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    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia
    Oct06

    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia

    Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday (05/10) against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    The Yellow Paving Stones 2016, a mosaic of diverse music traditions
    Oct06

    The Yellow Paving Stones 2016, a mosaic of diverse music traditions

    The festival The Yellow Paving Stones will remain faithful to the spirit of jazz and world music. Just to remind you that the yellow paving stones are characteristic of Sofia’s central part and are the synonym of the city’s historical center. This year’s third edition of the event represents a dialogue in which diverse...

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape
    Oct06

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape

    When journalist Jineth Bedoya went to Bogota’s maximum-security prison 16 years ago to interview an infamous paramilitary warlord, little did she know the visit would mark her life and convert her into a leading rights activist. Bedoya never made it to the interview but instead was kidnapped, gang-raped, tortured and left on the side of a...

    World: Next U.S. president, Putin’s fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties
    Oct06

    World: Next U.S. president, Putin’s fourth, inherits sinking Russia ties

    Confronted by Russia in Syria, Ukraine and cyberspace, the next U.S. president will be the fourth to face Vladimir Putin and the challenge of deterring a Kremlin often more willing than the White House to take risk and project power. …read more Source: Standard...

    Poroshenko receives credentials from new Belarus’ Ambassador to Ukraine
    Oct06

    Poroshenko receives credentials from new Belarus’ Ambassador to Ukraine

    The Ukrainian President and the Belarusian diplomat discussed the ways to intensify trade and economic relations, including the cooperation in mechanical engineering, agro-industrial complex, transport and energy sectors. …read more Source:...

    Russia suspended nuclear cooperation deal with US over sanctions
    Oct06

    Russia suspended nuclear cooperation deal with US over sanctions

    Russia has announced the suspension of a nuclear and energy sector cooperation agreement with the US over Washington-imposed sanctions due to the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Next meeting of Ukraine contact group scheduled for 26 October
    Oct06

    Next meeting of Ukraine contact group scheduled for 26 October

    The meeting discussed problems of funding the orphanages, payments for water and electricity supplies, restoration of railways, and political issues. The parties also raised the issue of withdrawal of forces in some areas along the line of contact but failed to reach the agreement. …read more Source:...

    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions
    Oct06

    Ligi in Latvia: Standstill in Russia-Ukraine conflict no reason to drop sanctions

    Foreign Minister Jürgen Ligi (Reform) met with Latvian Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis as well as his counterpart Edgars Rinkēvičs and Speaker of the Seim Inara Murniece in Riga on Wednesday. The meetings focused on European Union issues, and security in the Baltic Sea area. …read more Source:...

    Germany considering a push for EU sanctions on Russia over Syria
    Oct06

    Germany considering a push for EU sanctions on Russia over Syria

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, the person said, is examining ways to push Moscow to change course in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct06

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    Russia has further curtailed its cooperation with the United States on nuclear energy by suspending a research agreement and terminating another on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington. The Russian government said Wednesday that as a countermeasure to the U.S. sanctions imposed on it over events...