and the Middle East chanting Je suis Charlie and holding pens in the air.From Berlin to Washington and Jerusalem to Beirut, crowds waved French flags and sang Frances national anthem La Marseillaise following...

    Latvian minister hopes for progress on Ukraine
    Jan12

    Latvian minister hopes for progress on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said after talks in Moscow on Monday that he had heard certain ideas that provided hope of progress being made on resolving the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Foreign ministers plan Ukraine peace summit in heat of battle
    Jan12

    Foreign ministers plan Ukraine peace summit in heat of battle

    Foreign ministers from Moscow and Kiev meet their French and German counterparts in Berlin on Monday to arrange a Ukrainian peace summit that the Europeans fear is premature because of festering fighting. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hopes to stage the leadership meeting in the Kazakh capital Astana on Thursday so that two of his closest...

    Worldwide Marches in Solidarity With France
    Jan12

    Worldwide Marches in Solidarity With France

    People, led by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde,center, German Ambassador to the US Peter Wittig, center left, and French Ambassador to the US Gerard Araud, center right, march in Washington on Jan. 11, 2015 in tribute to the 17 victims of last week’s attacks in France. (AFP Photo/Nicholas Kamm) Washington....

    Worldwide marches in solidarity with France
    Jan12

    Worldwide marches in solidarity with France

    WASHINGTON – About a hundred thousand people rallied worldwide in solidarity with France on Sunday, with marchers across Europe and the Middle East chanting “Je suis Charlie” and holding pens in the air.From Berlin to Washington and Jerusalem to Beirut, crowds waved French flags and sang France’s national anthem “La...

    Merkel, Hollande, Poroshenko discuss Astana meeting on Ukraine
    Jan12

    Merkel, Hollande, Poroshenko discuss Astana meeting on Ukraine

    …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Palace on a cliff
    Jan12

    Palace on a cliff

    For those who enjoy the old world elegance of Singapore’s Raffles Hotel, you’ll feel right at home in Portugal’s Belmond Reid’s Palace Hotel.Reid’s was built on a high cliff overlooking the bay and harbour of Funchal, on the isle of Madeira, in 1891 – four years after the Raffles became an icon of Singapore....

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