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    Poroshenko’s plea to Moscow
    Dec11

    Poroshenko’s plea to Moscow

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pleaded with Russia to withdraw its troops from his country and close the border. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday pleaded with Russia to withdraw its troops from his country and close the border, saying doing so would create peace in the war-torn region within...

    News24.com | Truce holds in Ukraine, but next steps uncertain
    Dec10

    News24.com | Truce holds in Ukraine, but next steps uncertain

    A day-old ceasefire has largely held along the bloodied frontline in eastern Ukraine, but hopes of peace talks and pulling back heavy weaponry still hung in the balance. …read more Source:...

    Kerry, Netanyahu to meet in Rome
    Dec10

    Kerry, Netanyahu to meet in Rome

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Rome for talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on developments in Israel and the West Bank. ||| Washington – US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Rome on Sunday for talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on developments in Israel and the West Bank, the...

    UK calls on NATO help in sub hunt
    Dec10

    UK calls on NATO help in sub hunt

    NATO patrol planes helped Britain scour the waters off its western Scottish coast in a search reminiscent of the Cold War, report said. ||| London – NATO patrol planes helped Britain scour the waters off its western Scottish coast after a submarine’s periscope was spotted, in a search reminiscent of the Cold War, media reported....

    Kiev suspends combat on ‘day of silence’
    Dec09

    Kiev suspends combat on ‘day of silence’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a ceasefire along the front line in the east of his country appeared to be holding. ||| Singapore – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday a ceasefire along the front line in the east of his country appeared to be holding after Kiev declared a “day of silence” in its war with...

    Suspected uranium smugglers held in Moldova
    Dec09

    Suspected uranium smugglers held in Moldova

    Moldovan police say they have detained seven people on suspicion they smuggled uranium and mercury to be used in a dirty bomb. ||| Chisinau, Moldova – Moldovan police say they have detained seven people on suspicion they smuggled uranium and mercury from Russia to be used in a dirty bomb.Police chief Ion Bodrug said house searches were...

    Ukraine, on anti-graft drive, mulls selling stakes in state firms
    Dec09

    Ukraine, on anti-graft drive, mulls selling stakes in state firms

    Ukraine will conduct audits of state companies with a view to selling stakes on international markets, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday (09/12/2014), as part of the new government’s drive to reform corrupt and inefficient state institutions. Around 1,500 state firms cannot be privatised by law at present, but the Kiev...

    MH17 wreckage arrives in Netherlands
    Dec09

    MH17 wreckage arrives in Netherlands

    A convoy carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday (09/12/2014) on its way to a Dutch air force base where the doomed plane will be reconstructed. Dutch national broadcaster NOS showed eight trucks carrying wreckage crossing the border with Germany overnight, before heading to a southern air base...

    Experts will examine MH17 wreckage
    Dec09

    Experts will examine MH17 wreckage

    Trucks carrying debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are en route to a Dutch air force base. ||| Amsterdam – Trucks carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crossed into the Netherlands overnight where investigators waited to try to rebuild the airliner almost five months after it crashed. The Boeing 777 came down in...

    Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’
    Dec09

    Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’

    Ukrainian government forces said they had suspended combat operations as a “Day of Silence” began in the war-torn east on Tuesday, marking an effectiv …read more Source: The New...

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