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    News24.com | Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire
    Dec02

    News24.com | Ukraine government, rebels agree on new cease-fire

    Ukrainian government troops and Russian-backed separatist forces in the Luhansk region have agreed on a new cease-fire, international monitors say. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria rejects Russian accusations on South Stream
    Dec02

    Bulgaria rejects Russian accusations on South Stream

    Bulgaria’s president played down on Tuesday any responsibility for the shelving by Russia of the multi-billion-dollar South Stream gas pipeline project to deliver Russian gas to Europe. “It is clear to everyone that South Stream is not a project only between Russia and Bulgaria but between Russia and the EU… The decision is entirely in the...

    New truce for Ukraine?
    Dec02

    New truce for Ukraine?

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels “agreed in principle” on a ceasefire in one separatist province and were working to conclude a broader truce. …read more Source:...

    New peace deal for Luhansk?
    Dec02

    New peace deal for Luhansk?

    Ukraine’s military and separatist forces have agreed “in principle” on a new ceasefire in the rebel-held Luhansk region. ||| Kiev – Ukraine’s military and separatist forces have agreed “in principle” on a new ceasefire from December 5 in the rebel-held Luhansk region in the east of the country, the OSCE security group said. The...

    Shanghai surges to three-year high
    Dec02

    Shanghai surges to three-year high

    Asian shares rose on Tuesday, with energy firms clawing back some losses as oil prices recovered from multi-year lows. ||| Asian shares rose Tuesday, with energy firms clawing back some losses as oil prices recovered from multi-year lows, while Shanghai surged to a three-year high on hopes for more Chinese government easing.The Russian ruble...

    NATO ministers chart course on Ukraine, Afghanistan
    Dec02

    NATO ministers chart course on Ukraine, Afghanistan

    NATO foreign ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday (02/12/2014) aiming to plot a new course after a “year of aggression” from Ukraine to the Middle East and the end of the alliance’s combat mission in Afghanistan. New chief Jens Stoltenberg said as he arrived that US Secretary of State John Kerry and other ministers from the 28-nation group...

    Moldova pro-European parties eye coalition
    Dec01

    Moldova pro-European parties eye coalition

    Pro-European parties in Moldova pledged to pull together a coalition to steer the ex-Soviet country on a path towards EU integration. ||| Chisinau – Pro-European parties in Moldova pledged on Monday to pull together a coalition to steer the ex-Soviet country on a path towards EU integration after securing a narrow win in a weekend...

    Russian rouble suffers worst fall since 1998
    Dec01

    Russian rouble suffers worst fall since 1998

    The rouble has depreciated about 40% against the dollar this year, due to collapsing oil prices and sanctions imposed against Russia’s support for a separatist uprising in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Business...

    The bank where women rule
    Dec01

    The bank where women rule

    How about a central bank where women outnumber men? This is the Bank of Thailand… ||| Bangkok – Janet Yellen’s appointment as Federal Reserve chair this year was hailed as another step toward gender equality. How about a central bank where women outnumber men?This is the Bank of Thailand, which runs monetary policy in Southeast...

    News24.com | Nato spearhead force ready early 2015
    Dec01

    News24.com | Nato spearhead force ready early 2015

    The first troops of a high-speed Nato reaction force designed to meet the sort of crisis highlighted by Russia’s Ukraine intervention should be ready early next year. …read more Source:...

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