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    IMF warns Ukraine it will halt $40bn bailout unless corruption stops
    Feb10

    IMF warns Ukraine it will halt $40bn bailout unless corruption stops

    Christine Lagarde has said it is hard to see the programme continuing ‘without substantial effort’ to improve governanceThe International Monetary Fund has warned it will halt its $40bn (£28bn) bailout programme to Ukraine unless the conflict-torn eastern European country takes immediate action to tackle corruption.The IMF’s...

    Ukraine working groups reconvene for talks in Minsk
    Feb10

    Ukraine working groups reconvene for talks in Minsk

    “The next meeting of the contact group is planned for 10 February but the Foreign Ministers of the Normandy Format may gather for a meeting at this time too. Therefore, I cannot say exactly,” the OSCE representative said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine sought Fayad’s release from Czech custody – press
    Feb10

    Ukraine sought Fayad’s release from Czech custody – press

    Prague – The Ukrainian embassy in Prague previously sought the release of Ali Fayad, a Lebanese with Ukrainian nationality, from a Czech custody prison where he was waiting for Prague’s decision… …read more Source: České...

    US spy chiefs predict Syria, Ukraine wars to drag on
    Feb10

    US spy chiefs predict Syria, Ukraine wars to drag on

    The Syria war will get worse in 2016 and the Ukraine war won’t end, US intelligence chiefs have said, in what one of them called a “litany of doom.” …read more Source:...

    The temple-well at Gurlo village
    Feb10

    The temple-well at Gurlo village

    We found out about the “temple-well” near Gurlo village near Pernik from mountain guide Stanoy Arabadjiev who has been endeavouring to spark interest in Bulgarian antiquities. To enter, we had to clear the thicket that was hiding it from view. The well is said to be a temple to the Sumerian god Enki. It was discovered in 1971 by archaeologist...

    Ukraine’s contact group meeting in Minsk postponed
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s contact group meeting in Minsk postponed

    The meeting of the contact group is likely to take place after the talks of the Normandy Four ministers of foreign affairs in Munich. …read more Source:...

    Russia puts nearly 10,000 troops on alert at Ukraine border as Putin’s war games intensify
    Feb10

    Russia puts nearly 10,000 troops on alert at Ukraine border as Putin’s war games intensify

    VLADIMIR PUTIN has raised the stakes with the West after staging military drills with thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes on the border with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    German-Turkish refugee request ambushes NATO talks
    Feb09

    German-Turkish refugee request ambushes NATO talks

    Military alliances don’t like surprises, which is why NATO was taken aback by an apparently impromptu German and Turkish proposal that it should take on a new role in the refugee crisis, such as sea patrols against human traffickers in the Aegean. The initiative — fruit of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Prime Minister Ahmet...

    Bulgaria Posts BGN 2 B Deficit in 2015 Trade with Third Countries
    Feb09

    Bulgaria Posts BGN 2 B Deficit in 2015 Trade with Third Countries

    Bulgaria ran a deficit of BGN 2.0 B in trade with third countries last year, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced on Tuesday. In December 2015, the balance of trade with third countries showed a deficit of BGN 23.2 M, the NSI said citing preliminary data. Bulgaria’s exports FOB to third countries increased by 0.6% last year...

    Eastern Ukraine struggles to survive across rebel dividing line
    Feb09

    Eastern Ukraine struggles to survive across rebel dividing line

    Once a village, Stanitsa Luhanska became an outlying city district of Luhansk and home to 15,000 before the war. Today it is totally destroyed, and… …read more Source:...

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