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    Russia-Europe tensions remain high as Germany marks fall of Berlin Wall
    Nov09

    Russia-Europe tensions remain high as Germany marks fall of Berlin Wall

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who is widely credited as one of the principal players in reuniting Berlin and ending the Cold War, said he would defend Russian President Vladimir Putin, who faces strong international criticism for Russia’s role in the crisis in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s east rocked by most intense fighting since signing of cease-fire
    Nov09

    Ukraine’s east rocked by most intense fighting since signing of cease-fire

    Artillery fire rocked eastern Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as separatists appeared to be reinforcing front-line flash points and fears grew of a return to all-out fighting. The boom of shelling rumbled on midmorning on the edge of Donetsk, where government forces are facing off against insurgent fighters, but was less...

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion
    Nov09

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion

    KIEV (AFP) ― Intense artillery fire broke out early Sunday in Ukraine’s separatist bastion of Donetsk, in a level of com …read more Source: The Korea...

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine adds to concern over ceasefire
    Nov09

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine adds to concern over ceasefire

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Heavy shelling around the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk increased strains on a two-month-old ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Sunday. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion Donetsk
    Nov09

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion Donetsk

    Ukraine’s separatist bastion of Donetsk came under intense artillery fire early Sunday, in a level of combat not seen in the region since a barely-observed ceasefire was signed in September. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine adds to concern over ceasefire
    Nov09

    Heavy shelling in east Ukraine adds to concern over ceasefire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Heavy shelling around the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk increased strains on a two-month-old ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Gorbachev slams West, says world is on brink of new Cold War
    Nov09

    Gorbachev slams West, says world is on brink of new Cold War

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis were threatening to push the world into a new Cold War, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Gorbachev, who is credited with forging a rapprochement with the West that led to the […] The post Gorbachev slams West,...

    Analysis – Security framework eyed as way out of Ukraine crisis
    Nov09

    Analysis – Security framework eyed as way out of Ukraine crisis

    PARIS (Reuters) – Even as tension in Ukraine mounts anew, veteran diplomats are starting to think quietly about a way out of the worst East-West crisis since the end of the Cold War. …read more Source: The...

    Gorbachev says world is on brink of new Cold War
    Nov09

    Gorbachev says world is on brink of new Cold War

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis were threatening to push the world into a new Cold War, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin … …read more Source: ANTARA...

    Obama leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia tour
    Nov09

    Obama leaves for China, Myanmar, Australia tour

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama headed for China Sunday on a trip that will focus on Washington’s often tense relations with the country, and will also see the president visit Myanmar and Australia.The China stop will be dominated by Obama’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, where the White House said it...

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