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    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began
    Apr29

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

    Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine’s working group on security reconvenes for talks in Minsk
    Apr29

    Ukraine’s working group on security reconvenes for talks in Minsk

    The previous round of talks of the trilateral contact group was held in the Belarusian capital on 20 April. …read more Source:...

    French National Assembly Votes to Lift Russian Sanctions
    Apr29

    French National Assembly Votes to Lift Russian Sanctions

    French parliamentarians approved a resolution not to renew sanctions on Russia, put in place after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Sanctions must be renewed by consent of the EU’s 28 members before the end of July and have so far been extended for two years. Countries with close economic ties to Russia, such as Hungary and...

    George Osborne cosies up to political journalists at Westminster correspondents dinner
    Apr29

    George Osborne cosies up to political journalists at Westminster correspondents dinner

    The Washington version of this dinner might get all the global attention (it’s happening tomorrow night), but George Osborne did his best to catch up on Thursday night, professing near endless love for journalists and entertaining them with swipes at his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson. The Chancellor hasn’t had the smoothest of...

    The Former Soviet Union’s Growing Penchant for Expelling Foreign Journalists
    Apr29

    The Former Soviet Union’s Growing Penchant for Expelling Foreign Journalists

    Image: Savik Shuster, a TV talkshow host in Ukraine, began a hunger strike on Tuesday to protest the government’s decision to revoke his work permit. Shuster says the move is politically motivated. By Aleksandrit (CC BY-SA 3.0/Wikipedia) Journalist Savik Shuster knows what it’s like to get expelled from a former Soviet country for his...

    [Ticker] Russia blames Sweden for frosty relations
    Apr29

    [Ticker] Russia blames Sweden for frosty relations

    Russian FM Sergey Lavrov told Swedish media he regretted that Stockholm cooled relations with Moscow “after Brussels was somehow offended by our response to the state-armed coup in Kiev” in 2014. He said the Baltic states aren’t grateful enough to Russia for letting them go without large-scale bloodshed in 1991. …read more...

    [Ticker] German MEP backs Russia on Crimea
    Apr29

    [Ticker] German MEP backs Russia on Crimea

    German MEP Marcus Pretzell, a non-attached from the populist anti-refugee party Alternative for Germany (AfD), was guest of honor at an event in the Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula. Invited by Moscow, Pretzell said the AfD poses a “threat to the Ukrainian government” and the German government, reports Spiegal Online. …read...

    3 TTP terrorists linked to Nanga Parbat massacre arrested in Gilgit
    Apr29

    3 TTP terrorists linked to Nanga Parbat massacre arrested in Gilgit

    Security forces have arrested three alleged terrorist believed to be linked to the massacre of ten tourists at the base camp of Nanga Parbat. Alleged terrorists have been identified as Irfanullah, Habib-ur-Rehman, and Qaribullah. They have been shifted to Islamabad for interrogation through PIA flight PK-606. At least ten foreign climbers were...

    UN raises Ukraine death toll to nearly 10,000
    Apr29

    UN raises Ukraine death toll to nearly 10,000

    UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Taye-Brook Zerihoun told the UN Security Council that the total number of casualties now stands at 30,729 …read more Source: World...

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began
    Apr29

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

    UNITED NATIONS — Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday. Ukraine’s Deputy Foreign Minister Vadym Prystiako display graphics during a Security Council meeting on the conflict in Ukraine, Thursday, April 28, 2016 at U.N. headquarters....