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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    UN: deadly attack on Ukraine city could be war crime
    Jan27

    UN: deadly attack on Ukraine city could be war crime

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Deadly rocket attacks on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol this weekend that “knowingly targeted civilians” violated international humanitarian law and could amount to war crimes, the U.N. political chief said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Independent Crimean TV station raided by security forces
    Jan26

    Independent Crimean TV station raided by security forces

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Independent Crimean television station ATR has been raided by armed security officials, who told employees they were looking for archival footage of an anti-Russia protest last year.In an emotional video posted on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ruble tumbles after violent weekend in east Ukraine
    Jan26

    Russian ruble tumbles after violent weekend in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian currency has fallen by more than 3 percent after escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend.The ruble tumbled to 65.8 to the dollar early Monday from 63.7 on opening, after Western leaders announced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN Security Council faces Ukraine, Yemen emergency meetings
    Jan26

    UN Security Council faces Ukraine, Yemen emergency meetings

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Diplomats say the U.N. Security Council will hold emergency meetings Monday on the crises in Yemen and Ukraine.Council member Lithuania said Sunday that it had requested the open meeting on Ukraine. Both countries… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian pleads for weapons
    Jan25

    Ukrainian pleads for weapons

    Vadim Ozirny is hoping for reinforcements. The 46-year-old Ukrainian tank commander says politicians might yet stop the conflict that grips the east of his country, but supplies of arms from the West would bring a quicker result.”Can… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s leader says intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pope’s plea to Ukraine fighters: Stop warfare, start talking
    Jan25

    Pope’s plea to Ukraine fighters: Stop warfare, start talking

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis has decried the mounting civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine and is appealing for fresh attempts at dialogue to end the warfare.In off-the-cuff remarks Sunday, Francis told pilgrims and tourists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine

    NEW DELHI (AP) ” President Barack Obama says his administration is “deeply concerned” about the latest deadly flare-up in eastern Ukraine, but he says he won’t change how he’s handling the situation.Obama says he’ll keep trying… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city
    Jan25

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Russia has blocked a Western-backed U.N. Security Council statement that would have condemned indiscriminate shelling in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol that killed about 30 civilians and injured more… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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