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    Ukrainian prime minister says government has reached debt restructuring deal with creditors
    Aug27

    Ukrainian prime minister says government has reached debt restructuring deal with creditors

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian prime minister says government has reached debt restructuring deal with creditors . …read more Source:...

    Ukraine reaches debt deal: Finance Minister
    Aug27

    Ukraine reaches debt deal: Finance Minister

    Ukraine’s finance minister said a “win-win” deal for restructuring $18 billion of debt had been agreed with a group of its largest creditors. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Obama, Merkel Discuss Upsurge In Ukraine Violence, Migrant Crisis
    Aug27

    Obama, Merkel Discuss Upsurge In Ukraine Violence, Migrant Crisis

    U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the recent upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, the White House said August 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces. …read more Source: CNS...

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 27
    Aug27

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 27

    on Wednesday raised the political stakes ahead of next month’s early national election, saying he will not enter a coalition with the main center-right and centrist opposition parties even if he needs their backing to govern. Alexis Tsipras resigned last week, barely seven months into his four-year mandate, when his bailout-dependent...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Separatists Again Agree to Cease-Fire
    Aug27

    Ukraine, Separatists Again Agree to Cease-Fire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to a cease-fire starting September 1, the day that the new school year is to begin. The Trilateral Contact Group, which is seeking an end to the conflict that has killed more than 6,400 people, includes representatives from Ukraine, Russia and Russia-backed eastern Ukraine separatists. It has been...

    Rumor: Ukraine Debt Deal To Be Signed Tomorrow?
    Aug27

    Rumor: Ukraine Debt Deal To Be Signed Tomorrow?

    The rumor mill is churning away as the September deadline approaches for Kiev to cough up the dough for a massive sovereign debt repayment to a team of international creditors led by Franklin Templeton. The latest news, Bloomberg reports, has Ukrainian bond valuations soaring on the rumor that a deal to restructure the debt under terms reasonably...

    Ukraine Negotiators Call for School-start Truce
    Aug27

    Ukraine Negotiators Call for School-start Truce

    The warring sides in the eastern Ukraine conflict have called for a cease-fire on Sept. 1, the day that the new school year is to begin.Speaking after a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group in the Belarusian capital Minsk, OSCE representative Martin Sajdik said Wednesday… …read more Source:...