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    Turkmenistan and Ukraine to boost cooperation
    Oct30

    Turkmenistan and Ukraine to boost cooperation

    ASHGABAT (TCA) — Turkmenistan and Ukraine have confirmed their mutual readiness to increase economic cooperation. After talks with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, on October 29, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko noted significant potential of bilateral cooperation in fuel, energy and transport...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners
    Oct30

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners

    SCHASTYA, Ukraine: Ukrainian armed forces and pro-Russian insurgents on Thursday exchanged 20 prisoners in a goodwill gesture designed to get peace ta …read more Source: The News...

    Rights Leaders Seek to Counter State Oppression at Solidarity Conference
    Oct30

    Rights Leaders Seek to Counter State Oppression at Solidarity Conference

    WARSAW—Many of them, like Oles Shevchenko, former leader of the Ukrainian Republican Party and signatory of the Declaration of Independence of Ukraine, did hard time in Soviet-era gulags for daring to speak up for human rights at a time when trampling them was policy for communist hardliners at the seat of power. Some, like David Kilgour, former...

    IMF mulls rule changes to maintain aid to Ukraine
    Oct30

    IMF mulls rule changes to maintain aid to Ukraine

    nbsp Last Updated On 30 October2015 Aboutnbsp1 hour ago …read more Source: The Frontier...

    US, EU Suspend Some Sanctions Against Belarus
    Oct30

    US, EU Suspend Some Sanctions Against Belarus

    The United States and the European Union are temporarily lifting some sanctions against Belarus, which freed the last of its political prisoners in August. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby on Thursday called the move a “limited reprieve … that opens the door to expanded commercial ties for the Belarusian economy.” But...

    IMF mulls rule changes to maintain aid to Ukraine
    Oct30

    IMF mulls rule changes to maintain aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund is considering changing its rules to allow continued aid to Ukraine even if the country defaults on debt owed to Russia, a spokesman said Thursday.Russia has refused to renegotiate $3 billion in debt that cash-short Ukraine is scheduled to repay by the end of the year.But the stalemate...

    At least two killed by ammunition dump explosion in Ukraine
    Oct30

    At least two killed by ammunition dump explosion in Ukraine

    Emergency services struggle to control blaze in Svatove as exploding shells force residents to take coverHuge blasts have rocked a town in eastern Ukraine after an ammunition depot exploded and a series of fireballs erupted into the night sky. At least two people were reported dead and three wounded, though the numbers of casualties are expected...

    Amateur footage ‘shows huge blast at Ukrainian ammunition depot’ – video
    Oct30

    Amateur footage ‘shows huge blast at Ukrainian ammunition depot’ – video

    Amateur footage published on YouTube purports to show a huge explosion after an ammunition storage facility reportedly caught fire in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. The footage, filmed from a distance, shows a fierce blaze sending large plumes of smoke into the sky, and a series of fireballs shooting over the nearby town. Early reports suggest...

    Video: Huge Explosion in Ukraine’s Lugansk as Ammunition Warehouses Catch Fire
    Oct30

    Video: Huge Explosion in Ukraine’s Lugansk as Ammunition Warehouses Catch Fire

    Several huge blasts were reported in Ukraine’s Lugansk, sometimes spelled as Luhansk, region on Thursday night, according to media reports. At least one person was killed. Video footage of one of the explosions was recorded and uploaded to YouTube. More than 3,500 tons of munitions are located at the ammo depot, controlled by the Ukrainian...

    Fall of Government Heightens Turmoil in Moldova
    Oct30

    Fall of Government Heightens Turmoil in Moldova

    Moldova’s parliament must form a new government after it backed a motion of no-confidence in the ruling pro-European coalition on Thursday, increasing political turmoil following the fraudulent disappearance of $1 billion from the banking system. The vote signaled an end to the short-lived government of Prime Minister Valeriu Strelet, who...