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    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block
    Sep03

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block

    Ukraine’s security services said Thursday they had detained four members of a pro-Russian group suspected of plotting to blow up a block of flats in Kiev. “They planned to blow up a building in Obolon and were caught red-handed,” Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for the SBU security services, told AFP, referring to a residential...

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Estonian, Ukrainians
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Estonian, Ukrainians

    Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers, meeting in Copenhagen on Thursday, called on Russia to immediately release an Estonian policeman who they say was “abducted” from his country and jailed for 15 years in a case that violated international law. …read more Source: Channel...

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Estonian, Ukrainians
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic foreign ministers call on Russia to release Estonian, Ukrainians

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers, meeting in Copenhagen on Thursday, called on Russia to immediately release an Estonian policeman who they say was “abducted” from his country and jailed for 15 years in a case that violated international law. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – Street violence in Kiev dims prospects for peace effort in Ukraine's east
    Sep03

    Insight – Street violence in Kiev dims prospects for peace effort in Ukraine's east

    KIEV (Reuters) – A spasm of street violence has driven home how hard it is going to be for Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko to rally national support behind an internationally-brokered deal to bring peace to the east of his country. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – Street violence in Kiev dims prospects for peace effort in Ukraine’s east
    Sep03

    Insight – Street violence in Kiev dims prospects for peace effort in Ukraine’s east

    A spasm of street violence has driven home how hard it is going to be for Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko to rally national support behind an internationally-brokered deal to bring peace to the east of his country. …read more Source: Channel...

    New Ukraine doctrine declares Russia military opponent
    Sep03

    New Ukraine doctrine declares Russia military opponent

    Ukraine’s national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership. There was no immediate official reaction from Russia, which hotly denies claims that it has sent troops and equipment to separatist rebels in Ukraine’s...

    Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto
    Sep03

    Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Russia on Wednesday dismissed as populist a French proposal to limit the use of the veto at the UN Security Council and said it would oppose it.France has launched an initiative to persuade the other four Security Council permanent members — Britain, China, Russia and the United States — to refrain from...

    Broken lavatories force Malaysia Airlines jet to land
    Sep03

    Broken lavatories force Malaysia Airlines jet to land

    Malaysia Airlines: A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft makes its final approach for landing at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on Aug. 20. (AFP/Mohd Rasfan)Malaysia Airlines said one of its jets made an unscheduled landing in India on Thursday due to broken lavatories while flying the same route as flight...

    Polio in Europe
    Sep03

    Polio in Europe

    GENEVA: Two children in southwestern Ukraine have been paralysed by polio, the first outbreak of the disease in Europe since 2010, the World Health Or …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine ceasefire undermined
    Sep03

    Ukraine ceasefire undermined

    KIEV: Several civilians were killed on Wednesday in eastern Ukraine, undermining fresh efforts to end continuing violence as the European Union extend …read more Source: The News...

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