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

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

    A refugee reacts from exhaustion while swimming towards the shore after a dinghy carrying Syrian and Afghan refugees deflated some 100m away before reaching the Greek island of Lesbos, September 13, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have “far surpassed” a record 60 million this year,...

    Cameron hails progress on EU deal
    Dec18

    Cameron hails progress on EU deal

    BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister David Cameron closed in on a difficult reform deal with European Union leaders at a summit on Thursday but warned there would be hard work to seal an accord by February as hoped. After appealing to sceptical EU counterparts for help at a dinner in Brussels, Cameron said afterwards there was a “pathway”...

    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...

    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

    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...

    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...

    Ukraine interior minister sues Georgia ex-president
    Dec18

    Ukraine interior minister sues Georgia ex-president

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    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...

    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:...

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