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    Over 950 killed since Ukraine ‘truce’
    Nov20

    Over 950 killed since Ukraine ‘truce’

    Nearly 1 000 people have been killed in conflict-torn Ukraine since a tattered truce was signed in September, the UN said in a report. …read more Source:...

    International monitors shot at in east Ukraine: OSCE
    Nov20

    International monitors shot at in east Ukraine: OSCE

    A convoy of international monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) was shot at by “uniformed personnel” in east Ukraine, the organisation said on Thursday. The OSCE said that a uniformed man on the back of a flat-bed cargo truck fired two shots in the direction of their vehicles as they were driving on...

    Germany to leave door ajar for fracking — draft law
    Nov20

    Germany to leave door ajar for fracking — draft law

    Germany’s government plans to stop short of an outright ban on the controversial technique of fracking for gas, bowing to pressure from industry, according to the latest draft of a law from the environment ministry seen by Reuters. Fracking or hydraulic fracturing to extract gas and oil has transformed the US energy market, boosting...

    Charles won’t be silent when he’s king
    Nov20

    Charles won’t be silent when he’s king

    Britain’s Prince Charles plans to make “heartfelt interventions” in national life when he becomes king, according to a news report. ||| London – Britain’s Prince Charles plans to make “heartfelt interventions” in national life when he becomes king, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday, citing sources close to the...

    Russia warns Ukraine on NATO
    Nov20

    Russia warns Ukraine on NATO

    Russia has warned Ukraine to stay out of the NATO alliance, insisting that neutrality was in its interests. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebel challenges president to duel
    Nov19

    Ukraine rebel challenges president to duel

    A rebel leader in east Ukraine has challenged President Petro Poroshenko to a duel, claiming it could bring peace to the war-torn region. …read more Source:...

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow
    Nov19

    Historic McDonald’s re-opens in Moscow

    McDonald’s re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure. ||| Moscow – McDonald’s on Wednesday re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure over alleged sanitary violations.Visitors were let into the store on Pushkin...

    Could a duel solve Ukraine crisis?
    Nov19

    Could a duel solve Ukraine crisis?

    A rebel leader has challenged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to a duel, saying it could bring peace. …read more Source:...

    Don’t meddle in Russia affairs, Putin tells US envoy
    Nov19

    Don’t meddle in Russia affairs, Putin tells US envoy

    President Vladimir Putin urged Washington’s new envoy Wednesday (19/11/2014) not to interfere in Russia’s affairs as he accepted credentials from US ambassador John Tefft amid raging tensions. “We are ready for practical cooperation with American partners along various directions guided by the principles of respect for each...

    Ukraine rebels fight boredom of war with tanks and guns
    Nov19

    Ukraine rebels fight boredom of war with tanks and guns

    Bored of war and dreaming of peace, pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine pass the time firing off weapons as months of conflict drag on with no resolution in sight. A group from the “Sword Battalion” are outside Ilovaisk, east of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, testing a weapon just given to them by the self-proclaimed separatist Donetsk...

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