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    Ukraine accepts Russian proposal to lift truck ban
    Feb24

    Ukraine accepts Russian proposal to lift truck ban

    KIEV: Ukraine will accept a Russian proposal to lift reciprocal transit bans on road cargo, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. Infrastructure minister Andriy Pyvovarsky told a government meeting that Russia had proposed lifting all limits on road cargo. “They’re allowing (transit), we will too under terms of...

    Syrian opposition yet to agree to fighting halt (Video)
    Feb24

    Syrian opposition yet to agree to fighting halt (Video)

    By Tom Perry Syria‘s main opposition group said it has yet to commit to a US-Russian plan to stop fighting in Syria on Saturday, underlining rebel doubts over a deal they fear will not prevent Russian air strikes against them. Combatants are required to say whether they will agree to the “cessation of hostilities” by noon on Friday (1000 GMT),...

    U.S. sanctions on Russia do not bar use of Russian rocket engines-Pentagon
    Feb24

    U.S. sanctions on Russia do not bar use of Russian rocket engines-Pentagon

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    2,000 Ukrainian olim arrive in Israel via ‘Freedom Flight’
    Feb24

    2,000 Ukrainian olim arrive in Israel via ‘Freedom Flight’

    Many came from war-torn zones bordering Russia, where violence between Russians and Ukrainians has caused thousands of Jews to flee. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Germany, France urge Ukraine to step up reform process
    Feb24

    Germany, France urge Ukraine to step up reform process

    One year after Ukraine and the pro-Russian militias agreed on a peace deal, Kiev has not fulfilled its obligations. …read more Source:...

    Vienna is the best city in the world to live in as German-speaking cities dominate
    Feb24

    Vienna is the best city in the world to live in as German-speaking cities dominate

    New York, Paris and London might dominate when it comes to fashion, nightlife and entertainment. But it is a more low-key city that has been crowned the best place in the world to live. The Austrian capital of Vienna beat 229 other cities to take the title in the 18th Mercer Quality of Life survey. Scroll down for video First place: Vienna,...

    Kerber crashes out of Qatar Open
    Feb23

    Kerber crashes out of Qatar Open

    DOHA — Top seed Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Qatar Open Tuesday, losing her first tournament match since winning the Australian Open last month. An out-of-sorts Kerber lost in straight sets 7-5, 6-1 to China’s Zheng Saisai, who is ranked 71 places below the world No. 2. In a lackluster performance, the German lost her serve six times...

    US sanctions on Russia don’t affect use of Russian rocket engines: Pentagon
    Feb23

    US sanctions on Russia don’t affect use of Russian rocket engines: Pentagon

    The Pentagon’s chief arms buyer on Tuesday said U.S. sanctions against Russia did not affect the use of Russian RD-180 engines used to power the Atlas 5 rockets that carry U.S. military and intelligence satellites into space …read more Source: The Daily...

    Mayor gunned down in east Ukraine town: Police
    Feb23

    Mayor gunned down in east Ukraine town: Police

    A mayor has been shot dead in a Kiev government-controlled town in the war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Mayor shot dead in frontline Ukrainian town
    Feb23

    Mayor shot dead in frontline Ukrainian town

    The mayor of a government-controlled town in war-torn eastern Ukraine has been shot dead, the police said Tuesday, adding that it was not immediately clear who carried out the attack …read more Source: The Daily...

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