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    Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in past 24 hours – defence minister
    Jan31

    Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in past 24 hours – defence minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    New Greek defence minister prompts Turkey to scramble jets
    Jan31

    New Greek defence minister prompts Turkey to scramble jets

    ATHENS – Greece’s new nationalist defence minister prompted Greece’s perennial rival Turkey to scramble jets on Friday, just days after he took office, by flying over uninhabited islets off the Turkish coast that nearly triggered a war in 1996.Turkish fighter jets entered Greek airspace and were intercepted by Greek jets as...

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east
    Jan31

    Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in east

    DONETSK, Ukraine/MINSK – Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighbouring Belarus was aborted before it began.Rebel delegates flew to the Belarus capital Minsk, only to announce that no talks would take place on Friday and they were flying straight...

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow
    Jan31

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow

    KIEV – Kiev’s pro-Western leaders hope to hold truce talks on Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite the rebels’ vow to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine if the negotiations should fail. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    US Treasury Allows Personal Remittances to and From Crimea
    Jan31

    US Treasury Allows Personal Remittances to and From Crimea

    US Treasury announced that US persons and banking institutions to be allowed to transfer money to and from Crimea so long as the transaction is … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow to push offensive
    Jan31

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow to push offensive

    Kiev’s pro-Western leaders hope to hold truce talks on Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite the rebels’ vow to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine if the negotiations should fail. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow
    Jan31

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow

    Kiev (AFP) – Kievs pro-Western leaders hope to hold truce talks on Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite the rebels vow to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine if the negotiations should fail.The urgent new round of negotiations in Minsk that had been agreed for Friday under pressure from European envoys was postponed due...

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014
    Jan31

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014

    MONTREAL – Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents around the world made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade.Efforts to adopt new standards for global plane tracking and co-operation on the risks of flying...

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014
    Jan31

    Aviation leaders seek new safety mandate after deadly 2014

    Aviation leaders will try to secure a mandate to implement new safety standards when they meet next week after a string of high-profile accidents around the world made 2014 the deadliest year for commercial airlines in almost a decade.Efforts to adopt new standards for global plane tracking and co-operation on the risks of flying over conflict...

    Kerry to travel to Ukraine amid escalating violence
    Jan31

    Kerry to travel to Ukraine amid escalating violence

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine on February 5 as violence flared up in the country this month, according to a statement from the state department. …read more Source: The Times of...

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