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    NATO nears agreement on beefing up presence in eastern Europe: Poland
    Aug13

    NATO nears agreement on beefing up presence in eastern Europe: Poland

    WARSAW (Reuters) – NATO member states are close to reaching consensus over steps to beef up the alliance’s military presence in eastern Europe in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said on Wednesday in an interview. …read more Source:...

    Alleged Russian aid convoy closes in on Ukrainian border
    Aug13

    Alleged Russian aid convoy closes in on Ukrainian border

    A snaking Russian convoy that the Kremlin says is carrying humanitarian aid is closing in on the country’s border with Ukraine. The 280 vehicle… …read more Source:...

    Ashton calls emergency meeting of EU foreign ministers
    Aug13

    Ashton calls emergency meeting of EU foreign ministers

    Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, has called an emergency meeting of EU foreign ministers on Friday (15 August). France and Italy have been pushing for an urgent meeting to discuss the worsening situation in Iraq, where militant group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has taken over vast swathes of the...

    Ukraine: Red Cross Urged To Reject Russia Convoy
    Aug13

    Ukraine: Red Cross Urged To Reject Russia Convoy

    Diplomats fear Russia is using the aid convoy as a way of deepening its involvement in the civil war, Sky exclusively reveals. …read more Source: Sky...

    “60 people die every day in clashes in Ukraine”
    Aug13

    “60 people die every day in clashes in Ukraine”

    The death toll from clashes in eastern Ukraine has doubled in the last 15 days, spokeswoman of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Cecile Pouilly says.The United Nations on July 26 estimated that 1,129 people had been killed in the conflict in Ukraine, while the latest report put the figure at 2,086. …read more Source:...

    EU prepares for more bad news on GDP
    Aug13

    EU prepares for more bad news on GDP

    Eurostat, the official statistics agency of the European Union, will tomorrow (14 August) publish data on economic growth in the eurozone during the second quarter of 2014, amid fears that the European economy is about to slip back into recession. Today Eurostat said that industrial production in the eurozone fell for a second consecutive month...

    Ukraine Deaths Soar As Russian Lorries Halted
    Aug13

    Ukraine Deaths Soar As Russian Lorries Halted

    A convoy some fear may contain weapons grinds to a halt in Russia, as the number of people killed in the conflict tops 2,000. …read more Source: Sky...

    [Ticker] EU to call emergency meeting on Iraq and Ukraine
    Aug13

    [Ticker] EU to call emergency meeting on Iraq and Ukraine

    A spokesman for EU foreign relations chief Ashton has said she is to call an emergency foreign ministers meeting on the crises in Iraq and Ukraine “as early as this week” or early next week. The meeting could signal more Russia sanctions or EU military aid to Iraqi Kurds. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine refuses entry to Russian aid convoy
    Aug13

    [Ticker] Ukraine refuses entry to Russian aid convoy

    The BBC reports a Russian aid convoy has stopped 300km from the Ukraine border after Kiev said it cannot enter, describing the initiative as “provocation by a cynical aggressor”. The Red Cross has also called on Russia to give details of what the convoy is carrying. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine races to beat Russian convoy
    Aug13

    Ukraine races to beat Russian convoy

    Kiev to send its own humanitarian aid to war-torn east, setting the stage for a race to win the hearts and minds of suffering civilians …read more Source: Financial...

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