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    Recognising vote in east Ukraine incomprehensible – German government
    Nov03

    Recognising vote in east Ukraine incomprehensible – German government

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday Berlin found it incomprehensible that “official Russian voices” should recognise an election held by pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    EU blasts Russia over Ukraine separatist vote
    Nov03

    EU blasts Russia over Ukraine separatist vote

    KIEV – EU foreign policy chiefs blasted Moscow’s recognition of separatist elections in Ukraine on Monday, saying the polls, which sought to put a legal veneer on the bloody pro-Russian rebellion, violated a peace agreement. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia Backs Ukraine Rebel Vote Despite West Criticism
    Nov03

    Russia Backs Ukraine Rebel Vote Despite West Criticism

    Donetsk. Russia endorsed a crushing victory for Ukraine’s pro-Moscow rebel leadership after controversial polls on Sunday that the EU slammed as a “new obstacle” for peace in the country’s strife-torn east. The swift acceptance of the results by Russia looked certain to spark a diplomatic firestorm, with a fresh round of Western...

    Malaysian carrier makes emergency landing in Thailand
    Nov03

    Malaysian carrier makes emergency landing in Thailand

    BANGKOK: A Malaysia-bound Malindo Air flight diverted to Thailand and made an emergency landing on Monday after the cabin started to de-pressurise, the airline said, adding that none of the 129 people aboard was hurt. The Malaysia-based carrier’s flight OD206 from Delhi had been due to arrive in Kuala Lumpur early Monday but instead...

    Germany Calls on Russia to Respect ‘Unity’ of Ukraine After Vote
    Nov03

    Germany Calls on Russia to Respect ‘Unity’ of Ukraine After Vote

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier called on Russia Monday to respect “the unity of Ukraine” in the wake of elections held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Spotlight: Eastern Ukrainian regions go to polls amid West’s uproar
    Nov03

    Spotlight: Eastern Ukrainian regions go to polls amid West’s uproar

    Two independence-seeking regions in eastern Ukraine held “presidential and parliamentary elections” on Sunday amid criticism from Kiev and the West. …read more Source:...

    Eastern Ukrainian regions go to polls amid West’s uproar
    Nov03

    Eastern Ukrainian regions go to polls amid West’s uproar

    Two independence-seeking regions in eastern Ukraine held “presidential and parliamentary elections” on Sunday amid criticism from Kiev and the West. …read more Source: China...

    Pro-Russia Rebels Vote for Leaders in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov03

    Pro-Russia Rebels Vote for Leaders in Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday in a vote President Petro Poroshenko called “a farce.” …read more Source:...

    Rebels in Donetsk and Lugansk pick leaders of ‘republics’
    Nov03

    Rebels in Donetsk and Lugansk pick leaders of ‘republics’

    Two pro-Russian separatists are likely to be confirmed as leaders in a vote in Ukraine, one a rebel chief who highlights his status as a miner’s son and the other a devotee of Vladimir Lenin. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ponta tops Romania presidency first round vote
    Nov03

    Ponta tops Romania presidency first round vote

    BUCHAREST – Romania’s Prime Minister Victor Ponta looked set Monday for a closer-than-expected victory in the first round of the presidential election despite fears he could reverse reforms aimed at tackling rampant corruption in one of Europe’s poorest countries.The first official results showed Ponta taking 37.5 per cent of...

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