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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Merkel: Ukraine summit still possible, but unclear when
    Jan14

    Merkel: Ukraine summit still possible, but unclear when

    BERLIN (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she isn’t giving up hope of organizing a summit with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders, but she can’t say how long that might take after tentative plans for a meeting this week were… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine
    Jan14

    Lack of aid deepens suffering in conflict-hit east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Valentina Dudareva’s voice cracks with despair as she stands in the snow, surveying the bombed-out windows of her apartment block in Donetsk, the separatist capital in eastern Ukraine.Cold, poor and hungry,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine parliament calls for freeing pilot held by Russia
    Jan13

    Ukraine parliament calls for freeing pilot held by Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s parliament is calling on the leaders of Russia, Germany and France to make efforts to free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison.Savchenko, awaiting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue
    Jan13

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The United States has reinforced Western assistance for Ukraine by promising up to $2 billion in loan guarantees if that effort is matched by economic and political reforms in Kiev.The U.S. State Department said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Dozens with Polish roots evacuated from eastern Ukraine
    Jan13

    Dozens with Polish roots evacuated from eastern Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” A group of Ukrainian citizens of Polish descent and their families have been evacuated from war-torn eastern Ukraine to Poland, with government aid.Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna was present when… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of checkpoint
    Jan13

    Ukraine: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of checkpoint

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say 10 civilians have been killed and a further 13 wounded in rebel shelling of a military checkpoint in eastern Ukraine.The Donetsk regional administration answering to the central government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian officials: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of Ukrainian military checkpoint
    Jan13

    Ukrainian officials: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of Ukrainian military checkpoint

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian officials: 10 civilians die in rebel shelling of Ukrainian military checkpoint. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Interpol puts ex-Ukraine president Yanukovych on wanted list
    Jan12

    Interpol puts ex-Ukraine president Yanukovych on wanted list

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The international police agency Interpol has issued a wanted notice for former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on charges of embezzlement.The so-called “red notice” issued Monday is not an arrest warrant, but… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Foreign ministers gather in Berlin to seek Ukraine progress
    Jan12

    Foreign ministers gather in Berlin to seek Ukraine progress

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s foreign minister is hosting his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France in an attempt to move forward efforts to calm the Ukrainian crisis and perhaps clear the way for a summit of the countries’ leaders.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Intense fighting in Ukraine traps miners, wrecks power station
    Jan12

    Intense fighting in Ukraine traps miners, wrecks power station

    Intense fighting has erupted around east Ukraine’s main rebel-held city, wrecking a power station and briefly trapping more than 300 coal miners in one of Europe’s largest pits.Repeated rounds of rocket and mortar fire echoed across… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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