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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Energy Visions monthly newsletter – October 2015
    Oct06

    Energy Visions monthly newsletter – October 2015

    Welcome to the Energy Visions October newsletter, where we’ll be reviewing the biggest European energy developments of the past month, as well as some of the smaller news items you may have missed. Join the debate at www.politico.eu/energy-visions. To listen to the Energy Visions monthly podcast, click here. The October topic of the month...

    Ukraine passes measure allowing foreigners in its armed forces
    Oct06

    Ukraine passes measure allowing foreigners in its armed forces

    Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure that would allow foreigners to serve in its armed forces. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine separatists delay local elections
    Oct06

    Ukraine separatists delay local elections

    Europrean Union immediately called the move a ‘fundamental step’ toward peace …read more Source: World...

    Russia’s Violation of Airspace ‘Doesn’t Look Like An Accident’
    Oct06

    Russia’s Violation of Airspace ‘Doesn’t Look Like An Accident’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg Virginia Mayo / APNATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia’s violation of Turkey’s airspace “doesn’t look like an accident.” The comments mark an escalation in the rhetoric between the alliance and Russia over Moscow’s actions in the Syrian civil war on behalf of President...