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    Kiev Launches Counter-Attack, Reclaims Donetsk Airport
    Jan19

    Kiev Launches Counter-Attack, Reclaims Donetsk Airport

    There has been heavy fighting in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk as government forces have launched a counter-attack on the pro-Russian separatists. Government spokesman said that the army has retaken most of the area surrounding the airport, which is of highly symbolic and strategic value, the BBC reports. On Sunday Ukrainian President...

    EU Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Rising Terrorist Threat
    Jan19

    EU Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Rising Terrorist Threat

    The foreign ministers of the 28 European Union (EU) member states are meeting in Brussels on Monday to discuss the increasing terrorist threat Europe is faced with. The meeting comes after anti-terrorist raids were carried out in Belgium, Germany and France last week during which twenty people were arrested, the BBC reports. The talks will also...

    VIDEO: Ukraine claims airport victory
    Jan19

    VIDEO: Ukraine claims airport victory

    The Ukrainian military says it has reclaimed almost all of Donetsk airport from separatist rebels after launching what it described as a “massive operation” overnight. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko rejected Putin peace proposal: spokesman
    Jan19

    Poroshenko rejected Putin peace proposal: spokesman

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has rejected a ceasefire offer sent last week by Russia’s Vladimir Putin, according to a Moscow spokesman. On Sunday, Poroshenko vowed to retake captured Ukrainian land from rebels. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    On the Davos agenda: from Al Gore on global warming to fears over eurozone
    Jan19

    On the Davos agenda: from Al Gore on global warming to fears over eurozone

    Leaders and celebrities flock to Switzerland to discuss Ebola, oil and banks at World Economic ForumSnow on the roofs of the ski chalets at the upmarket ski resort may be one of the defining images of Davos, but it will be the warming of the planet that is at the top of the issues under discussion at the World Economic Forum.In the kind of...

    Ukraine troops recapture most of Donetsk airport
    Jan18

    Ukraine troops recapture most of Donetsk airport

    Ukrainian troops have recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    VIDEO: Ukraine rally for rocket attack victims
    Jan18

    VIDEO: Ukraine rally for rocket attack victims

    Thousands of people attend a rally in Kiev to remember the victims of a rocket attack on a bus in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians remember 13 killed in Volnovakha
    Jan18

    Ukrainians remember 13 killed in Volnovakha

    Thousands marched to Independence square in Kyiv on Sunday. “I am Volnovakha” read some of the banners referring to the town where 13 people died… …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko rejected peace proposal made by Putin, Putin’s spokesman says
    Jan18

    Poroshenko rejected peace proposal made by Putin, Putin’s spokesman says

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko rejected a peace plan proposed to him last week by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday evening, according to Russian media. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine claims it has cleared pro-Russian rebels from most of Donetsk airport
    Jan18

    Ukraine claims it has cleared pro-Russian rebels from most of Donetsk airport

    After days of intense fighting and heavy shelling, Kiev claims it has cleared most of the airport, which at one point the rebels claimed they had complete control of …read more Source: The...

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