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    World › Melbourne most ‘liveable city;’ Damascus last
    Aug20

    World › Melbourne most ‘liveable city;’ Damascus last

    Melbourne tops the ranking as the world’s most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list. Vienna, Vancouver and Toronto captured 2nd, 3rd and 4th… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy
    Aug19

    World › Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

    Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place, while the U.S. confirmed the shelling of the convoy but said it did not know who was responsible. The refugees were… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Ukraine troops enter rebel-held city
    Aug18

    World › Ukraine troops enter rebel-held city

    Army troops have penetrated deep inside a rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine in what could prove a breakthrough development in the four-month-long conflict, the Ukrainian government said Sunday. However, the military acknowledged that another one of its fighter planes was shot down by the separatists, who have been bullish about…...

    World › Russian aid convoy waits near Ukraine
    Aug17

    World › Russian aid convoy waits near Ukraine

    Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy were waiting Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures drag on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists. Ukrainian officials are concerned that the mission including around 200 trucks could be… …read...

    World › Tensions soar as Ukraine says it destroys Russian armour
    Aug16

    World › Tensions soar as Ukraine says it destroys Russian armour

    Ukraine said on Friday it had destroyed part of a Russian military convoy that entered onto its territory in an incursion that has sent cross-border tensions rocketing. NATO accused Russia of active involvement in the “destabilisation” of eastern Ukraine, where pro-Kremlin separatists have been fighting against Kiev for four months.…...

    World › NATO chief fears Putin’s ambition goes beyond Ukraine
    Aug14

    World › NATO chief fears Putin’s ambition goes beyond Ukraine

    NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen expressed concern on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ambition went “beyond Ukraine,” where he is accused of stoking a bloody rebellion by pro-Kremlin separatists. “We have seen the illegal annexation of Crimea, we have seen a strong Russian hand in the destabilisation of...

    World › Ukraine says Russian aid can enter with Red Cross
    Aug13

    World › Ukraine says Russian aid can enter with Red Cross

    With a theatrical flourish, Russia on Tuesday dispatched hundreds of trucks covered in white tarps and sprinkled with holy water on a mission to deliver aid to a desperate rebel-held zone in eastern Ukraine. The televised sight of the miles-long convoy sparked a show of indignation from the government in… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Kerry demands whoever shot down MH17 be brought to justice
    Aug12

    World › Kerry demands whoever shot down MH17 be brought to justice

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry demanded on Tuesday that the people who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine be brought to justice for their “unconscionable crime”. The plane, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298… …read more Source:...

    World › Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of ‘invasion pretext’
    Aug12

    World › Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of ‘invasion pretext’

    President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion. With Ukraine reporting Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border, NATO said there was a “high probability” that Moscow could… …read...

    World › U.S. action movie star Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea
    Aug11

    World › U.S. action movie star Steven Seagal plays gig in Crimea

    Hollywood tough guy and musician Steven Seagal played a weekend concert in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, appearing on a stage adorned with the flag of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. Seagal and his blues band played late Saturday at a bikers’ show held in the city of Sevastopol, home… …read more Source: Japan...

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