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    Poroshenko asks Congress to support Ukraine
    Sep18

    Poroshenko asks Congress to support Ukraine

    “We are witnessing another attempt at dividing the world,” Ukraine’s President Poroshenko says in prepared remarks. …read more Source: USA...

    Bailiffs Impound Crimean Tatar Assembly
    Sep18

    Bailiffs Impound Crimean Tatar Assembly

    Officials of Russia’s Federal Bailiffs Service took over the building of the Crimea Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, in the city of Simferopol on September 18. Some 15 bailiffs arrived at the Mejlis and requested that everyone leave in accordance with a court ruling impounding all property and bank accounts of the Qirim...

    Developing World Revives Nuclear Power Prospects, But Yet to Commit
    Sep18

    Developing World Revives Nuclear Power Prospects, But Yet to Commit

    Developing nations are leading a revival of interest in nuclear power, say atomic plant builders, but orders remain elusive as more safety features post-Fukushima have inflated investment costs. Three-and-a-half years after Japan’s reactor accident shook confidence, around 25 countries are thinking of turning nuclear to sustain strong...

    BBC Complains to Russia After News Crew Attacked Investigating Soldier Deaths
    Sep18

    BBC Complains to Russia After News Crew Attacked Investigating Soldier Deaths

    British broadcaster the BBC has lodged a formal protest with Russian authorities, saying one of its news crews was attacked while looking into reports Russian soldiers had been killed near Ukraine’s border. Unidentified men assaulted BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg, a producer and a cameraman and destroyed their camera in southern...

    Bank borrowing in new ECB loans programme disappoints
    Sep18

    Bank borrowing in new ECB loans programme disappoints

    Frankfurt (AFP) – The European Central Bank pumped more liquidity into the financial system Thursday in a bid to boost the economy via private-sector loans but analysts said uptake by banks was disappointing.The Frankfurt-based central bank said it had leant 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) to 255 banks under its new lending programme...

    Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations Of Cease-fire
    Sep18

    Ukraine Reports Sporadic Violations Of Cease-fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine—The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. However, Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, told journalists on Thursday that one emergency worker had been killed by fighting near...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko meets with Obama, seeking more help
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko meets with Obama, seeking more help

    In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine’s fledgling government, President Barack Obama is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Thursday after the Ukraine leader speaks to a rare joint session of Congress. …read more Source:...

    Russian Officials Impound Crimean Tatars’ Assembly
    Sep18

    Russian Officials Impound Crimean Tatars’ Assembly

    The building of the Crimea Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, has been impounded by Russia’s Federal Bailiffs Service. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire holding despite sporadic violations
    Sep18

    Ukraine ceasefire holding despite sporadic violations

    The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Eastern Ukraine reports sporadic violations of ceasefire
    Sep18

    Eastern Ukraine reports sporadic violations of ceasefire

    The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...