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    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine
    Apr20

    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis is calling attention to the suffering in Ukraine caused by what he terms the “forgotten” armed conflict between government forces and Russian-backed rebels.At his weekly audience Wednesday, Francis… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine
    Apr20

    Pope recalls Chernobyl and ‘forgotten’ conflict in Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis is calling attention to the suffering in Ukraine caused by what he terms the “forgotten” armed conflict between government forces and Russian-backed rebels.At his weekly audience Wednesday, Francis… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces
    Apr20

    30 years after blast, labor to clean Chernobyl’s traces

    CHERNOBYL NUCLEAR POWER STATION, Ukraine (AP) ” Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Savchenko Calls Off Hunger Strike
    Apr20

    Savchenko Calls Off Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who Russia has imprisoned on murder charges, has stopped her hunger strike. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter on April 19 that Savchenko …read more Source: Big News...

    Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on (AFP)
    Apr20

    Lessons of Chernobyl disaster, 30 years on (AFP)

    Vienna (AFP) – Ukraine will next week mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, when human error and flawed Soviet reactor technology led to the world’s worst nuclear accident. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation (AFP)
    Apr20

    NATO, Russia to hold highest-level talks since Crimea annexation (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO and Russia begin their highest level talks for nearly two years on Wednesday, in a bid to ease military tensions over the Baltic Sea and the simmering violence still gripping eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)
    Apr19

    Dutch govt narrowly beats call to scrap EU-Kiev deal (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s ruling coalition Tuesday narrowly defeated a motion calling for the country to immediately pull out of an EU-Ukraine deal rejected by voters in a referendum this month. …read more Source: The West...

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)
    Apr19

    MH17 families mulling lawsuit against Malaysia Airlines (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dozens of families of those killed when a missile shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine two years ago are considering suing the carrier for compensation, their lawyer told AFP Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia opens ‘extremism’ probe into US-funded Crimea news site (AFP)
    Apr19

    Russia opens ‘extremism’ probe into US-funded Crimea news site (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Russian security forces in annexed Crimea on Tuesday opened a criminal probe into a US-funded news site for allegedly condoning extremism, searching three journalists’ homes and hauling them in for questioning. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine President edges closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin (AFP)
    Apr19

    Ukraine President edges closer to prisoner swap deal with Putin (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday said he had made progress towards agreeing a deal with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to swap jailed pilot Nadiya Savchenko for two alleged Russian soldiers. …read more Source: The West...

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