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UN Puts Death Toll of Ukraine's Latest Unrest at 127

A total of 127 people have died in Ukraine's east and south as a result of violence over the past weeks, a United Nations official reported Wednesday.

"More arms, and more arms" are being used in the standoff, as Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic was quoted by the Washington Post as telling the UN Security Council. 

Bulgaria and Romania With Highest Reduction of Carbon Emissions

Bulgaria and Romania were the EU countries who posted highest reduction of carbon emissions in 2013, shows an Eurostat survey. 

According to the data, in 2013 they decreased in 22 member states. 

In Bulgaria the drop was 10.2% and in Romania – 14.6%. The average for the EU was -2.5%.

Canak new chairman of Social, Economic Council

BELGRADE - The Social and Economic Council appointed Monday President of the Trade Union Confederation "Independence " Branislav Canak as chairperson of the Council, for the period from 7 April 2014 to 7 April 2015, it was stated at the Council's session.

Members of the Council at the regular 53rd session thanked Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic for chairing this body so far.