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    Kiev to launch probe into deadly shooting in west Ukraine town
    Jul14

    Kiev to launch probe into deadly shooting in west Ukraine town

    The Ukrainian parliament will form a commission to probe into a fatal shooting incident on Saturday in Mukachevo town of the western Transcarpathia region, Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Groysman said here on Monday. …read more Source: Global...

    Australia urges support UN tribunal plan for MH17
    Jul14

    Australia urges support UN tribunal plan for MH17

    SYDNEY: Australia urged the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to support the establishment of an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing Malaysia Airlines jet MH17 in eastern Ukraine last year. Malaysia, part of the 15-member council until 2016, distributed a draft resolution on the tribunal last week, which it...

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers
    Jul14

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers

    Ukraine’s prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening members of Ukraine’s parliament to “lunatics” while defending a nationalist militia that is locked in a standoff with police.Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, in Washington for meetings with top...

    Tennis: Tomic toppled, Karlovic advances at Newport
    Jul14

    Tennis: Tomic toppled, Karlovic advances at Newport

    NEWPORT (AFP) – Australian John-Patrick Smith won his first ATP main draw victory Monday, upsetting third-seeded countryman Bernard Tomic 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the Hall of Fame Championships.Smith, ranked 156th, needed only 70 minutes to dispatch Tomic, taking 15 of 23 points off Tomics second serve and surrendering only one...

    US considers training Ukrainian army troops
    Jul14

    US considers training Ukrainian army troops

    US officials are considering expanding the American military training mission in Ukraine to include army and special operations troops, likely focusing on issues like tactics and combat medicine, a top US Army general said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    US considers training Ukrainian army troops – general
    Jul14

    US considers training Ukrainian army troops – general

    U.S. officials are considering expanding the American military training mission in Ukraine to include army and special operations troops, likely focusing on issues like tactics and combat medicine, a top U.S. Army general said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. considers training Ukrainian army troops – general
    Jul14

    U.S. considers training Ukrainian army troops – general

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials are considering expanding the American military training mission in Ukraine to include army and special operations troops, likely focusing on issues like tactics and combat medicine, a top U.S. Army general said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko faces new security crisis in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Poroshenko faces new security crisis in western Ukraine

    KIEV (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko confronted a fresh crisis Monday as a deadly standoff between interior ministry units and armed Ukrainian ultranationalists entered a third day in a western enclave near Hungary.The EU-backed leader convened his military cabinet of top generals to try and diffuse tensions between two forces vital to...

    Ukraine’s first female military pilot can face 25 years in jail for involvement in killing of two journalists
    Jul13

    Ukraine’s first female military pilot can face 25 years in jail for involvement in killing of two journalists

    Russian investigators on Monday said that a Ukrainian pilot controversially detained in Moscow faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged involvement in the killing of two Russian journalists. Nadezhda Savchenko, Ukraine’s first female military pilot, has been accused of abetting the deaths of Russian journalists Igor Kornelyuk and...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says ‘illegal groups’ must disarm after standoff
    Jul13

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says ‘illegal groups’ must disarm after standoff

    President Petro Poroshenko ordered Ukraine’s security services and police on Monday to disarm “illegal groups”, saying they threatened to further destabilise a country fighting separatists in its east. …read more Source: Channel...

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