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    Russia pulls cash from international fund
    Apr14

    Russia pulls cash from international fund

    Russia pulling $245m out of IFC-run fund as sanctions imposed over Ukraine halt investment by the member of the World Bank Group …read more Source: Business...

    France’s Fabius concerned by Ukraine ceasefire violations
    Apr13

    France’s Fabius concerned by Ukraine ceasefire violations

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Monday he was concerned by ceasefire violations and insufficient political progress in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New...

    Violence escalates in east Ukraine
    Apr13

    Violence escalates in east Ukraine

    One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six were wounded in separatist territories in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said. ||| Kiev – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six were wounded in separatist territories in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Monday, accusing rebels of using heavy weapons that were meant to have...

    Ukraine ceasefire under pressure ahead of key four-way talks
    Apr13

    Ukraine ceasefire under pressure ahead of key four-way talks

    Surging fighting around hotspots in separatist-held east Ukraine put fresh pressure on a shaky ceasefire under review at talks on Monday between the French, German, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Cuba, US face bumpy road ahead
    Apr13

    Cuba, US face bumpy road ahead

    Cuba and the United States just made history. Now comes the hard part. ||| Panama City – Cuba and the United States just made history. Now comes the hard part. In the first meeting of its kind in nearly 60 years, President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro sat down together for over an hour on Saturday at a regional summit in...

    Rubio to launch Republican presidential bid
    Apr13

    Rubio to launch Republican presidential bid

    Marco Rubio will portray himself as the Republican most ready to handle threat to America in a chaotic world when he announces his presidential candidacy. ||| Miami/ Washington – US Senator Marco Rubio will make a muscular foreign policy a focal point when he announces his presidential candidacy on Monday, portraying himself as the...

    China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study
    Apr13

    China, Russia and eastern Europe boost defence spending: study

    Military spending increased sharply in 2014 in China and Russia and the Ukraine conflict prompted eastern European countries to boost their defence pr …read more Source: The New...

    News24.com | Soviet-era statues smashed in Ukraine
    Apr12

    News24.com | Soviet-era statues smashed in Ukraine

    Masked men have smashed communist-era monuments in Ukraine’s second city after the country’s pro-Western parliament voted to purge the nation of Soviet symbols and its head of state compared today’s Russia to Nazi Germany. …read more Source:...

    Iran insists on immediate lifting of sanctions
    Apr09

    Iran insists on immediate lifting of sanctions

    Iran will only sign a final nuclear accord with six world powers if all sanctions imposed over its disputed atomic work are lifted on the same day, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Thursday. Iran and the powers reached a tentative agreement last week in the Swiss city of Lausanne aimed at restricting Tehran’s nuclear...

    ‘Fighting might resume in Ukraine’
    Apr09

    ‘Fighting might resume in Ukraine’

    A Ukrainian pro-Russian separatist leader has accused Kiev of “totally ignoring” the terms of a peace deal and warned that fighting might resume. ||| Ukrainian pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko accused the Kiev government of “totally ignoring” the terms of a peace deal and warned in an interview with AFP that fighting might...

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