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    U.S. House Approves Lethal Weaponry For Ukraine
    Sep22

    U.S. House Approves Lethal Weaponry For Ukraine

    The U.S. House of Representatives has backed legislation that calls for supplying Ukraine with lethal weaponry in its fight against Russia and separatists in the eastern Donbas region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Newly appointed Ambassador of Moldova to Armenia delivers copy of credentials to Deputy FM
    Sep22

    Newly appointed Ambassador of Moldova to Armenia delivers copy of credentials to Deputy FM

    Newly appointed Ambassador of Moldova to Armenia Ruslan Bolbocean (residence in Kiev) delivered the copy of his credentials to Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan. …read more Source:...

    UN to call for stepped up security for planes and airports
    Sep22

    UN to call for stepped up security for planes and airports

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to call for stepped up screening and security checks at airports worldwide to “detect and deter terrorist attacks” on civil aviation. A draft of the Security Council resolution calls on all countries to tighten security at airport buildings, share information about possible threats, and...

    Choosing the next UN chief is ‘intensely political’
    Sep22

    Choosing the next UN chief is ‘intensely political’

    Deciding who will lead the United Nations after Ban Ki-moon is a complex and convoluted process. Mats Berdal tells DW that the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine mean politics will likely play a big role in the decision. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine imports two thirds of gasoline, diesel fuel from Belarus
    Sep22

    Ukraine imports two thirds of gasoline, diesel fuel from Belarus

    Ukraine imported 2,016,000 tonnes of gasoline and diesel fuel (69% of the total import) from Belarus. Belarusian Oil Company sold 1,991,000 tonnes of the volume. Last year Belarus’ share in Ukraine’s import was 46%, with the share of Belarusian Oil Company at 36%. …read more Source:...

    Russian Votes From Syria Hint At Size of Military Deployment
    Sep22

    Russian Votes From Syria Hint At Size of Military Deployment

    Nearly 5,000 Russians voted in the country’s parliamentary election from the territory of Syria, a large part of whom are suspected to be Russian military personnel in the country, news channel RBC reports. Russia has never made the size of its deployment to Syria public and announced that the majority of its force would return home earlier...

    President to world: Crimea situation needs «firm UN reaction»
    Sep22

    President to world: Crimea situation needs «firm UN reaction»

    Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis took center stage at the United Nations Wednesday, delivering a speech to the UN’s most important gathering of the year, the general debate of the 71st session of the General Assembly. …read more Source:...

    Tensions loom in the Balkans over Bosnian Serbs’ referendum
    Sep22

    Tensions loom in the Balkans over Bosnian Serbs’ referendum

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s Serb mini-state is holding a referendum this weekend that has turned into a proxy political battle between the West and Russia, stoking ethnic tensions and triggering fears of new clashes more than 20 years after the end of the Balkans War. Sunday’s vote asks residents of Republika Srpska...

    Balotelli prop helps send Nice tip of Ligue 1
    Sep22

    Balotelli prop helps send Nice tip of Ligue 1

    Mario Balotelli (L) on Sep 21, 2016 during Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice. PHOTO: AFP PARIS: Controversial star Mario Balotelli continued his excellent start to life on a French Riviera by assisting glow Nice to a tip of Ligue 1 on Wednesday. The Italy general scored his second prop in as many joining appearances for Nice in a 4-0 thumping of...

    Poroshenko: Russia lies even more than Soviet leaders
    Sep22

    Poroshenko: Russia lies even more than Soviet leaders

    President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine has directed sharp criticism toward Russian foreign policies in Europe during his September 21 speech at the UN General Assembly. …read more Source: Baltic News...