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    France says EU to move to further sanctions on Russia
    Jan29

    France says EU to move to further sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” France says European Union sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian backers will be reinforced in an attempt to force all sides back to the negotiating table.French European Affairs Minister… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Gorbachev warns of military conflict between Russia, West
    Jan29

    Gorbachev warns of military conflict between Russia, West

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says the confrontation between Russia and the West could spill into all-out war.More than 5,100 people have been killed in a bloody conflict in eastern Ukraine between government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN seeking $3.1 billion to help children at risk
    Jan29

    UN seeking $3.1 billion to help children at risk

    BERLIN (AP) ” The United Nations is appealing for $3.1 billion to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide, including those living in Ukraine, Syria and other conflict zones and in areas affected by the Ebola… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Biden: More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course
    Jan29

    Biden: More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must face increasing penalties unless it changes course on Ukraine.Biden spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, just as advances by pro-Russian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike
    Jan28

    Russia urged to free Ukrainian officer on hunger strike

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia has come under pressure from Europe’s human rights watchdog and the United States to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison.Savchenko is awaiting trial… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says 3 soldiers killed in fighting in the east
    Jan28

    Ukraine says 3 soldiers killed in fighting in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian official says three soldiers have been killed in the past 24 hours in fighting in eastern Ukraine.Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters on Wednesday that the situation remains tense and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Jan27

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” Renewed violence in Ukraine between government forces and Russia-backed separatists this week set off threats from the West of further sanctions against Moscow, while Greek voters weary of austerity measures elected… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Intensified fighting kills 9 troops, wounds 29
    Jan27

    Ukraine: Intensified fighting kills 9 troops, wounds 29

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says that intensified fighting against Russia-backed separatists has left nine servicemen dead and 29 wounded over the past day.Armed forces spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said Tuesday that some of the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine
    Jan27

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” European Union leaders are threatening fresh sanctions against Russia because of what it sees as “growing support” of Moscow for separatists in eastern Ukraine during intensified fighting over the past days.In Tuesday’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN’s political chief says deadly Ukraine rocket attacks could be war crimes
    Jan27

    UN’s political chief says deadly Ukraine rocket attacks could be war crimes

    Deadly rocket attacks on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol that “knowingly targeted civilians” violated international humanitarian law and could amount to war crimes, the UN political chief says.Jeffrey Feltman told an emergency… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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