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    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris
    Nov19

    Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris

    The West should not ease pressure on Russia over its role in Ukraine’s conflict even if it cooperates with the Kremlin to fight terrorism, a senior Ukrainian diplomat said Thursday …read more Source: The Daily...

    The long read: Svetlana Alexievich, the keeper of haunted Belarusian memories
    Nov19

    The long read: Svetlana Alexievich, the keeper of haunted Belarusian memories

    Weddings in the Belarusian capital of Minsk are not complete without a visit to the Island of Tears. To safeguard their unions, newlyweds must cross a humpback bridge from the affluent suburb of Traetskaye to a small island in a bend in the Svisloch river. The soil there is foreign, brought home by mothers who travelled to Afghanistan to find...

    The long read: Svetlana Alexievich is the keeper of haunted memories
    Nov19

    The long read: Svetlana Alexievich is the keeper of haunted memories

    Weddings in the Belarusian capital of Minsk are not complete without a visit to the Island of Tears. To safeguard their unions, newlyweds must cross a humpback bridge from the affluent suburb of Traetskaye to a small island in a bend in the Svisloch river. The soil there is foreign, brought home by mothers who travelled to Afghanistan to find...

    Oriental weavers facing challenges of local currency and Euro depreciation: Khamis
    Nov19

    Oriental weavers facing challenges of local currency and Euro depreciation: Khamis

    By Mohamed Ahmed Oriental Weavers Company recently faced a number of challenges due to the lack in foreign currency and the euro depreciation against the dollar, which affected sales in Europe, said Oriental Weaver’s CEO Mohamed Farid Khamis. The foreign currency deficit continues to cause decline in Oriental Weavers’ revenues; during...

    Russia bans food imports from Ukraine
    Nov19

    Russia bans food imports from Ukraine

    Ukrainian PM says Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600 million next year …read more Source: World...

    France says Russia open to cooperation in fight against Daesh in Syria
    Nov19

    France says Russia open to cooperation in fight against Daesh in Syria

    PARIS — French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Thursday that Russia was sincere in wanting to cooperate in the fight against the Daesh group in Syria. “There is an opening, so to speak, with the Russians. We think they are sincere and we must bring together all our forces,” Fabius told France Inter radio. Relations between France and Russia...

    US urges Europe not to soften stance on Russia
    Nov19

    US urges Europe not to soften stance on Russia

    US Army commander in Europe says Russia protecting own interests in Syria, warns of troops in Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Athletics doping scandal: Russia ruled in breach of Wada code
    Nov19

    Athletics doping scandal: Russia ruled in breach of Wada code

    Russia doping crisis in 60 secondsRussia is one of six countries ruled to be in breach of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s codes. Along with Argentina, Ukraine, Bolivia, Andorra and Israel, it has been deemed “non-compliant” by Wada. Brazil, Belgium, France, Greece, Mexico and Spain have been placed on a ‘watch list’...

    ‘Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600m next year’
    Nov18

    ‘Russian food ban would cost Ukraine $600m next year’

    KIEV: Ukraine said on Wednesday it expects to lose some $600 million next year as a result of a food trade ban which Russia has threatened to introduce from January 1st. Speaking at a government meeting, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said he expected a free trade agreement between his country and the European Union to enter force...

    UN denies Secretary-General Ban will visit North Korea next week
    Nov18

    UN denies Secretary-General Ban will visit North Korea next week

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will not visit North Korea next week, a UN spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday after China’s Xinhua news agency reported that he will visit the North on Monday and stay for about four days. The statement released by the spokesman’s office said Ban will be in New York and then travel...

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