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    Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia
    Jun13

    Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia

    ROSTOV-ON-DON: Former Ukrainian rebel fighter Valery glances down at where his right leg should be as he confronts life’s new reality across the border in Russia. “Hopefully I will get my prosthetic soon and in a month try to learn to walk again with it,” the father-of-one, 40, told AFP, refusing to give his surname as his son lives in...

    Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia
    Jun13

    Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia

    While none of the former fighters say they regret their choice to sign up with the rebels, many seem angry with how things have turned out in east Ukraine.Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells WestWest, Russia trade accusations at U.N. over new Ukraine violenceForget tanks. It’s Russia’s ruble that’s conquering East...

    Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia
    Jun13

    Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia

    ROSTOV-ON-DON (AFP) – Former Ukrainian rebel fighter Valery glances down at where his right leg should be as he confronts lifes new reality across the border in Russia.Hopefully I will get my prosthetic soon and in a month try to learn to walk again with it, the father-of-one, 40, told AFP, refusing to give his surname as his son lives in...

    At least 68 children killed in Ukraine violence since March last year: UNICEF
    Jun13

    At least 68 children killed in Ukraine violence since March last year: UNICEF

    At least 68 children were reportedly killed and 180 others injured since March last year as a result of conflict in eastern Ukraine, the UN Children’s Fund ( UNICEF) said on Friday. …read more Source: Global...

    Russian fighter jet flies dangerously close to US plane, says Pentagon
    Jun13

    Russian fighter jet flies dangerously close to US plane, says Pentagon

    The Pentagon said a Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a US plane A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to an American reconnaissance aircraft during an “unprofessional” intercept in international airspace over the Black Sea last month, the Pentagon said today. The American RC-135 was conducting routine operations on May 30 when...

    IMF: Ukraine cannot use reserves to pay bondholders
    Jun13

    IMF: Ukraine cannot use reserves to pay bondholders

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Friday that Ukraine cannot use its central bank reserves to pay creditors, rebuffing a suggestion by bondholders that it do so.The reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine cannot be used for sovereign debt service without the government incurring new debt, which runs against the aims of...

    Ukraine says it may freeze debt payments to fund war
    Jun13

    Ukraine says it may freeze debt payments to fund war

    Ukraine’s premier warned Friday that Kiev would freeze its debt repayments if no immediate deal was found with private lenders because it had to fund its escalating campaign against pro-Russian fighters. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Teenager Bencic to face Jankovic in Topshelf Open semi-finals
    Jun13

    Teenager Bencic to face Jankovic in Topshelf Open semi-finals

    S-HERTOGENBOSCH (AP) – Teenager Belinda Bencic of Switzerland will face veteran Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the semi-finals of the Topshelf Open after saving three match points in a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4), 7-5 win against seventh-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France on Friday.The 18-year-old Bencic had match point at 6-5 in the second set, only...

    Malaysia Airlines Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne
    Jun12

    Malaysia Airlines Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

    Sydney. A Malaysia Airlines flight returned safely to Melbourne on Friday, having turned back within minutes of take-off after an engine fire alert went off, Air Services Australia said. “There was an emergency declared, there was an ‘engine fire’ alert in the cabin. The plane proceeded to dump the fuel and returned to land and it landed...

    Merkel stresses Germany wants good relations with Russia
    Jun12

    Merkel stresses Germany wants good relations with Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Berlin was keen to have good relations with Moscow and was striving for a political solution to the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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