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    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Local authorities say more than 100 prisoners have fled from a high-security facility after it was hit by shelling in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern UkraineCity council spokesman Maxim Rovensky… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kerry in Australia with deeper military cooperation on agenda (AFP)
    Aug11

    Kerry in Australia with deeper military cooperation on agenda (AFP)

    Sydney (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Sydney on Monday for annual talks expected to deepen military engagement with close ally Australia, but the focus will also be on hotspots abroad including Iraq and Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Vladimir Putin the peacemaker emerges in nearby Nagorno-Karabakh clash
    Aug11

    Vladimir Putin the peacemaker emerges in nearby Nagorno-Karabakh clash

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, staring down the deepening unrest in Ukraine, tried the role of peacemaker by brokering the first meeting in nine months between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan following the deadliest clashes between the ex-Soviet republics in 20 years. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Iran crash plane ’should not have flown’
    Aug11

    Iran crash plane ’should not have flown’

    THE Iran plane that has crashed, killing 39, was based on a Ukraine design that has been involved in previous Iranian air disasters. …read more Source: THE...

    Russia urges ‘humanitarian’ mission as Ukraine rebel bastion pounded (AFP)
    Aug10

    Russia urges ‘humanitarian’ mission as Ukraine rebel bastion pounded (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s army shelled the main rebel bastion of Donetsk Sunday as Russia called for a humanitarian ceasefire, which the West warned could be a pretext by Moscow to send in troops. …read more Source: The West...

    Artillery pounds Ukraine rebel bastion
    Aug10

    Artillery pounds Ukraine rebel bastion

    ARTILLERY pounded the rebel bastion of Donetsk in Ukraine yesterday as the West warned Russia. …read more Source: THE...

    Giving birth under fire in a Donetsk hospital cellar (AFP)
    Aug10

    Giving birth under fire in a Donetsk hospital cellar (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Just a pink cap was visible as Larisa held her daughter Yeva swathed in a blanket on Sunday, sitting in the cellar of Donetsk’s largest maternity hospital, where she gave birth days ago amid heavy shelling. …read more Source: The West...

    1 killed, 10 injured as fighting rages in Ukraine
    Aug10

    1 killed, 10 injured as fighting rages in Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Fighting is raging in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, one day after pro-Russian rebels there said they were ready to agree to a cease-fire in order to prevent a “humanitarian catastrophe.”One person… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Artillery pounds Ukraine rebel bastion as West warns Russia (AFP)
    Aug10

    Artillery pounds Ukraine rebel bastion as West warns Russia (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Artillery pounded the rebel bastion of Donetsk in southeastern Ukraine on Sunday as the West warned Russia that any attempt to send “humanitarian” troops into the conflict-torn region would be “unacceptable”. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama, Merkel warn Russia against intervention
    Aug10

    Obama, Merkel warn Russia against intervention

    CHILMARK, Massachusetts (AP) The White House says President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN’-geh-lah MEHR’-kuhl) agree that any Russian intervention in Ukraine is unacceptable and violates international law.Obama… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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