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    Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Obama, Merkel discuss increased violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The White House says President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed their concern about increased violence in eastern Ukraine.Obama and Merkel spoke Thursday. Their discussion came shortly… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine separatists claim victory in airport battle
    Jan15

    Ukraine separatists claim victory in airport battle

    RUSSIAN-BACKED separatists claim to have captured the shattered remains of the Donetsk airport terminal in Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine warns of Russian military build-up as new violence rocks the east
    Jan15

    Ukraine warns of Russian military build-up as new violence rocks the east

    Ukraine has renewed accusations of a Russian military build up on its border and approved fresh troop mobilisations as a wave of violence threatened all-out conflict in the country’s war-torn east. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Fierce battle for airport breaks out in Ukraine’s east (AFP)
    Jan15

    Fierce battle for airport breaks out in Ukraine’s east (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Heavy artillery and shelling rocked Ukraine’s east on Thursday as the army and pro-Russian rebels waged a fierce battle for a key airport, forcing monitors to flee and threatening all-out conflict. …read more Source: The West...

    Pro-Russian separatists claim Donetsk airport
    Jan15

    Pro-Russian separatists claim Donetsk airport

    Russian-backed separatists announced on Thursday (Friday NZT) they had captured the shattered remains of the Donetsk airport terminal in eastern Ukraine and plan to claw back more territory, further dashing hopes for a lasting peace agreement. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine warns of Russian military build-up as violence rocks east (AFP)
    Jan15

    Ukraine warns of Russian military build-up as violence rocks east (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday renewed accusations of a Russian military build up on its border and approved fresh troop mobilisations as a wave of violence threatened all-out conflict in the country’s war-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at ‘end of January’ (AFP)
    Jan15

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at ‘end of January’ (AFP)

    Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko agreed Thursday that the delayed talks on the Ukraine conflict with leaders of Russia, France and Germany will take place at the end of the month, Kazakhstan said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    EU looks to improve ties with Russia on rights, rule of law
    Jan15

    EU looks to improve ties with Russia on rights, rule of law

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union is studying ways to resume dialogue with Russia on human rights and the rule of law as it seeks to improve relations with Moscow to help end the conflict in Ukraine.Foreign policy chief Federica… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts
    Jan15

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts

    LONDON (AP) ” Following a year that’s seen the conflict in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State, geopolitical issues are considered to be the biggest threat to global stability over the coming decade, according to experts polled… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine mourns 13 victims of bus blast in restive east
    Jan15

    Ukraine mourns 13 victims of bus blast in restive east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine is holding a day of mourning after 13 people were killed when a bus was hit by what the government says was a shell fired by Russian-backed separatists.President Petro Poroshenko said respects would… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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