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G7 vows growth efforts as Japan’s Abe warns of global crisis
May27

G7 vows growth efforts as Japan’s Abe warns of global crisis

The Group of Seven industrial powers pledged on Friday to seek strong global growth, while papering over differences on currencies and stimulus policies and expressing concern over North Korea, Russia and maritime disputes involving China. G7 leaders wrapped up a summit in central Japan vowing to use “all policy tools” to boost demand and ease...

Record-chasing Ronaldo and taming the Wolves
May25

Record-chasing Ronaldo and taming the Wolves

Real Madrid’s route to the Champions League final Real Madrid are chasing European title number 11 when they face Atletico Madrid at San Siro on Saturday. A campaign that started with a 4-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk will end with a repeat of the 2014 final, when Carlo Ancelotti’s Madrid claimed the fabled ‘Decima’ against...

Freed Ukrainian Pilot Returns Home After 2 Years in Russia
May25

Freed Ukrainian Pilot Returns Home After 2 Years in Russia

Russia freed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko on Wednesday after holding her for nearly two years, with President Vladimir Putin pardoning her as part of a swap for two Russian servicemen jailed in Ukraine. The Ukrainian president sent his plane to pick up Savchenko in Rostov-on-Don in southern Russia and bring her home to Kiev, where she...

Jailed Ukraine pilot heads home under prisoner swap with Russia: sources
May25

Jailed Ukraine pilot heads home under prisoner swap with Russia: sources

Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko was heading home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, part of an exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine, two sources close to the swap told Reuters. Handing over Savchenko, whose release has been demanded by Western governments and who has become a national hero in Ukraine, would ease...

Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes
May24

Ukraine: 7 soldiers killed, 9 wounded in eastern clashes

Ukrainian officials say seven soldiers have been killed over the past day in fighting in eastern Ukraine. National Security Council head Oleksander Turchynov said Tuesday nine others have been wounded. The numbers were confirmed by Oleksander Motuzyanik, spokesman for the Ukrainian forces’ operations in the east. They didn’t...

Lockerbie lawyer seeks $330 million from Putin, Russia for MH17 disaster
May23

Lockerbie lawyer seeks $330 million from Putin, Russia for MH17 disaster

The U.S. aviation lawyer who won compensation for victims of the 1988 Lockerbie aircraft bombing and is now seeking $330 million from Russia for the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 in 2014, says Russian President Vladimir Putin must be held responsible. Jerry Skinner, who is leading Australian law firm LHD’s compensation claim against...

World Bank launches financing facility to fight pandemics in the Caribbean
May21

World Bank launches financing facility to fight pandemics in the Caribbean

World Bank starts new initiative to protect region against pandemics The World Bank Group has launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), an innovative, fast-disbursing global financing mechanism designed to protect the world against deadly pandemics, which will create the first-ever insurance market for pandemic risk. Japan, which...

EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed
May19

EU’s Mogherini sees Russia sanctions being renewed

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July, she told a German newspaper on Thursday. Asked by Die Welt in an interview if sanctions expiring in July would be extended, the former Italian foreign minister said: “I expect so.” In a text of her...

MEPs Review Use of Loans and Corruption in Ukraine
May18

MEPs Review Use of Loans and Corruption in Ukraine

18 de mayo de 2016, 10:07Kiev, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The Committee on Budgetary Control in the European Parliament is investigating the spending of European funds, and how the fight against corruption involving those finances goes. …read more Source: Prensa...

Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord
May18

Trump would talk to North Korea’s Kim, wants to renegotiate climate accord

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in U.S. policy toward the isolated nation. In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters, Trump also called for a renegotiation of the Paris climate accord,...

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