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    Juncker Says Ukraine Not Likely To Join EU, NATO For 20-25 Years
    Mar04

    Juncker Says Ukraine Not Likely To Join EU, NATO For 20-25 Years

    It will take Ukraine at least 20 to 25 years to join the European Union and NATO, European Commission President Jean-Claude said March 3. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end July: French foreign minister
    Mar04

    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end July: French foreign minister

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed Thursday that elections should be held in eastern Ukraine by the end of July, France’s Jean-Marc Ayrault said. “We underlined the importance of adopting an electoral law to hold local elections by the end of the first half of 2016,” Ayrault said at the close […] The post...

    Families of 12 passengers on Flight 370 file lawsuits
    Mar04

    Families of 12 passengers on Flight 370 file lawsuits

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Families of 12 passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have sued the carrier and the government, ahead of a filing deadline next week on the second anniversary of the plane’s disappearance. The Boeing 777 carrying 239 flew far off course for unknown reasons after leaving Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on March 8,...

    China will increase its military spending by the smallest amount in five years
    Mar04

    China will increase its military spending by the smallest amount in five years

    Thomson ReutersBEIJING (AP) — China says it will boost military spending by about 7 to 8 percent this year, the smallest increase in about five years, reflecting slowing economic growth and a drawdown of 300,000 troops as Beijing seeks to build a more streamlined, modern military. Fu Ying, spokeswoman for the National People’s Congress,...

    VIDEO: Coral reef seized on Polish border
    Mar04

    VIDEO: Coral reef seized on Polish border

    Polish customs officials have seized 170kg of live coral at its border with Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Donbass Demands Ukraine to Pass Laws on Special Status and Elections
    Mar04

    Donbass Demands Ukraine to Pass Laws on Special Status and Elections

    04 de marzo de 2016, 00:02Kiev, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) Alexander Zajarchenko, leader of the Peopleâ€Ã–s Republic of Donetsk, said today that the legislation for the Donbassâ€Ã–s special status and elections are part of the Constitutional reforms promised by Ukraine, while some measures are still to be implemented....

    The Eleventh Republican Debate
    Mar04

    The Eleventh Republican Debate

    The eleventh Republican debate didn’t tell us much that we didn’t already know, and it reconfirmed most of the bad things we knew about the different candidates. Trump was confronted with a number of his position changes, and did his best to spin them as evidence of his “flexibility.” He and Rubio spent a significant amount of time...

    Doubts over planned polls in restive east Ukraine
    Mar04

    Doubts over planned polls in restive east Ukraine

    PARIS: Crucial elections should be held in eastern Ukraine by the end of July, the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed, but questions remain over Kiev and Moscow’s ability to seal the deal. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said that the Paris meeting was a “step forward” for the restive region, but his...

    Doubts over planned polls in restive east Ukraine
    Mar04

    Doubts over planned polls in restive east Ukraine

    PARIS – Crucial elections should be held in eastern Ukraine by the end of July, the foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed, but questions remain over Kiev and Moscow’s ability to seal the deal. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Hong Kong and China are locked in a furious debate over the alphabet
    Mar04

    Hong Kong and China are locked in a furious debate over the alphabet

    REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonHongkongers’ sensitivity about their language has been pricked again by a mooted plan to teach simplified Chinese in schools. At the start of last month, it emerged that the Education Bureau’s latest consultation document said local pupils should learn to read simplified characters. Traditional characters are the...