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    Syrian rebels release two Ukrainian hostages
    Jan25

    Syrian rebels release two Ukrainian hostages

    A Syrian opposition group has released a Ukrainian couple following three years of captivity. In 2013, O. M. (43) and N. M. (38) — their full names have not been released — reportedly entered Syria illegally. They were finally released earlier this week in Syria’s northwestern city of Idlib, due largely to the efforts of the...

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker Sanctions Appeal
    Jan25

    EU Court Rejects Russian Missile-Maker Sanctions Appeal

    A top European court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Russian missile-maker Almaz-Antey against EU sanctions imposed for its role in the Ukraine conflict. As the crisis deepened in 2014, the European Union imposed asset freezes and travel bans on Russian and Ukrainian individuals and entities held responsible for supporting pro-Moscow...

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey
    Jan25

    Council of Europe decries rising attacks against media in Turkey

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution decrying “the many cases of serious threats to media freedom in Europe,” highlighting the deaths of 16 journalists since January 2015 in member states.The body, which met in Strasbourg, found the situation particularly worrying in Turkey and the...

    EU court rejects Russian missile-maker sanctions appeal
    Jan25

    EU court rejects Russian missile-maker sanctions appeal

    A top European court Wednesday rejected an appeal by Russian missile-maker Almaz-Antey against EU sanctions imposed for its role in the Ukraine conflict …read more Source: The Daily...

    Syria opposition group frees 2 Ukrainians after 3 years
    Jan25

    Syria opposition group frees 2 Ukrainians after 3 years

    Couple reportedly entered Syria illegally in 2013 …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ban on import of poultry from five European nations, Japan
    Jan25

    Ban on import of poultry from five European nations, Japan

    Muscat – After imposing a ban on import of poultry and poultry products from five European nations and three Indian states in December last year, Oman has extended the ban on other countries like Ukraine, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Finland and Japan. …read more Source:...

    Curbs on Russia must stay, says  Ukraine president
    Jan24

    Curbs on Russia must stay, says Ukraine president

    HELSINKI: Ukraine’s president said on Tuesday world powers should keep sanctions on Russia, rejecting US President Donald Trump’s proposal to consider reducing the penalties if Moscow proved a useful ally. Petro Poroshenko told reporters that sanctions remained the only way to keep Russia at the negotiating table over the crisis in...

    Ukraine to have huge participation in the  Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai
    Jan24

    Ukraine to have huge participation in the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai

    Dubai, UAE, 24 January 2017Set to be held on April 2-4, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) expects a huge participation of Ukraine that is one of the Official Supporting Partners of this 7th edition. This has been announced by Dawood Al Shezawi, head of the organizing committee. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia not linked to Middle East
    Jan24

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia not linked to Middle East

    There is no link between the situation in Ukraine and the Middle East regarding the U.S.’s economic sanctions on Russia, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale
    Jan23

    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale

    Rosneft asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Intesa Sanpaolo, Glencore, and the Qatar Investment Authority to discuss development plans after they participated in the partial privatisation of the state-run oil producer.The meeting would “underline the significance of this deal,” Rosneft chief executive officer Igor Sechin said in...

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