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    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army
    Apr17

    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army

    April 17, 2015 3:31 PMKIEV (AFP) – About 300 US paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement. …read more Source: The Straits...

    G-7 leaders ‘concerned’ over China’s island work
    Apr17

    G-7 leaders ‘concerned’ over China’s island work

    LUBECK, Germany – Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven advanced nations have criticised China’s reclamation work in the South China Sea and expressed concern about Beijing’s attempts to unilaterally “change the status quo” in the region.The first declaration on maritime security was issued by the G-7 ministers...

    Obama, Italian Prime Minister Renzi to meet at White House
    Apr17

    Obama, Italian Prime Minister Renzi to meet at White House

    WASHINGTON – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is getting an audience with President Barack Obama. Obama is hosting Renzi at the White House on Friday to compare notes on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants. The leaders are also expected to discuss Europe’s economy, a pending trade pact between...

    Pro-Russia journalist gunned down in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Pro-Russia journalist gunned down in Ukraine

    KIEV: An unidentified assailant shot dead a pro-Russian journalist in Ukraine Thursday leading Kiev to brand the latest murders of pro-Moscow figures an enemy “provocation”. Reporter Oles Buzyna, 45, a supporter of Ukraine’s ousted Kremlin-backed president Viktor Yanukovych, was gunned down in central Kiev just hours after the...

    Ukraine resort town crumbles under frontline shells
    Apr17

    Ukraine resort town crumbles under frontline shells

    SHYROKYNE: A year ago, the building housed a children’s seaside camp, but now a two-metre blast hole gapes in its whitewashed wall. Once a popular holiday resort, the village of Shyrokyne on the Azov Sea now sits on the frontline of fighting that rumbles on despite a supposed ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. “It was a tank shell,”...

    Dutch team find more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site
    Apr17

    Dutch team find more remains at Ukraine MH17 crash site

    THE HAGUE – Dutch investigators have recovered more body parts at the MH17 plane crash site in Ukraine after searching a location that was previously inaccessible, the Netherlands announced on Thursday.All 298 passengers and crew onboard the Malaysia Airlines jetliner – 193 of them Dutch – died when it was shot down over...

    Prosecuting those responsible for MH17 crash key priority: Dutch minister
    Apr17

    Prosecuting those responsible for MH17 crash key priority: Dutch minister

    THE HAGUE (AFP) – Prosecuting those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers and crew — 193 of them Dutch — is a key priority for the Netherlands, the justice minister said Thursday.The Boeing 777 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine in July last year.Kiev and...

    Pro-Russia journalist killed
    Apr17

    Pro-Russia journalist killed

    KIEV: A pro-Russian journalist was shot dead in Ukraine s capital on Thursday, leading Kiev to brand the latest murders of pro-Moscow figures an enemy …read more Source: The News...

    Russia blames U.S. for security crises and turmoil in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Russia blames U.S. for security crises and turmoil in Ukraine

    “The United States and its allies have crossed all possible lines in their drive to bring Kiev into their orbit.”Putin says missile system sale to Iran reflects progress in nuclear talksSix Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-pointPutin says Russia will never give in to pressureU.S.-Russian relationship `irrevocably’...

    Putin says Washington told leaders not to attend World War Two parade
    Apr17

    Putin says Washington told leaders not to attend World War Two parade

    Many Russians say the West delayed opening a second front unnecessarily during World War Two, in which more than 20 million Soviet citizens were killed.Russia blames U.S. for security crises and turmoil in UkrainePutin says Russia will never give in to pressureWest rains on Putin’s WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes toll …read more...

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