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    Ukraine rebels announce unilateral ceasefire for midnight Wednesday
    Sep13

    Ukraine rebels announce unilateral ceasefire for midnight Wednesday

    This is the first time the rebels have offered to hold their fire since the separatist movement erupted two years ago. More than 9,500 people have been killed since the rebels launched their armed separatist movement. …read more Source:...

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum
    Sep12

    Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum

    Jacob Waben’s painting ‘Vrouw Wereld’ (‘Lady World’) (1622), is among five stolen masterpieces to be returned to the Westfries Museum in the Netherlands © Westfries Museum/AFP/FileTHE HAGUE, Sep 12 – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces will soon be returned from the Ukraine to the Dutch museum where they disappeared...

    ‘Living atop a powder keg’: Crimea’s Tatars fear Russia
    Sep10

    ‘Living atop a powder keg’: Crimea’s Tatars fear Russia

    Crimea’s Tatars must protect themselves now that Russia has annexed the peninsula. Many have personally paid a steep price for opposing Moscow’s aggression, Juri Rescheto discovered while visiting the region. …read more Source:...

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal ahead of new talks
    Sep09

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal ahead of new talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with his US counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou on September 5, 2016 © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / Alexei DruzhininGENEVA, Sep 9 – The US pressed Russia on Thursday for a “true cessation of hostilities” in Syria ahead of high-level peace talks Friday in Geneva, warning...

    EU extends sanctions against blacklisted
    Sep08

    EU extends sanctions against blacklisted

    There was no voting or discussion, and no changes made to the sanctions against these Russian, Ukraine supporters of the pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source:...

    Germany urges Russia to implement peace in Syria, Ukraine
    Sep05

    Germany urges Russia to implement peace in Syria, Ukraine

    Germany’s foreign minister has urged Russia to finalize a ceasefire in Syria with the US. Chancellor Angela Merkel also addressed the situation in Syria with President Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of the G20 meeting. …read more Source:...

    Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute
    Sep03

    Abe calls for ‘new epoch’ in Russia-Japan ties hit by WWII dispute

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as they visit an oceanarium on Russky Island near Vladivostok, on September 3, 2016 © Sputnik/AFP / Alexei DruzhininVladivostok, Russian Federation, Sep 3 – Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for...

    Merkel, Hollande want to talk Ukraine at G-20 summit
    Sep02

    Merkel, Hollande want to talk Ukraine at G-20 summit

    The leaders of Germany and France say they want to start a new bid to defuse the conflict in eastern Ukraine. They also urged “ambitious timetables” for the EU in a future without Great Britain. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s disappeared citizens underline rights’ groups dilemmas

    Human rights groups accuse both the government and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine of secretly abducting and imprisoning civilians. David Stern in Kyiv looks at why some say this is only part of the story. …read more Source:...

    Why Tourists Flock to ‘Spice Islands’ for Holidays
    Sep02

    Why Tourists Flock to ‘Spice Islands’ for Holidays

    ANALYSISBy Issa YussufZanzibar — Last month, Mr Kunal Kapoor from Indian Film Industry visited Zanzibar as a special guest at the annual Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF).And veteran politician Mr Zitto Kabwe of ACT-Wazalendo party had seized the opportunity to tie the knot on the island. Mr Kabwe, unknowingly, had joined a long list of...

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