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Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed
Sep01

Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

Police officers carry their injured colleague after grenade exploded during a clash between protesters and police after vote to give greater powers to the east, outside the Parliament, Kiev, Ukraine. (Source: AP) As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police...

Pope Francis asks bullied teenager to ‘sing for him’
Sep01

Pope Francis asks bullied teenager to ‘sing for him’

Pope Francis (Source: AP) Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States. The pope spoke with people in Los Angeles, Chicago and McAllen, Texas, in an event arranged by ABC News. The 17-year-old girl in...

Over 100 members of security forces injured
Sep01

Over 100 members of security forces injured

KIEV: One policeman was killed and dozens injured on Monday in street battles with protesters in Kiev as Ukrainian lawmakers gave their initial backin …read more Source: The News...

Barack Obama: World must reach climate deal in Paris ‘while we still can’
Sep01

Barack Obama: World must reach climate deal in Paris ‘while we still can’

President Barack Obama speaks at the Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and Resilience (GLACIER) Conference at Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, Alaska. (Source: AP) President Barack Obama said on Monday that world leaders must agree to cut carbon emissions at a U.N. summit in December...

Scores injured in Ukraine parliament grenade attack
Sep01

Scores injured in Ukraine parliament grenade attack

Clashes erupt outside Ukraine parliament …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

Int’l military drills kick off in Ukraine
Sep01

Int’l military drills kick off in Ukraine

The “Sea Breeze-2015″ international military exercises, which are co-hosted by Ukraine, the United States and Moldova, started Monday in southern Ukraine, the country’s Defense Ministry said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

1 dead, over 100 injured in clashes in central Kiev
Sep01

1 dead, over 100 injured in clashes in central Kiev

At least one person was killed and more than 100 were injured on Monday as clashes erupted near Ukrainian parliament building in central Kiev between police and protesters, who opposed constitutional amendments on decentralization. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

Ukraine points finger at ultra-nationalists after Kiev clash
Sep01

Ukraine points finger at ultra-nationalists after Kiev clash

KIEV (AFP) – A member of Ukraines National Guard was killed and scores of people were injured Monday in clashes between police and nationalist protesters in Kiev as lawmakers gave initial backing to a contested bill to grant more autonomy to breakaway regions.The Ukrainian government blasted ultra-nationalists for the bloodshed, as the...

Norwich signs Mbokani on loan
Sep01

Norwich signs Mbokani on loan

LONDON: Norwich have signed DR Congo striker Dieumerci Mbokani from Dynamo Kiev on a season-long loan, the Premier League side announced on Monday. …read more Source: New Straits...

Two US Predator drones deployed to Latvia
Sep01

Two US Predator drones deployed to Latvia

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator surveillance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia for a two-week training mission aimed at reassuring European allies wary of Russia.The mission, which began Friday and is due to end on September 15, comes as the United States increases military exercises and training in Eastern...

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