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    4 killed as passenger bus hits mine in east Ukraine
    Feb10

    4 killed as passenger bus hits mine in east Ukraine

    Four people were killed today when a passenger minibus hit a mine in eastern Ukraine during a relative calm in fighting, officials said. An AFP reporter at the scene saw pools of blood and personal belongings of the victims scattered near a checkpoint at Marinka – a flashpoint village of about 10,000 people that witnessed heavy battles...

    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform
    Feb10

    IMF chief warns Ukraine over slow pace of reform

    MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has warned Ukraine it would be unable to keep supporting it financially if …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone
    Feb10

    Russia's Lavrov, Germany's Steinmeier discuss Syria, Ukraine by phone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier held a telephone conversation on Wednesday to discuss Syria and Ukraine, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    Three killed as minivan hits landmine at Ukrainian checkpoint in Donbass
    Feb10

    Three killed as minivan hits landmine at Ukrainian checkpoint in Donbass

    Photo: Mikhail Sokolov/TASS Three people were killed when a minivan carrying civilians was blown up by a landmine at a Ukrainian checkpoint near the contact line early on Wednesday, the speaker of the Donbass special operation, Andrey Zadubinny, has said, TASS reports. “There were five people in the Volkswagen Transporter car (minivan) that...

    Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year
    Feb10

    Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year

    Worldwide threat: Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on worldwide threats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence...

    What makes Russian diplomats tick?
    Feb10

    What makes Russian diplomats tick?

    “WHY don’t you influence me, then?” I asked a Russian diplomat engaged in Asian affairs, after “an unnecessary discussion” about my column in The Malaysian Reserve. I mean, it is easy to just find fault in anyone’s work, but it is not as easy to pick the right subject when you begin to piece your column, especially one that is of the...

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough
    Feb10

    Pentagon seeks $583 billion budget for 2017; Republicans say not enough

    U.S. President Barack Obama listens to remarks during his meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington February 8, 2016. REUTERS WASHINGTON: The Pentagon on Tuesday proposed a $582.7 billion defense budget that emphasizes emerging threats from Russia, China and Islamic State rebels, but the...

    EU to unveil new energy plan today
    Feb10

    EU to unveil new energy plan today

    A European Union (EU) flag flutters outside the Athens’ Stock Exchange in Athens, Greece, on Monday, August 3, 2015. Photo: AP Brussels, February 9 The European Union (EU) will unveil on Wednesday plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with countries outside the bloc, amid concerns about Europe’s...

    US spy chief: US and Russia could spiral into new Cold War
    Feb10

    US spy chief: US and Russia could spiral into new Cold War

    WASHINGTON: Russia is “paranoid” about being challenged by NATO and its efforts to rival American power could push it into a new Cold War, the head of US intelligence said Tuesday. “They’re greatly concerned about being contained,” the director of national intelligence, James Clapper, told the Senate Armed Services Committee. Clapper said...

    Ukraine deadlock douses hopes of sanctions relief for Russia
    Feb10

    Ukraine deadlock douses hopes of sanctions relief for Russia

    WHEN it comes to sanctions relief for Russia, the last step might be the most difficult. …read more Source: The Business...

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