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    Fighting in Ukraine’s eastern hotspots despite truce talks
    Sep05

    Fighting in Ukraine’s eastern hotspots despite truce talks

    Heavy combat fire rocked the outskirts of the strategic Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Friday (Sep 5), AFP correspondents said, just hours before talks open on a possible ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine forces, rebels clash near port, in Donetsk before possible ceasefire
    Sep05

    Ukraine forces, rebels clash near port, in Donetsk before possible ceasefire

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels clashed just east of the strategic port of Mariupol on Friday, hours before envoys from Ukraine and Russia were expected to announce a ceasefire as the starting point for a wider peace plan.Ukraine and rebels to seek peace plan, ceasefire on FridayUkraine reinforces defence of key port, expects rebel...

    Nato to create rapid response force to counter ‘barbaric’ Islamic State, bolster Ukraine
    Sep05

    Nato to create rapid response force to counter ‘barbaric’ Islamic State, bolster Ukraine

    Nato leaders condemn the “barbaric and despicable acts” carried out by Islamic State extremists who have beheaded two US journalists, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Rupiah depreciates to 11,777 per dollar Friday morning
    Sep05

    Rupiah depreciates to 11,777 per dollar Friday morning

    Rupiah interbank trade rate depreciated by 27 basis points on Friday morning to Rp 11,777 per US dollar.”External sentiment, particularly from the US, which records better economic data, has put pressure on the rupiah. The market players see that this condition will encourage the US central bank to immediately increase the Federal Reserve...

    NATO to sanction Russia as Ukraine heads into peace talks
    Sep05

    NATO to sanction Russia as Ukraine heads into peace talks

    NATO leaders are expected to announce a raft of fresh sanctions against Russia on Friday (Sep 5) over its actions in Ukraine, although hopes remain that a ceasefire can be forged at peace talks in Minsk on the same day. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO to offer comprehensive, tailored support to Ukraine
    Sep05

    NATO to offer comprehensive, tailored support to Ukraine

    NATO has established “a comprehensive and tailored package of measures” to help Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday during the ongoing NATO summit in Newport. …read more Source: China...

    Russia ready to send second humanitarian convoy to Ukraine
    Sep05

    Russia ready to send second humanitarian convoy to Ukraine

    “People want clean water and food, so the convoy has been filling with those stuff,” deputy minister Vladimir Artamonov said, adding that there is no secret of the content of the aid, he added. …read more Source: China...

    Ukrainian president, insurgents say ready for conditional cease-fire
    Sep05

    Ukrainian president, insurgents say ready for conditional cease-fire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday that he was ready to order a cease-fire with independence-seeking insurgents if international mediators agree on it during their meeting in Minsk on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Russia ready to work with OSCE to de-escalate Ukraine crisis
    Sep05

    Russia ready to work with OSCE to de-escalate Ukraine crisis

    Moscow is ready to take practical steps toward the de-escalation of the conflict in Ukraine in line with the plan proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. …read more Source: China...

    Russia urges Kiev to show goodwill for Putin’s plan to end conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Sep05

    Russia urges Kiev to show goodwill for Putin’s plan to end conflict in eastern Ukraine

    Russia hopes authorities of Kiev to show goodwill for President Vladimir Putin’s plan on the settlement of conflict in Ukraine, said Valentina Matviyenko, chairwoman of the upper house of Russian parliament Thursday. …read more Source:...

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