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    World › West warns Russia against ‘illegal’ invasion of Ukraine
    Aug10

    World › West warns Russia against ‘illegal’ invasion of Ukraine

    The West warned Russia on Saturday that any attempt to enter Ukraine on “humanitarian” grounds would be considered an “illegal” invasion after Kiev claimed Russian troops had tried to cross the border in the guise of aid workers. Moscow denied the claim, saying “Russian troops made no attempt to...

    World › US warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine
    Aug09

    World › US warns Russia against intervention in Ukraine

    The United States warned Russia on Friday that any further intervention in Ukraine, including under the pretense of delivering humanitarian aid, would be viewed as “an invasion of Ukraine.” U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power delivered the warning at a Security Council meeting focusing on the human rights situation in Ukraine’s...

    World › Australia holds national day of mourning for MH17 victims
    Aug07

    World › Australia holds national day of mourning for MH17 victims

    Flags flew at half mast Thursday as Australia held a national day of mourning for those killed in the MH17 crash in Ukraine, a day after experts suspended the search for body parts. Australia lost 38 citizens and residents, including children, when the Malaysia Airlines plane from Amsterdam to Kuala… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › Russia to block US agricultural imports
    Aug07

    World › Russia to block US agricultural imports

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hit back hard against countries that have imposed sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, ordering trade cuts that an official said would include a ban on all imports of agricultural products from the United States. The full list of products to be banned or limited… …read more Source: Japan...

    World › World leaders mark outbreak of World War 1
    Aug05

    World › World leaders mark outbreak of World War 1

    World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I by warning of lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine. “Peace has to be a shared goal,” Belgium’s King Philippe told leaders gathered in his country’s eastern city of… …read more...

    World › East Ukraine city dying under siege
    Aug05

    World › East Ukraine city dying under siege

    Residents say the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk is dying. The power grid was completely down Monday, the city government said, and fuel is running dry. Store shelves are emptying fast, and those who haven’t managed to flee must drink untreated tap water. With little medicine left, doctors are sending… …read more Source:...

    World › Ukraine’s army on outskirts of rebel stronghold
    Aug04

    World › Ukraine’s army on outskirts of rebel stronghold

    Fighting raged Sunday on the western outskirts of Donetsk as the advancing Ukrainian army tried to seize control of the rebel stronghold. In danger of being encircled, the separatists renewed their calls for Russia to send troops to their aid. To support their operations, the pro-Russian fighters have been confiscating… …read more...

    World › Experts recover human remains at Ukraine crash site despite new fighting
    Aug03

    World › Experts recover human remains at Ukraine crash site despite new fighting

    International experts found the remains of more victims of the downed Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine on Friday but fighting nearby between government forces and pro-Russian rebels renewed security concerns around the wreckage. The expert group, which Ukrainian authorities said numbered 101 people, was the largest to access the...

    World › Obama on Putin: ‘Sometimes people don’t always act rationally’
    Aug02

    World › Obama on Putin: ‘Sometimes people don’t always act rationally’

    U.S. President Barack Obama phoned Russia’s Vladimir Putin to urge him to stop supporting separatists in Eastern Ukraine and seek a diplomatic solution to the crisis that has spurred tough new economic sanctions. Obama told reporters on Friday he believes the United States has done “everything that we can do,”…...

    World › Ukraine premier stays on, envoys agree on crash site route
    Aug01

    World › Ukraine premier stays on, envoys agree on crash site route

    Ukraine’s parliament rejected Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s resignation on Thursday and finally passed legislation he said was needed to finance an army offensive against a separatist rebellion in the east and avert a national default on its debts. The assembly’s about-turn on laws it refused to back a week earlier…...

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