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Life in Helmand (MoD - UK Ministry of Defence)
2014-10-31, noodls
(Source: MoD - UK Ministry of Defence) Up to 9,500 UK service personnel were deployed to Afghanistan at any one time. Although many were in the relative comfort of Camp...
Spotlight: Russia, Ukraine seal gas deal prior to cold winter
2014-10-31, Xinhua
BRUSSELS, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Trilateral talks have resulted in an agreement between Russia and Ukraine on a gas supply package worth 4.6 billion U.S. dollars for the...
Russia may resume Ukraine gas supply next week if bills paid -Gazprom CEO
2014-10-31, Reuters
MOSCOW Oct 31 (Reuters) - Russia may restart gas supplies to Ukraine as soon as next week if all financial conditions are met, Alexei Miller, head of state gas monopoly...
EC to Outline Gas Payment Guarantees in Letter to Kiev: Miller
2014-10-31, Novosti
Updated 04:31 a.m. Moscow time. BRUSSELS, October 31 (RIA Novosti) - The European Commission has agreed to stipulate financial guarantees of payments for Russian gas...
A worker at a boosting compressor station ''East-Poltava'' near the village of Kovalivka, Poltava region some 357 kilometers of Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, June 27, 2014.  Russia has agreed terms for restoring gas exports to the Ukraine in an EU-brokered deal.
2014-10-31, Bloomberg
Russia agreed to terms for restoring natural-gas exports to Ukraine, laying the groundwork to prevent residents going without heat as temperatures drop. The gas...
 
The Times of India: BERLIN: German chancellorAngela Merkel told Russian PresidentVladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday's planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognised by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday....
The Malta Independent: Boosting growth, cutting near-record jobless queues and making member states stick to tough budget rules are just some of the tasks the new European Commission must quickly get to grips with. The Commission, led by former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude...
Reuters: BRUSSELS Nov 1 (Reuters) - The Chief Financial Officer of Mexico's America Movil has reduced his personal stake in Dutch telecoms group KPN, of which he is a supervisory...
Reuters: * MOL may sell stake in Croatia energy firm to Russian buyer * U.S. officials lobbying to stop sale happening * Washington imposed visa ban on six Hungarians * Hungary pulled out of Western drive to give Ukraine gas By Zoran Radosavljevic and Krizstina Than...
The Times of India: UDAIPUR: Nayika, Laxmi, Devangana, Sura Sundari - the nymphs and celestial sculptures from the City Palace museum, Udaipur are mesmerizing art lovers from across the globe these days. The brilliant artwork, depicting the historic temple art of Mewar, have...
Canberra Times: Berlin: German ChancellorAngela Merkel told Russian PresidentVladimir Putin on the phone that elections planned for Sunday in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognised by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Ms...
Stars and Stripes: JOHANNESBURG — The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later. Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have remained largely that — promises....
Sun Sentinel: German ChancellorAngela Merkel told Russian PresidentVladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday's planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Merkel and...
The Irish Times: PresidentPetro Poroshenko asked his allies to support Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s bid to continue as prime minister after the parties led by the two men came out on top in last Sunday’s parliamentary election. “Today, as never before, the country needs unity and we...
Bloomberg: Burkina Faso’s president, Blaise Compaore, resigned after four days of protests, and the armed forces chief of staff announced he was taking power. “I assume the functions of head of state,” General Honore Traore told reporters in the capital, Ouagadougou,...
Standart News: Russia could resume natural gas deliveries to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2bn (£1.4bn) in debt and pre-payments, gas exporter Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that also safeguards winter deliveries to Europe, The Guardian reports....
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Zeenews: The European Union called for "democratic, inclusive and transparent" elections in Burkina Faso as Brussels said it had "taken note" of the resignation of long-standing president Blaise Compaore on Friday....