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    Kiev’s embattled defence minister quits
    Oct13

    Kiev’s embattled defence minister quits

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accepted the resignation of his defence minister, Valery Heletey. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday accepted the resignation of his defence minister who has been under fire over a rout of government forces in the east which led to Kiev calling a ceasefire with pro-Russian...

    Teams ‘will comb MH17 crash site’
    Oct13

    Teams ‘will comb MH17 crash site’

    Ukrainian search teams will scour the crash site of Flight MH17 and return human remains and belongings to The Netherlands. ||| Amsterdam – Ukrainian search teams will comb the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which went down on July 17, and return human remains and belongings to The Netherlands, Dutch television reported. Dutch...

    ‘It’s the ultimate diplomatic prize’
    Oct13

    ‘It’s the ultimate diplomatic prize’

    Five seats are up for grabs in the 15-member United Nations Security Council – and voting takes place this week. ||| New York – Years of campaigning for a seat at the world’s “top table” come to a head this week when elections are held to the United Nations Security Council, which decides on such weighty matters as sanctions,...

    Poroshenko sacks defence minister
    Oct13

    Poroshenko sacks defence minister

    President Petro Poroshenko is to nominate his fourth defence minister of the year ahead of talks with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal
    Oct12

    Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine, Russian news agencies reported late...

    Putin orders troops back from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Putin orders troops back from Ukraine border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia leaders to meet
    Oct12

    Ukraine, Russia leaders to meet

    The Ukraine crisis and its fragile truce will be the focus of high level talks this week, culminating in a rare meeting between President Petro Poroshenko and Russia’s Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    Emerging stocks extend run of falls
    Oct10

    Emerging stocks extend run of falls

    Emerging-market stocks extended their longest weekly losing streak in more than a year on concern Europe’s slowdown will hurt global growth. ||| Jakarta – Emerging-market stocks extended their longest weekly losing streak in more than a year on concern Europe’s slowdown will hurt global growth.South Korea’s won and...

    The Betrayers: A fiction too close to plausible reality for comfort
    Oct10

    The Betrayers: A fiction too close to plausible reality for comfort

    One time New Yorker 20 under 40 notable David Bezmozgis has written the most inflammatory new novel of the year. (Russians! Jews! Ukraine! Israel!) RICHARD POPLAK peeks between the covers to see what all the fuss is about. …read more Source: Daily...

    Eastern Ukraine ‘hit by intensified shelling’
    Oct10

    Eastern Ukraine ‘hit by intensified shelling’

    Intensified shelling reported in war-ravaged east as German Chancellor Angela Merkel says terms of a month-old truce are not being met …read more Source: Business...

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