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    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name
    Apr22

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name
    Apr22

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name

    KIEV: Ukraine, in a break with tradition that is certain to rile Moscow, is ditching the Soviet name for World War Two and aims to adopt the poppy, a mainly British wartime symbol, to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ban Ki-moon and Ukraine President hold phone call to discuss 
peace efforts amid ongoing conflict
    Apr22

    Ban Ki-moon and Ukraine President hold phone call to discuss peace efforts amid ongoing conflict

    NEW YORK, 22st April, 2015 (WAM) — UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has spoken with Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, about the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine and continuing international efforts to mediate a peace in the war-torn region, a United Nations spokesperson has confirmed. …read more Source:...

    Ban Ki-moon and Ukraine President hold phone call to discuss peace efforts amid ongoing conflict
    Apr22

    Ban Ki-moon and Ukraine President hold phone call to discuss peace efforts amid ongoing conflict

    NEW YORK, 22st April, 2015 (WAM) — UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has spoken with Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, about the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine and continuing international efforts to mediate a peace in the war-torn region, a… …read more Source:...

    Analysts: For Washington, Stability Trumps Rivalry in Pakistan
    Apr22

    Analysts: For Washington, Stability Trumps Rivalry in Pakistan

    As the Chinese president’s visit to Pakistan ended, analysts said it was being viewed in Washington with one goal in mind: stability in Pakistan and the region. President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan this week came as the United States has begun its drawdown from Afghanistan, and as more pressing international issues from Yemen to...

    Ukraine soldier killed by pro-Russian separatists
    Apr21

    Ukraine soldier killed by pro-Russian separatists

    KIEV: A Ukrainian soldier was killed in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east, the army said on Tuesday, its first fatality in nearly a week as shelling rumbled on despite a ceasefire deal. “In the past 24 hours, one Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one wounded” in the village of Pisky near the bombed-out airport of separatist...

    Global Survey: Approval for Russia Lowest Among World Powers; US Highest
    Apr21

    Global Survey: Approval for Russia Lowest Among World Powers; US Highest

    For the eighth consecutive year, Russia has earned the lowest approval ratings among major world powers in a survey of people in more than 130 countries, with Moscow’s ranking falling sharply in Western nations after its intervention last year in Ukraine. The Gallup survey of about 1,000 adults in each of the countries showed the United...

    EU gives Kiev $270m in aid loans for economic reforms
    Apr21

    EU gives Kiev $270m in aid loans for economic reforms

    The European Union has announced the payment of $270m in aid loans to Ukraine, bringing the total to $1.7bn regarding its support of an economy battered by a war against pro-Russian rebels in the east. Tuesday’s transfer are aimed at spurring economic reforms as part of the so-called Association Agreement sealed last year, which was opposed...

    EU gives Kiev $270m in aid loans for economic reforms
    Apr21

    EU gives Kiev $270m in aid loans for economic reforms

    Top EU economy official Pierre Moscovici says payments are meant for vital reforms “to stabilise Ukraine’s economy”. …read more Source: AL...

    EU gives Ukraine 250M euros in aid
    Apr21

    EU gives Ukraine 250M euros in aid

    The EU announces payment of 250 million euros ($267 million) in aid loans to Ukraine, bringing the total to 1.6 billion euros to support the economy battered by a war against pro-Russian rebels in the east …read more Source: The Daily...

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