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    UN worried by rise in mass abductions of children
    Mar26

    UN worried by rise in mass abductions of children

    UNITED NATIONS: Mass abductions of children by groups like Boko Haram and the Islamic State are on the rise, with the practice now becoming a tactic of war, a UN envoy warned Wednesday. Leila Zerrougui, the special representative for children and conflict, urged the Security Council to punish armed groups who target children with sanctions and...

    Ukraine arrests officials on live TV, sacks powerful oligarch
    Mar26

    Ukraine arrests officials on live TV, sacks powerful oligarch

    Ukraine on Wednesday dramatically arrested two top officials on graft charges at a televised cabinet meeting hours after the president sacked a powerful oligarch as regional governor. The unexpected shake-up came as the beleaguered authorities, already struggling to combat pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east, tried to make good...

    Passenger Bus Hits Landmine in East Ukraine, 3 Dead: Police
    Mar26

    Passenger Bus Hits Landmine in East Ukraine, 3 Dead: Police

    At least three people were killed and six injured in eastern Ukraine when a passenger bus hit a landmine in the government-controlled town of Artemivsk, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the separati… …read more Source:...

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed
    Mar25

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed

    Three people were killed and six injured on Wednesday when a passenger bus struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said, quoting police. …read more Source: Channel...

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed
    Mar25

    Passenger bus blown up by mine in east Ukraine, three killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three people were killed and six injured on Wednesday when a passenger bus struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling Russian-backed separatists, Interfax news agency said, quoting police. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Receives First Batch of US Humvees
    Mar25

    Ukraine Receives First Batch of US Humvees

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday took delivery of ten US armoured vehicles, two days after American lawmakers voted to urge President Barack Obama to provide “lethal” aid to Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees
    Mar25

    Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday took delivery of 10 US armoured vehicles, two days after American lawmakers voted to urge President Barack Obama to provide “lethal” aid to Kiev. …read more Source: Channel...

    Moscow says new US national security strategy is anti-Russian
    Mar25

    Moscow says new US national security strategy is anti-Russian

    Russia’s federal Security Council on Wednesday criticised as “anti-Russian” the new U.S. national security strategy, which lists Moscow’s aggression in its neighbouring Ukraine among most pressing threats. …read more Source: Channel...

    Moscow says new U.S. national security strategy is anti-Russian
    Mar25

    Moscow says new U.S. national security strategy is anti-Russian

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s federal Security Council on Wednesday criticised as “anti-Russian” the new U.S. national security strategy, which lists Moscow’s aggression in its neighbouring Ukraine among most pressing threats. …read more Source: The...

    EU, Ukraine to hold summit in Kiev on April 27
    Mar25

    EU, Ukraine to hold summit in Kiev on April 27

    EU leaders will hold a summit with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko next month in Kiev, officials said on Wednesday, and are likely to discuss the status of the Minsk ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

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