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Section: The New Zealand Herald (New Zealand)

    AP NewsAlert
    Oct26

    AP NewsAlert

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Exit polls: Pro-Western parties leading Ukraine parliamentary vote in political earthquake. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament
    Oct26

    Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.While around 36 million people have been registered… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
    Oct25

    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.Campaigning material was taken… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    France OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker
    Oct24

    France OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker

    PARIS (AP) A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries.His lawyer immediately announced a decision to appeal,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
    Oct24

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) One candidate in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, Vader prowls the streets of Kiev atop his black campaign… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland’s Tusk denies claim on partition offer
    Oct24

    Poland’s Tusk denies claim on partition offer

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Poland’s former prime minister, Donald Tusk, has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia and Poland carve up Ukraine.That claim was made by former Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament
    Oct23

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. Optimists believe Sunday’s elections will change all that.Voting in a fresh batch of deputies, they hope,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry in Berlin to meet with German officials
    Oct21

    Kerry in Berlin to meet with German officials

    BERLIN (AP) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Berlin for two days of meetings with German officials on the Ukraine crisis and other issues, including the fight against Islamic State militants, the Ebola virus and the nuclear… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine asks for big EU loan during gas standoff
    Oct21

    Ukraine asks for big EU loan during gas standoff

    BRUSSELS (AP) Ukraine has asked the European Union for an additional loan of $ 2.5 billion as it struggles to cope with the implications of its standoff with Russia.EU Commission spokesman Simon O’Connor said Tuesday that the request… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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