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    Poroshenko says Ukraine to ratify EU pact next week
    Sep12

    Poroshenko says Ukraine to ratify EU pact next week

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday (Sep 12) that the Ukrainian and European parliaments would meet on September 16 to jointly ratify an historic agreement pulling his country further out of Russia’s reach. …read more Source: Channel...

    Shooting down of MH17 ‘most likely’ scenario
    Sep12

    Shooting down of MH17 ‘most likely’ scenario

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — The chief Dutch prosecutor overseeing the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says that the plane being shot down from the ground is the “most likely” scenario being probed by dozens of investigators. Fred Westerbeke of the Dutch National Prosecutors Office told...

    EU sanctions hit Russian oil majors, lawmakers
    Sep12

    EU sanctions hit Russian oil majors, lawmakers

    New European Union sanctions curbing access to western financial markets for some of Russia’s largest firms are targeting banks, arms manufacturers, the country’s leading oil company, Rosneft, as well as the crude subsidiary of its state-owned energy giant Gazprom.The measures published in the 28-nation bloc’s official journal...

    Malaysia wants access to MH17 crash site
    Sep12

    Malaysia wants access to MH17 crash site

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Friday said a team of international investigators should gain immediate access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17’s crash site in Ukraine.Hishammuddin said he along with Dutch Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis.. …read more Source: India...

    Asia stocks muted; Tokyo edges up on yen slump
    Sep12

    Asia stocks muted; Tokyo edges up on yen slump

    Asian stock markets struggled for direction on Friday after a mixed close on Wall Street. Japan’s benchmark edged higher as the yen plumbed a multiyear low and South Korean shares rising after policymakers held a key interest rate steady.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 was 0.2 percent higher at 15,934.03, underpinned by the...

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Sep12

    EU imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    The European Union put into effect on Friday a new round of sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies and asset… …read more Source: The...

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force
    Sep12

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force

    BRUSSELS – New European Union sanctions targeting Russian oil firms, defence companies and banks over the crisis in Ukraine entered into force on Friday, official documents showed. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    New EU sanctions against Russia take effect
    Sep12

    New EU sanctions against Russia take effect

    BRUSSELS: New European Union sanctions targeting Russia came into force today, despite the threat of retaliation from Moscow which said the measures could hurt peace moves in Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels exchange prisoners in ceasefire deal
    Sep12

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels exchange prisoners in ceasefire deal

    Government and rebel forces early on Friday exchanged dozens of prisoners captured during fighting in Ukraine, as part of a ceasefire agreement sealed earlier this month. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force
    Sep12

    New EU sanctions against Russia enter into force

    New European Union sanctions targeting Russian oil firms, defence companies and banks over the crisis in Ukraine entered into force on Friday (Sep 12), official documents said. …read more Source: Channel...

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