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    Angela Merkel says refugee crisis as challenging as reunifying Germany
    Aug31

    Angela Merkel says refugee crisis as challenging as reunifying Germany

    Chancellor Angela Merkel likened the test Germany faces in coping with a flood of refugees to the challenge of reunifying the country 25 years ago, and called on citizens on Monday to show flexibility, patience and openness. At a 90-minute news conference at which she was peppered with questions on a range of subjects, including the euro zone,...

    Deadly clashes in Kiev over rebel legislation
    Aug31

    Deadly clashes in Kiev over rebel legislation

    KIEV (AFP) – A policeman was killed and dozens injured Monday in street battles with protesters in Kiev as Ukrainian lawmakers gave their initial backing to controversial legislation granting more autonomy to pro-Kremlin rebels.It was the worst unrest in the capital since a bloody popular uprising ousted Moscow-backed Viktor Yanukovych...

    Dozens injured in clashes in central Kiev
    Aug31

    Dozens injured in clashes in central Kiev

    Dozens of people were injured on Monday as clashes erupted near the Ukrainian parliament building in central Kiev between police and protesters, who opposed constitutional amendments on decentralization. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-08/31/c_134574077.htm target=_blank title="Dozens injured in...

    Ukraine police conscript dies in parliament clashes
    Aug31

    Ukraine police conscript dies in parliament clashes

    KIEV – A Ukrainian National Guard officer died on Monday after being injured in the heart in fierce clashes between protesters and police that wounded around 100 people.”He died on the operating table,” a spokeswoman for the National Guard, Svitlana Pavlovska, told AFP.Street battles broke out between dozens of demonstrators and...

    Fierce clashes break out in Kiev
    Aug31

    Fierce clashes break out in Kiev

    At least 90 people, mainly police, were wounded in fierce clashes outside the Ukrainian parliament Monday as lawmakers gave initial backing to deeply controversial reforms granting more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists. A loud blast was heard outside the building in Kiev and vast clouds of black smoke billowed into the air as demonstrators...

    Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept – Kremlin
    Aug31

    Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet by the middle of September to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Clashes near Ukraine parliament injure 100 officers after vote on east
    Aug31

    Clashes near Ukraine parliament injure 100 officers after vote on east

    Clashes broke out between police and nationalist protesters outside the Ukrainian parliament on Monday after a controversial vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukrainian guardsman dies of gunshot wounds outside parliament – minister's adviser
    Aug31

    Ukrainian guardsman dies of gunshot wounds outside parliament – minister's adviser

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian national guardsman died on Monday from gunshot wounds after being shot outside parliament, an adviser for Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Facebook. …read more Source: The...

    Around 30 Detained Over Ukraine Parliament Clashes: Minister
    Aug31

    Around 30 Detained Over Ukraine Parliament Clashes: Minister

    Around 30 people were detained on Monday over clashes outside Ukrainian parliament in which more than 90 people including police were injured, the interior minister said. …read more Source:...

    Fierce clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels
    Aug31

    Fierce 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...

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