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    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine – White House
    Feb12

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine – White House

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone for the second consecutive day on Friday to discuss the need for Kiev to quickly pass reforms needed for a US$17.5 billion (£12 billion)International Monetary Fund bailout. …read more Source: Channel...

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine – White House
    Feb12

    Biden, Poroshenko discuss reforms needed in Ukraine – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone for the second consecutive day on Friday to discuss the need for Kiev to quickly pass reforms needed for a $17.5 billion (£12 billion)International Monetary Fund bailout. …read more Source: The...

    Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; President Assad vows to fight on
    Feb12

    Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; President Assad vows to fight on

    Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with its relentless bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to fight on until he regains full control of the country. Although billed as a potential breakthrough, the “cessation of hostilities” agreement does not take effect...

    31 cars of Ukrainian train to be sent from Baku to Turkmenbashi
    Feb12

    31 cars of Ukrainian train to be sent from Baku to Turkmenbashi

    The second freight train from Ukraine consisting of 32 cars, which joined the Trans-Caspian International Transport Corridor, has arrived today morning at Baku International Sea Trade Port. According to Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, the cargo consists of food and drugs. The train on route Ukraine – Georgia – Azerbaijan –...

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid
    Feb12

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid

    Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyber attack on Ukraine’s power grid in December, Ukraine’s energy ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid
    Feb12

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid

    KIEV (Reuters) – Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyber attack on Ukraine’s power grid in December, Ukraine’s energy ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Christine Lagarde again selected as IMF chief
    Feb12

    Christine Lagarde again selected as IMF chief

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown.The executive board of the global crisis lender announced that there were no challengers facing Lagarde, for the five-year term that...

    Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine’s US$3 billion debt
    Feb12

    Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine’s US$3 billion debt

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he planned no talks on Ukraine’s US$3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia at the Munich Security conference this week. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine's $3 billion debt
    Feb12

    Russian PM says little sense in discussing Ukraine's $3 billion debt

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he planned no talks on Ukraine’s $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia at the Munich Security conference this week. …read more Source: The...

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch
    Feb12

    Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

    VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis headed to Cuba on Friday looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration. The Argentinian pontiff took off from Rome’s Fiumicino airport shortly before 8:00am (0700 GMT) en route to Havana, where he...

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