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    EU summons foreign ministers to emergency meeting on Ukraine
    Jan25

    EU summons foreign ministers to emergency meeting on Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will summon foreign ministers of its 28 member states for an emergency meeting to discuss renewed fighting in Ukraine on Thursday, Foreign Affairs chief Federica Mogherini said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz
    Jan25

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz

    US President Barack Obama vows to ramp up pressure on Russia after rocket attacks blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels kill 30 and injure 95 others. …read more Source: Channel...

    Rebels launch intense attacks on Ukraine government troops – Kiev military
    Jan25

    Rebels launch intense attacks on Ukraine government troops – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels launched new attacks against Ukrainian government positions on Sunday, the Kiev army said, as Western countries threatened more sanctions against Moscow for backing a new separatist offensive. …read more Source: The...

    World leaders pay respects on Saudi day of mourning
    Jan25

    World leaders pay respects on Saudi day of mourning

    RIYADH (AFP) – More foreign leaders flocked to Saudi Arabia paying their respects to King Salman Sunday, as the normally gridlocked streets of Riyadh turned quiet on a day of mourning for his predecessor Abdullah.Singapores Home Affairs Minister Teo Chee Hean arrived, as did Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Tanzanian President Jakaya...

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz
    Jan25

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz

    KIEV – US President Barack Obama vowed on Sunday to ramp up pressure on Russia after rocket attacks blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels killed 30 and injured 95 more.Saturday’s surprise assault on the strategic eastern Ukrainian port of Mariupol threatened to open a new front linking separatist territory near the Russian border...

    Lavrov tells Kerry Ukraine violence due to ‘constant firing’ by Kiev troops
    Jan25

    Lavrov tells Kerry Ukraine violence due to ‘constant firing’ by Kiev troops

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking to his US counterpart John Kerry on Sunday, blamed the latest upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine on Ukrainian government forces who he said were “constantly” shelling towns.”Sergei Lavrov pointed out that an escalation of the situation is a result of Ukrainian...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV (AP) – Intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded Ukraines southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people, President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday during an emergency meeting of his Security Council.U.S. President Barack Obama also...

    Death toll of rocket attack in Ukraine’s Mariupol rises to 30
    Jan25

    Death toll of rocket attack in Ukraine’s Mariupol rises to 30

    The death toll of a rocket fire in the government-controlled port city of Mariupol in restive eastern Ukraine on Saturday has risen to 30, while almost a hundred of people were wounded, local authorities said. …read more Source: China...

    Russia's Lavrov tells EU's Mogherini to push Kiev towards peace talks
    Jan25

    Russia's Lavrov tells EU's Mogherini to push Kiev towards peace talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavorv told the European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in a phone call on Sunday that Moscow wants the bloc to push Kiev towards political dialogue with separatists in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Moscow ready to push for peaceful solution in eastern Ukraine: Russia’s Sergei Lavrov
    Jan25

    Moscow ready to push for peaceful solution in eastern Ukraine: Russia’s Sergei Lavrov

    January 25, 2015 9:51 PMMOSCOW (REUTERS) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told United States Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday that Moscow was ready to do everything it can to encourage rival sides warring in east Ukraine to seek a peaceful solution to the conflict. …read more Source: The Straits...

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