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    Germany’s Merkel: EU gives Russia 1 week to scale back Ukraine intervention or face sanctions
    Aug31

    Germany’s Merkel: EU gives Russia 1 week to scale back Ukraine intervention or face sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) Germany’s Merkel: EU gives Russia 1 week to scale back Ukraine intervention or face sanctions. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains
    Aug30

    Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    STAROBESHEVE, Ukraine (AP) As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter.”Why didn’t you say before that you were alive? Why… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria
    Aug30

    Ukrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) Algeria’s state news service is reporting that a Ukrainian civilian cargo plane has crashed in the mountains near the southern city of Tamanrasset.According to APS, the state news agency, the Antonov An-12… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia
    Aug30

    EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) European Union leaders are poised to slap additional sanctions on Russia because of what they condemn as a continued destabilization of Ukraine and a deepening military involvement by Moscow.The 28-nation bloc’s heads… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine says fighter jet shot down
    Aug30

    Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.A brief statement posted Saturday on the Facebook page for… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama’s tan suit buzzed around the world
    Aug30

    Obama’s tan suit buzzed around the world

    NEW YORK (AP) Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed ’round the world?Precisely. If you get all your news from social… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions
    Aug29

    EU weighs Ukraine policy, Russia sanctions

    MILAN (AP) European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc’s stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia.The ministers’ meeting Friday in Milan comes a day after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians
    Aug29

    UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians

    GENEVA (AP) The U.N. human rights office says around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where the death toll has risen to at least 2,220.It says both sides are committing a range of abuses targeting civilians… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s Putin calls for release of Ukrainian POWs
    Aug29

    Russia’s Putin calls for release of Ukrainian POWs

    MOSCOW (AP) Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.Putin said in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises
    Aug29

    Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama, faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.While that stance is in keeping with… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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