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    Kiev: Russia threat to democratic world
    Sep11

    Kiev: Russia threat to democratic world

    President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world”. ||| Kiev – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference on Friday that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents...

    ‘We’re afraid of terrorism, disease’
    Sep10

    ‘We’re afraid of terrorism, disease’

    A potent mix of fear, ignorance and Islamophobia is fuelling widespread opposition in eastern Europe to taking in refugees. ||| Gabcikovo, Slovakia – A potent mix of fear, ignorance and Islamophobia is fuelling widespread opposition in eastern Europe to taking in refugees despite EU pressure for a new quota system.In Gabcikovo, a village on...

    Juncker appeals to Europe on refugees
    Sep09

    Juncker appeals to Europe on refugees

    EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker appealed to European countries to share out a wave of refugees crowding in on their frontiers. ||| Strasbourg – European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker appealed to European countries on Wednesday to share out a wave of refugees crowding in on their frontiers, but at the same time promised tougher...

    ICC gets wider scope in Ukraine probe
    Sep08

    ICC gets wider scope in Ukraine probe

    Ukraine has granted wider juristiction to ICC prosecutors to investigate possible war crimes committed during Russia’s annexation of Crimea. ||| Amsterdam – Ukraine granted wider jurisdiction to the International Criminal Court on Tuesday that will enable ICC prosecutors to investigate possible war crimes committed during...

    Aid for farmers hit by Russia sanctions
    Sep07

    Aid for farmers hit by Russia sanctions

    The EU announced a 500 million euro aid package to provide relief for farmers stung by slumping prices, triggered partly by the loss of exports to Russia. ||| Brussels – The European Commission announced a 500 million euro ($557 million) package of measures on Monday to provide relief for farmers stung by slumping prices, triggered partly...

    Russia threatens Ukraine trade embargo
    Sep07

    Russia threatens Ukraine trade embargo

    Ukraine sought political support from NATO as talks with Russia in Brussels failed to bridge differences over a trade deal. ||| Brussels – Ukraine sought political support from NATO on Monday as talks with Russia in Brussels failed to bridge differences over a trade deal at the heart of east-west tensions and Kiev said Moscow was...

    Anti-government protests hit Moldova
    Sep07

    Anti-government protests hit Moldova

    Protesters who camped in the Moldovan capital demanding the resignation of the president and snap elections. ||| Chisinau – Moldovan opposition protesters on Monday pitched around 100 tents in the centre of the capital Chisinau, demanding the resignation of the president and snap elections after a big weekend demonstration.The tents went up...

    Go fish for 800% return on Faroe
    Sep01

    Go fish for 800% return on Faroe

    The politics of the Faroe Islands is unlikely to pique your interest, but how about an 800 percent return on your investment? ||| The politics of the Faroe Islands is unlikely to pique your interest, but how about an 800 percent return on your investment? While the rest of Europe has seen its trade relations suffer through Russian sanctions, the...

    Italy shaken by tale of two migrants
    Aug31

    Italy shaken by tale of two migrants

    Italy is reeling after a migrant was accused of killing an elderly Sicilian couple, while another died trying to prevent an armed robbery. ||| Rome – One migrant is reviled, suspected of killing an elderly couple in Sicily; another has been hailed as a hero, killed after trying to prevent an armed robbery at a supermarket in Naples. The...

    Lithuania charges 66 over 1991 deaths
    Aug31

    Lithuania charges 66 over 1991 deaths

    Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the deaths of 13 civilians in a Soviet crackdown. ||| Vilnius – Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the deaths of 13 civilians in a Soviet crackdown...

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