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    South complains about lack of solidarity on EEZ issue
    Mar13

    South complains about lack of solidarity on EEZ issue

    South Cyprus Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides has expressed the South’s disappointment and regret over the fact that not all EU member countries showed support regarding the “violations” of the country’s sovereign rights in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by Turkey. “Solidarity among partners is a two-way street. On the...

    Third ally of ousted Ukraine leader found dead
    Mar13

    Third ally of ousted Ukraine leader found dead

    Oleksandr Peklushenko was second pro-Yanukovych official to apparently shoot himself this week …read more Source:...

    Germany Again Warns Against Lethal Weaponry for Ukraine
    Mar13

    Germany Again Warns Against Lethal Weaponry for Ukraine

    Germany’s top diplomat has warned against supplying Ukraine with lethal weaponry in its fight against pro-Russian separatists, saying such a move could trigger a “dangerous, permanent escalation” of the crisis facing Kyiv and Moscow. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke Thursday in Washington after talks with U.S....

    Poland to hold countrywide defence drills
    Mar12

    Poland to hold countrywide defence drills

    WARSAW: Poland will stress-test its defence capabilities with a series of countrywide drills involving the government, local authorities and the military in response to the Ukraine crisis, Polish president’s chief security advisor said. A former eastern bloc country which became a Nato member in 1999, Poland is concerned that Russia’s...

    Ukraine ceasefire on ‘thin ice’: OSCE
    Mar12

    Ukraine ceasefire on ‘thin ice’: OSCE

    KIEV: The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian rebels is largely being observed but is still on “thin ice,” an Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) monitor said on Thursday, one month after both sides agreed to the truce. “The ceasefire holds broadly along the long contact line” in the...

    Hang Ukrainian Jewish leaders says former Russian Jewish Congress president
    Mar12

    Hang Ukrainian Jewish leaders says former Russian Jewish Congress president

    Head of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies in Moscow accuses Ukrainians, including Jewish leaders, of downplaying role of WWII era nationalist leader in massacre of their country’s Jews. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    IMF approves $17.5 bln aid for Ukraine
    Mar12

    IMF approves $17.5 bln aid for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund approved on March 11 a $17.5 billion (15.5 billion euro) aid plan for crisis-wracked Ukraine, whose economy is reeling from a pro-Russia insurgency in its industrial heartland …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday
    Mar12

    Ukraine to receive first IMF tranche by Friday

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said a briefing that Ukraine to receive the first IMF tranche of $5 billion …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine to receive $17.5bn from IMF to save economy
    Mar12

    Ukraine to receive $17.5bn from IMF to save economy

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to extend $17.5bn in loans to Ukraine in an effort to pull back the country from the verge of economic collapse. Christine Lagarde, IMF managing director, said on Wednesday that the new four-year extended arrangement will support economic stabilisation and wide-ranging reforms in Ukraine....

    Ukraine to receive $17.5bn from IMF to save economy
    Mar12

    Ukraine to receive $17.5bn from IMF to save economy

    Credit extended on condition that the government, saddled with a conflict in the east, carries out structural reforms. …read more Source: AL...

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