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    Seven soldiers, 1 civilian killed in eastern Ukraine
    Oct30

    Seven soldiers, 1 civilian killed in eastern Ukraine

    The latest figure puts Kiev’s military losses at 160 since the September 5 …read more Source: Gulf...

    EU’s Barroso says Ukraine-Russia gas deal ‘within reach’
    Oct30

    EU’s Barroso says Ukraine-Russia gas deal ‘within reach’

    European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso said Thursday a deal to resolve a bitter Russia-Ukraine supply dispute was “within reach” as he urged the two sides to settle their differences. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine, Russia Extend Gas Deal Talks After Impasse
    Oct30

    Ukraine, Russia Extend Gas Deal Talks After Impasse

    Trilateral talks in Brussels to restart the delivery of Russian gas to Ukraine will continue on Thursday after the parties failed to reach an agreement on the first day of negotiations. Despite frayed ties between Moscow and the West, envoys from Russia, the EU and Ukraine met Wednesday to settle a natural gas dispute that threatens...

    EU: 50-50 Chance Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks Will Succeed
    Oct29

    EU: 50-50 Chance Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks Will Succeed

    Russia, the European Union and Ukraine have resumed talks aimed at ending a Russian natural gas supply cut as winter approaches. Ukraine’s energy minister, Yuri Prodan, is meeting his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak in Brussels for negotiations mediated by European Union Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger. Oettinger said there is a...

    Russian Assembly Seeks Normal Ties With Ukraine Parliament
    Oct29

    Russian Assembly Seeks Normal Ties With Ukraine Parliament

    MOSCOW—Russia’s lower house of parliament is ready to cooperate with the new assembly in Ukraine, its chairman said on Wednesday, although it will be dominated by pro-Western forces. Parties who want to move Kyiv further away from Moscow’s orbit towards mainstream Europe will lead the Verkhovna Rada after an election on Sunday, held...

    Ukraine’s Yatseniuk sees himself staying on as prime minister
    Oct29

    Ukraine’s Yatseniuk sees himself staying on as prime minister

    Power-sharing talks go on after pro-West parties win election …read more Source: Gulf...

    Unmanned U.S. supply rocket for space station explodes on liftoff
    Oct29

    Unmanned U.S. supply rocket for space station explodes on liftoff

    By Irene Klotz An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad on Virginia’s eastern seaboard on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. The 14-story rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences Corp, blasted off...

    Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote
    Oct28

    Russia backs Ukraine rebel vote

      Norweigan Prime Minister Erna Solberg, left, shakes hands with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a wreath ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of town’s liberation by Soviet troops, at the Russia Monument in Kirkenes, Norway, on Saturday. — AFP   MOSCOW — Russia …read more Source: Saudi...

    Russia angers Ukraine with backing for rebel polls
    Oct28

    Russia angers Ukraine with backing for rebel polls

    MOSCOW: Russia announced on Tuesday it will recognise separatist polls in Ukraine next weekend, fuelling tensions with the country’s newly elected pro-Western leaders as they negotiate on forming a coalition government. The rebel elections on Sunday should “go ahead as agreed,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “We will of course...

    Malaysia PM Vows to Bring MH17 Culprits to Justice
    Oct28

    Malaysia PM Vows to Bring MH17 Culprits to Justice

    DUBAI—Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday vowed to bring to justice the perpetrators of the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17, but said he feared fighting in Ukraine might block access to the crash site. In an interview with Reuters in Dubai, Razak also said he hoped to see results… …read more Source:...

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