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    Saakashvili: Corrupt Officials “Only Playing Dead”
    Sep07

    Saakashvili: Corrupt Officials “Only Playing Dead”

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, has vowed to stamp out corruption in his jurisdiction. In recent days, he has run into trouble with Ukrainian leaders, accusing officials in Kyiv of sabotaging his reform efforts. In comments to RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, Saakashvili again spoke...

    [Ticker] France raises prospect of lifting Russia sanctions
    Sep07

    [Ticker] France raises prospect of lifting Russia sanctions

    French leader Hollande told press in Paris Monday the ceasefire in Ukraine is being “almost … respected” and that he wants French, German, Russian, and Ukrainian leaders to meet in Paris this month on the peace process. “If the process succeeds I will support the lifting of sanctions”, he noted. …read more...

    Polio: Disease resurfaces in Mali from Ebola-hit Guinea – WHO
    Sep07

    Polio: Disease resurfaces in Mali from Ebola-hit Guinea – WHO

    The Mali polio case, caused by a strain of the virus known as type 2, is the second setback in a week for global efforts to eradicate polio, after two cases were reported in Ukraine.. …read more Source: Pulse...

    France Wants Top-level Ukraine Talks, Hopes to End Sanctions
    Sep07

    France Wants Top-level Ukraine Talks, Hopes to End Sanctions

    France wants to hold a meeting among the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and Germany in the coming weeks to resolve tensions around eastern Ukraine, in hopes of eventually lifting EU sanctions.French President Francois Hollande said Monday that he will propose such a meeting in… …read more Source:...

    For Russia’s Muslims, Mecca pilgrimage hopes drop with ruble
    Sep07

    For Russia’s Muslims, Mecca pilgrimage hopes drop with ruble

    MOSCOW (AP) — The plunge in the ruble currency is making Russians’ travels abroad hugely more expensive. For thousands of the country’s Muslims, that means more than just canceling a beach vacation, but putting on hold a once-in-a-lifetime religious experience — the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca.Islam’s hajj pilgrimage,...

    NATO: Body’s chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow
    Sep07

    NATO: Body’s chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow

    NATO declined to comment on Stoltenberg’s trip, and typically does not discuss visits for security reasons. …read more Source: Pulse...

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow
    Sep07

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow

    Jens Stoltenberg’s visit would upgrade NATO’s representation in Ukraine and broaden technical cooperation …read more Source: World...

    IMF chief: Ukraine’s progress “astonishing”
    Sep07

    IMF chief: Ukraine’s progress “astonishing”

    Ukraine has surprised the world. …read more Source: Charter97

    NATO chief to take part in Ukraine’s NSDC meeting, first time in Alliance history
    Sep07

    NATO chief to take part in Ukraine’s NSDC meeting, first time in Alliance history

    The date of Stoltenberg’s visit will be announced in the coming days. …read more Source:...

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow
    Sep07

    NATO chief to make first visit to Ukraine amid strains with Moscow

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO’s secretary general will make his first visit to Ukraine this month, Ukraine’s foreign minister said on Monday, dismissing the idea that this would provoke Moscow, which is backing the pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...