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    Ukraine forces, rebels clash ahead of expected ceasefire
    Sep05

    Ukraine forces, rebels clash ahead of expected ceasefire

    Heavy fighting near Mariupol port and in city of Donetsk; envoys expected to agree ceasefire, peace road-map; residents, combatants very sceptical about peace …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire talks start in Minsk: official
    Sep05

    Ukraine ceasefire talks start in Minsk: official

    MINSK: Ukraine, Russia and pro-Russian insurgents opened ceasefire talks in Minsk today in an attempt to stop nearly five months of war that have plunged Russian-Western relations into crisis. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine ceasefire talks begin but fighting continues
    Sep05

    Ukraine ceasefire talks begin but fighting continues

    Fighting raged Friday (Sep 5) as Ukraine prepared to sign a Kremlin-backed truce with insurgents that could halt five months of bloodshed. …read more Source: Channel...

    Britain ready to commit 3,500 troops to new NATO force
    Sep05

    Britain ready to commit 3,500 troops to new NATO force

    Britain could contribute 3,500 troops to a NATO rapid response force designed to meet new threats highlighted by the Ukraine crisis and Islamic State gains in Syria and Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday (Sep 5). …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO to offer comprehensive, tailored support to Ukraine: NATO chief
    Sep05

    NATO to offer comprehensive, tailored support to Ukraine: NATO chief

    NATO-Ukraine Commission Thursday issued a joint statement during the ongoing NATO summit in Newport, southeast Wales of Britain, stressing they will stand united and offer Ukraine ‘a comprehensive and tailored’ assistance. …read more Source:...

    Fighting in Ukraine’s eastern hotspots despite truce talks
    Sep05

    Fighting in Ukraine’s eastern hotspots despite truce talks

    Heavy combat fire rocked the outskirts of the strategic Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Friday (Sep 5), AFP correspondents said, just hours before talks open on a possible ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    Nato to create rapid response force to counter ‘barbaric’ Islamic State, bolster Ukraine
    Sep05

    Nato to create rapid response force to counter ‘barbaric’ Islamic State, bolster Ukraine

    Nato leaders condemn the “barbaric and despicable acts” carried out by Islamic State extremists who have beheaded two US journalists, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine forces, rebels clash near port, in Donetsk before possible ceasefire
    Sep05

    Ukraine forces, rebels clash near port, in Donetsk before possible ceasefire

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels clashed just east of the strategic port of Mariupol on Friday, hours before envoys from Ukraine and Russia were expected to announce a ceasefire as the starting point for a wider peace plan.Ukraine and rebels to seek peace plan, ceasefire on FridayUkraine reinforces defence of key port, expects rebel...

    Ukraine, rebels vow to back peace plan, cease-fire
    Sep05

    Ukraine, rebels vow to back peace plan, cease-fire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order cease-fires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine’s east. The breakthrough came after a week in which the pro-Moscow separatists scored major victories with what NATO says...

    New Russia sanctions could be lifted if ceasefire agreed: UK
    Sep05

    New Russia sanctions could be lifted if ceasefire agreed: UK

    New sanctions against Russia expected to be announced on Friday in response to the Ukraine crisis could be lifted if a ceasefire is implemented, Britain’s foreign secretary said. …read more Source: The Times of...

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