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    Turkey’s Erdogan Statement on Western Thrace Angers Greece
    Oct18

    Turkey’s Erdogan Statement on Western Thrace Angers Greece

    The Greek Foreign Ministry has warned Turkish President Erdogan that he should respect international agreements. The reason for the warning is the statement of the Turkish head of state that Ankara “cannot ignore” its compatriots in Western Thrace, Cyprus and the Crimea. According to the Greek Ministry, the statement could undermine regional...

    OSCE Monitor Says 70 Percent Of Restrictions In Ukraine Are In Separatist-Controlled East
    Oct18

    OSCE Monitor Says 70 Percent Of Restrictions In Ukraine Are In Separatist-Controlled East

    A senior member of the monitoring mission in Ukraine from the OSCE says 70 percent of the restrictions imposed on the free movement of monitors since May has been in areas outside of the control of Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Who is behind the killing of Donbass commander ‘Motorola’?
    Oct18

    Who is behind the killing of Donbass commander ‘Motorola’?

    A Russian warlord known as “Motorola” has been killed in the Donetsk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine, where he commanded the breakaway territory’s rebel forces. The identity of those responsible …read more Source: Big News...

    Merkel expects “no wonders” from four-way meeting on Ukraine
    Oct18

    Merkel expects “no wonders” from four-way meeting on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said “no wonders” should be expected at talks on a stalled peace plan for eastern Ukraine which she will host on Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, France and Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia, Syria halt Aleppo airstrikes ahead of 8-hour lull
    Oct18

    Russia, Syria halt Aleppo airstrikes ahead of 8-hour lull

    Russian and Syrian warplanes halted their airstrikes on Syria’s besieged city of Aleppo on Tuesday in preparation for a temporary pause in the military push that Moscow has announced for later in the week, the Russian defense minister said. According to Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, the halt in the strikes should help pave way for...

    Russian weightlifter, Apti Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal
    Oct18

    Russian weightlifter, Apti Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal

    Russia’s Apti Aukhadov was stripped of the men’s weightlifting silver medal he won in the 85 kg category at the London 2012 Olympics after he tested positive for banned substances in re-tests of samples, the International Olympic Committee said. The IOC said on Tuesday Aukhadov’s sample came back positive for steroids turinabol...

    France confirms talks on Syria to take place in Berlin
    Oct18

    France confirms talks on Syria to take place in Berlin

    PARIS: France on Tuesday confirmed that the French, Russian and German leaders will hold a “working meeting” on the Syrian crisis in Berlin. The meeting Wednesday will be aimed at “giving the same message to Vladimir Putin on Syria: a durable ceasefire in Aleppo and humanitarian access so that the devastation of this city can...

    Sanctions against Russia over Syria possible: Germany
    Oct18

    Sanctions against Russia over Syria possible: Germany

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he does not have ‘very high expectations’ for the upcoming Berlin talks. …read more Source:...

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola
    Oct18

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola

    KIEV, Ukraine — A prominent commander of the Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has been killed by a bomb, rebel leaders and Russian news reports said on Monday. Arsen Pavlov, the commander, who went by the nom de guerre Motorola after the brand of walkie-talkie he preferred, was blown up as he rode the elevator in his apartment...

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria
    Oct18

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria

    Fighting in east Ukraine which has claimed nearly 10,000 lives has dragged on despite a peace plan brokered by Germany and France/AFP-FileBERLIN, Germany, Oct 18 – Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit focusing on escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over the Kremlin’s strategy in Ukraine and...