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    Kremlin: U.S. arms supplies to Ukraine would set back peace efforts
    Jul25

    Kremlin: U.S. arms supplies to Ukraine would set back peace efforts

    Any U.S. decision to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons would set back peace efforts and escalate tensions, the Kremlin said Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    US House Votes Tuesday to Sanction Russia, Iran, N. Korea
    Jul25

    US House Votes Tuesday to Sanction Russia, Iran, N. Korea

    The US House of Representatives votes Tuesday to slap new sanctions against Russia, a move that limits President Donald Trump’s ability to tinker with the penalties and has also triggered uproar in Moscow and Europe. The legislation, which is the result of a congressional compromise reached at the weekend and is aimed at punishing the...

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France vow to implement peace plan in Donbass
    Jul25

    Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France vow to implement peace plan in Donbass

    Leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine call for a “a complete ceasefire” in Ukraine’s conflict-ridden east. …read more Source:...

    Joint efforts ‘critical to protect media freedom’
    Jul25

    Joint efforts ‘critical to protect media freedom’

    Several leading media experts have stressed the need for joint efforts to protect media freedom around the world.They were speaking yesterday at the plenary session of an international conference on the threats facing freedom of expression, being held in Doha which will conclude today.Organised by the National Human Rights Committee in...

    Hosszu delights home fans with 200m IM title
    Jul24

    Hosszu delights home fans with 200m IM title

    Katinka Hosszu said defending her women’s 200m individual medley title in front of her home crowd at the world aquatics championships on Monday was an “unforgettable experience”. Hosszu clocked 2min 07.00sec to retain the gold medal with Japan’s Yui Ohashi in silver at 0.91sec and Madisyn Cox of the United States earning bronze,...

    Germany wants more sanctions on Russia
    Jul24

    Germany wants more sanctions on Russia

    Germany is urging the European Union to add up to four more Russian nationals and companies to the bloc’s sanctions blacklist over Siemens gas turbines delivered to Moscow-annexed Crimea, two sources in Brussels said.The EU has barred its firms from doing business with Crimea since the 2014 annexation, imposed sanctions on Russian...

    Kiev urges Russia to end ‘aggressive’ acts in Ukraine
    Jul24

    Kiev urges Russia to end ‘aggressive’ acts in Ukraine

    Ukrainian president spoke to Russia’s Vladimir Putin, France’s Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Kremlin Warns against ‘Harmful’ New US Sanctions on Russia
    Jul24

    Kremlin Warns against ‘Harmful’ New US Sanctions on Russia

    The Kremlin on Monday warned that new US sanctions on Russia would hit the interests of both sides as Congress gears up to approved fresh punitive measures. “We consider such a continuation of the rhetoric of sanctions counter-productive and harmful to the interests of both countries,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. In mid-June, the US...

    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy
    Jul24

    Russia behind Ukraine hot war: US envoy

    The new US special envoy on Ukraine said yesterday that Russia is responsible for the “hot war” in the country’s east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels.Kurt Volker, who was appointed this month as the State Department’s special representative for negotiations to end more than three years of...

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy
    Jul23

    Russia to blame for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy

    KIEV: Russian aggression is to blame for violence in eastern Ukraine, where people are dying in what should be seen as a “hot war” rather than a “frozen conflict”, the US special envoy to the Ukraine peace talks said on a visit to Ukraine on Sunday. Kurt Volker, a former US ambassador to Nato, was appointed to his current role on July 7 to help...

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