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    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue
    Sep01

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue

    The murder of a Ukrainian girl blamed on a Roma led locals from a village near Odessa to carry out pogroms. An entire Roma community was evicted, causing concern among human rights groups. …read more Source:...

    Hollande and Merkel support Ukraine ceasefire deal
    Sep01

    Hollande and Merkel support Ukraine ceasefire deal

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have come out in support of a deal struck by the trilateral contact group for a general ceasefire in Ukraine. They now meet Putin in China next week. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin on peace in Donbass
    Sep01

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkin on peace in Donbass

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin joined DW in Berlin to discuss the situation in the Ukraine, where violence has recently escalated. Klimkin is in town for a meeting of OSCE members called by Germany. …read more Source:...

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children
    Sep01

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children

    More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them dying in Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, which have not signed up to a treaty banning the weapon, an international anti-cluster bomb coalition said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    In Syria, Yemen, Ukraine: Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children
    Sep01

    In Syria, Yemen, Ukraine: Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children

    Casualties were also recorded in Laos, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Western Sahara, Chad, Cambodia and Nagorno-Karabakh. More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them dying in Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, which have not signed up to a treaty banning the weapon, an international anti-cluster bomb coalition said on Thursday.Cluster...

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit
    Aug31

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit

    A UN torture prevention group said Wednesday it would resume a visit to Ukraine that it had halted in protest over access issues following “positive talks” with the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Ukraine: Country ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out “ineligible persons”
    Aug31

    Ukraine: Country ends visa-free deal with North Korea to keep out “ineligible persons”

    South Korea has been making diplomatic efforts to engage North Korea's old allies to press for change in North Korea. Ukraine has revoked a Soviet-era deal that allowed visa-free travel for North Koreans, the latest setback for isolated North Korea which has been under growing pressure since the UN Security Council imposed toughened new...

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’
    Aug30

    UN aid contracts ‘going to Assad-linked companies’

    A UN aid convoy delivers food, health and emergency items to the rebel-held town of Douma, east of the Syrian capital Damascus/AFP-FileLONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 30 – United Nations aid contracts worth tens of millions of dollars have gone to people closely associated with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad despite US and EU sanctions, the...

    Hollande: France President says real risk of escalation in Ukraine
    Aug30

    Hollande: France President says real risk of escalation in Ukraine

    "This summer, the situation has become much worse. The risks of escalation are high," Hollande told an annual gathering of French ambassadors. French President Francois Hollande warned on Tuesday that tensions in Ukraine had worsened in recent months and were at risk of further deteriorating.Hollande said he and German Chancellor Angela...

    Man Utd set for Van Persie reunion in Europa League
    Aug26

    Man Utd set for Van Persie reunion in Europa League

    Manchester United will come up against their former striker Robin van Persie after being placed in the same group as the Dutchman’s current club Fenerbahce in Friday’s draw for the group stage of the Europa League. Jose Mourinho’s side will also come up against Dutch giants Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk of Ukraine in Group A....

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