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    Austria believes suspension of EU sanctions against Belarus will be followed by other steps
    Oct13

    Austria believes suspension of EU sanctions against Belarus will be followed by other steps

    Austria has traditionally played an important role in building contacts between Belarus and the EU, in the resolution of tension. “In this context, we are glad that we have made a certain contribution,” the Austrian official said. …read more Source:...

    Rift in Obama administration over Putin
    Oct13

    Rift in Obama administration over Putin

    Vladimir Putin’s intervention in Syria is creating new rifts inside an exhausted and in some cases demoralized Obama national security team, where officials pushing for bolder action see the president as stubbornly unwilling to assume new risk as he nears his final year in office. Current and former Obama officials say the president’s...

    Tickets for 2015 Junior Eurovision Go on Sale in Bulgaria
    Oct13

    Tickets for 2015 Junior Eurovision Go on Sale in Bulgaria

    The tickets for the 2015 Junior Eurovision, which is scheduled to take place at the Arena Armeec hall in the Bulgarian capital Sofia on November 21, went on sale on Monday. The prices of tickets range between BGN 40 and 60, with a 50 % discount available for children aged under 14 years. The tickets for the concert can be purchased in the network...

    MH17 crash report to be published by Dutch investigators – live updates
    Oct13

    MH17 crash report to be published by Dutch investigators – live updates

    Dutch Safety Board expected to say missile hit plane over UkraineReport will not apportion blameOpen source evidence points to Russian involvement 10.10am BSTThe father of a British man who was killed when MH17came down says he hopes the report will conclude that all of the passengers were killed as soon as the plane was hit.Barry Sweeney’s...

    EIB and World Bank join forces with new agreement to support Ukraine
    Oct13

    EIB and World Bank join forces with new agreement to support Ukraine

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and World Bank (WB) yesterday signed an agreement under EU guarantee that aims to facilitate the purchase of gas by Ukraine’s national gas company, NJSC Naftogaz. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    MH17: Dutch to unveil official crash report
    Oct13

    MH17: Dutch to unveil official crash report

    Investigators to give technical account of how Malaysia Airlines flight came down in Ukraine but will not apportion blameThe father of a British man who was killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down over eastern Ukraine says he hopes an official report into the crash, to be released later on Tuesday, will conclude that all of the...

    Belarus, Ukraine, Russia React to Alexievich’s Nobel Prize
    Oct13

    Belarus, Ukraine, Russia React to Alexievich’s Nobel Prize

    Alexievich at a 10 October press conference. Photo by Nasha Niva When Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Prize in literature, three countries at once tried to claim her success. Headlines across the post-Soviet space called her a “representative of the Russian literature”, a “writer born in Ukraine”, and a “Belarusian writer.” Yet not only...

    British Airways warned over Russian missiles in Syria
    Oct13

    British Airways warned over Russian missiles in Syria

    Safety warnings have been issued stating jetliners could be at risk to what would amount to a repeat of last year’s deadly MH17 disaster above eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Daily...

    [Ticker] Dutch report into MH17 disaster due at 12.15 today
    Oct13

    [Ticker] Dutch report into MH17 disaster due at 12.15 today

    The Dutch Safety Board will at 12.15 local time today, at the Gilze-Rijen military base in the Netherlands, issue its final report into the cause of the MH17 flight disaster over Ukraine last year. The Dutch PM will hold a press conference shortly afterwards. Russia says the enquiry is flawed. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 13 Oct 2015
    Oct13

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 13 Oct 2015

    Labour U-turns to oppose Osborne’s surplus pledge Shadow chancellor John McDonnell last night told Labour MPs that the party will now oppose Conservative measures to force all future governments to run a budget surplus, just two weeks after he announced that Labour would back the plans. McDonnell says the U-turn will underline...

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