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    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...

    World › Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line
    Feb05

    World › 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… …read more...

    Hospital shelled in east Ukraine as calls mount for truce
    Feb05

    Hospital shelled in east Ukraine as calls mount for truce

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Four people were killed Wednesday when a hospital in east Ukraine was shelled ahead of a visit to Kiev by US Secretary of State John Kerry that will see the possibility of weapons being supplied high on the agenda. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    U.N. aviation agency says in talks to open new Black Sea air route
    Feb04

    U.N. aviation agency says in talks to open new Black Sea air route

    MONTREAL (Reuters) – The UN’s aviation agency wants to open a new route for commercial aircraft in international airspace over the Black Sea that will be managed by Ukraine and without “interference” from Russia, the agency’s secretary-general said. …read more Source: The...

    Non-military pressure on Russia main 'centre of gravity' – Carter
    Feb04

    Non-military pressure on Russia main 'centre of gravity' – Carter

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Pentagon appeared to qualify his support for the idea of providing arms to Ukraine, saying on Wednesday economic and political pressure on Russia “has to remain the main centre of our effort in pushing back.” …read more Source: The...

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