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    Pope’s plea to Ukraine fighters: Stop warfare, start talking
    Jan25

    Pope’s plea to Ukraine fighters: Stop warfare, start talking

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has decried the mounting civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine and is appealing for fresh attempts at dialogue to end the warfare.In off-the-cuff remarks Sunday, Francis told pilgrims and tourists in St. Peters Square that he is following the Ukrainian conflict with intense worry.Francis told them: I renew...

    Obama vows to ratchet up pressure on Moscow over Ukraine
    Jan25

    Obama vows to ratchet up pressure on Moscow over Ukraine

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama blamed Russia on Sunday for the fighting that has flared anew between government troops and separatists in eastern Ukraine, and said the United States would consider additional options to ratchet up pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. chief Ban condemns Ukraine rebel offensive
    Jan25

    U.N. chief Ban condemns Ukraine rebel offensive

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) ― U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned a deadly rocket attack in Ukraine’s government-held …read more Source: The Korea...

    US will consider additional steps to rein in Russia over Ukraine: Obama
    Jan25

    US will consider additional steps to rein in Russia over Ukraine: Obama

    January 25, 2015 8:17 PMNEW DELHI (REUTERS) – United States President Barack Obama said on Sunday that Russian support was behind the latest ceasefire breakdown in Ukraine and said the US would consider all additional options short of military action to rein-in Moscow over its neighbour. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US ‘deeply concerned’ by Ukraine attacks: Obama
    Jan25

    US ‘deeply concerned’ by Ukraine attacks: Obama

    NEW DELHI (AFP) – US President Barack Obama expressed deep concern Sunday over ceasefire violations in Ukraine, after rocket strikes on a government-held port killed 30 people.We are deeply concerned about the latest break in the ceasefire, Obama said at a press conference in New Delhi, blaming separatists with Russian backing, Russian...

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive
    Jan25

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive

    January 25, 2015 7:45 PMMARIUPOL, Ukraine (AFP) – World leaders Sunday ramped up pressure on Moscow to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from pursuing a major new Ukrainian offensive after rockets killed 30 people in a strategic government-held port. …read more Source: The Straits...

    President Poroshenko says de-escalation is priority in east Ukraine
    Jan25

    President Poroshenko says de-escalation is priority in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalation of the conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the country’s east was the priority for the Kiev government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s ‘Russian Woodpecker’ Takes Stab at Vladimir Putin
    Jan25

    Ukraine’s ‘Russian Woodpecker’ Takes Stab at Vladimir Putin

    The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was ordered deliberately by Moscow, as a coverup to distract attention from a failed weapons project. …read more Source:...

    UN chief slams rocket attack on Mariupol, Ukraine
    Jan25

    UN chief slams rocket attack on Mariupol, Ukraine

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday strongly condemned rocket attack on the city of Mariupol, Ukraine, which reportedly killed dozens of civilians and left one hundred injured. …read more Source:...

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city
    Jan25

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city

    Russia blocked a Western-backed U.N. Security Council statement Saturday that would have condemned indiscriminate shelling in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol that killed about 30 civilians and injured more than 90.The blocked statement, obtained by The Associated Press, called for “an immediate de-escalation of...

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