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    30 feared dead in Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    30 feared dead in Ukraine mine blast

    Thirty-two miners in eastern Ukraine were missing and feared dead following an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. ||| Donetsk – Thirty-two miners in eastern Ukraine were missing and feared dead on Wednesday following an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk.The blast took place at Zasyadko mine...

    Five geopolitical risks for 2015
    Mar04

    Five geopolitical risks for 2015

    Economic pessimists shouldn’t feel confined to the developing world this year, writes Eric Roston. ||| New York – Critical events of early 2015 – cheap oil and Middle East violence – will probably continue to take their toll as the year goes on, according to a new projection of geopolitical hotspots. Lower overall prices...

    MH17 relatives view plane wreckage
    Mar04

    MH17 relatives view plane wreckage

    The first of about 500 relatives of those killed in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 visited the wreckage, investigators said. ||| Gilze-Rijen Airbase, Netherlands – The first of around 500 relatives of those killed in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine visited the wreckage at a Dutch airbase...

    Tough talk from Greece stuns EU leaders
    Mar04

    Tough talk from Greece stuns EU leaders

    Greece’s new government ruffled feathers in Brussels by not respecting the diplomatic niceties of the negotiating table. ||| Brussels – Strapped for cash and under pressure to deliver on reforms, Greece’s new government has ruffled feathers in Brussels by not respecting the diplomatic niceties of the negotiating table.From...

    Russians mourn murdered Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Russians mourn murdered Nemtsov

    Thousands of Russians, many carrying red carnations, queued to pay their respects to Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. ||| Moscow – Thousands of Russians, many carrying red carnations, queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic whose murder last week showed the hazards of speaking out against Russian President...

    Nemtsov killing triggers Russia warnings
    Mar03

    Nemtsov killing triggers Russia warnings

    The killing of leading Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov sent an exchange of warnings and charges across Europe. ||| Geneva/ Moscow – The killing of leading Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov sent an exchange of warnings and charges across Europe on Monday as a top Polish legislator was denied an entry visa to attend the...

    Model tells of last hours with Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Model tells of last hours with Nemtsov

    The Ukrainian model who was with Boris Nemtsov recounted her last hours with him – but said she did not see the killer. ||| Moscow – The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted on Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge...

    ‘Western values are ticket to hell’
    Mar03

    ‘Western values are ticket to hell’

    Western values are a “ticket to hell,” China’s state media said in the latest example of a rising level of invective targeting critics of the authoritarian government. ||| Beijing – Western values are a “ticket to hell,” a newspaper published by China’s Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some...

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss Ukraine crisis
    Mar02

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss Ukraine crisis

    The chief diplomats from the US and Russia, John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov, met in Geneva to discuss the Ukraine crisis. ||| Geneva – The chief diplomats from the United States and Russia, John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov, met Monday in Geneva to discuss the Ukraine crisis as the UN said the conflict had taken more than 6 000 lives.Meeting on the...

    Anti-Putin protesters rally in New York
    Mar02

    Anti-Putin protesters rally in New York

    Dozens rallied in New York City near the Russian permanent mission to the UN to denounce the murder of Boris Nemtsov. ||| New York – Dozens of protesters rallied in New York City on Sunday near the Russian permanent mission to the United Nations to denounce the murder of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, despite fear of reprisals to themselves...

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