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    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east
    Jan06

    13 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east

    KIEV (AFP) – Thirteen Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 17 injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with military trucks in bad weather in the war-torn east, officials said on Tuesday.The collision Monday night was due to bad weather and took place during the rotation of professional soldiers and volunteers deployed in eastern...

    Olympics: Beijing hands over 2022 Winter Games bid
    Jan06

    Olympics: Beijing hands over 2022 Winter Games bid

    LAUSANNE (AFP) – Beijing leaders on Tuesday handed over their official bid to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics to the IOC heightening their battle with Kazakhstans Almaty.The event is guaranteed to be staged in Asia as Beijing and Almaty are the only candidates. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will make a final decision in July.Liu...

    World losing capacity to prevent conflict: UN refugee chief
    Jan06

    World losing capacity to prevent conflict: UN refugee chief

    ANKARA (AFP) – The world is losing its ability to prevent conflicts and the lack of effective leadership has led to the worst displacement situation since World War II, the UN refugee chief warned Tuesday.Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said in Ankara that the twin crises in Iraq and Syria had created a serious...

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident
    Jan06

    At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen killed in road accident

    KIEV – At least 12 Ukrainian serviceman were killed and more than 20 injured when some military trucks collided with their bus in eastern Ukraine, police said on Tuesday.The accident took place late on Monday near an area of conflict with pro-Russian separatists who are fighting Ukrainian government forces, they said. The military...

    18 were injured in the incident.
    Jan06

    18 were injured in the incident.

    In Ukraine, 12 soldiers were killed and 18 injured when a bus collided with military vehicles. According to officials, the collision was due to bad weather. …read more Source: Radio...

    12 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east: national guard
    Jan06

    12 Ukraine soldiers killed in road crash in east: national guard

    KIEV – Twelve Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 18 injured when a bus collided with military vehicles in bad weather in the war-torn east, the national guard said Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Conflict in rebel-held eastern Ukraine leaves love lives in limbo
    Jan06

    Conflict in rebel-held eastern Ukraine leaves love lives in limbo

    When Alla Syrovatskaya’s boyfriend of some two years proposed to her she immediately began planning her autumn wedding, the traditional ceremony she dreamed of and the dress she always wanted. But what the petite shop assistant couldn’t possibly envision was the Russian-backed rebellion that came a few months later, plunging her home...

    Washington ok with Astana meeting on Ukraine, but won’t take part in – State Department
    Jan06

    Washington ok with Astana meeting on Ukraine, but won’t take part in – State Department

    In December 2014, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that he would meet with the leaders of Germany, France and Russia in Astana on January 15 for Normandy format talks on Ukrainian reconciliation. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Hollande: Russia sanctions should end ‘if Ukraine progress’
    Jan06

    Hollande: Russia sanctions should end ‘if Ukraine progress’

    French President Francois Hollande said Monday that biting Western sanctions against Russia should be lifted if progress were made in resolving the Ukraine crisis.Ukrainian army, rebels trade blame amid warning of hard 2015Ukrainian army sends supplies to besieged Donetsk airportFrance hits back after Russia warns of Mistral compensationHollande...

    Russia sanctions should be lifted ‘if progress’: Hollande
    Jan06

    Russia sanctions should be lifted ‘if progress’: Hollande

    French President Francois Hollande says economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis should be lifted if Moscow makes progress in restoring stability in the region. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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