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    Ukraine exits next year’s Eurovision
    Sep19

    Ukraine exits next year’s Eurovision

    Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints. …read more Source:...

    Sikorski leaves Polish government
    Sep19

    Sikorski leaves Polish government

    Poland’s prime minister-designate, Ewa Kopacz, has removed Radek Sikorski as foreign minister as part of an otherwise limited change in government caused by Donald Tusk’s election as president of the European Council. Kopacz is due to take over from Tusk as prime minister on 22 September. Her government, a two-party centre-right...

    No US weapons for Ukraine
    Sep19

    No US weapons for Ukraine

    Author(s): Dan Alexe 51576047.jpg Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko came back from the US without having obtained military support. Poroshenko hoped to convince the US president Barack Obama to provide weapons to Ukrainian government forces battling pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Before the September 18 meeting with President...

    Call for peace marches in Russia
    Sep19

    Call for peace marches in Russia

    For the first time in six months, opposition groups in Russia want to demonstrate against the Kremlin’s Ukraine policies and Moscow’s propaganda machine. Observers on the ground look at the potential for protest. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    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...

    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...

    [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...

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