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Ukraine averts default with major debt write-down deal
Aug27

Ukraine averts default with major debt write-down deal

“The deal agrees a 20 per cent haircut on Ukraine’s stock of sovereign and sovereign guaranteed debt, having immediate debt relief totalling approximately US$3.6 billion,” the finance ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: Channel...

Ukraine averts default with major debt write-down deal (AFP)
Aug27

Ukraine averts default with major debt write-down deal (AFP)

Kiev (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine said Thursday it has reached a crucial debt restructuring deal that will see lenders accept a 20-percent write-down and keep global markets open to the cash-strapped ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

Final MH17 crash report due in October: Dutch authority
Aug27

Final MH17 crash report due in October: Dutch authority

The final report into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine last year will be published on Oct. 13, the Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

Ukraine Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal
Aug27

Ukraine Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal

Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Yaresko says Kyiv has reached a debt-restructuring deal with international creditors under which part of the $18 billion debt will be written off and the rest will … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

Final MH17 crash report due in October – Dutch authority
Aug27

Final MH17 crash report due in October – Dutch authority

The final report into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine last year will be published on Oct. 13, the Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

Final MH17 Crash Report Due in October: Dutch Authority
Aug27

Final MH17 Crash Report Due in October: Dutch Authority

The final report into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine last year will be published on October 13, the Dutch Safety Board said today. …read more Source:...

Final MH17 crash report due in October – Dutch authority
Aug27

Final MH17 crash report due in October – Dutch authority

Two thirds of the 298 victims were Dutch, and the Netherlands is leading the judicial and air safety investigations into the crashDutch prosecutors: fragments from MH17 site may be from Russian-made missileRussia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17Russia rebuffs calls for U.N. tribunal on MH17 downingA year after MH17 downed, families want...

Eight killed in fresh Ukraine clashes
Aug27

Eight killed in fresh Ukraine clashes

KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Thursday reported the death of eight people in fresh clashes that erupted despite ongoing talks on a new truce agreement for the separatist east.Government spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said seven Ukrainian servicemen had been killed and 13 injured in fighting that centred mostly around the...

Diplomatic Equations on Syria Changing
Aug27

Diplomatic Equations on Syria Changing

By Manish Rai The recent diplomatic activity on Syria is intriguing. Russia, Mr. Assad’s most powerful supporter, has forged new ties with Saudi Arabia, his bitter foe and a major funder of Syrian rebel groups, and brokered a meeting between Syrian and Saudi intelligence officials. Even amid high tensions over Ukraine, there was a recent...

Report into cause of MH17 crash to be published Oct. 13
Aug27

Report into cause of MH17 crash to be published Oct. 13

The long-awaited conclusions of an international investigation into the cause of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 will be published Oct. 13, the panel conducting the probe announced Thursday.The Dutch Safety Board, which is leading the civil investigation into the July 17, 2014, crash in eastern Ukraine that killed all 298 people on board...

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