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    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack
    Jan18

    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — In the wake of a weekend attack that left up to 32 dead, security was beefed up across Burkina Faso’s capital Monday as businesses and banks reopened. The West African nation also announced a joint effort with Mali in the fight against jihadi elements in the West African region. “Please go ahead and search...

    Lithuania President Says Ukraine May Be Granted EU Visa-free Regime by Year-end
    Jan18

    Lithuania President Says Ukraine May Be Granted EU Visa-free Regime by Year-end

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite forecasts a visa-free regime with the European Union may be granted to Ukraine in late 2016 or early 2017. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Gets $23 Mln Worth of U.S. Military Communications, Medical Devices
    Jan18

    Ukraine Gets $23 Mln Worth of U.S. Military Communications, Medical Devices

    The United States has provided vital military communications and medical equipment to Ukraine to the tune of $23 million, according to the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kiev Airport Cyberattack ‘Originated In Russia’
    Jan18

    Kiev Airport Cyberattack ‘Originated In Russia’

    Malware which infected the airport’s network has been compared a virus that plunged parts of Ukraine into darkness in December. …read more Source: Sky...

    Gryzlov Reveals His Role in Contact Group
    Jan18

    Gryzlov Reveals His Role in Contact Group

    Newly-appointed Russian representative to the Tripartite Liaison Group Boris Gryzlov has explained his participation in the Minsk talks by the Russian leadership’s task to “expand the horizons seeking for compromise and effective solutions.” …read more Source:...

    Lift sanctions against Russia now | Il Giornale – Italy
    Jan18

    Lift sanctions against Russia now | Il Giornale – Italy

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    [Ticker] Hahn: Ukraine visa-free proposal due 1st quarter
    Jan18

    [Ticker] Hahn: Ukraine visa-free proposal due 1st quarter

    EU neighbourhood commissioner Hahn said in Brussels Monday he “expects” the European Commission to file a formal proposal on Ukraine and Georgia visa-free travel “in the course of the first quarter” of 2016. He said Ukraine has “outstanding issues” on anti-corruption reforms, especially in the customs and tax...

    World: Ukraine says cyber attack on airport launched from Russia
    Jan18

    World: Ukraine says cyber attack on airport launched from Russia

    A cyber attack on Kievs main airport was launched from a server in Russia, Ukraines military spokesman told Reuters on Monday, as the state-run Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) warned of the threat of further attacks. …read more Source: Standard...

    Bulgaria’s South Stream Hopes Look ‘Bleak’ – Stratfor
    Jan18

    Bulgaria’s South Stream Hopes Look ‘Bleak’ – Stratfor

    No matter how interested Bulgaria is in pursuing the South Stream project, the outcome looks bleak, Stratfor writes in an analysis of Russian gas infrastructure plans. There are certainly reasons Bulgaria and Russia might choose to return to South Stream.Firstly, Sofia “has remained open to the pipeline proposal”, and secondly it has...

    Bulgarian Stream project to balance gas controversies in Europe
    Jan18

    Bulgarian Stream project to balance gas controversies in Europe

    The new project for a gas pipeline entitled Bulgarian Stream should reduce the clash of interests among EU countries an attain a certain balance between the planned Nord Stream 2 and the losses from the expected revenues from the suspended South Stream gas pipeline. The statement is made by the private US intelligence and analytical agency...