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    Ukraine rebels ‘delay disputed poll’
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels ‘delay disputed poll’

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have agreed to postpone disputed elections until February – a key issue that has hindered the peace process. …read more Source:...

    IMF downgrades forecast for world, emerging market economies
    Oct06

    IMF downgrades forecast for world, emerging market economies

    Christine Lagarde (AP/Evan Vucci)The International Monetary Fund is downgrading its forecast for global economic growth and says falling commodity prices and jumpy financial markets have raised global risks.In a report Tuesday in advance of the IMF-World Bank annual meetings this week in Lima, Peru, the fund says the world economy will grow 3.1...

    Ukraine rebels delay local elections until 2016
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels delay local elections until 2016

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Russian insurgents took a major step toward political reconciliation Tuesday by announcing they will push back disputed local elections into next year in line with Western demands.The announcement was immediately welcomed by Kiev’s pro-EU leadership and the Kremlin — a rare case of...

    Belarus third at Aeon Cup 2015 in Japan
    Oct06

    Belarus third at Aeon Cup 2015 in Japan

    The Belarusian athletes collected a total of 200,862 points as part of the Dinamo team. Second were Ukraine’s Ganna Rizatdinova, Viktoria Mazur, Olena Dyachenko, representing the Irina Deryugina School, with 201,146 points. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels delay local elections until 2016
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels delay local elections until 2016

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Ukraine’s pro-Russian insurgents took a major step toward political reconciliation Tuesday by announcing they will push back disputed local elections into next year in line with Western demands. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU welcomes Ukraine rebel poll delay as ‘fundamental step’
    Oct06

    EU welcomes Ukraine rebel poll delay as ‘fundamental step’

    The EU welcomed Tuesday a decision by pro-Russian Ukraine rebels to delay planned elections until 2016 as a “fundamental step” towards full implementa …read more Source: The New...

    Russia-NATO Confrontation Over Turkish Airspace
    Oct06

    Russia-NATO Confrontation Over Turkish Airspace

    Russia hasn’t wasted any time shattering Western illusions in Syria. First, despite initial rhetoric about fighting terror, they bombed every anti-Assad force in sight except ISIS. Then, they killed any hope of a no-fly zone. Russian authorities announced on Friday that the Moskva, a naval cruiser armed with 64 S-300 ship-to-air missiles,...

    Ukraine rebels delay local elections until 2016
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels delay local elections until 2016

    The chief negotiators of the self-proclaimed “people’s republics” said they had “agreed to postpone the (Donetsk) elections of October 18 and the (Lugansk) poll of November 1 until next year.” …read more Source: Channel...

    IMF cuts world growth forecast
    Oct06

    IMF cuts world growth forecast

    Lima (AFP) – The IMF on Tuesday cut its growth forecast for the world economy for 2015 and 2016, warning of growing risks from the slowdown in China and other emerging markets.The global economy will expand just 3.1 percent this year and 3.6 percent next year, the IMF predicted, revising down its previous forecasts by 0.2 percentage points...

    EU welcomes Ukraine rebel poll delay as ‘fundamental step’
    Oct06

    EU welcomes Ukraine rebel poll delay as ‘fundamental step’

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – The EU welcomed Tuesday a decision by pro-Russian Ukraine rebels to delay planned elections until 2016 as a fundamental step towards full implementation of the Minsk peace accords.Due implementation (of the decision) will represent a fundamental step towards full implementation of the Minsk agreements, the European Unions...