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    Ukranian pilot on  hunger strike starts drinking water
    Mar10

    Ukranian pilot on hunger strike starts drinking water

    KIEV: Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists, has started drinking water but will continue her week-long hunger strike until the verdict, her lawyer said on Thursday. “Nadezhda halted only a ‘dry’ hunger strike,” lawyer Mark Feigin told AFP. “She will be fasting until the verdict is...

    EU extends anti-Russia bans over Ukraine crisis
    Mar10

    EU extends anti-Russia bans over Ukraine crisis

    The European Union has extended its anti-Russia sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, over Moscow’s alleged role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Iran...

    Obama welcomes Trudeau, celebrates thaw in US-Canada relations
    Mar10

    Obama welcomes Trudeau, celebrates thaw in US-Canada relations

    By David Ljunggren and Roberta Rampton President Barack Obama offered a warm, red-carpet welcome for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Thursday, ending a frosty period in US-Canada relations and celebrating their shared goals on climate and trade. Obama has much in common with Trudeau, the progressive 44-year-old...

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl: Greenpeace tests
    Mar10

    Locals eating radioactive food 30 years after Chernobyl: Greenpeace tests

    Economic crises convulsing Russia, Ukraine and Belarus mean testing in areas contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been cut or restricted, Greenpeace said, and people continue to eat and drink foods with dangerously high radiation levels.According to scientific tests conducted on behalf of the environmental campaigning group, overall...

    Merkel’s Turkish gamble: breakthrough or landmine in migrant crisis?
    Mar10

    Merkel’s Turkish gamble: breakthrough or landmine in migrant crisis?

    For the second time since Europe’s migration crisis began last year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stunned her European Union partners by staking her political capital on a unilateral initiative and demanding their support.After rolling out the welcome mat in September for Syrian refugees streaming into Europe, to the alarm of many...

    EU extends sanctions on individuals over Ukraine
    Mar10

    EU extends sanctions on individuals over Ukraine

    The blacklist of travel bans and asset freezes against nearly 150 people is in addition to sweeping economic sanctions against Russia’s defence, financial and energy sectors …read more Source: World...

    EU tells Russia to free hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Mar10

    EU tells Russia to free hunger-striking Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Thursday told Russia to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot accused over the killing of two Russian journalists, as Savchenko relaxed a hunger strike by starting to take liquids. The 34-year-old is regarded as a national hero by many Ukrainians, but is charged in Russia with complicity in...

    Ukraine finance minister says IMF aid delay is worrying
    Mar10

    Ukraine finance minister says IMF aid delay is worrying

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said Thursday that the ongoing delay in securing a new tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund was hitting confidence in the economy …read more Source: The Daily...

    Erdoğan slams ‘unjust’ Russian interventions in Syria, Ukraine
    Mar10

    Erdoğan slams ‘unjust’ Russian interventions in Syria, Ukraine

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has slammed Russia’s “unjust” interventions in Syria and Ukraine while reiterating Turkish support for the latter’s government during a joint press conference with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, in Ankara …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot
    Mar10

    Germany calls for immediate release of Ukrainian pilot

    Berlin called on Moscow Wednesday to immediately release a Ukrainian pilot currently on trial in Russia, saying her continued detention is against a peace deal aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine.“The trial against Savchenko violates the spirit and letter of the Minsk agreement, we are therefore making a joint call with our partners for the...

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