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    Two lakh from Myanmar living in Bangladesh in refugee-like situation: UNHCR
    Dec18

    Two lakh from Myanmar living in Bangladesh in refugee-like situation: UNHCR

    The number of people living in Bangladesh in a ‘refugee-like situation’ now stands at 200,000 who are originating from Myanmar, according to a new UNHCR report released on Friday. The government of Bangladesh, however, estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000, said the UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, in its Mid-Year Trends...

    Ukraine’s PM says his country won’t repay $3 billion debt owed to Russia this weekend
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s PM says his country won’t repay $3 billion debt owed to Russia this weekend

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    World’s refugees exceed 60 million: UN
    Dec18

    World’s refugees exceed 60 million: UN

    The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have “far surpassed” a record 60 million this year, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United Nations said on Friday. The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution, the most since 1992, the UN High Commissioner for...

    News24.com | Ukraine won’t pay $3bn debt to Russia
    Dec18

    News24.com | Ukraine won’t pay $3bn debt to Russia

    Ukraine has announced it will not make good on its $3bn debt to Russia due this weekend, deepening a row with Moscow which said it would take Kiev to court. …read more Source:...

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: Sources
    Dec18

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: Sources

    EU member states agreed Friday to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU leaders tackle terrorism in wake of Paris attacks
    Dec18

    EU leaders tackle terrorism in wake of Paris attacks

    EU leaders vowed on Friday to step up the fight against terrorism in the wake of the Paris attacks, wrapping up a dramatic 2015 plagued by a series of crises. Leaders of the bloc’s 28 member states assembled in Brussels for their last summit of a year which opened with the threat of a Greek exit from the euro and ended with a refugee crisis...

    Ukraine refuses to repay $3bn loan owed to Russia after bitter row
    Dec18

    Ukraine refuses to repay $3bn loan owed to Russia after bitter row

    Kiev’s rejection of payment proposal could hinder Ukrainian efforts to restructure country’s growing debt with international creditors Ukraine has refused to repay Russia a $3bn (£2.01bn) loan after a bitter row that could put on hold Kiev’s plans to restructure its growing debt with international creditors.The Ukrainian...

    The Ideology Behind the Putin-Trump Bromance
    Dec18

    The Ideology Behind the Putin-Trump Bromance

    Adrees Latif / ReutersDuring Russian President Vladimir Putin’s marathon annual news conference on Thursday, the controversial leader heaped praise on Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, calling the candidate “tremendous,” “very bright,” and “talented without any doubt.” By Thursday evening, Trump had released an equally warm...

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources
    Dec18

    EU agrees to extend Russia economic sanctions for 6 months: sources

    EU member states agreed Friday to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extends Sanctions on Russia to end-July 2016
    Dec18

    EU Ambassadors Agree to Extends Sanctions on Russia to end-July 2016

    European Union envoys have agreed to extend the bloc’s economic sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine by another six months until 31 July 2016, newswires reported on Friday. The sanctions, which apply to Russia’s oil, military and energy sectors as well as individuals linked to the Ukraine conflict, were to expire on 31...