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    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine
    Mar04

    US official: Obama still weighing sending arms to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Republican chairman and top Democrat on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee are stepping up their pressure on the Obama administration to support Ukraine with weapons to defend against attacks from anti-government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel warns Russia to live up to Ukraine peace deal
    Mar04

    Merkel warns Russia to live up to Ukraine peace deal

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel is warning Russia to live up to the Ukraine peace agreement it backed in Minsk last month or face tougher European Union sanctions.Merkel told reporters on Wednesday that the immediate… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian court keeps Ukrainian pilot behind bars
    Mar04

    Russian court keeps Ukrainian pilot behind bars

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian court has rejected an appeal to release a Ukrainian pilot who has been on hunger strike since mid-December.The case of Nadezhda Savchenko has attracted high attention in recent weeks as concerns rise about… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Top French court approves extradition of Kazakh banker
    Mar04

    Top French court approves extradition of Kazakh banker

    PARIS (AP) ” France’s top appeals court has approved the extradition of a Kazakh oligarch-turned-dissident to Russia or Ukraine.Mukhtar Ablyazov’s lawyers immediately urged the French government not to sign the extradition decree,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU to adapt its foreign policy to new realities, crises
    Mar04

    EU to adapt its foreign policy to new realities, crises

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union is rethinking its foreign policy to better adapt to crises like the ones it faces in Ukraine, Russia and Syria without having to be overly dependent on allies like the United States.EU enlargement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ailing Malaysia Airlines readies for drastic overhaul
    Mar04

    Ailing Malaysia Airlines readies for drastic overhaul

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) ” After a year of calamity, Malaysia Airlines is shrinking to survive.The disappearance of Flight 370 one year ago, combined with the downing of Flight 17 over a rebel held area of eastern Ukraine four… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine parliament speaker says 32 killed in mine blast in war-torn eastern Ukraine
    Mar04

    Ukraine parliament speaker says 32 killed in mine blast in war-torn eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine parliament speaker says 32 killed in mine blast in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report: At least 1 killed in east Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    Report: At least 1 killed in east Ukraine mine blast

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” An official mouthpiece for separatists in east Ukraine is citing a rebel official as saying an explosion at a coal mine has killed at least one person and trapped more than 70 workers underground.Donetsk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama holds video talk with European leaders on Ukraine
    Mar04

    Obama holds video talk with European leaders on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama and European leaders concerned about the conflict in eastern Ukraine have agreed to act quickly and collectively to impose additional costs on Russia for serious violations of a recent peace… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US commander: arming Ukraine would boost pressure on Putin
    Mar03

    US commander: arming Ukraine would boost pressure on Putin

    BERLIN (AP) ” The commander of U.S. Army Europe says there’s no expectation Ukraine could defeat Russia militarily if given American weapons, but that they would add “muscle” to diplomatic efforts.Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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