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    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting
    Sep13

    Germany says ‘significant progress’ made at Ukraine meeting

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after meeting his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts in Berlin on Saturday that “significant progress” had been made towards a resolution of the conflict between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Moscow to continue Syria military support
    Sep13

    Moscow to continue Syria military support

    Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying. ||| Moscow – Russia will continue with military supplies to Syria, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. Moscow has come under increased international pressure in recent days over what...

    Retailer M&S slows foreign expansion
    Sep12

    Retailer M&S slows foreign expansion

    British retailer Marks & Spencer is slowing its overseas expansion drive amid economic turbulence in China and Russia. ||| Brussels – British retailer Marks & Spencer is slowing its overseas expansion drive amid economic turbulence in priority markets China and Russia, its international boss told Reuters. Battling tough markets at...

    Berlusconi, Putin meet in Crimea
    Sep11

    Berlusconi, Putin meet in Crimea

    Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi rubbed shoulders with Russian president Vladimir Putin at a Crimean war memorial. ||| Yalta – Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi rubbed shoulders with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in Crimea, the most prominent Western politician to visit the Black Sea peninsula since...

    Kiev: Russia threat to democratic world
    Sep11

    Kiev: Russia threat to democratic world

    President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world”. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference on Friday that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents...

    ‘We’re afraid of terrorism, disease’
    Sep10

    ‘We’re afraid of terrorism, disease’

    A potent mix of fear, ignorance and Islamophobia is fuelling widespread opposition in eastern Europe to taking in refugees. ||| Gabcikovo, Slovakia – A potent mix of fear, ignorance and Islamophobia is fuelling widespread opposition in eastern Europe to taking in refugees despite EU pressure for a new quota system.In Gabcikovo, a village on...

    Juncker appeals to Europe on refugees
    Sep09

    Juncker appeals to Europe on refugees

    EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker appealed to European countries to share out a wave of refugees crowding in on their frontiers. ||| Strasbourg – European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker appealed to European countries on Wednesday to share out a wave of refugees crowding in on their frontiers, but at the same time promised tougher...

    Kiev invites ICC to probe war crimes in east Ukraine
    Sep08

    Kiev invites ICC to probe war crimes in east Ukraine

    Ukraine on Tuesday accepted the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction to probe war crimes, including in its war-torn east, since February 201 …read more Source: The New...

    ICC gets wider scope in Ukraine probe
    Sep08

    ICC gets wider scope in Ukraine probe

    Ukraine has granted wider juristiction to ICC prosecutors to investigate possible war crimes committed during Russia’s annexation of Crimea. ||| Amsterdam – Ukraine granted wider jurisdiction to the International Criminal Court on Tuesday that will enable ICC prosecutors to investigate possible war crimes committed during...

    In Ukraine: Boy turned up for his first day at school in a tank driven by his soldier dad
    Sep08

    In Ukraine: Boy turned up for his first day at school in a tank driven by his soldier dad

    A little boy was the envy of all and sundry after arriving for his first day at school in a tank driven by his soldier dad. …read more Source: Pulse...

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