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    After poll, Kiev sets sights on European-style reforms
    Oct28

    After poll, Kiev sets sights on European-style reforms

    As Ukraine’s most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a reform agenda that promises pain and progress in equal doses. Although the outcome of Sunday’s vote is partly the fruit of a surge in anti-Russian sentiment, Moscow says it will recognize the result and urged...

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks

    KIEV – Coalition talks intensify Tuesday between the pro-Western winners of Ukraine’s parliamentary poll, while attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in the east highlight the obstacles to their promises of peace and deeper EU ties.The day after pro-West and moderate nationalist forces backing President Petro Poroshenko scored a big win...

    Residents of Ukraine rebel city live underground for months
    Oct28

    Residents of Ukraine rebel city live underground for months

    Ever since fierce shelling in east Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk forced her to flee her home four months ago, Svetlana, a grandmother, has been living underground. “I’ve spent four months in this bomb shelter,” she said, cradling her 19-month-old grandson. “Whenever I go out, I risk being killed by a shell.” Standing around her...

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks

    KIEV – Coalition talks intensify Tuesday between the pro-Western winners of Ukraine’s parliamentary poll, while attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in the east highlight the obstacles to their promises of peace and deeper EU ties. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine rebel city residents live underground for months
    Oct28

    Ukraine rebel city residents live underground for months

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ever since fierce shelling in east Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk forced her to flee her home four months ago, Svetlana, a grandmother, has been living underground.”I’ve spent four months in this bomb shelter,” she said, cradling her 19-month-old grandson.”Whenever I go out, I risk being...

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate
    Oct28

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate

    Pro-EU parties set to control Ukraine’s parliamentUkraine votes in poll likely to elect pro-West assembly …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Houston makes it his mission to help find MH370
    Oct28

    Houston makes it his mission to help find MH370

    KUALA LUMPUR – For Air Chief Marshal (Rtd) Angus Houston, the most recognised Australian involved in the search for missing aircraft MH370, helping Malaysia means a lot to him.The former Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) head said he was shocked and very sad when he heard about MH370.RELATED STORIESMalaysia ‘99.9 per cent...

    IGP: 500kg of personal  items retrieved
    Oct28

    IGP: 500kg of personal items retrieved

    SEREMBAN: MORE than 500kg of personal items belonging to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 victims have been collected from the crash site in Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Prosecutor open to theory another plane shot down MH17
    Oct27

    Prosecutor open to theory another plane shot down MH17

    AMSTERDAM: Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air but that a ground-to-air missile attack is more likely, a senior prosecutor said in a German media interview. The Russian government has always said it has radar imagery proving the fully laden Boeing...

    Pro-West parties secure big win in Ukraine election
    Oct27

    Pro-West parties secure big win in Ukraine election

    KIEV: Pro-Europe parties secured a big win in an election in Ukraine, a partial vote count showed yesterday, with President Petro Poroshenko hailing people’s support for his plan to end a separatist war and pursue democratic reforms sought by the West.Early figures from the vote count showed that Poroshenko’s bloc and the party of his...

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