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    Ukraine’s contact group to meet 8 September
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s contact group to meet 8 September

    The meetings of the three-sided contact group on Ukraine and its working groups took place in Minsk on 26 August. The talks were held at the President Hotel behind closed doors. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and separatists agree next week as deadline for truce
    Aug27

    Ukraine and separatists agree next week as deadline for truce

    During a meeting of the Contact group on Ukraine its been agreed that in a gesture to shore up a tenuous ceasefire, there will be an end to all… …read more Source:...

    Sajdik: Working group for political affairs to meet weekly
    Aug27

    Sajdik: Working group for political affairs to meet weekly

    “I would like to remind you that all the parties have undertaken ceasefire commitments. It is important that everyone honors them. Further shelling will not help the situation on the sites, neither it secure any prospects for the population of Ukraine,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and rebels to implement Minsk deal by September 1
    Aug27

    Ukraine and rebels to implement Minsk deal by September 1

    Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists in its east have agreed to end all violations to the peace deal that was signed in Minsk earlier this year. Both sides blame each other for the ongoing violence. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Washington not to be involved in Ukraine talks
    Aug27

    Washington not to be involved in Ukraine talks

    The outgoing US ambassador to Poland, Stephen Mull, said there is no possibility that Washington will be involved in talks on resolving the situation in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Serena Williams shrugs off US Open jitters for karaoke
    Aug27

    Serena Williams shrugs off US Open jitters for karaoke

    NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is trying to ignore “the elephant in the room” ahead of the U.S. Open.”I’m OK with it. I’m really not even talking about it,” the tennis pro said at an event in New York on Wednesday.If she wins the U.S. Open, which starts Aug. 31, it will be her fifth major title in one year and...

    China Falters, and the Global Economy Is Forced to Adapt
    Aug27

    China Falters, and the Global Economy Is Forced to Adapt

    Photo Chinese officials in Shandong Province preparing to take samples of iron ore imported from India. Credit Chen Weifeng/European Pressphoto Agency HONG KONG — The commodities giant BHP Billiton spent heavily for years, mining iron ore across Australia, digging for copper in Chile, and pumping oil off the coast of Trinidad. The company could...

    Dope and glory
    Aug27

    Dope and glory

    When Usain Bolt battled to victory in the 100-meter final on the second day of the Track and Field World Championships in Beijing, he struck a blow not only for his competitive reputation but also for the image of his besieged sport. Like track and field, Bolt, a six-time Olympic gold medallist, has been struggling this season. He had been...

    Obama calls Merkel to discuss recent violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama calls Merkel to discuss recent violence in Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the recent upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, the White House said.Obama and Merkel spoke after the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatist meeting… …read more Source:...

    Finland ‘in no position’ to defend Baltic states: president
    Aug27

    Finland ‘in no position’ to defend Baltic states: president

    HELSINKI (AFP) – Finland is in no position to help defend its Baltic neighbours and fellow EU members Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania should it become necessary, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Tuesday.His comments were made during talks with a group of Finnish ambassadors as regional tensions grow over the crisis in Ukraine.Every...