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    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...

    [Ticker] EU set to propose Ukraine visa-free travel
    Aug27

    [Ticker] EU set to propose Ukraine visa-free travel

    European Commission president Juncker said in Brussels Thursday, alongside Ukraine leader Poroshenko, commission services are likely to propose an EU visa-free travel pact with the 45mn-strong war-torn country by the end of the year. Juncker added he has “no doubt” EU states’ll endorse the proposal despite the EU migrant crisis....

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Relief Deal with Creditors
    Aug27

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Relief Deal with Creditors

    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 holdings,...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko holds Brussels talks on ceasefire, economy
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko holds Brussels talks on ceasefire, economy

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was in Brussels on Thursday for talks with top EU officials on the implementation of a shaky ceasefire deal in the east of his country, as well as economic challenges facing Kiev. Poroshenko’s visit includes talks… …read more Source:...

    Dutch air safety body to publish final MH17 crash report in October
    Aug27

    Dutch air safety body to publish final MH17 crash report in October

    The final report into the crash last July of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine will be published on Oct 13, the Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors
    Aug27

    Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors

    The debt relief is part of a broader financial support programme agreed on with the International Monetary Fund …read more Source: The...