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    EU drops sanctions threat against Russia over Syria
    Oct21

    EU drops sanctions threat against Russia over Syria

    Brussels – EU leaders backed down on Friday from an explicit threat of sanctions against Russia over the bombing of Aleppo but warned that they would consider “all available options” if atrocities in Syria continue. Smoke rises from reported opposition fire from buildings in an eastern government-held neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of...

    Top seed Kuznetosva boosts Singpore hopes in Moscow
    Oct21

    Top seed Kuznetosva boosts Singpore hopes in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova battled into the semi-finals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday with a hard-fought win over tearful ninth seed Timea Babos of Hungary to boost her hopes of making the WTA Finals.The two-time Grand Slam title winner, ranked ninth in the world, won her first ever meeting with Babos 7-5, 6-7 (2/7),...

    Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine: Kremlin
    Oct20

    Putin backs armed OSCE mission to east Ukraine: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin backs an armed OSCE mission to war-torn eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said Thursday, in spite of objections by pro-Moscow rebels.Putin agreed to the deployment of such a mission during the talks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, referring to Wednesdays four-way talks on the conflict with...

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions
    Oct20

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease U.S.-Russian tensions

    BERLIN – Germany’s anti-immigrant party chief said on Thursday U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offers the prospect of change in U.S.-Russian relations which could help reduce conflict in Ukraine to Berlin’s advantage. Frauke… …read more Source:...

    ‘No miracles’ at talks on Ukraine crisis
    Oct20

    ‘No miracles’ at talks on Ukraine crisis

    …read more Source: Taipei Times

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease US-Russian tensions
    Oct20

    German AfD leader: Trump offers change that may ease US-Russian tensions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s anti-immigrant party chief said on Thursday U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offers the prospect of change in U.S.-Russian relations which could help reduce conflict in Ukraine to Berlin’s advantage. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine offers Azerbaijan co-op in health tourism
    Oct20

    Ukraine offers Azerbaijan co-op in health tourism

    Ukraine offers Azerbaijan to organize health tours to Truskavets for war veterans and people with disabilities, said Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko. …read more Source:...

    United Kingdom Pardons Thousands of Gay Men Convicted Under Defunct Homophobic Laws
    Oct20

    United Kingdom Pardons Thousands of Gay Men Convicted Under Defunct Homophobic Laws

    91 year-old George Montague who was convicted of gross indecency in 1974, said he would not accept a pardon and wanted an apology. . . LONDON – Great Britain is to pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of crimes under sexual offense laws which have now been abolished, following on from the 2013 exoneration of celebrated...

    Dutch PM not optimistic on deal over EU-Ukraine partnership
    Oct20

    Dutch PM not optimistic on deal over EU-Ukraine partnership

    BRUSSELS – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he was not optimistic of reaching a deal over the partnership between the European Union and Ukraine, which was rejected by Dutch voters in a referendum in April. Rutte said this was because he… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin assesses Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis as positive
    Oct20

    Kremlin assesses Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis as positive

    Peskov said the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine “swapped notes” and discussed further work after talks failed last year. …read more Source:...

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