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    Man Utd set for Van Persie reunion in Europa League
    Aug26

    Man Utd set for Van Persie reunion in Europa League

    Manchester United will come up against their former striker Robin van Persie after being placed in the same group as the Dutchman’s current club Fenerbahce in Friday’s draw for the group stage of the Europa League. Jose Mourinho’s side will also come up against Dutch giants Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk of Ukraine in Group A....

    The Battle Lines are Being Drawn
    Aug26

    The Battle Lines are Being Drawn

    With tensions between Russia and Ukraine flaring around Crimea this month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel set down a marker: European sanctions on Russia would stay in place come January, she said, as she had seen little evidence that Russia has made any efforts at the implementation of the Minsk ceasefire. Of course, the extension of sanctions...

    Slovak Prime Minister calls for removal of Russia’s EU sanctions, lobbies support for Lacjak as UN Sec Gen
    Aug26

    Slovak Prime Minister calls for removal of Russia’s EU sanctions, lobbies support for Lacjak as UN Sec Gen

    MOSCOW, Russia – Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has once again urged the European Union to end sanctions against Russia on the grounds that they had failed to influence the resolving of key issu …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward (AFP)
    Aug26

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – International rights groups and Ukrainian officials protested Friday against the incarceration in a psychiatric hospital of a prominent Crimean Tatar activist charged with extremism in the Russian-annexed peninsula. …read more Source: The West...

    Children from Ukraine, Belarus holidaying at Slovenian coast
    Aug26

    Children from Ukraine, Belarus holidaying at Slovenian coast

    A youth seaside health and holiday resort Debeli Rtič hosted a group of 80 children from Ukraine and 30 from Belarus from Wednesday until today. The Ukrainian children were included in psychosocial and Belarus in medical rehabilitation programmes sponsored by the Foreign Ministry. …read more Source:...

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader
    Aug26

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

    Human Rights Watch urged Russia to drop separatism charges against Umerov and provide him with necessary medical treatment. Ukraine’s Supreme Rada on Monday urged Umerov’s immediate release, calling his detention an example of “systematic repression of freedom” of Crimean Tatars. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin...

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader
    Aug26

    Rights group urges Russia to release Crimean Tatar leader

    An international rights group has urged Russia to release a Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov who has been sent to a psychiatric hospital …read more Source: U.S....

    U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria
    Aug26

    U.S., Russia renew push for elusive agreement on Syria

    GENEVA — The United States and Russia on Friday renewed efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria as conditions on the ground continued to deteriorate after months of hesitation, missed deadlines and failed attempts to forge a nationwide truce. RELATED LINKSTurkish, U.S. forces launch operation in...

    Makei: No unresolved issues between Belarus and Ukraine
    Aug26

    Makei: No unresolved issues between Belarus and Ukraine

    “We are bound by economic interests. I should say that there are no unresolved issues between our countries. We have always been able to find mutually acceptable solutions to the difficult issues that sometimes arise,” the minister stressed. …read more Source:...

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward
    Aug26

    Russia holding Crimean Tatar activist in psychiatric ward

    International rights groups and Ukrainian officials protested Friday against the incarceration in a psychiatric hospital of a prominent Crimean Tatar activist charged with extremism in the Russian-annexed peninsula …read more Source: The Daily...