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    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...

    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...

    ‘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...

    Athens due to service IMF debt
    Apr09

    Athens due to service IMF debt

    Greece is due to make its 459-million-euro April loan payment to the International Monetary Fund. ||| Athens – Greece is due to make its 459-million-euro ($495-million) April loan payment to the IMF on Thursday following days of uncertainty, but the European nation’s ability to honour its debts remains a source of acute anxiety to...

    Greece gets support, not money from Russia
    Apr08

    Greece gets support, not money from Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras moral support and long-term cooperation but no financial aid. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras moral support and long-term cooperation but no financial aid on Wednesday, leaving Athens to fend for itself in...

    Litvinenko’s death ‘was an accident’
    Apr08

    Litvinenko’s death ‘was an accident’

    One of two Russians accused of poisoning Alexander Litvinenko said that the former KGB officer may have killed himself accidentally. ||| Moscow – One of two Russians accused of poisoning ex-Soviet spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 said on Wednesday the former KGB officer may have killed himself accidentally while handling...

    ‘Greece has not asked Russia for help’
    Apr08

    ‘Greece has not asked Russia for help’

    Athens has not asked Moscow for money to help cope with its debt and financial problems, according to a Greek official. ||| Moscow – Greece has not asked Russia for money to help cope with its debt and financial problems and wants to resolve them within the European Union, a Greek government official said on Wednesday. “We have not asked...

    Ukraine challenges oligarchs’ grip
    Apr07

    Ukraine challenges oligarchs’ grip

    Ukraine’s judicial authorities are challenging tenders that gave big businessmen control over key power companies under ousted president Viktor Yanukovich. ||| Kiev – Ukraine’s judicial authorities launched actions on Tuesday challenging tenders that gave big businessmen control over key power companies under ousted president...

    Emerging markets held in check
    Apr07

    Emerging markets held in check

    Emerging market stocks paused on Tuesday as the dollar resumed its climb, shrugging off disappointing jobs data in the US. ||| London – Emerging market stocks paused on Tuesday as the dollar resumed its climb, shrugging off last week’s disappointing jobs data in the United States, though gains in Asia helped equities cling to...

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