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    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for Red Cross death as fighting resumes
    Oct03

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for Red Cross death as fighting resumes

    Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces were engaged in fresh clashes in the eastern city of Donetsk today as they traded blame over the death of a foreign aid worker four weeks into their shaky truce. Parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchinov claimed the ceasefire has been breached “over a thousand times” while the Kiev government...

    MH17: Dutch, Aussies to help retrieve more remains
    Oct03

    MH17: Dutch, Aussies to help retrieve more remains

    SEPANG: Malaysia is to leave it to the Dutch and Australian authorities to determine when personnel can be sent to eastern Ukraine to retrieve any more remains of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 tragedy, Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said today. He said the decision was left to the two countries as their nationals comprised a...

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind
    Oct03

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind

    After regaining independence in 1991 following five decades of Soviet occupation, Latvia and Baltic neighbours Lithuania and Estonia turned west and joined Nato and the European Union in 2004. …read more Source: The Times of...

    MH17: Dutch and Australian govts to decide when they can enter crash site
    Oct03

    MH17: Dutch and Australian govts to decide when they can enter crash site

    SEPANG: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the Dutch and Australian authorities should be allowed to decide on when to enter the MH17 crash site in Ukraine as they still have a high number of victims yet to be identified. …read more Source: New Straits...

    JPMorgan says data breach affected 76M households
    Oct03

    JPMorgan says data breach affected 76M households

    A huge cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co. this summer has compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, the bank said Thursday.The New York-based bank said that names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of customers were stolen from the company’s servers but only Chase...

    World › Red Cross worker killed by shelling in Donetsk
    Oct03

    World › Red Cross worker killed by shelling in Donetsk

    A Red Cross worker was killed by shelling in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, the aid group said Thursday. The International Committee of the Red Cross said Laurent DuPasquier, a 38-year-old Swiss national, died when a shell landed near the group’s office in the eastern Ukrainian city. “We are deeply… …read more Source: Japan...

    Shelling in Ukraine rebel hub kills Swiss Red Cross worker
    Oct02

    Shelling in Ukraine rebel hub kills Swiss Red Cross worker

    Shelling in the centre of the main rebel-held city in Ukraine’s east killed a Swiss Red Cross worker Thursday, tearing badly at a weakly observed four-week truce meant to defuse Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s Donetsk rebel hub interrupts truce
    Oct02

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s Donetsk rebel hub interrupts truce

    The heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian separatist city came under heavy shelling Thursday for the first time since Moscow and Kiev struck a truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. Parts of the eastern coal mining hub of Donetsk, which was once home to nearly a million Russian speakers but now stands half-abandoned,...

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk
    Oct02

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed that a Swiss staff member was killed on Thursday by a shell that landed close to its office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Swiss aid worker killed as shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce
    Oct02

    Swiss aid worker killed as shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce

    October 03, 2014 1:10 AMDONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) – A Swiss Red Cross worker died on Thursday when shells burst through the heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian stronghold for the first time since the foes struck a Sept 5 truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: The Straits...

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