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2nd LD: EU ready to impose new sanctions on Russia within one week

The European Union's leaders decided early Sunday to give Russia one week to de-escalate Ukraine crisis, or they will impose tougher sanctions on Russia otherwise, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy told a news conference after a special summit ... [Published China.org.cn - 4 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 19 reports

Who Is Federica Mogherini, The 41-Year Old Italian In Charge Of The EU's Foreign Policy?

EU leaders elected Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as president of the European Council and Italy’s Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the head of foreign policy at their meeting in Brussels Saturday.Tusk, 57, is known for his hard-line stance against ... [Published International Business Times - 6 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 7 mins ago - 8 reports

EU to draw up new Russia sanctions proposals within a week

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Saturday his country is "very close to the point of no return" in its conflict with Russia, a point he defined as "full-scale war."Speaking at a news conference in Brussels following a meeting with EU leaders, ... [Published CBC - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 5 reports

Euan McColm: Ukip factor plays into Labour’s hands

WHEN the MP Douglas Carswell last week ­defected from the Conservatives to Ukip, the SNP rejoiced that it was a "double whammy" to those campaigning for a No vote in the ­independence referendum.The Nationalists’ estimable Westminster leader, Angus Robertson, ... [Published The Scotsman - 41 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 12 reports

EU leaders pick Italian as bloc's new top diplomat - Europe

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders on Saturday picked Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, to become the 28-nation bloc's top diplomat for the next five years. The decision comes as the crisis at the EU's eastern border pitting Ukraine against ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 52 mins ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated 49 mins ago - 23 reports

China takes a hard line over foreign interference in the direction of Hong Kong's politics

China has warned against any foreign interference ahead of a crucial ruling on Hong Kong's political future today, saying Beijing will not tolerate the use of the city as a "bridgehead to subvert and infiltrate the mainland". ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 49 mins ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated 58 mins ago - 29 reports

Poll suggests Ukip by-election win

David Cameron looks set for a by-election humiliation at the hands of Ukip following former MP Douglas Carswell's defection, according to an opinion poll.Mr Carswell's decision to join Nigel Farage's party and trigger a by-election shocked Westminster ... [Published Bridport News - 59 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 14 reports

Petrol price cut by Rs 1.82 per litre; Diesel price hiked

New Delhi, Aug 30: Here is a happy news ! Government-controlled oil marketing companies today announced a cut in petrol and non-subsidised LPG prices while announcing a monthly increase in diesel price.Petrol prices will be cut by Rs 1.82 per litre from ... [Published Oneindia - 6 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 16 reports

PEW survey rates Nawaz Sharif as Pakistan’s most popular leader

ISLAMABAD (INP): In a survey by the PEW research center, 64% of the population has ‘favorable opinion’ about Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the most popular leader over Imran Khan who has lost popularity considerably during the past two years by 17 p ... [Published Frontier Post - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 26 reports

Poroshenko: military-technical cooperation between Ukraine and the EU at the meeting with the Council of Europe was not discussed

Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the military-technical cooperation was not discussed at the meeting with the Council of Europe in full force, this issue was raised only in bilateral negotiations." Military technical ... [Published RIN.ru - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 39 reports

EU urges end to Russia \\\'aggression\\\' in Ukraine

:00:00 A A- A+EU urges end to Russia 'aggression' in UkraineMILAN, Aug 30 (AFP): EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said a decision on further sanctions against Russia over what she described as its "aggression" in Ukraine would be made by EU ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 44 reports

Nisar persuaded Sharif to involve army in political crisis: report

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan persuaded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to involve the military leadership in the current political crisis, according to a report in Dawn newspaper on Saturday.The report said that in the meetings between the prime ... [Published Pakistan Today - 16 hours ago]

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Barroso also noted that EU won't consider military solutions to the Ukraine crisis. "There can be no military solution to this crisis. It's time for everyone to get down to the business of peace-making. It is not too late, but time is quickly running out." Endite
In comments made Saturday, Mogherini emphasized diplomacy with Russia, according to Reuters : "As we think and we work on the level of sanctions, we also have to keep the diplomatic way open ... hoping that the combination, a wise combination, can be effective" she said
" They are not specifically discussed. Proposals will first be submitted to Coreper. The last time the decision was accepted Coreper. I think it will be the same procedure, We will try to do the same, " said the EUEU Commissioner
_ "Thousands of the foreign troops and hundreds of foreign tanks [are] now on the territory of Ukraine."

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