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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    Pope, patriarch seek dialogue, peace in Ukraine
    Nov30

    Pope, patriarch seek dialogue, peace in Ukraine

    ISTANBUL (AP) ” Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians have called for peace in Ukraine and for all sides to pursue dialogue based on international law to resolve the conflict.Francis and Ecumenical… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    More MH17 bodies retrieved
    Nov29

    More MH17 bodies retrieved

    Six coffins carrying the remains of victims of downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 have been flown from Ukraine to the Netherlands for identification.The coffins were unloaded by military pallbearers from a Dutch Air Force transport… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Remains of MH17 victims returned to Netherlands
    Nov28

    Remains of MH17 victims returned to Netherlands

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) ” Six coffins carrying the remains of victims of downed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 have been flown from Ukraine to the Netherlands for identification.In a solemn ceremony Friday, the coffins were unloaded… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    At least 2 killed in Ukraine shelling
    Nov28

    At least 2 killed in Ukraine shelling

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” At least two people have been killed in a rocket attack that left a hospital badly damaged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, where fighting is raging between government forces and Russian-backed separatist… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU extends Ukraine sanctions to 13 new people
    Nov28

    EU extends Ukraine sanctions to 13 new people

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union is extending economic and travel sanctions to 13 people and five entities it accuses of involvement with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.The EU’s 28 member countries agreed to the action… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN: Peacekeepers had military uniforms for own use
    Nov27

    UN: Peacekeepers had military uniforms for own use

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) ” A spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo says peacekeepers who were detained for possessing Congolese military uniforms apparently bought them to wear while hunting back home.The six Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?
    Nov27

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?

    PARIS (AP) ” Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government.Amid high tensions between Russia and the West over violence in Ukraine, Russia’s ambassador to France… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pro-Western Ukraine parliament holds first session
    Nov27

    Pro-Western Ukraine parliament holds first session

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Parliament in Ukraine has opened for its first session since an election last month that ushered in a spate of pro-Western parties.Elected deputies swore their oath Thursday during an inauguration ceremony presided… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Congo detains 6 UN peacekeepers
    Nov27

    Congo detains 6 UN peacekeepers

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) ” A provincial governor says that six members of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo have been detained after Congolese military uniforms were found in their luggage.The Ukrainian troops were detained after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion
    Nov26

    NATO sees Russia ready for Ukraine incursion

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” NATO’s top commander says Russia still has enough troops stationed on Ukraine’s border to mount a major incursion, and that it is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine.U.S…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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