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    [Ticker] Ukraine says soldiers wounded despite truce
    Oct08

    [Ticker] Ukraine says soldiers wounded despite truce

    Despite a renewed truce, pro-Russian separatists wounded four Ukrainian soldiers, according to Ukraine’s military. On Wednesday “illegal armed groups, cynically ignoring the peace agreements, violated the ceasefire”, the Ukrainian military said, according to Reuters. The statement came shortly after Ukraine’s president...

    Merkel, Hollande offer rhetoric, not reality
    Oct07

    Merkel, Hollande offer rhetoric, not reality

    The first joint appearance by the leaders of France and Germany at the European Parliament since the fall of the Berlin Wall was meant to offer the beleaguered union a new vision. Instead, Angela Merkel and François Hollande unwittingly presented a stark reminder of why the EU, in the words of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker,...

    Bulgaria’s Energoremont Holding AD Acquires Majority Stake in Electroimpeks AD
    Oct07

    Bulgaria’s Energoremont Holding AD Acquires Majority Stake in Electroimpeks AD

    “Energoremont Holding” AD has acquired the majority stake in “Electroimpeks” AD, a company with over 50 years of international experience in the sphere of engineering services and the implementation of turnkey projects in the sphere of energy. The main sphere of activity of “Energoremont Holding” AD is maintenance and repair of power and heat...

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce
    Oct07

    Ukraine says four soldiers wounded in rebel attack despite truce

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday pro-Russian separatists had violated a ceasefire in the east of the country by firing an anti-tank missile and wounding four soldiers, even as President Petro Poroshenko hailed a “real truce”. …read more Source:...

    Luxembourg PM tells Putin EU sanctions up to him
    Oct07

    Luxembourg PM tells Putin EU sanctions up to him

    Luxembourg’s PM told Russia future EU sanctions depend on its actions, but the openly gay leader opted not to make a fuss on rights. …read more Source:...

    Nobel Peace Prize 2015: the top five contenders
    Oct07

    Nobel Peace Prize 2015: the top five contenders

    Credits Berit Roald/AFP/Getty Images Angela Merkel and Pope Francis are favourites, but a priest from Eritrea could pip them both to the prize Profile Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – 3:32pm The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce the recipient of this year’s Nobel Peace …read more Source: The...

    The Netherlands is largest foreign investor in Bulgaria
    Oct07

    The Netherlands is largest foreign investor in Bulgaria

    At a briefing after meeting his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov expressed satisfaction with the fact that direct investments by the Netherlands in Bulgaria for the period 1996-2014 reach over 7 billion euros. This makes the Netherlands the largest foreign investor in this country. “We rely on the...

    Ukraine could destroy 3.7m polio vaccines despite risk of major outbreak
    Oct07

    Ukraine could destroy 3.7m polio vaccines despite risk of major outbreak

    Unvaccinated children at risk as healthcare lobbyists claim UN-donated vaccines are unsafe in spite of assurances from World Health OrganisationA healthcare lobby group is arguing for the destruction of 3.7 million polio vaccines donated to Ukraine by the UN, despite the risk (pdf) that a new outbreak of the disease could spread across the...

    A digital flashmob dares Putin
    Oct07

    A digital flashmob dares Putin

    LONDON — I spent last month in the 1990s. My Facebook was flooded with a flashmob of photos of Russian friends as their younger selves, raving at Moscow’s vivacious 1990s clubs, working at Moscow’s vivacious 1990s media or arguing at Moscow’s vivacious 1990s debates. There were many thousands of pics, scanned from...

    Missile fragments ‘found in MH17 bodies’
    Oct07

    Missile fragments ‘found in MH17 bodies’

    A former investigator says fragments of a Russian-made Buk anti-aircraft missile have been found amongst the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner downed over eastern Ukraine last year …read more Source: The...

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