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Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra
May12

Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra

BEIRUT (AFP) – Syrian regime forces Wednesday battled jihadists who cut a key supply route west of ancient Palmyra, after new bombardments hit Aleppo city where a ceasefire was due to expire at midnight.The latest fighting comes as world powers prepare to meet in Vienna next week to try to revive peace talks aimed at ending a five-year...

US to switch on European missile shield despite Russian alarm
May12

US to switch on European missile shield despite Russian alarm

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter testifies on operations against the Islamic State, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, April 28, 2016. REUTERS BUCHAREST: The United States’ European missile defence shield goes live on Thursday almost a decade after Washington proposed protecting NATO from Iranian rockets and despite Russian warnings that...

Russia completes power bridges linking Crimea, ending dependence on Kiev
May12

Russia completes power bridges linking Crimea, ending dependence on Kiev

Russia completed on Wednesday the construction of energy bridges linking Crimea, putting an end to the peninsula’s reliance on Ukraine for its electricity. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

Ukraine Talks in Germany Make Progress on Security Issues
May12

Ukraine Talks in Germany Make Progress on Security Issues

The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine reached several agreements Wednesday to improve security in the war-torn Donbas region, but failed to agree on holding elections in that pa …read more Source: Big News...

Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany
May11

Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. …read more Source: The...

US, Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels
May11

US, Britain, France block Russia bid to blacklist Syria rebels

Britain, the United States, France and Ukraine blocked a Russian proposal at the United Nations to blacklist Syrian rebel groups Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham for links to Islamic State and al Qaeda militants, diplomats said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany
May11

Ukraine, Russia agree some security measures – Germany

Ukraine and Russia agreed on Wednesday to create demilitarised zones and implement other security measures in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine, but they remained at odds over how to move towards local elections. …read more Source: Channel...

Masterpieces lost in Italy museum heist recovered in Ukraine (AFP)
May11

Masterpieces lost in Italy museum heist recovered in Ukraine (AFP)

Rome (AFP) – Paintings including masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto that were stolen from a Verona museum last year have been found in Ukraine, Italy’s culture minister said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

Four-way talks on Ukraine war fail to win breakthrough (AFP)
May11

Four-way talks on Ukraine war fail to win breakthrough (AFP)

Berlin (AFP) – Key powers failed to clinch a breakthrough in talks Wednesday seeking a lasting peace deal in Ukraine, with negotiations stumbling over the thorny issue of local elections in the rebel-held zone. …read more Source: The West...

Hackers reveal details of reporters accredited with Ukraine rebels (AFP)
May11

Hackers reveal details of reporters accredited with Ukraine rebels (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday launched a criminal probe into pro-Kiev hackers who revealed details of thousands of reporters accredited with the self-declared authorities of the separatist east in order to cover the war. …read more Source: The West...

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