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    Obama offers to lift sanctions if Russia ‘changes course’ on Ukraine (AFP)
    Sep24

    Obama offers to lift sanctions if Russia ‘changes course’ on Ukraine (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – US President Barack Obama on Wednesday slammed Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine but offered to lift sanctions against Moscow if it threw its weight behind an unravelling peace deal with Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Czech airline CSA to fire a third of its pilots
    Sep24

    Czech airline CSA to fire a third of its pilots

    PRAGUE (AP) Czech national carrier CSA says it is planning to fire a third of its pilots this year after passenger numbers from Russia and other former Soviet republics have declined due to the crisis in Ukraine.CSA spokesman Daniel… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Major allied defense exercise in Poland
    Sep24

    Major allied defense exercise in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s defense minister has launched a major international military exercise that is to test readiness to react to security threats at a time of armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine.Tomasz Siemoniak said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine peace efforts stall despite lull in fighting (AFP)
    Sep24

    Ukraine peace efforts stall despite lull in fighting (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian peace efforts stalled Wednesday after pro-Russian insurgents called their own elections in defiance of a deal under which they and the Ukrainian army began withdrawing heavy weapons after five months of war. …read more Source: The West...

    Japan steps up Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep24

    Japan steps up Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    TOKYO (AP) Japan says it has stepped up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine to be in line with other Group of Seven members before they meet in New York.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German business confidence drops for 5th month
    Sep24

    German business confidence drops for 5th month

    BERLIN (AP) A survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, has dropped for the fifth consecutive month continuing a slide that has been fueled by the persistent turmoil in Ukraine and sluggish European… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine conflict death toll soars past 3,000: UN (AFP)
    Sep23

    Ukraine conflict death toll soars past 3,000: UN (AFP)

    Geneva (AFP) – The death toll in Ukraine’s conflict has soared past 3,000, likely by a significant margin, top UN human rights official Ivan Simonovic said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels plan votes in blow to Poroshenko truce (AFP)
    Sep23

    Ukraine rebels plan votes in blow to Poroshenko truce (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels defiantly announced Tuesday they will stage their own elections in just six weeks, raising the stakes in a standoff with Kiev despite both sides moving to end five months of deadly fighting. …read more Source: The West...

    Rebels vow to hold own elections
    Sep23

    Rebels vow to hold own elections

    PRO-RUSSIAN rebels have defiantly announced they will stage their own elections in November, despite just signing a peace deal with Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels plan votes despite truce (AFP)
    Sep23

    Ukraine rebels plan votes despite truce (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels defiantly announced Tuesday they will stage their own elections in just six weeks, raising the stakes in a standoff with Kiev despite both sides moving to end five months of deadly fighting. …read more Source: The West...

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