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    Violence Against Journalists Remains Rife – Reporters Without Borders
    Dec16

    Violence Against Journalists Remains Rife – Reporters Without Borders

    Reporters Without Borders (RWB) released its annual report on abuses of journalists in 2014 on Tuesday. The report shows that the number of journalists killed on duty in 2014 was 66, which is a decrease of 7 % from the 2013 figure. This brings the number of journalists killed in connection with their work in the last ten years to a total of 720....

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2014
    Dec16

    [Focus] Europe in Review 2014

    EUobserver, in its second annual review, looks back at the main events of 2014: Russia’s annexation of Ukraine; the selection of the EU’s new top cadre; separatism in Europe and more. Order your copy here. …read more Source:...

    Giga Bokeria: Ukraine showed how to break free from Russia’s influence
    Dec16

    Giga Bokeria: Ukraine showed how to break free from Russia’s influence

    The future of Ukraine will show if the European Union has a chance to survive. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU and Ukraine begin to implement revolutionary treaty
    Dec16

    [Ticker] EU and Ukraine begin to implement revolutionary treaty

    EU neighbourhood commissioner Hahn said Monday in Brussels he expects an international donors’ conference on Ukraine to take place in “very early” 2015. He spoke at the first EU-Ukraine “association” council, marking the provisional implementation of the EU political and trade treaty which set the backdrop for...

    Russia Hikes Key Rate to 17% to Halt Rouble’s Slide
    Dec16

    Russia Hikes Key Rate to 17% to Halt Rouble’s Slide

    Russia’s central bank announced on Tuesday it increased its key lending rate to 17% with immediate effect to avert a currency crisis. The rouble on Monday posted its biggest one-day drop versus the US dollar and the euro since 1999. The Russian currency traded 5.22 roubles lower to the dollar at 63.4 and 6.53 rubles lower to the euro at...

    Rouble jumps on Russia rate hike
    Dec16

    Rouble jumps on Russia rate hike

    The rouble jumped against the dollar after Russia sharply increased its benchmark interest rate in a bid to halt a…Russia’s central bank made a drastic interest rate move overnight, raising its key rate from 10.5% to 17%. The bank said the move was to try to ease the rouble’s recent fall in value. The rouble has lost almost 50%...

    Russian rouble in free fall from oil price, EU sanctions
    Dec16

    Russian rouble in free fall from oil price, EU sanctions

    Russia’s central bank has shored up the rouble by raising the key interest rate from 10 to 17 percent, its biggest move since 1998. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 16 Dec 2014
    Dec16

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

    SYDNEY SIEGE DEAD PRAISED FOR HEROISMThe two hostages who died in yesterday’s siege in a Sydney café have been praised for their heroism. Archbishop Anthony Fisher said café manager Tori Johnson had tried to grab a gun from Man Haron Monis, only for it to go off and kill him. He said Victim Katrina Dawson died shielding a pregnant friend....

    Ukrainian PM appeals for help from NATO, EU
    Dec16

    Ukrainian PM appeals for help from NATO, EU

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has urged NATO to do more to help his country’s military as it struggles to quell a pro-Russian insurgency. He also appealed to the European Union for urgent financial help. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid
    Dec16

    Ukrainian PM appeals to EU for immediate financial aid

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk appealed to the European Union for urgent financial aid on Monday, saying the government was doing all it could to fix a shattered economy but needed help. …read more Source:...

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