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    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform
    Sep21

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform

    REUTERSThe UN Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the UN’s far-flung peacekeeping operations, The New York Times reports. There are currently 16 UN peacekeeping operations under way, with more than 100,000 personnel, at an annual cost of nearly $8 billion. The UN has said that,...

    Naftogaz resignations spark concern over Ukraine reforms
    Sep21

    Naftogaz resignations spark concern over Ukraine reforms

    Pressure from western backers to adhere to structural changes stipulated by IMF …read more Source: Financial...

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine
    Sep21

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine

    A celebration of Rosh Hashanah in the central Ukrainian city of Uman has been marred by an explosion that authorities say lightly injured two Israeli pilgrims. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court
    Sep21

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court

    Transparency International on September 20 called on Ukraine to create an independent anticorruption court to strengthen the country’s efforts to fight corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iranian president: Trump’s UN comments ‘ignorant, absurd’
    Sep21

    Iranian president: Trump’s UN comments ‘ignorant, absurd’

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s president warned Wednesday that his country will “respond decisively” to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called President...

    Special prosecutor ups pressure on Trump with broad data requests: reports
    Sep21

    Special prosecutor ups pressure on Trump with broad data requests: reports

    President Donald Trump’s firings of security advisor Michael Flynn and FBI director James Comey are increasingly the focus of the Russian election meddling investigation by independent prosecutor Robert Mueller © AFP / Brendan SmialowskiWashington, United States, Sep 21 – Independent prosecutor Robert Mueller has made document requests from...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    President Rumen Radev in UN address: The world is facing enormous challenges
    Sep21

    President Rumen Radev in UN address: The world is facing enormous challenges

    In a speech during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Bulgarian President Rumen Radev said that in times of enormous challenges facing the world, a comprehensive approach was needed from the United Nations to be able to deal with them. He pointed out that Bulgaria supported the “diplomacy for peace” strategy and emphasized...

    Bishkek is included in top 10 cities of CIS for travelling in autumn of 2017
    Sep21

    Bishkek is included in top 10 cities of CIS for travelling in autumn of 2017

    Bishkek, Sept. 20, 2017. /Kabar/. Bishkek is included in the top 10 cities of the CIS for travelling in autumn of 2017. The rating of cities was made up by TurStat analytical agency. Thus, Minsk, Astana, Baku, Yerevan, Almaty, Tashkent, Ashgabat, Kiev, Chisinau and Bishkek are the top ten most popular tourist cities of the CIS in the autumn of...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...