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    Germany, France offer drones for eastern Ukraine
    Oct10

    Germany, France offer drones for eastern Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) Germany and France have offered to send drone aircraft to Ukraine to monitor the country’s volatile east, but their deployment depends upon resolving the question of troop protection.Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Prosecutors: MH17 passenger had oxygen mask on
    Oct09

    Prosecutors: MH17 passenger had oxygen mask on

    The body of one passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, Dutch prosecutors said, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate as their plane went down above eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Ukraine gas deal
    Oct09

    Merkel ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Ukraine gas deal

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is “cautiously optimistic” that talks to resolve differences between Russia and Ukraine about the supply of natural gas will succeed.Merkel says the dispute with Russia over… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials
    Oct09

    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s president has approved legislation to purge government bodies of officials linked to the rule of the country’s previous leader, Viktor Yanukovych.President Petro Poroshenko’s office said in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German exports plunge in August amid Ukraine fears
    Oct09

    German exports plunge in August amid Ukraine fears

    BERLIN (AP) German exports plunged in August as increasing uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine and the timing of summer holidays combined to produce the largest drop in five years.The Federal Statistical Office reported Thursday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Serbia urges EU-Russia agreement on gas pipeline
    Oct08

    Serbia urges EU-Russia agreement on gas pipeline

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) Serbia’s prime minister says “it makes no sense” to start construction of a major pipeline, which is to bypass Ukraine to transport Russian natural gas to Europe, without an agreement on its legality between… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis
    Oct04

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) Latvians are choosing a new Parliament in an election overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis and worries over how to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia.The center-right coalition government, which welcomed the buildup… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Tension and bloodshed as ceasefire nears collapse
    Oct03

    Tension and bloodshed as ceasefire nears collapse

    A month after it was signed, a ceasefire in Ukraine appears close to falling apart, amid renewed violence and entrenched suspicion that Russia is pursuing its plans to subvert the country as a strategic partner for the West.Signed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now
    Sep30

    EU keeps Russia sanctions in place for now

    BRUSSELS (AP) European Union ambassadors have decided to keep Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia in place for the time being.EU foreign affairs spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said ambassadors from the 28 EU countries agreed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    For sale in Belarus: Art from Yanukovych’s home?
    Sep30

    For sale in Belarus: Art from Yanukovych’s home?

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) The Belarusian KGB says it has arrested several art dealers who were trying to sell what they claimed were five paintings taken from the former residence of Ukraine’s disgraced former president, Viktor Yanukovych.KGB… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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