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    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife
    May22

    Amnesty says torture of Ukraine war prisoners is rife

    Amnesty International says both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are almost daily perpetrating war crimes, including torture and summary killings of prisoners …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss world ‘hotspots’ in phone call:  Moscow
    May22

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss world ‘hotspots’ in phone call: Moscow

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the conflicts in Ukraine, Yemen and Syria in a telephone conversation initiated by Washington, the Russian Foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday, RT reported. “The situation in Syria and Yemen, including efforts by the international community...

    ‘No promises’ on EU membership for Eastern states at Riga summit
    May22

    ‘No promises’ on EU membership for Eastern states at Riga summit

    The EU is not ready to welcome its eastern non-member partners, including Ukraine, according to a leaked draft resolution ahead of the Eastern Partnership Summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned EU leaders not to make false promises. “We must not create false expectations,” Merkel said when speaking in front of the Berlin parliament before...

    Britain resigns as a world power
    May22

    Britain resigns as a world power

    LONDON On Monday, the Right Honorable David Cameron, prime minister of Great Britain, gave his first major speech after being reelected to his high office — once held by Pitt, Gladstone, Disraeli, Lloyd George, Churchill and Thatcher. Confronting a world of challenges — including Greece’s possible exit from the euro, a massive migration...

    Russia threatens to sue Ukraine over $3bln debt
    May22

    Russia threatens to sue Ukraine over $3bln debt

    Russia has threatened to sue Ukraine over unpaid money related to a long-standing gas row between the two countries. …read more Source:...

    Kiev rips up key deals with Moscow
    May21

    Kiev rips up key deals with Moscow

    KIEV: Kiev lawmakers on Thursday annulled five crucial security agreements with Moscow that allowed Russia to transport troops to a separatist region of Moldova and purchase weapons only produced in Ukraine. The five co-operation agreements scrapped by the Verkhovna Rada, the parliament, include one giving the Russian military transit rights to...

    On Ukraine’s external debt, EU suggests dialog
    May21

    On Ukraine’s external debt, EU suggests dialog

    Ukrainian parliament passed moratorium bill allowing government to cease foreign debt payments. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia’s Lavrov discusses Syria and Yemen with Kerry
    May21

    Russia’s Lavrov discusses Syria and Yemen with Kerry

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed the situation in Syria and Yemen as well as Ukraine with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE
    May21

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE

    Moscow acknowledges presence of Russian ‘volunteers’ rejecting charges they were there under orders… …read more Source:...

    Soldier dies as fighting erupts in Ukraine’s east
    May21

    Soldier dies as fighting erupts in Ukraine’s east

    Ukraine military and separatists trade accusations of deadly shooting as OSCE warns of “worrisome” spread of violence. …read more Source: AL...

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