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    War fears hang over Ukraine as 12 die despite truce
    Oct07

    War fears hang over Ukraine as 12 die despite truce

    Ukraine faced the threat Tuesday of a resumption of all-out warfare as 12 more people, mostly civilians, died in increasingly bloody clashes with pro-Russian rebels despite a truce deal. The toll was one of the highest reported since the two rivals signed the Moscow-backed peace pact in the Belarussian capital Minsk on Sept. 5. Mortar […] The...

    Poland warns Russia it could face tougher EU sanctions over Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poland warns Russia it could face tougher EU sanctions over Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – The European Union will impose tougher sanctions on Russia unless Moscow’s policy in Ukraine changes, Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Praise and damnation as Putin marks ‘Herculean’ birthday
    Oct07

    Praise and damnation as Putin marks ‘Herculean’ birthday

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin marked his 62nd birthday roaming the Siberian wilderness on Tuesday, as supporters compared his takeover of Crimea to a Herculean labour and 100,000 marched in Chechnya in his honour. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    IMF trims forecast for global economic growth
    Oct07

    IMF trims forecast for global economic growth

    The International Monetary Fund slightly lowered its outlook for global economic growth this year and next, mostly because of weaker expansions in Japan, Latin America and Europe.The IMF said Tuesday the global economy will grow 3.3 percent this year, one-tenth of a point below what it forecast in July. World growth should then pick up to 3.8...

    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election
    Oct07

    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s pro-Western government pressed ahead to secure new laws to tackle top-level government corruption on Tuesday, hoping to ease public discontent before an election from which it wants backing for its plan to end a separatist rebellion. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine seeks help as clashes kill 12 despite truce
    Oct07

    Ukraine seeks help as clashes kill 12 despite truce

    KIEV: Ukraine appealed to Western powers for support as its truce with pro-Russian rebels seemed increasingly in tatters with 12 deaths reported today in the separatist east. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Putin Celebrates ‘Herculean’ Birthday
    Oct07

    Putin Celebrates ‘Herculean’ Birthday

    Moscow. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday marked his 62nd birthday in the Siberian wilderness as supporters compared his takeover of Crimea to one of the “12 Labors of Hercules” and 100,000 marched in his honor in Chechnya. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin had taken a day off from his “extremely intense” agenda to celebrate...

    Floods of Ukrainian refugees seek new life in Russia
    Oct07

    Floods of Ukrainian refugees seek new life in Russia

    BELGOROD Russia (Reuters) – After three days trapped in a cellar by shelling, Svetlana and Sergei Divenko left their home in eastern Ukraine and fled to Russia with their two children and a single bag. …read more Source: The...

    Floods of Ukrainian Refugees Seek New Life in Russia
    Oct07

    Floods of Ukrainian Refugees Seek New Life in Russia

    After three days trapped in a cellar by shelling, Svetlana and Sergei Divenko left their home in eastern Ukraine and fled to Russia with their two children and a single bag. …read more Source:...

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Oct07

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine

    While fighting in much of eastern Ukraine has been calmed by a month-old truce, it rages unabated at the airport near Donetsk, turning a shiny symbol of the country’s Western integration into a shattered mirror of its future prospects.Twelve rebels killed at Donetsk airport: militaryFresh shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk puts ceasefire...

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