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    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens
    Feb04

    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens

    The Ukrainian cabinet on Tuesday has approved a decree, introducing tighter border-crossing policy for Russian citizens entering Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens
    Feb04

    Ukraine introduces tighter border-crossing regime for Russian citizens

    The Ukrainian cabinet on Tuesday has approved a decree, introducing tighter border-crossing policy for Russian citizens entering Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukraine dismisses insurgents’ reports on downed warplanes
    Feb04

    Ukraine dismisses insurgents’ reports on downed warplanes

    Ukrainian authorities on Tuesday denied reports from independence-seeking insurgents that militia of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) have shot down a government air force plane. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Aviation body to disseminate data on war zone risks to flights
    Feb04

    Aviation body to disseminate data on war zone risks to flights

    MONTREAL: The International Civil Aviation Organization said Tuesday it plans to collect all data on flight risks over conflict zones and disseminate this information to airlines, despite reservations from Russia. The measure is a response to the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last July after being shot down over eastern Ukraine. Kiev and...

    Officials agree on measures in wake of aviation calamities
    Feb04

    Officials agree on measures in wake of aviation calamities

    A United Nations agency is hoping to quickly introduce new measures to keep closer tabs on planes following last year’s disappearance of a flight in Asia and shooting down of a passenger plane in Europe.The International Civil Aviation Organization laid out a proposal Tuesday to improve the tracking of long-haul passenger flights by fall...

    Russia sparks UN aviation spat over conflict zone plan
    Feb04

    Russia sparks UN aviation spat over conflict zone plan

    MOSCOW: Russia clashed with Europe and the United States on Tuesday over the aviation industry’s response to the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner, calling for a delay in plans to establish a warning system on risks from conflict zones. A senior Russian official told a gathering of the United Nations’ aviation agency that plans...

    World › Death toll mounts in east Ukraine as U.S. mulls arming Kiev
    Feb04

    World › Death toll mounts in east Ukraine as U.S. mulls arming Kiev

    Fears grew Tuesday of an escalation in the mounting bloodshed in east Ukraine as the United States mulled arming Kiev and pro-Russian rebels ordered a mass mobilisation. At least 16 civilians and five government troops were killed over the past 24 hours in fierce clashes across the conflict zone, government… …read more Source: Japan...

    Seppi, Youzhny, Troicki in 2nd round of Zagreb Indoors
    Feb03

    Seppi, Youzhny, Troicki in 2nd round of Zagreb Indoors

    ZAGREB (AP) – Fifth-seeded Andreas Seppi defeated Robin Haase 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 to reach the second round of the Zagreb Indoors on Tuesday.Seppi, who beat Roger Federer in the third round of the Australian Open last month, converted three out of six break points and won all 12 points on his first serve in the deciding set.The Italian played...

    Sending arms to Kiev would be big gamble for U.S.
    Feb03

    Sending arms to Kiev would be big gamble for U.S.

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – By considering giving weapons to Kiev, the United States could be contemplating a risky venture which advocates say would help end the conflict in Ukraine but opponents warn might fan the flames of war. …read more Source: The...

    Canada Foreign Minister John Baird steps down
    Feb03

    Canada Foreign Minister John Baird steps down

    OTTAWA (AFP) – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, who carved out a more assertive role for Canada on major international issues, announced Tuesday he is stepping down and will not stand in upcoming elections.The surprise departure of one of Prime Minister Stephen Harpers most trusted lieutenants is a major loss as the conservative leader...

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