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    Bread brings comfort to east Ukraine’s ravaged town (AFP)
    Mar11

    Bread brings comfort to east Ukraine’s ravaged town (AFP)

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – In a fresh sign of life returning to the battered east Ukraine city Debaltseve as fighting subsides, the bread factory is open again, churning out golden loaves despite a hole blasted in the roof by artillery fire. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Says More Russian Tanks Have Crossed Into Ukraine
    Mar10

    U.S. Says More Russian Tanks Have Crossed Into Ukraine

    WASHINGTON–The United States says Russia has transferred more weapons to separatists in recent days despite an ongoing cease-fire. “We can confirm new transfers of Russian tanks, armored vehicles, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Lavrov Blasts EUs Tusk Over Ukraine Comments
    Mar10

    Lavrov Blasts EUs Tusk Over Ukraine Comments

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov criticized European Council President Donald Tusk on Tuesday for “stirring up tensions” between Moscow and the bloc against what he said was a desire … …read more Source: Big News...

    Japanese ex-PM defies Tokyo to visit Crimea (AFP)
    Mar10

    Japanese ex-PM defies Tokyo to visit Crimea (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – A gaffe-prone former Japanese prime minister arrived in Crimea Tuesday despite stiff opposition from Tokyo to a trip that could be seen to legitimise Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: The West...

    US senators push Obama to arm Ukraine, rue slowness of aid
    Mar10

    US senators push Obama to arm Ukraine, rue slowness of aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Both Democratic and Republican U.S. senators asked Tuesday why the Obama administration hasn’t decided whether to send defensive weapons to Ukraine and what’s the holdup in getting promised assistance to the country… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Embattled Ukrainian town struggles to come back to life
    Mar10

    Embattled Ukrainian town struggles to come back to life

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) ” When the wind picks up, the rattle of the corrugated iron roof of a destroyed gas station can sound like artillery. Four charred tanks sit stranded nearby, machine oil splattered on the ground, while a pick-up… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Mar10

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” Refugee camps continue to grow in Chad with people fleeing Boko Haram violence in Nigeria by boat as the Islamic extremist group steps up attacks, while a methane explosion at a Ukrainian coal mine last week in Donetsk… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US envoy denounces ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine (AFP)
    Mar10

    US envoy denounces ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The top US diplomat for Europe declared that Crimea and parts of eastern Ukraine are living under a “reign of terror” Tuesday, blaming Russia for a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives. …read more Source: The West...

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position
    Mar10

    War in Ukraine Leaves Many Elderly in a Vulnerable Position

    DEBALTSEVE – In eastern Ukraine, the elderly are left especially vulnerable by the conflict between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. In the wrecked suburbs of Debaltseve, 77 … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s military says pro-Russian rebels using truce to amass weapons
    Mar10

    Ukraine’s military says pro-Russian rebels using truce to amass weapons

    Ukraine’s military says pro-Russian rebels are amassing heavy weapons in depots around separatist-held Donetsk city despite a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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