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    Senate confirms US ambassadors to 6 countries
    Jul15

    Senate confirms US ambassadors to 6 countries

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Senate has confirmed U.S. ambassadors to six countries, including the important posts of Iraq and Ukraine.The nominations passed by voice vote late Thursday before Congress exited Washington for a seven-week… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN report blasts both sides in Ukraine conflict
    Jul14

    UN report blasts both sides in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A report from the United Nations’ human rights arm has strongly criticized both sides in Ukraine’s fighting for the killing of civilians in indiscriminate shelling, as well as summary executions of both combatants and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    IOC strips 2012 bronze medal from Ukrainian weightlifter
    Jul13

    IOC strips 2012 bronze medal from Ukrainian weightlifter

    LONDON (AP) ” A Ukrainian weightlifter was stripped of her bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday, the first athlete formally disqualified by the IOC after the retesting of doping samples from the past two Summer… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Polish leader recalls 1943 slaughter of Poles by Ukrainians
    Jul11

    Polish leader recalls 1943 slaughter of Poles by Ukrainians

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” The leader of Poland’s ruling conservative party has commemorated a massacre of Poles by Ukrainians during World War II, describing it as genocide.Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of the Law and Justice party, laid… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Canada’s prime minister on visit to Ukraine
    Jul11

    Canada’s prime minister on visit to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is meeting with Ukraine’s president for talks on his first visit to this country.Ukrainian rolled out a red carpet for Trudeau at the welcome ceremony outside President Petro… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops
    Jul09

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” The Latest on the NATO Summit in Warsaw (all times local):11:20 a.m.Poland’s foreign minister says NATO is open to Ukraine’s ambition to join the military alliance but any talks will be possible only after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia, France, Germany concerned about fighting in Ukraine
    Jul08

    Russia, France, Germany concerned about fighting in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The leaders of Russia, France and Germany have expressed their concern over a recent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine.Both government forces and Russia-backed separatists have reported heavy shelling of their… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev
    Jul07

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” In the capital of Ukraine, a country gripped by a separatist war in the east and an excruciating recession, squats are flourishing and expanding in dozens of historic buildings in the city center.Nearly a decade… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry: NKoreans should know their actions have consequences
    Jul07

    Kerry: NKoreans should know their actions have consequences

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Secretary of State John Kerry says North Korean officials at all levels need to know there are consequences for their actions, after the U.S. blacklisted top figures for human rights abuses.The Treasury Department… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry in Ukraine to offer help from United States
    Jul07

    Kerry in Ukraine to offer help from United States

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine aiming to reassure the former Soviet republic that the United States stands by it in its territorial disputes with Russia.Kerry arrived in Kiev on Thursday, a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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