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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and EU High Representative Ashton leave after speaking to the media following a quadrilateral meeting on Ukraine, in Geneva
Four-way Talks Call for End to Ukraine Violence

By Reuters

The US, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union called after crisis talks on Thursday for an immediate halt to violence in Ukraine. (6:26 pm)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE

Japan’s Whale Meat Eating Likened to Kangaroo Meat Eating in Australia

By IBTimes AU

An annual whale meat eating event took place in Japan despite the ICJ’s decision to ban Japan’s whale hunt. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, COURT, AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, RUSSIA

Ukraine Launches 'gradual' Operation, Action Limited
Ukraine Launches 'gradual' Operation, Action Limited

By Reuters

Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking East, authorities said, although aside from a landing by airborne troops the action was limited. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, HUMAN RIGHTS, FACEBOOK, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA

Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades (Representational Image)
Rising Wages Squeeze Bangladesh Garment Makers as Factories Await Upgrades

By Reuters

Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, PAKISTAN, RETAIL, INDIA, EMERGING MARKETS, INVESTMENT

U.N. Security Council Meets over Ukraine Hours Before Deadline
U.N. Security Council Meets over Ukraine Hours Before Deadline

By Reuters

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency session on Sunday night to discuss the escalating crisis in Ukraine, just hours before a deadline by Kiev for pro-Russian separatists to disarm by Monday morning or face a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" by its armed forces. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, ELECTIONS, UKRAINE

Pro-Moscow Protesters Seize Arms, Declare Republic; Kiev Fears Invasion
More U.S. Sanctions Likely if Russian Actions in Ukraine Continue

By Reuters

The United States prepared to step up sanctions against Moscow if pro-Russian military actions in eastern Ukraine continue, a senior U.S. envoy said on Sunday, but it is unclear whether new measures will win European support or slow the Russian-backed separatist revolt. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

G20 Gives U.S. Year-end Deadline for IMF Reforms
G20 Gives U.S. Year-end Deadline for IMF Reforms

By Reuters

Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave the United States until year-end to ratify long-delayed reforms to the International Monetary Fund and threatened to move forward without it if it fails to do so. (Apr 12)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IMF, ARGENTINA, RUSSIA, ELECTIONS, INDIA

Amid 'gas war' Talk, Russia Reassures Europe on Supply
Amid 'gas war' Talk, Russia Reassures Europe on Supply

By Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to ease European fears of gas supply cuts on Friday after Brussels said it would stand with the new authorities in Kiev if the Kremlin carries out a threat to turn off the tap to Ukraine. (Apr 12)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

U.S. Accuses Russia after Putin Warning on Gas Supplies to Europe
U.S. Accuses Russia after Putin Warning on Gas Supplies to Europe

By Reuters

President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that Russian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted if Moscow cuts the flow to Ukraine over unpaid bills, drawing a U.S. accusation that it is using energy "as a tool of coercion". (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE

Sun Pharma to Buy Ranbaxy in $3.2 Billion all-share Deal
Europe's Regulator to Inspect Ranbaxy's India Plant in June

By Reuters

Europe's drug regulator said on Wednesday an inspection of Indian generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd's(RANB.NS) Dewas plant in India is planned for June, amid concerns about its production processes after a spate of regulatory sanctions. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, INDIA