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    Ukraine, creditors agree on debt deal in bid to lighten financial load
    Aug27

    Ukraine, creditors agree on debt deal in bid to lighten financial load

    The deal will unlock an international bailout for the struggling nation as conflict drags on in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine and Separatists Agree to Halt Shelling Each Other
    Aug27

    Ukraine and Separatists Agree to Halt Shelling Each Other

    Both sides in conflict agreed to put an end to all truce violations beginning Sept. 1. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Relief Deal With Creditors
    Aug27

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Relief Deal With Creditors

    MOSCOW—The Ukrainian government said Thursday it has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders to lighten its public debt burden, a move that will help the country avoid default as it tries to cope with the devastating costs of war. As part of the deal, investors who own Ukraine’s bonds will write off 20 percent of their...

    Ukraine PM Calls Debt Deal A Blow to ’Enemy’ Russia
    Aug27

    Ukraine PM Calls Debt Deal A Blow to ’Enemy’ Russia

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Thursday that the crucial debt deal struck between Kiev and its private creditors had delivered a blow to “enemy” Russia. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Diplomatic Equations on Syria Changing
    Aug27

    Diplomatic Equations on Syria Changing

    By Manish Rai The recent diplomatic activity on Syria is intriguing. Russia, Mr. Assad’s most powerful supporter, has forged new ties with Saudi Arabia, his bitter foe and a major funder of Syrian rebel groups, and brokered a meeting between Syrian and Saudi intelligence officials. Even amid high tensions over Ukraine, there was a recent...

    US ‘to deploy heavy weapons to Poland in 2016′ (AFP)
    Aug27

    US ‘to deploy heavy weapons to Poland in 2016′ (AFP)

    Warsaw (AFP) – Poland’s defence minister said Thursday the United States would deploy heavy weapons to the EU state next year, as regional tensions run high over Russia and the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine Reaches ‘Win-Win’ Debt Restructuring Deal After Months-Long Talks
    Aug27

    Ukraine Reaches ‘Win-Win’ Debt Restructuring Deal After Months-Long Talks

    After nearly 5 months of talks, the Ukrainian government said Thursday that it has reached a deal with its international creditors to slash its $18 billion debt by 20 percent, according to media reports. The debt relief is vital for the conflict-ravaged nation to nurse its economy back to health. …read more Source: International Business...

    Migration, anti-extremism focus of Western Balkans summit
    Aug27

    Migration, anti-extremism focus of Western Balkans summit

    VIENNA (AP) — Seeking to stem the flow of Mideast migrants, Austria’s foreign minister on Thursday floated elements of a five-point plan that foresees establishing safe havens in the region where those seeking asylum in the EU could be processed and — if they qualify — be given safe passage to Europe.Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz spoke on...

    Report into cause of MH17 crash to be published Oct. 13
    Aug27

    Report into cause of MH17 crash to be published Oct. 13

    The long-awaited conclusions of an international investigation into the cause of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 will be published Oct. 13, the panel conducting the probe announced Thursday.The Dutch Safety Board, which is leading the civil investigation into the July 17, 2014, crash in eastern Ukraine that killed all 298 people on board...

    Ukraine won’t give Russia better debt deal than other creditors -PM
    Aug27

    Ukraine won’t give Russia better debt deal than other creditors -PM

    Ukraine will not offer a better debt deal to Russia than to other creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Thursday, after the cou …read more Source: The New...