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    Dutch team at MH17 crash site to collect more remains
    Feb02

    Dutch team at MH17 crash site to collect more remains

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch team is at the MH17 crash site in war-torn Ukraine to collect more remains of the 298 people killed when the Malaysia Airlines jetliner crashed in July, officials said on Monday. “At the moment there’s a small team at the crash site,” Dutch defence ministry spokeswoman Marloes Visser told AFP....

    Ukraine separatist leader vows to mobilise 100,000 men
    Feb02

    Ukraine separatist leader vows to mobilise 100,000 men

    Pro-Russian separatists vowed Monday to mobilise up to 100,000 fighters for their latest east Ukraine offensive as the US mulled sending weapons to Kiev’s out-gunned forces after the latest truce bid collapsed. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Shells hit Donetsk, five more Ukrainian soldiers killed
    Feb02

    Shells hit Donetsk, five more Ukrainian soldiers killed

    Municipal authorities in Donetsk said 15 civilians were killed over the weekend by shells, mortars or other missiles that hit residential areas of the city which is controlled by the separatists. (Source: AP photo) Artillery attacks on the Ukrainian city of Donetsk killed at least one civilian on Monday while Kiev’s military reported that...

    Merkel to meet Obama, Harper on North America trip
    Feb02

    Merkel to meet Obama, Harper on North America trip

    BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with the US and Canadian leaders next week to prepare a G7 summit she will host in June, a government spokeswoman said Monday.Merkel will embark on the trip Sunday and meet US President Barack Obama in Washington and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa.”Beyond G7...

    Dutch team at MH17 crash site to collect more remains
    Feb02

    Dutch team at MH17 crash site to collect more remains

    THE HAGUE – A Dutch team is at the MH17 crash site in war-torn Ukraine to collect more remains of the 298 people killed when the Malaysia Airlines jetliner crashed in July, officials said on Monday.”At the moment there’s a small team at the crash site,” Dutch defence ministry spokeswoman Marloes Visser told...

    Ukrianian insurgents urges Kiev to appoint official representative for talks
    Feb02

    Ukrianian insurgents urges Kiev to appoint official representative for talks

    The next round of Minsk negotiations would not take place until Kiev appoints an official representative, Ukrainian insurgent leader Alexander Zakharchenko said Monday. …read more Source:...

    Separatists are trying to capture the key town of Debaltseve
    Feb02

    Separatists are trying to capture the key town of Debaltseve

    Pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko has announced plans to recruit 100,000 men, as fighting with Ukrainian forces intensifies. The separatists are trying to capture the key town of Debaltseve, while central areas of rebel-held Donetsk have been hit by artillery fire. Dozens of civilians were killed on both sides of the front line...

    Fierce fighting rages for key Ukraine town
    Feb02

    Fierce fighting rages for key Ukraine town

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AFP) ― Battles raged Sunday between government forces and pro-Russian rebels for control of a strat …read more Source: The Korea...

    Russia's Lavrov says U.S. backs military solution in Ukraine
    Feb02

    Russia's Lavrov says U.S. backs military solution in Ukraine

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States on Monday of supporting efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine militarily after media reports that Washington is taking a new look at providing Kiev’s forces with lethal aid. …read more Source: The...

    China’s Xi hails India, Russia ties
    Feb02

    China’s Xi hails India, Russia ties

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday hailed his country’s relations with India and Russia as Beijing looks to increase its heft on the global diplomatic stage. Twin visits by New Delhi’s foreign minister Sushma Swaraj and Sergei Lavrov from Moscow come on the heels of a high-profile trip to India by US President Barack Obama last...

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