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    Trump lashes at both friend and foe
    Feb03

    Trump lashes at both friend and foe

    US President steps up war of words against the world, takes aggressive stance WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump stepped up his war of words against the world on Thursday, firing on friend and foe alike even as his new top diplomat arrived for work. Even Russia, with which Trump hopes to mend ties, was not spared: US ambassador to the United...

    Ukraine, separatists must act to stave off ‘humanitarian disaster’ – aid, security groups
    Feb03

    Ukraine, separatists must act to stave off ‘humanitarian disaster’ – aid, security groups

    International security and aid organisations appealed to Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists on Friday to withdraw from front lines where fighting has dramatically escalated or risk a humanitarian disaster. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Russia fully to blame for flare-up
    Feb03

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Russia fully to blame for flare-up

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said Russia was to blame for the latest flare-up in hostilities near the industrial town of Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine which have led to the heaviest casualties for months. “The full… …read more Source:...

    A document is submitted to   Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly   stating the corruption deals of Azerbaijan
    Feb03

    A document is submitted to   Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly   stating the corruption deals of Azerbaijan

    ArmInfo.A document stating Azerbaijan cooruption deals is submitted to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the Guardian reads. The initiator of the document is the representative from Netherlands Peter Omtzikht. The document is signed by representatives of 25 countries – Great Britain, France, Germany, Greece, Scandinavian...

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition
    Feb03

    Kremlin says it hopes pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels have enough ammunition

    MOSCOW – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday he hoped that pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine had enough ammunition to respond to what he called aggressive actions by the Ukrainian army. “The main thing is to persuade Kiev to… …read more Source:...

    Eurovision 2017: Ukraine ready to allow the entry of people who “pose no threat”
    Feb03

    Eurovision 2017: Ukraine ready to allow the entry of people who “pose no threat”

    Authorities in Ukraine has ensured the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) that people who pose no threat are welcome to visit the country for the Eurovision 2017 song contest to be held in Kiev, TASS agency reported. “We have received guarantees … …read more Source:...

    Council of Europe urged to investigate Azerbaijan bribery allegations
    Feb03

    Council of Europe urged to investigate Azerbaijan bribery allegations

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been accused of turning a blind eye to corruption, after allegations that a former senior member was paid €2.39m to engineer votes to protect the kleptocratic regime of Azerbaijan’s president, Ilham Aliyev, The Guardian reports. Pieter Omtzigt, a centre-right Dutch...

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides
    Feb03

    Eastern Ukraine shelling hits both sides

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians
    Feb03

    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians

    MOSCOW – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday accused Ukrainian armed forces of violating the Geneva Convention by shelling civilian areas in eastern Ukraine and of using weapons systems banned under the terms of the Minsk peace deal. Maria… …read more Source:...

    U.S. says no lifting of Russia sanctions until Crimea returned
    Feb03

    U.S. says no lifting of Russia sanctions until Crimea returned

    The new American envoy said it was “unfortunate” that she had to condemn Russia in her first appearance before the council. …read more Source:...

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