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    Staff numb the horror as bodies pile up in Ukraine morgue (AFP)
    Oct09

    Staff numb the horror as bodies pile up in Ukraine morgue (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Like most staff at this east Ukrainian morgue, Olga Georgiyevna takes sedatives to numb the horror of seeing the bodies pile up. The ceasefire deal has done nothing to make her job easier. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Ukraine gas deal
    Oct09

    Merkel ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Ukraine gas deal

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is “cautiously optimistic” that talks to resolve differences between Russia and Ukraine about the supply of natural gas will succeed.Merkel says the dispute with Russia over… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials
    Oct09

    Ukraine adopts law to purge government officials

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s president has approved legislation to purge government bodies of officials linked to the rule of the country’s previous leader, Viktor Yanukovych.President Petro Poroshenko’s office said in a statement… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Australian passenger on MH17 was wearing oxygen mask: Dutch prosecutors
    Oct09

    Australian passenger on MH17 was wearing oxygen mask: Dutch prosecutors

    Dutch prosecutors say the body of one passenger of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane plunged out of the sky above eastern Ukraine in July. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    MH17 victim found with oxygen mask: Dutch FM (AFP)
    Oct09

    MH17 victim found with oxygen mask: Dutch FM (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – One of the people on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine in July was found wearing an oxygen mask, the Dutch foreign minister and prosecutors said, raising the possibility that some passengers might have known their plane was doomed. …read more Source: The West...

    German exports plunge in August amid Ukraine fears
    Oct09

    German exports plunge in August amid Ukraine fears

    BERLIN (AP) German exports plunged in August as increasing uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine and the timing of summer holidays combined to produce the largest drop in five years.The Federal Statistical Office reported Thursday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UK student confirmed as MH17 victim (AAP)
    Oct09

    UK student confirmed as MH17 victim (AAP)

    A British student flying to Perth to study has been identified as one of those killed when a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine lobbies NATO, IMF as deaths mount (AFP)
    Oct08

    Ukraine lobbies NATO, IMF as deaths mount (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine dispatched top envoys to Washington and Brussels on Wednesday to secure help in the face of a surge in clashes with pro-Russian insurgents that killed eight more civilians and troops. …read more Source: The West...

    Serbia urges EU-Russia agreement on gas pipeline
    Oct08

    Serbia urges EU-Russia agreement on gas pipeline

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) Serbia’s prime minister says “it makes no sense” to start construction of a major pipeline, which is to bypass Ukraine to transport Russian natural gas to Europe, without an agreement on its legality between… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    War fears hang over Ukraine as 12 die despite truce (AFP)
    Oct07

    War fears hang over Ukraine as 12 die despite truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine faced the threat Tuesday of a resumption of all-out warfare as 12 more people, mostly civilians, died in increasingly bloody clashes with pro-Russian rebels despite a truce deal. …read more Source: The West...

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