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    EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team
    Aug30

    EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders are likely to threaten Russia with new economic sanctions over its action in Ukraine on Saturday but officials and diplomats said the bloc was not yet ready to order additional penalties. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian cargo plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria: ministry
    Aug30

    Ukrainian cargo plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria: ministry

    ALGIERS (Reuters) – A cargo plane with six Ukrainians and one Russian on board crashed in Algeria’s far south early on Saturday, an Algerian transport ministry official said. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine ‘slipping out of control’, Germany warns
    Aug30

    [Ticker] Ukraine ‘slipping out of control’, Germany warns

    German FM Steinmeier said in Milan Friday on Ukraine that: “the border infringements [by Russian troops] have intensified, and raised concerns that the situation is slipping out of control”. He added: “This needs to stop, especially if we want to avoid direct military confrontation between Ukrainian and Russian military...

    MH17: body of second British football fan identified
    Aug30

    MH17: body of second British football fan identified

    Newcastle United fan John Alder died on board plane flying over Ukraine while travelling to New ZealandThe body of a second British football fan who was killed when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine has been identified, the Foreign Office has said.The Newcastle United fan John Alder, 63, was among the 298 people on board flight...

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis
    Aug30

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

    LAKE SELIGER Russia/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source:...

    Railway station hit in Donetsk shelling
    Aug30

    Railway station hit in Donetsk shelling

    As political talks over Ukraine continue, so does the violence. In the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, several shells have exploded. One hit a railway… …read more Source:...

    Live blog: the Saturday summit
    Aug30

    Live blog: the Saturday summit

    Leaders of the European Union’s member states are holding a summit in Brussels today (30 August) to choose who will become the next EU foreign policy chief and president of the European Council. Leaders are hoping for a swift agreement so that the summit can move on to discussing the crisis in Ukraine, which reached a new level this week as...

    EU leaders to meet in Brussels with top jobs tabled for decision
    Aug30

    EU leaders to meet in Brussels with top jobs tabled for decision

    EU leaders are set to attend a key summit on Saturday in Brussels. On the table will be recent developments in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq. But the… …read more Source:...

    EU leaders meet in Brussels to seek a response to Russia
    Aug30

    EU leaders meet in Brussels to seek a response to Russia

    European Union leaders gather in Brussels Saturday to hammer out a robust response to Russian incursions in east Ukraine and to appoint new candidates to key EU posts, including a replacement for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine crisis expected to overshadow EU summit
    Aug30

    Ukraine crisis expected to overshadow EU summit

    EU leaders are set to meet to try to agree on who should fill some of the bloc’s top jobs. However, recent developments in eastern Ukraine promise to have EU leaders discussing possible tougher sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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