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Imran Khan: Pakistan's Imran Khan wants TV debate with PM Modi to resolve issues | India News

Imran Khan: Pakistan’s Imran Khan wants TV debate with PM Modi to resolve issues | India News

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he wanted to hold a televised debate with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to resolve differences between the two neighbors. Nuclear rivals have shared hostile relations since gaining independence through three wars 75 years ago. “I would love to have a debate with Prime Minister Narendra …

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UK to immediately impose hard economic sanctions on Russia, says PM Boris Johnson

UK to immediately impose hard economic sanctions on Russia, says PM Boris Johnson

LONDON: Britain will immediately impose tough economic sanctions on Russia after President Vladimir Putin ordered the deployment of troops in two isolated areas of eastern Ukraine, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. “We will immediately set up an economic sanctions package,” Johnson told reporters. The sanctions, he said, “target not only Donbass and the …

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EU envoys to discuss scope of sanctions after Russian move on Ukraine regions

EU envoys to discuss scope of sanctions after Russian move on Ukraine regions

BRUSSELS: Ambassadors of EU member states will meet on Tuesday morning to discuss possible sanctions against Russia in response to the formal recognition of Ukraine’s two breakaway regions, with possible options for a limited embargo, an EU official said. An EU diplomat separately said the meeting would be an “information point” for ambassadors, but also …

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putin: Putin recognises breakaway Ukraine regions

putin: Putin recognises breakaway Ukraine regions

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday recognized the independence of separatist territories in eastern Ukraine – a move that could escalate tensions with the West amid fears his country could invade Ukraine at any moment and use the conflict as an excuse to attack. . Putin’s announcement follows a meeting of the President’s Security …

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Vladimir Putin: US envoy says Vladimir Putin testing how far he can push | World News

Vladimir Putin: US envoy says Vladimir Putin testing how far he can push | World News

NEW YORK: The US ambassador to the United Nations has dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that he is keeping Russian troops as peacekeepers in the separatist region of eastern Ukraine, saying their presence was “clearly the basis of Russia’s efforts.” Linda Thomas-Greenfield told an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday night …

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Russia remains 'open to diplomacy' over Ukraine: UN ambassador

Russia remains ‘open to diplomacy’ over Ukraine: UN ambassador

UN: Russia’s ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzia said on Monday that Moscow was “open to diplomacy” but stressed the need to protect separatist areas from calling Ukraine’s aggression. “We are open to diplomacy for a diplomatic solution,” he told an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. “However, allowing a new bloodbath in Donbass …

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ukraine: Explainer: What will Russian recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions mean?

ukraine: Explainer: What will Russian recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions mean?

WASHINGTON: Russian President Vladimir Putin told French and German leaders on Monday that he planned to sign a decree recognizing the two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine as independent. Here’s a look at the effects of the larger crisis, with the United States saying Russia could be ready to invade Ukraine with 190,000 troops near …

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putin: Putin demands Ukraine end 'military operations'

putin: Putin demands Ukraine end ‘military operations’

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded that Ukraine “immediately” suspend military operations before the country or face responsibility for possible bloodshed, as he recognizes the independence of separatists in eastern Ukraine. “We demand an immediate end to the military operation,” Putin said in an hour-long national address to Ukraine’s leadership late Monday night. “Otherwise, …

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Putin News: Russian President Putin recognises Ukraine rebel regions as independent | World News

Putin News: Russian President Putin recognises Ukraine rebel regions as independent | World News

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday recognized the two breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine as independent entities, heading east toward a crisis that could trigger a major war in the West. In a lengthy televised speech, Putin described Ukraine as an integral part of Russian history and said that eastern Ukraine was an ancient …

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