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    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east
    Nov05

    Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east

    Ukraine’s president said Tuesday that additional troops are being deployed to the east, where fighting continues to rage between government forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters. Petro Poroshenko said the units would defend cities still under government control against possible incursions. His remarks came after Ukrainian security...

    Ukraine separatists say peace moves threatened by Kiev
    Nov05

    Ukraine separatists say peace moves threatened by Kiev

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatist leaders accused the Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday of undermining peace moves by deciding to suspend a law that gave the eastern regions they control a special status. …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia, Netherlands keep pressing for access to MH17 site
    Nov05

    Malaysia, Netherlands keep pressing for access to MH17 site

    KUALA LUMPUR: The leaders of Malaysia and the Netherlands vowed on Wednesday to keep pressing for access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and to bring to justice those responsible for downing the plane in Ukraine. Prime Minister Najib Razak met with his visiting counterpart Mark Rutte in Malaysia to discuss the Dutch-led...

    Dutch PM: Thorough, Independent Probe Needed for Downed Flight MH17
    Nov05

    Dutch PM: Thorough, Independent Probe Needed for Downed Flight MH17

    Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak (left) and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte pose for photographs during an official visit to discuss the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in Putrajaya on Wednesday. (Reuters Photo/Olivia Harris) Kuala Lumpur. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday stressed the importance of a thorough, independent...

    Rebels in Ukraine’s east inaugurate Zakharchenko as leader
    Nov05

    Rebels in Ukraine’s east inaugurate Zakharchenko as leader

    Pro-Russian rebels vote for leaders in eastern UkraineRebel leader votes in east UkraineResidents of eastern Ukraine say they’re ready for rebel-held electionUkraine votes in poll likely to elect pro-West assembly …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine supports peace, but ready for war: Poroshenko
    Nov05

    Ukraine supports peace, but ready for war: Poroshenko

    Kiev: Ukraine remains committed to a peace process with pro-Russian separatists, but is rearming and prepared for war should they attempt to launch a new offensive, President Petro Poroshenko said today.Speaking at the start of a crisis meeting of security chiefs in the capital.. …read more Source: India...

    Bone by bone, Ukraine identifies its dead
    Nov05

    Bone by bone, Ukraine identifies its dead

    ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine – Before the war, Ms Oksana Biryukova’s lab helped investigators connect criminals to crime scenes. Now her equipment is buzzing around the clock trying to identify the charred remains of Ukrainian soldiers.The DNA laboratory in the south-eastern city of Zaporizhia is the only one in the country charged with...

    Bone by bone, Ukraine identifies its dead
    Nov05

    Bone by bone, Ukraine identifies its dead

    November 05, 2014 10:46 AMZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine (AFP) – Ms Oksana Biryukova’s lab is buzzing around the clock trying to identify the charred remains of Ukrainian soldiers. The DNA laboratory in the south-eastern city of Zaporizhia is the only one in the country charged with creating genetic profiles for the unidentified bodies of...

    Ukraine sending troops to defend cities against rebels: Poroshenko
    Nov05

    Ukraine sending troops to defend cities against rebels: Poroshenko

    President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine’s military is ready to repel any separatist attempt to mount a new offensive, as they have repeatedly threatened to do. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kerry urges US-China cooperation on climate change
    Nov05

    Kerry urges US-China cooperation on climate change

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the U.S. and China must work together to stave off a global catastrophe from climate change. He appealed for greater cooperation between the two world powers despite strains between them over cyber theft and maritime security.Kerry heads to Beijing this week, to set the stage for...

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