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    Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line
    Feb05

    Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line

    The morning silence is an uneasy prelude to the artillery fire that inevitably follows. Sealed off from the world by war, some inhabitants hesitantly approach visitors for news. There’s no time for anything more than a few words, as soldiers bark instructions at exhausted people boarding evacuation buses with overflowing bags in hand. On...

    Ukrainian president calls for NATO states to provide weapons
    Feb05

    Ukrainian president calls for NATO states to provide weapons

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on NATO states to send weapons to his country, saying in a newspaper interview that civilian deaths and the growing conflict should provide the Western alliance with enough reason to come to Ukraine’s aid. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms
    Feb05

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms

    WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry left Wednesday on a key trip to highlight US support for Ukraine as Wash …read more Source: Geo...

    ICAO confident Russia will back post-MH17 air safety plan
    Feb05

    ICAO confident Russia will back post-MH17 air safety plan

    MONTREAL: United Nations aviation officials sought on Wednesday to allay Russian concerns about a plan to help airlines anticipate risks from conflict zones, as they seek to prevent another disaster like last year’s downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Russia called on Tuesday for more time to discuss the plan to set up a global...

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms
    Feb05

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms

    Secretary of State John Kerry left Wednesday on a key trip to highlight US support for Ukraine as Washington mulls funnelling heavy weapons to Kiev to battle pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms
    Feb05

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Secretary of State John Kerry left Wednesday on a key trip to highlight US support for Ukraine as Washington mulls funneling heavy weapons to Kiev to battle pro-Moscow rebels.The top US diplomat was to meet with Ukrainian leaders including President Petro Poroshenko amid mounting international alarm at the conflict on...

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms
    Feb05

    Kerry heads for Kiev as US mulls providing arms

    Secretary of State John Kerry left Wednesday on a key trip to highlight US support for Ukraine as Washington mulls funneling heavy weapons to Kiev to battle pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Merkel says give diplomacy a chance as Ukraine war expands
    Feb05

    Merkel says give diplomacy a chance as Ukraine war expands

    As Ukraine war expands in the east, Germany’s Merkel says diplomatic efforts must continue.Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks failDeadly clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks failNo Ukraine summit without progress on peace plan, Merkel tells PutinMerkel tells Putin Moscow has duty to temper separatists in UkraineMerkel...

    Obama's Pentagon nominee suggests support for arming Ukraine
    Feb05

    Obama's Pentagon nominee suggests support for arming Ukraine

    [WASHINGTON] President Barack Obama’s pick to become defense secretary told Congress on Wednesday he was leaning in favor of providing arms to Ukraine but later cautioned that the focus must remain on pressuring Russia economically and politically. …read more Source: The Business...

    A year of high-profile plane crashes
    Feb05

    A year of high-profile plane crashes

    PARIS: A TransAsia Airways plane crashed into a river outside the Taiwanese capital Taipei Wednesday, leaving at least 22 dead, the latest high-profile accident this year, especially in Asia. Despite several headline-grabbing crashes, 2014 continued a long-term trend of improving air safety, online accident database Aviation Safety Network said...

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