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    EU foreign ministers back arms supplies for Kurdish forces
    Aug15

    EU foreign ministers back arms supplies for Kurdish forces

    Foreign ministers from the European Union’s member states have approved the sending of arms to Kurdish security forces fighting militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq. Arms will be provided by member states on an individual basis. France and the UK have announced that they will send arms to Kurdish forces....

    Ukraine says it destroyed Russian vehicles that entered territory
    Aug15

    Ukraine says it destroyed Russian vehicles that entered territory

    In phone call to David Cameron, president appears to confirm reports that Russian armoured carriers had crossed borderUkraine’s president Petro Poroshenko has told David Cameron that a column of Russian armoured vehicles that entered Ukrainian territory late on Thursday night had been destroyed by Ukrainian forces. … …read more...

    Ukraine’s Forces Attack Russian Armoured Convoy
    Aug15

    Ukraine’s Forces Attack Russian Armoured Convoy

    Major stock markets tumble after Ukraine’s forces said they attacked a Russian armoured convoy that crossed into Ukraine. …read more Source: Sky...

    Ukraine claims conflict with pro-Russia rebels entering endgame
    Aug15

    Ukraine claims conflict with pro-Russia rebels entering endgame

    Donetsk comes under renewed shelling after 11 residents were killed and eight wounded in heavy fightingDonetsk came under renewed shelling on Friday after 11 residents were killed and eight wounded in heavy fighting between government forces and rebels on Thursday and overnight.As a Russian humanitarian convoy arrived at the border accompanied by...

    Russia aid convoy: International Red Cross and border guards to check before it enters Ukrainian territory  video
    Aug15

    Russia aid convoy: International Red Cross and border guards to check before it enters Ukrainian territory video

    The head of operations for the Red Cross in Europe, Laurant Corbaz, says Ukrainian border guards have crossed into Russia to inspect the giant aid convoy. Corbaz says only the truck drivers will be allowed to enter Ukraine and each truck will accompanied by an International Red Cross delegate.A heavy Russian military presence remains on the...

    Hungary condemns sanctions on Russia
    Aug15

    Hungary condemns sanctions on Russia

    Hungary’s PM Orban says the EU is harming itself with sanctions against Russia, echoing a complaint by Slovakia’s leader. …read more Source:...

    Moldova fights back against Russia’s food bans
    Aug15

    Moldova fights back against Russia’s food bans

    As Moscows embargoes on Moldovan products begin to bite, Chiinu has announced a raft of measures to limit the damage. Is it enough to stop anger against the government and the EU from spreading? EurasiaNet reportsApple-picking season is underway in Moldova, but Vasile Nitrean, a farmer in Soroca, a northeastern town near the Ukrainian border,...

    Russia denies military vehicles entered Ukraine
    Aug15

    Russia denies military vehicles entered Ukraine

    Kremlin says guard unit is there to prevent infiltration of its territory and denies any movement across the borderRussia has denied that its troops entered Ukrainian territory, saying that a column of armoured vehicles spotted on the border was a unit of guards patrolling the frontier.A day after the Guardian and Daily Telegraph reported seeing...

    Armored personnel carriers join Russian ‘aid’ convoy heading for Ukraine
    Aug15

    Armored personnel carriers join Russian ‘aid’ convoy heading for Ukraine

    The military presence around the controversial convoy became more obvious today, as the Ukrainian government tightened its grip on the pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source: Daily...

    NATO: Russia crossed border
    Aug15

    NATO: Russia crossed border

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday a “Russian incursion” into Ukraine had occurred overnight.However, he stopped short of characterizing it as an invasion, Reuters reported. …read more Source:...

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