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    Nearly 90 police, national guard, hurt in blasts at parliament – interior minister
    Aug31

    Nearly 90 police, national guard, hurt in blasts at parliament – interior minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Nearly 90 people were wounded and several of them were in a serious condition on Monday after several explosive devices were thrown from crowds in front of the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev, the interior minister said in a Tweet. …read more Source: The...

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east
    Aug31

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Monday for constitutional changes to give separatist-minded eastern regions a special status – but divisions in the pro-Western camp and violent street protests suggested the changes would face a rougher ride to become law. …read more Source: The...

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels
    Aug31

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels

    KIEV: Clashes erupted outside parliament in Kiev on Monday as lawmakers gave initial approval to constitutional changes granting more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. A blast was also heard outside parliament, an AFP correspondent said, although the cause was not immediately known. About a dozen people were reportedly...

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says
    Aug31

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that there was less progress than expected in the Ukraine crisis and there were no plans for a meeting of the leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine to discuss further steps. …read more Source: Channel...

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says
    Aug31

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that there was less progress than expected in the Ukraine crisis and there were no plans for a meeting of the leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine to discuss further steps. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s parliament backs draft law giving east special status
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s parliament backs draft law giving east special status

    Ukraine’s parliament on Monday voted for constitutional changes to give its eastern regions a special status that it hopes will blunt their separatist drive, but divisions among pro-Western lawmakers suggested the road to making them law will be rough. At a rowdy session, 265 deputies voted in favor in the first reading of a...

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels
    Aug31

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels

    KIEV – Clashes erupted outside parliament in Kiev on Monday as lawmakers gave initial approval to consitutional changes granting more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels
    Aug31

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels

    A total of 265 lawmakers voted in favour of the reforms at a stormy session of parliament in Kiev, with protests both inside and outside the building. …read more Source: Channel...

    Two US F-22 jets land in Poland amid Ukraine tensions
    Aug31

    Two US F-22 jets land in Poland amid Ukraine tensions

    WARSAW: Two US F-22 Raptor stealth fighters landed in Poland on Monday, as regional tensions run high over Russia and the conflict in Ukraine. The arrival of the two planes was aired on TVP Info public television channel. They flew in from their German base of Spangdahlem into the Lask air base in central Poland. Poland borders war-torn Ukraine,...

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness
    Aug31

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness

    Several police and members of the Ukrainian national guard were injured on Monday when a grenade was thrown from a crowd of nationalist protesters demonstrating outside parliament in Kiev against a draft law to give special status to separatist regions, police said. …read more Source: Channel...

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