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    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul18

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    KIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev announced on Tuesday a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. The...

    Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push West
    Jul18

    Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push West

    TBILISI: The presidents of Ukraine and Georgia on Tuesday agreed to work together to further their ambitions to join Nato and the European Union, in defiance of threats from former master Russia. Both of the ex-Soviet states have been torn apart by conflicts with Moscow-backed separatists as they seek to wriggle out from under the Kremlin’s...

    Eastern Ukraine separatists declare new state
    Jul18

    Eastern Ukraine separatists declare new state

    Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev have announced the creation of a new “state” that they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. The proposed country would be founded after a referendum and called Malorossiya, a tsarist-era name meaning “Little Russia” that once described most of the area covering...

    Pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine unveils plan for new state
    Jul18

    Pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine unveils plan for new state

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine announced proposals to abolish Ukraine and create a new state in its place on Tuesday, comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already faltering. …read more Source: The...

    Separatists proclaim new state that includes areas in their control and rest of…
    Jul18

    Separatists proclaim new state that includes areas in their control and rest of…

    The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk casts further doubt on the 2015 ceasefire deal that was supposed to stop fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    As the World Moves to Renewable Energy, Myanmar Will Follow
    Jul18

    As the World Moves to Renewable Energy, Myanmar Will Follow

    YANGON — The government has been pushing plans for coal-fired power plants to address Myanmar’s great need for electricity. Renewable energy expert Hans-Josef Fell talks about how Myanmar can develop its energy plan. Fell is a former parliamentarian in Germany and the current president of the Berlin-based Energy Watch Group. The Myanmar...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul18

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    Pro-Russian rebels march in the centre of Donetsk during the WWII Victory Day parade on May 9. AFP file photo DONETSK: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev announced on Tuesday the creation of a new “state” that they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. The proposed country — which has no chance of...

    1 in 10 infants not vaccinated in 2016: WHO and UNICEF
    Jul18

    1 in 10 infants not vaccinated in 2016: WHO and UNICEF

    12.9 million infants globally, almost 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016 as estimated by a joint report of WHO and UNICEF. This figure shows that these children are prone to contract fatal diseases such as Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTP) as they haven’t developed immunity against these fatal diseases. Out of those...

    Families of MH17 unveil ‘living memorial’ on 3rd anniversary
    Jul18

    Families of MH17 unveil ‘living memorial’ on 3rd anniversary

    Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, nearly 2,000 relatives gathered Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a green ribbon, one for each of the victims who died on board the Malaysia Airlines flight en route from...

    White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’
    Jul18

    White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’

    …read more Source: The Indian...

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