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    Ukraine, Isis, migration on G7′s agenda
    Jun07

    Ukraine, Isis, migration on G7′s agenda

    US President Barack Obama was attending the G7 summit in southern Germany today with a focus on violence in eastern Ukraine.Due at the summit in the Bavarian mountains, Obama arrived in Germany last night and was set to meet Chancellor… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian coast guard cutter explodes off Mariupol
    Jun07

    Ukrainian coast guard cutter explodes off Mariupol

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s border guards service says one of its cutters exploded while on patrol off the shore of the strategic port city of Mariupol.Two of the seven servicemen on board were injured and the status of the others has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU chief Tusk urges tough line on Russia sanctions
    Jun07

    EU chief Tusk urges tough line on Russia sanctions

    ELMAU, Germany (AP) ” European Union President Donald Tusk is urging leaders at the Group of Seven summit to present a united front on maintaining sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine.Tusk, a former Polish prime minister,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Canada to send military instructors to Ukraine
    Jun06

    Canada to send military instructors to Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the country soon will send military instructors to Ukraine to help train government troops.While in Kiev en route to the Group of Seven summit, Harper said the instructors… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fed up with failing peace, Ukraine rebels eager to fight
    Jun06

    Fed up with failing peace, Ukraine rebels eager to fight

    DOKUCHAYEVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” In this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, the cease-fire called more than three months ago seems to be only an insulting guise. Shelling rocks the area so often that dogs have learned to head for the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Swiss diplomat Tagliavini to give up Ukraine OSCE role
    Jun06

    Swiss diplomat Tagliavini to give up Ukraine OSCE role

    BERLIN (AP) ” The Swiss government says diplomat Heidi Tagliavini plans to step down as the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s representative in talks between Moscow, Kiev and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.Tagliavini,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Japan offers Ukraine aid of $1.5 billion
    Jun06

    Japan offers Ukraine aid of $1.5 billion

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has thanked Japan’s visiting prime minister for promising $1.5 billion in credit guarantees to aid the country’s efforts at reform and redevelopment.Shinzo Abe was visiting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    5 police reportedly injured in Kiev gay march clash
    Jun06

    5 police reportedly injured in Kiev gay march clash

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Opponents of a gay rights march held in the Ukrainian capital have thrown smoke bombs and tear gas and the Interfax news agency cites police as saying five officers were injured in the clash.Other reports said… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama, Poroshenko voice ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine fighting
    Jun05

    Obama, Poroshenko voice ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine fighting

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The White House says President Barack Obama spoke Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about stepped-up fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.The White… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    OSCE Ukraine monitor calls for urgent resumption of talks
    Jun05

    OSCE Ukraine monitor calls for urgent resumption of talks

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” As fears persist that eastern Ukraine is about to fall back into full-scale war, a leader of the international monitoring group is urgently calling for resumed negotiations between the warring sides.The last… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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