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    Germany To Push For Deal On East Ukraine Elections At May 11 Meeting
    May11

    Germany To Push For Deal On East Ukraine Elections At May 11 Meeting

    Germany’s top diplomat said he will push for a deal on holding local elections in eastern Ukraine before the European Union’s sanctions against Russia expire at the end of July. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Wars displace record 40.8 million people in the world, report shows
    May11

    Wars displace record 40.8 million people in the world, report shows

    LONDON: The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report out on Wednesday showed. “This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,” said Jan Egeland, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), co-authors of the report with the...

    Russian Bid To Blacklist Syrian Rebel Groups Nixed At UN
    May11

    Russian Bid To Blacklist Syrian Rebel Groups Nixed At UN

    A Russian request to add two Syrian rebel groups to a United Nations’ terror blacklist was rejected by Britain, France, the United States, and Ukraine, diplomats said on May 10. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    May11

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    The address given for Zaitsev in the database is identical to the business address of at least three other companies owned by Poroshenko, according to the Ukrainian state registry.Ukrainian PM Yatseniuk resigns, paving way for new governmentSwiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreadsIMF threatens to cut Ukraine aid over...

    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world
    May11

    Wars displace record 40.8m people in the world

    LONDON: The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report out on Wednesday showed. “This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,” said Jan Egeland, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), co-authors of the report...

    Time to Push Back on Russia’s Nuclear Threats
    May11

    Time to Push Back on Russia’s Nuclear Threats

    Steven Pifer Security, Eurasia NATO needs an answer to Putin’s saber-rattling. At a May 3 NATO change-of-command ceremony, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter questioned the Kremlin’s tactic of nuclear saber-rattling. Moscow’s jarring rhetoric about nuclear weapons aims to intimidate the West. It has led to unwise suggestions for...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine's Poroshenko
    May10

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine's Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – A deputy director of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery empire is a beneficiary of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to new information from the leaked “Panama Papers”. …read more Source: The...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    May10

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – A deputy director of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery empire is a beneficiary of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to new information from the leaked “Panama Papers”. …read more Source:...

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    May10

    New Panama leaks show offshore firm linked to associate of Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    A deputy director of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s confectionery empire is a beneficiary of a company registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to new information from the leaked “Panama Papers”. …read more Source: Channel...

    New Ukraine government needs to act fast on reforms: EBRD
    May10

    New Ukraine government needs to act fast on reforms: EBRD

    By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine’s new-look government needs to prove itself quickly following the departure of a number of key… …read more Source:...