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    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...

    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...

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