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    Another three MH 17 victims identified
    Dec06

    Another three MH 17 victims identified

    Another three victims of the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine have been identified, which results in a total of 292 identified victims, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice announced on Friday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine Announces Dec. 9 Truce
    Dec06

    Ukraine Announces Dec. 9 Truce

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has ordered a new cease-fire next week, as part of a push to end months of fighting with pro-Russian rebels near the Russian border. Thursday’s announcement said Ukraine troops will observe a day of silence Tuesday to usher in the truce. Russian and Wes… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Coal crunch forces Ukraine to seek Russian power supplies
    Dec06

    Coal crunch forces Ukraine to seek Russian power supplies

    The Kalinina coal mine is seen in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on December 1, 2014 -© AFP/File / by Dmitry ZAKS KIEV: Ukraine said Friday it had been forced to ask Russia to supply electricity to make up for energy shortages caused by the loss of control to pro-Moscow separatists of the coal-producing east. But Energy Minister Volodymyr...

    Coal Crunch Forces Ukraine to Seek Russian Power Supplies
    Dec05

    Coal Crunch Forces Ukraine to Seek Russian Power Supplies

    Ukraine said Friday it has been forced to ask Russia to supply electricity to make up for energy shortages caused by the loss of control to pro-Russian separatists of the country’s coal-producing east… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko tells army not to give up Donetsk airport
    Dec05

    Ukraine's Poroshenko tells army not to give up Donetsk airport

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – The whole of Ukraine will be within reach of the “enemy” if its armed forces lose control of the international airport in the eastern city of Donetsk to separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Brandon Vera KOs foe in One FC and PH debut
    Dec05

    Brandon Vera KOs foe in One FC and PH debut

    MANILA, Philippines — Brandon Vera’s One FC debut didn’t last long but he definitely made a lasting impression. Fighting for the first time here, Vera knocked out Igor Subora in the first round in the co-main event of the “One FC: Warrior’s Way” before a raucous crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena. Vera unleashed a...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels announce Dec 9 truce
    Dec05

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels announce Dec 9 truce

    KIEV: Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels said Thursday they had agreed to halt fire on Dec 9 under the terms of a truce aimed at ending one of Europe’s bloodiest conflicts in decades. The unexpected announcement provides the latest glimmer of hope that fighting across the eastern rustbelt of the ex-Soviet nation was nearing to a close after...

    Greek PM outraged by British Museum sculpture loan
    Dec05

    Greek PM outraged by British Museum sculpture loan

    LONDON (AP) — The British Museum has loaned one of the Parthenon Marbles to Russias Hermitage Museum the first time in 200 years that any of the ancient sculptures has left Britain. The move outraged Greece, which has demanded that the marbles be permanently returned.The marble sculpture of the river god Ilissos a reclining male figure from...

    EU tells Russia: Keep Balkans out of East-West tensions
    Dec05

    EU tells Russia: Keep Balkans out of East-West tensions

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) – The European Union urged Russia on Friday not to drag the Western Balkans into its deepening rift with the West over Ukraine, reflecting concern that the region risks becoming another point of East-West tension. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine is short of slightly more than 10 percent of required power – minister
    Dec05

    Ukraine is short of slightly more than 10 percent of required power – minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is short of slightly more than 10 percent of the electrical power it requires, Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn said on Friday, as separatist violence in industrial eastern regions has disrupted supplies to power plants. …read more Source: The...

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