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    Boom in journalist drone use flies into legal obstacles
    Mar08

    Boom in journalist drone use flies into legal obstacles

    PARIS (AFP) – Flying over the flaming barricades of the Maidan protests in Kiev, the camps of Auschwitz or hurtling down a ski slope — drones have become a vital tool for cameramen, but they are increasingly running into legal and practical obstacles.Many news networks such as the BBC, Russia Today and Frances TF1 have bought their...

    Pro-Russian rebels claim withdrawal of heavy weapons from East Ukraine
    Mar08

    Pro-Russian rebels claim withdrawal of heavy weapons from East Ukraine

    SNIZHNE, Ukraine: Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed on Saturday to have completed their end of a February deal with government forces to w …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine crisis becomes major topic of EU foreign ministers talks in Riga
    Mar08

    Ukraine crisis becomes major topic of EU foreign ministers talks in Riga

    Turmoils to the European Union’s eastern and southern borders, particularly the crisis in Ukraine, have topped the agenda of an informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Riga this weekend. …read more Source: Global...

    Conference in Slovakia calls for halt of military conflicts in eastern Ukraine
    Mar08

    Conference in Slovakia calls for halt of military conflicts in eastern Ukraine

    The adoption of a memorandum calling for an unconditional halt of military operations in eastern Ukraine concluded a peace conference on the Ukraine crisis held in Kosice in eastern Slovakia on Saturday. …read more Source: Global...

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels
    Mar08

    Rebel pageant: Ukrainian fighters trade in boots for heels

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Trading in their combat boots and fatigues for high heels and ball gowns, female rebel fighters who normally fight Ukrainian soldiers took Saturday off to take part in a beauty pageant. The event was organized by self-proclaimed authorities in the rebel-held city of Donetsk on the eve of International Women’s Day,...

    East Ukraine rebels say heavy weapons pullback complete
    Mar07

    East Ukraine rebels say heavy weapons pullback complete

    SNIZHNE (UKRAINE) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine claimed Saturday to have fulfilled their end of a February deal with government forces to withdraw heavy weapons from the frontline as part of a ceasefire. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU shows little appetite for more Russia sanctions
    Mar07

    EU shows little appetite for more Russia sanctions

    EU foreign ministers showed little appetite on Saturday for stepping up pressure on Russia over Ukraine, preferring to give a fragile ceasefire a chance before deciding whether to apply more sanctions or even to extend existing ones. Most ministers at an EU meeting in the Latvian capital pinned their hopes on the latest Minsk agreement succeeding...

    Ukrainian actress shows off Messi tattoo on her chest
    Mar07

    Ukrainian actress shows off Messi tattoo on her chest

    Don’t know if Lionel Messi will be proud to hear of it, but a Ukrainian actress has gotten a tattoo of the Barcelona superstar on her ample bosom. As a sign of devotion? The reasons are not entirely clear. At least it… …read more Source: The New...

    ‘White House on lockdown after loud bang’
    Mar07

    ‘White House on lockdown after loud bang’

    The White House was put on lockdown on Saturday after a loud noise was heard on the South Lawn moments before President Barack Obama and his family were due to take off by helicopter, a White House pool report said on Saturday. It said the noise prompted Secret Service agents to move the press back into the briefing room, lock the doors and put...

    Germany downplays report of rift with NATO over Breedlove comments
    Mar07

    Germany downplays report of rift with NATO over Breedlove comments

    BERLIN/RIGA (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier downplayed a magazine report on Saturday of tensions with NATO over hawkish comments about Ukraine made by the Western alliance’s supreme allied commander. …read more Source: The...

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