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    Poroshenko plans $3 billion boost for Ukraine’s defense spending by 2017
    Aug24

    Poroshenko plans $3 billion boost for Ukraine’s defense spending by 2017

    President Petro Poroshenko announced plans Sunday to boost his country’s defense spending by an estimated 50 percent as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. During a speech marking Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Poroshenko made his pledge to spend an extra 40 billion hryvnia...

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’
    Aug24

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday (Aug 24) decried Russian “aggression” as Kiev staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source: Channel...

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’
    Aug24

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’

    KIEV – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried Russian “aggression” as Kiev staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) ―Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highligh …read more Source: The Korea...

    Petro Poroshenko Rallies Thousands in ‘Battle for Ukraine’
    Aug24

    Petro Poroshenko Rallies Thousands in ‘Battle for Ukraine’

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried Russian “aggression” as Kiev staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Airlines Jet Turns Back Due to ‘Pressure’ Problems
    Aug24

    Malaysia Airlines Jet Turns Back Due to ‘Pressure’ Problems

    A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to turn back due to pressure problems inside the aircraft after being in the air for almost an hour, a top aviation watchdog official said Sunday. Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director-general of the Department of Civil Aviation told AFP that the plane returned to Kuala Lumpur International Airport because it was...

    Families Wage Citizen Campaign to Solve MH370 Mystery
    Aug24

    Families Wage Citizen Campaign to Solve MH370 Mystery

    In a photo taken on July 10, 2014, a soft-spoken Indian business consultant, K.S. Narendran, 50, whose wife, Chandrika Sharma, was on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, speaks during an interview with Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur. (AFP Photo/Mohd Rasfan) Kuala Lumpur. Chinese physics student Jimmy Wang had no interest in aviation until March...

    Ukraine president Poroshenko rallies thousands against Russia in ‘battle for Ukraine’
    Aug24

    Ukraine president Poroshenko rallies thousands against Russia in ‘battle for Ukraine’

    August 24, 2014 5:21 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried Russian “aggression” as Kiev staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Merkel urges truce in Ukraine-Russia talks next week
    Aug24

    Merkel urges truce in Ukraine-Russia talks next week

    August 24, 2014 2:38 PMKIEV (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed for a new ceasefire in crisis talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, as the troubled country prepared for Independence Day celebrations on Sunday and a controversial Russian convoy returned home. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs
    Aug24

    Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

    Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting. Ahead of a much-anticipated meeting on Tuesday between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela...

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