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    US brings ambitious Syria peace plan to UN
    Dec18

    US brings ambitious Syria peace plan to UN

    NEW YORK: Senior international envoys began gathering in New York on Thursday to seek UN backing for an ambitious US and Russian plan to seek a negotiated ceasefire in Syria’s brutal civil war. US Secretary of State John Kerry has already traveled to Moscow this week to assure Bashar al-Assad’s key Russian ally that Washington is not...

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament’s rejection of budget
    Dec18

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament’s rejection of budget

    The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was concerned by a debate in the Ukrainian parliament that effectively amounted to a rejection of the government’s proposal for a new tax code and budget for 2016. …read more Source: Channel...

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million
    Dec18

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million

    Refugees wait to cross the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece December 4, 2015. Photo: REUTERS GENEVA: The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have “far surpassed” a record 60 million this year, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said on Friday. The...

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament's rejection of budget
    Dec18

    IMF says concerned by Ukrainian parliament's rejection of budget

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was concerned by a debate in the Ukrainian parliament that effectively amounted to a rejection of the government’s proposal for a new tax code and budget for 2016. …read more Source: The...

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million: United Nations
    Dec18

    World’s refugees and displaced exceed record 60 million: United Nations

    The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have ‘far surpassed’ a record 60 million, in 2015, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said on Friday. The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution, the most since 1992, the UN High...

    Ukraine interior minister sues Georgia ex-president
    Dec18

    Ukraine interior minister sues Georgia ex-president

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    From Russia with love: Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises
    Dec18

    From Russia with love: Putin, Trump sing each other’s praises

    WASHINGTON: Russian President Vladimir Putin and US presidential candidate Donald Trump praised each other on Thursday, saying they would welcome an improvement in the now-icy relations between their two nations. Trump – who holds the lead in opinion polls in his bid for the Republican nomination and was dubbed the “absolute leader” in the race...

    Putin admits Russia had people in Ukraine for certain military tasks
    Dec18

    Putin admits Russia had people in Ukraine for certain military tasks

    Putin said Russia was ready to persuade separatists in Ukraine that a compromise was needed in order to achieve a political settlement. …read more Source:...

    Kyrgyz national attempts to smuggle 140 parrots from Ukraine to Russia
    Dec18

    Kyrgyz national attempts to smuggle 140 parrots from Ukraine to Russia

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Number of people forced to flee war, violence to hit record in 2015: UN
    Dec18

    Number of people forced to flee war, violence to hit record in 2015: UN

    GENEVA (AFP) – The number of people who have been forced to flee war, violence and persecution looks set to soar in 2015 past last year’s record of nearly 60 million, the UN said Friday.The UN refugee agency released a report showing rocketing numbers of people living as refugees, asylum seekers or displaced within their countries...

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