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    Britain ready to commit 3,500 troops to new NATO force
    Sep05

    Britain ready to commit 3,500 troops to new NATO force

    Britain could contribute 3,500 troops to a NATO rapid response force designed to meet new threats highlighted by the Ukraine crisis and Islamic State gains in Syria and Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday (Sep 5). …read more Source: Channel...

    Fresh Shelling Heard Near East Ukraine Port of Mariupol: Reuters Witness
    Sep05

    Fresh Shelling Heard Near East Ukraine Port of Mariupol: Reuters Witness

    Reuters witnesses heard renewed artillery shelling to the east of the port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine on Friday, hours before Ukrainian, Russian and European envoys are expected to back a peace pl… …read more Source:...

    Fighting in Ukraine’s Eastern Hotpots Despite Truce Talks
    Sep05

    Fighting in Ukraine’s Eastern Hotpots Despite Truce Talks

    Heavy combat fire rocked the outskirts of the strategic Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Friday, AFP correspondents said, just hours before talks open on a possible ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Nato to create rapid response force to counter ‘barbaric’ Islamic State, bolster Ukraine
    Sep05

    Nato to create rapid response force to counter ‘barbaric’ Islamic State, bolster Ukraine

    Nato leaders condemn the “barbaric and despicable acts” carried out by Islamic State extremists who have beheaded two US journalists, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    New Russia sanctions could be lifted if ceasefire agreed: UK
    Sep05

    New Russia sanctions could be lifted if ceasefire agreed: UK

    New sanctions against Russia expected to be announced on Friday in response to the Ukraine crisis could be lifted if a ceasefire is implemented, Britain’s foreign secretary said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine forces, rebels clash near port, in Donetsk before possible ceasefire
    Sep05

    Ukraine forces, rebels clash near port, in Donetsk before possible ceasefire

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels clashed just east of the strategic port of Mariupol on Friday, hours before envoys from Ukraine and Russia were expected to announce a ceasefire as the starting point for a wider peace plan.Ukraine and rebels to seek peace plan, ceasefire on FridayUkraine reinforces defence of key port, expects rebel...

    Fighting in Ukraine’s eastern hotspots despite truce talks
    Sep05

    Fighting in Ukraine’s eastern hotspots despite truce talks

    Heavy combat fire rocked the outskirts of the strategic Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Friday (Sep 5), AFP correspondents said, just hours before talks open on a possible ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, rebels vow to back peace plan, cease-fire
    Sep05

    Ukraine, rebels vow to back peace plan, cease-fire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order cease-fires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine’s east. The breakthrough came after a week in which the pro-Moscow separatists scored major victories with what NATO says...

    Rupiah depreciates to 11,777 per dollar Friday morning
    Sep05

    Rupiah depreciates to 11,777 per dollar Friday morning

    Rupiah interbank trade rate depreciated by 27 basis points on Friday morning to Rp 11,777 per US dollar.”External sentiment, particularly from the US, which records better economic data, has put pressure on the rupiah. The market players see that this condition will encourage the US central bank to immediately increase the Federal Reserve...

    NATO to sanction Russia as Ukraine heads into peace talks
    Sep05

    NATO to sanction Russia as Ukraine heads into peace talks

    NATO leaders are expected to announce a raft of fresh sanctions against Russia on Friday (Sep 5) over its actions in Ukraine, although hopes remain that a ceasefire can be forged at peace talks in Minsk on the same day. …read more Source: Channel...

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