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    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting with rebels – Kiev military
    May18

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting with rebels – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian serviceman have been killed and four wounded in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine in violation of a ceasefire agreement, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Pope Francis extends agenda of change to Vatican diplomacy
    May18

    Pope Francis extends agenda of change to Vatican diplomacy

    ROME: Pope Francis’ (pix) hard-hitting criticisms of globalisation and inequality long ago set him out as a leader unafraid of mixing theology and politics. He is now flexing the Vatican’s diplomatic muscles as well. Last year, he helped to broker an historic accord between Cuba and the United States after half a century of hostility....

    Russian troops captured in Ukraine transferred to capital
    May18

    Russian troops captured in Ukraine transferred to capital

    Two Russian officers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine are being transported to the capital, Kiev, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. The Russians were woun… …read more Source: The...

    NATO says not clear if Russia serious about Ukraine peace deal
    May18

    NATO says not clear if Russia serious about Ukraine peace deal

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – A senior NATO official said on Monday it was still unclear whether Russia was prepared to take steps to support the Minsk agreement to ease the conflict in Ukraine, adding that Moscow would face more sanctions and isolation if the deal collapsed. …read more Source: The...

    European roundup: Barcelona champions, PSG and Benfica also seal titles
    May18

    European roundup: Barcelona champions, PSG and Benfica also seal titles

    Barcelona won the Spanish title, Benfica were crowned Portuguese champions and Zenit St Petersburg secured the Russian Premier League trophy on Sunday. Paris St Germain wrapped up their third French title in a row and Borussia Moenchengladbach sealed a place in next season’s Champions League after clinching third place in the Bundesliga....

    Government proposes to set $340-duty on sugar import from Ukraine
    May18

    Government proposes to set $340-duty on sugar import from Ukraine

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    Russian officers captured near rebel area in east Ukraine, Kiev says
    May18

    Russian officers captured near rebel area in east Ukraine, Kiev says

    The Ukrainian government on Sunday claimed to have captured two Russian officers who were operating in the rebel-controlled area. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday the two Russian officers have been taken prisoner by the volunteer Aidar battalion in the town of Shchastia, not far from the front line. He would not provide...

    Barcelona wins Spanish title, Man United looking at 4th
    May18

    Barcelona wins Spanish title, Man United looking at 4th

    Barcelona clinched its 23rd Spanish league title on Sunday thanks to — who else — Lionel Messi.It wasn’t the only title to be handed out in Europe, as the Portuguese, Russian and Ukrainian leagues were also decided. In the Premier League, Arsenal stayed ahead of Manchester United in the fight for third place after a draw at Old...

    Two Russian servicemen arrested in east Ukraine – Ukrainian military
    May17

    Two Russian servicemen arrested in east Ukraine – Ukrainian military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops have arrested two Russian servicemen in the country’s separatist eastern territories, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Sunday, reporting further casualties in rebel attacks despite a three-month-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    West clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts
    May17

    West clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts

    Western powers are clinging to a fraying peace deal in Ukraine and forcing Kiev to follow suit .Ukraine navy left high and dry after Crimea lossesVladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law helps make his caseU.S., Russia exchange warmer words without narrowing differencesPutin, Kerry to discuss Ukraine, Syria, Iran, U.S....

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