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    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.The ratification vote, synchronized with the European parliament by video chat, draws a line under the issue that last...

    Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels
    Sep16

    Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels

    The parliament voted to strengthen economic ties with the EU beginning in 2016. It also approved a deal to allow self-rule in some separatist-held areas, a move likely to be rejected by the rebels.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked … …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine parliament OKs pivotal EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament OKs pivotal EU pact

    Agreement that sparked war last year deepens economic and political ties. …read more Source: USA...

    New Dutch Budget Focuses on Security, Not Austerity
    Sep16

    New Dutch Budget Focuses on Security, Not Austerity

    AMSTERDAM—The Dutch government is presenting a budget for 2015 that for the first time in years will be focused less on “austerity” and more on security in light of international conflicts. In a day full of pomp and ceremony, King Willem Alexander will ride in a golden carriage to address both houses of parliament in the ceremonial 13th century...

    Ukraine Ratifies Association Agreement With EU
    Sep16

    Ukraine Ratifies Association Agreement With EU

    KIEV, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday ratified a landmark agreement on political association and trade with the European Union, the rejection of which last November by then President Viktor Yanukovich led to his downfall. The agreement, whose ratification was synchronized with that of the European Parliament in...

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions
    Sep16

    Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions

    MOSCOW — Russia’s currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage from Western sanctions.The United States and the European Union last week imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine that consisted in, among other things, blocking off Western...

    Ukraine Passes EU Pact Which Sparked Rebellion
    Sep16

    Ukraine Passes EU Pact Which Sparked Rebellion

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis, which resulted in the...

    Ukraine boldly goes where it tried to go before
    Sep16

    Ukraine boldly goes where it tried to go before

    Lawmakers ratify closer ties to EU — issue which sparked crisis — but they also sign off on bills granting rebellious east more autonomy …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    A man observes damage done to a car after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The city council in Donetsk says three people have been killed and five wou… …read more Source: The Bismarck...