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    Ukraine Reports Rebels Open Fire Nearly 100 Times In One Day
    Aug18

    Ukraine Reports Rebels Open Fire Nearly 100 Times In One Day

    Ukraine’s forces stationed in the war-torn east have reported that pro-Russian separatists opened fire nearly 100 times in one day, in another apparent surge in violations of the region’s fragile ceasefire. According to the Facebook page of Kiev’s military operations in government-held areas of Donetsk and Luhansk, Wednesday saw...

    China’s Xi Jinping Talks Up ‘One Belt One Road’ as Keynote Project Fizzles
    Aug18

    China’s Xi Jinping Talks Up ‘One Belt One Road’ as Keynote Project Fizzles

    China’s “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) intercontinental trade and infrastructure project must bring real benefits to participant nations, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday, as his seminal foreign policy initiative faces mounting challenges. Xi told a meeting in Beijing that more than 100 countries and international organizations have...

    Trump‘s Shady Fixer
    Aug18

    Trump‘s Shady Fixer

    So much for the old accusation that the Republican Party has a “Cold War mentality.” Or if it still does, it has switched sides.The 2016 presidential campaign continues to play out like a Christopher Buckley novel gone completely off the rails, perhaps most implausibly in Paul Manafort’s role in the Russia-friendly Donald Trump...

    ‘A very dangerous game’: Russia vs. Ukraine showdown reaches risky new level
    Aug18

    ‘A very dangerous game’: Russia vs. Ukraine showdown reaches risky new level

    The tension flare-ups just keep coming in the armed confrontation between Ukraine and Russia and now the military buildup at the borders has reached the most dangerous level in two years, Brian Stewart writes. …read more Source:...

    Is Putin playing Trump like he did Berlusconi?
    Aug18

    Is Putin playing Trump like he did Berlusconi?

    In January 2009, the U.S. ambassador in Rome cabled Washington to raise an alarm. Russian President Vladimir Putin, the diplomat wrote, had cultivated a troubling relationship with the country’s prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi. “Berlusconi admires Putin’s macho, decisive, and authoritarian governing style, which the Italian PM...

    Govt imposes anti-dumping duty on cold-rolled flat steel items from China, South Korea
    Aug18

    Govt imposes anti-dumping duty on cold-rolled flat steel items from China, South Korea

    India has slapped anti-dumping duty on certain cold-rolled flat steel products from four nations including China and South Korea to guard domestic industry from cheap imports. An anti-dumping duty of the difference between the landed value of the steel products and US $594 per tonne will be levied, a Finance Ministry notification said. The...

    Donald Tusk: Russia is ‘unreliable’ on Crimea
    Aug18

    Donald Tusk: Russia is ‘unreliable’ on Crimea

    The European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday that the Russian version of events in Crimea and Donbas was “unreliable” and his assessment of the situation aligned with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s. Tusk made the statement on Twitter after speaking with Poroshenko on the phone. The comments are likely a reference to...

    [Ticker] EU denigrates Ukraine’s anti-corruption scheme
    Aug18

    [Ticker] EU denigrates Ukraine’s anti-corruption scheme

    Ukraine’s decision to launch an online asset-declaration scheme for MPs without proper certification “makes little sense and might actually be counterproductive”, the EU foreign service said on Wednesday. The EU added that “failure to swiftly resolve this issue could undermine Ukraine’s important anti-corruption efforts”....

    Pakistan third amongst countries with worst reputation
    Aug18

    Pakistan third amongst countries with worst reputation

    The Reputation Institute in its annual RepTrak index has named Pakistan in the list of countries with the worst reputation. The index is calculated based on the level of tolerance, safety, standard of living and attractiveness to tourists. The overall marks are given out of 100. It is dominated by African and Middle Eastern countries, though...

    Ukraine says it REFUSES to fight against Russia in Crimea – despite heightened tension
    Aug18

    Ukraine says it REFUSES to fight against Russia in Crimea – despite heightened tension

    UKRAINE’S ambassador to Britain has claimed the war-ravaged nation will not be tempted into a bloody war with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source:...