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    Protesters clash with police in Ukraine capital, throw smoke bombs
    Oct14

    Protesters clash with police in Ukraine capital, throw smoke bombs

    A few thousand protesters clashed with police on Tuesday outside the Ukrainian parliament, throwing stones and smoke bombs and firing with air guns through the building’s windows. A Reuters photographer said the protesters, many of whom were masked and armed with batons or metal chains, massed outside the main entrance of the building...

    Ukraine acts against corruption, protests mar election run-up
    Oct14

    Ukraine acts against corruption, protests mar election run-up

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine on Tuesday voted sweeping laws to stamp out corruption and curb Soviet-era state surveillance of political life as its pro-Western leaders acted to meet the demands of its future European partners before an election. …read more Source: The...

    Abe to promise Kiev coordination over Ukraine crisis
    Oct14

    Abe to promise Kiev coordination over Ukraine crisis

    …read more Source: Kyodo...

    Clashes erupt outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev
    Oct14

    Clashes erupt outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev

    Clashes broke out Tuesday between demonstrators and police in front of Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev as deputies inside repeatedly voted down proposals to recognize a contentious World War II-era Ukrainian partisan group as national heroes. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine president hands popular general tricky defense job
    Oct14

    Ukraine president hands popular general tricky defense job

    KIEV (AFP) ― Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Monday turned to the head of his frontline forces to become his new …read more Source: The Korea...

    Ukrainian parliament approves new defence minister
    Oct14

    Ukrainian parliament approves new defence minister

    Kiev: The Ukrainian Parliament Tuesday approved the commander of the National Guard, Stepan Poltorak, as the country’s new defence minister.Poltorak’s appointment was supported by 245 lawmakers in the 450-member assembly after he was nominated by President Petro Poroshe.. …read more Source: India...

    Russia Won’t Bow to European Union Demands Over Sanctions: Foreign Minister Lavrov
    Oct14

    Russia Won’t Bow to European Union Demands Over Sanctions: Foreign Minister Lavrov

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov struck a defiant note on Tuesday, saying that Moscow was not planning to buckle to Western demands to ease sanctions over its handling of the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    US warship arrives in Georgia as tensions rise over Ukraine
    Oct14

    US warship arrives in Georgia as tensions rise over Ukraine

    The arrival of the USS Mount Whitney for a five-day visit “reaffirms the United States’ commitment to strengthening ties with NATO allies and partners like Georgia,” the US embassy said in a statement. …read more Source: Channel...

    Protesters clash with police in Ukraine capital, throw smoke bombs
    Oct14

    Protesters clash with police in Ukraine capital, throw smoke bombs

    KIEV (Reuters) – A few thousand protesters clashed with police on Tuesday outside the Ukrainian parliament, throwing stones and smoke bombs and firing with air guns through the building’s windows. …read more Source: The...

    Survey shows more pessimism about German economy
    Oct14

    Survey shows more pessimism about German economy

    Germany’s ZEW survey of investment analysts fell for the tenth consecutive month in October, adding to a string of downbeat economic data about Europe’s largest economy and the eurozone as a whole.The index fell to minus 3.6 points from 6.9 points in September. That was worse than the zero expected by market analysts.The ZEW reading...

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