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    EU sanctions on Iran’s central bank overturned
    Sep19

    EU sanctions on Iran’s central bank overturned

    The European Court of Justice has struck down the European Union’s decision to freeze the assets of Iran’s central bank, in the latest of a series of legal blows to the sanctions regime imposed by the EU to persuade Iran not to develop nuclear weapons. Yesterday’s ruling, against which the EU’s member states can still...

    EP wants South Stream scrapped
    Sep19

    EP wants South Stream scrapped

    The European Parliament (EP) on Thursday passed a resolution urging for stepping up sanctions against Russia and canceling contracts to build South Stream.The resolution, passed with votes in favor from 77 percent of the total number of MEPs, expresses “strong support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine” and seeks...

    [Ticker] Russia complains of Lithuania ‘provocations’
    Sep19

    [Ticker] Russia complains of Lithuania ‘provocations’

    The Russian foreign ministry has complained after a WWII statue of Soviet soldiers was painted blue and yellow, the colours of the Ukrainian flag, in Lithuania. It said Thursday it is “demanding urgent measures to clean up the monuments, punish those responsible and prevent similar provocations in the future”. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says Europe at risk of ‘terrible … war’
    Sep19

    Ukraine says Europe at risk of ‘terrible … war’

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko has warned the US that Europe is at risk of a “terrible … war”, but failed to get American weapons in return. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Malta rejects ship carrying suspected Ebola patient
    Sep19

    [Ticker] Malta rejects ship carrying suspected Ebola patient

    The Maltese authorities on Tuesday refused entry to a merchant vessel en route from Guinea to Ukraine on suspicion that a Filipino patient on board showed Ebola virus symtoms, Malta Today reports. Italian authorities have now taken the patient while the ship continued on its way towards Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president says US promises $1bn
    Sep19

    Ukraine president says US promises $1bn

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in a tweet this morning that the US had promised $1bn in financial guarantees for Kiev to raise funds on the capital markets. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Obama refuses to give Ukraine ‘Special’ status – report
    Sep19

    Obama refuses to give Ukraine ‘Special’ status – report

    US President Barack Obama on Thursday declined the initiative to give Ukraine a special status of a non-NATO ally, according to Ukraine’s …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Truce is over, fierce fighting continues – report
    Sep19

    Ukraine: Truce is over, fierce fighting continues – report

    The truce is over and the war rages virtually throughout the territory of Novorossiya, reported agency Novorosinform quoting Army Headquarters of self-proclaimed Donetsk (DPR) …read more Source:...

    Ice Bucket Challenge, Meet Ukraine’s ‘Blood Bucket’ Challenge
    Sep19

    Ice Bucket Challenge, Meet Ukraine’s ‘Blood Bucket’ Challenge

    Can this blood bucket challenge video make the Ukrainian cause go viral? Screenshot from YouTube.com. A group of European youths are attempting to draw attention to the conflict in Ukraine by putting a gory twist on the infamous Ice Bucket Challenge. This time around, the buckets are filled with metaphorical blood. The initial meme,...

    Obama praises ‘excellent’ Poroshenko
    Sep19

    Obama praises ‘excellent’ Poroshenko

    President Barack Obama has given his support to the visiting Petro Poroshenko, describing himself as a “strong friend” to Ukraine’s leader. …read more Source:...

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