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Ukraine: EU adds 11 pro-Russian separatists to sanctions list

Jul 10, 2014

Ukraine: EU adds 11 pro-Russian separatists to sanctions list

The EU has hesitated to impose hard-hitting trade sanctions against Russia because of fears among some member states about antagonising their major energy supplier. #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Ukraine protests #Pro-Russian #Crimean crisis #Petro Poroshenko
Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Jul 10, 2014

Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

There have been no Israeli deaths so far, but Hamas showed its firepower as it launched waves of rockets across Israel that triggered sirens in cities as far from Gaza as Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa. #United Nations Security Council #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #European Union #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #West Bank #Arab nations #Simon Peres #Jewish State #Israeli Teens Abducted #Mahmud Abbas #Gaa #Palestinian Teen abducted #Ban ii-moon
Retreating rebels barricade town as Ukrainian forces mount offensive

Jul 08, 2014

Retreating rebels barricade town as Ukrainian forces mount offensive

The Kiev government has said it will act quickly to seize back more territory from the rebels after re-taking Slaviansk over the weekend in what President Petro Poroshenko called a turning point in the conflict. #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #USA #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Ukraine crisis #Crimea #Pro-Russian rebels #Petro Poroshenko
Ukraine reshuffles military leadership in a bid to fight rebels

Jul 04, 2014

Ukraine reshuffles military leadership in a bid to fight rebels

The military shake-up follows Poroshenko's rejection of a new ceasefire and his decision to resume a full offensive against the separatists in the east of Ukraine. #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #USA #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Ukraine crisis #Crimea #Pro-Russian rebels #Petro Poroshenko
Ukraine prez talks to Putin, Merkel, Hollandein a bid to settle conflict

Jun 30, 2014

Ukraine prez talks to Putin, Merkel, Hollandein a bid to settle conflict

The conversation came ahead of a Monday deadline that EU leaders set for Russia and the separatists to ease the violence, warning that otherwise they were ready to impose further punitive measures. #World #US #France #NewsTracker #Russia #Angela Merkel #Germany #European Union #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Francis Hollande #Crimean crisis #Petro Poroshenko #Ceasefire in Ukraine
Russian Foreign Minister accuses US of fuelling Ukraine conflict

Jun 28, 2014

Russian Foreign Minister accuses US of fuelling Ukraine conflict

He added that chances for settling the crisis in Ukraine would have been higher if it only depended on Russia and Europe #World #Russia #European Union #TheySaidIt #Vladimir Putin #Sergei Lavrov #Moscow #Ukraine #Ukraine-EU deal
Russia warns Ukraine with 'serious consequences' over EU deal

Jun 27, 2014

Russia warns Ukraine with 'serious consequences' over EU deal

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman warned that Russia would act if the accord ended up hurting its economic interests. #World #Russia #European Union #TheySaidIt #Vladimir Putin #Moscow #Ukraine #Ukraine-EU deal
British PM, EU on cusp of a showdown over Juncker's nomination for top job

Jun 27, 2014

British PM, EU on cusp of a showdown over Juncker's nomination for top job

"I know the odds are stacked against me, but it doesn't mean you change your mind," David Cameron added, knowing that virtually all of the other 27 EU member states would vote for Juncker. #NewsTracker #European Union #David Cameron #Britain #European Commission #EU Summit #Jean-Claude Junker
UK, Ireland to soon offer single visa to Indian tourists

Jun 17, 2014

UK, Ireland to soon offer single visa to Indian tourists

Indian and Chinese tourists will soon be able to travel to the UK and Ireland on a single visa under a "ground-breaking" scheme jointly announced by both countries to boost tourism. #World #India #China #European Union #United Kingdom #Li Keqiang #Frances Fitzgerald