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    Germany calls for clarification on Ukraine cluster bomb accusations
    Oct22

    Germany calls for clarification on Ukraine cluster bomb accusations

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany called on Wednesday for closer examination of allegations that Ukraine government forces used cluster munitions in their military campaign against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Surgeons in rebel-held Ukraine confirm the use of cluster bombs
    Oct22

    Surgeons in rebel-held Ukraine confirm the use of cluster bombs

    Surgeons in the rebel hub of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where dozens of civilians have died in recent weeks, confirmed on Tuesday that some patients were victims of cluster bombs, as alleged by Human Rights Watch. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    At Berlin Wall, U.S. secretary of state warns against Cold War redux
    Oct22

    At Berlin Wall, U.S. secretary of state warns against Cold War redux

    Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned on Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current crisis in Ukraine. Under gloomy skies and a steady rain, Kerry and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited one of the […] The post At...

    Poroshenko party short of majority in Ukraine vote
    Oct22

    Poroshenko party short of majority in Ukraine vote

    The last major poll published today ahead of Ukraine’s parliamentary election showed President Petro Poroshenko’s party seizing up to a third of seats but reliant on help from nationalist parties to form a ruling coalition. The Kiev-based Foundation for Democratic Initiatives said just over 30% of respondents who had made up their...

    Ukraine, Russia end gas talks without breakthrough
    Oct22

    Ukraine, Russia end gas talks without breakthrough

    BRUSSELS (AP) ― Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday failed to get a decisive breakthrough in their standoff over gas supplies …read more Source: The Korea...

    Russia says Ukraine should find money to pay for gas within a week
    Oct22

    Russia says Ukraine should find money to pay for gas within a week

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday that Ukraine should find ways to pay for Russian gas with the European Union’s help within a week. …read more Source: The...

    DR Congo rape doctor Mukwege wins EU Sakharov prize
    Oct22

    DR Congo rape doctor Mukwege wins EU Sakharov prize

    STRASBOURG, France: Doctor Denis Mukwege (pix) won the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Tuesday for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Parliament president Martin Schulz announced the award for Mukwege, who has previously been tipped several times for the...

    EU says Ukraine gas talks to be continued next week
    Oct22

    EU says Ukraine gas talks to be continued next week

    European Commission Vice-President Gunther Oettinger in Brussels on Tuesday said that financial gap over the Ukraine gas issue still need to be addressed. …read more Source: China...

    Poroshenko, Putin stress importance of ceasefire in E. Ukraine
    Oct22

    Poroshenko, Putin stress importance of ceasefire in E. Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have underlined the importance of ceasefire in eastern Ukraine during a phone conversation on Tuesday, Ukrainian presidential press service said. …read more Source:...

    Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
    Oct22

    Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash

    Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world’s biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk.As well as questioning the driver, Russian investigators said Tuesday they were also...

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