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    Netherlands to increase defence spending in wake of downed flight MH17
    Sep16

    Netherlands to increase defence spending in wake of downed flight MH17

    September 16, 2014 10:05 PMTHE HAGUE (AFP) – The Netherlands is to increase defence spending after being hard hit by global conflicts including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, King Willem-Alexander said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the...

    Donbass is ‘no longer’ part of Ukraine, says rebel leader
    Sep16

    Donbass is ‘no longer’ part of Ukraine, says rebel leader

    A rebel leader on Tuesday (Sep 16) dismissed Kiev giving the separatist east limited self-rule, saying Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region was no longer part of the ex-Soviet country. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark agreement with EU
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark agreement with EU

    Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday ratified a landmark agreement on political association and trade with the European Union, the rejection of which last November by then President Viktor Yanukovich led to his downfall.Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east UkraineU.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions despite Ukraine...

    European parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine association agreement
    Sep16

    European parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine association agreement

    The agreement, which includes a comprehensive free trade deal, was ratified at the same time by the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine and EU ratify landmark pact at heart of crisis
    Sep16

    Ukraine and EU ratify landmark pact at heart of crisis

    The Ukrainian and European parliaments on Tuesday (Sep 16) simultaneously ratified a landmark pact at the heart of the ex-Soviet country’s bloodiest crisis since independence. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ruble plunges, authorities tell Russians not to panic
    Sep16

    Ruble plunges, authorities tell Russians not to panic

    MOSCOW: Russian authorities told people not to panic today as the battered ruble plunged to record lows, floored by tensions with the West over Ukraine, new sanctions and falling oil prices. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the...

    Ukraine grants ‘special status’ to eastern regions
    Sep16

    Ukraine grants ‘special status’ to eastern regions

    The Ukrainian parliament has approved two bills offering major concessions to independence-seeking insurgents and more autonomy to eastern regions, where unrest has been raging since mid-April. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark EU pact

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday (Sep 16) ratified a landmark EU pact that decisively steers the former Soviet state towards the West and away from Russian influence. …read more Source: Channel...

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