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    Ukraine ruling coalition cracks after no confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine ruling coalition cracks after no confidence vote

    A junior ally in Ukraine’s Western-backed coalition quit Wednesday, spelling more trouble for Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s government just a day after he survived a no confidence vote in parliament …read more Source: The Daily...

    Three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes
    Feb17

    Three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and seven others wounded in the past 24 hours in clashes with pro-Russia forces in the volatile eastern region.Ukraine’s presidential administration spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk announced the deaths on Tuesday, Interfax news agency reported. He accused the pro-Russia forces of violating the...

    Russia and Turkey run risk of escalation over Syria
    Feb17

    Russia and Turkey run risk of escalation over Syria

    But the recent escalation in rhetoric has sharpened fears of a direct confrontation, analysts warn.The two major players in the Syrian conflict have historic enmities dating back to the 16th century with the first Russo-Turkish wars, and more recently the Crimean War between Russia and the Ottoman Empire backed by Britain and France, in the...

    Ukraine’s government survives no-confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s government survives no-confidence vote

    Ukraine’s Western-backed government has survived a no-confidence vote at the country’s parliament. …read more Source:...

    Western-backed Ukrainian government survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Western-backed Ukrainian government survives no confidence vote

    Ukraine’s Western-backed government survived a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, staving off the immediate prospect of a snap election in a country fighting a deep recession and a pro-Russian separatist insurgency. The vote took place just hours after President Petro Poroshenko publicly urged the prime minister to resign, a move that...

    Ukraine’s political crisis deepens
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s political crisis deepens

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the country’s controversial prosecutor general to resign because both had lost the public’s trust. “In order to restore trust in the government, the president asked the prosecutor general and the prime minister to quit,”...

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes
    Feb16

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and seven others wounded in the past 24 hours in clashes with pro-Russia forces in the volatile eastern region. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine parliament rejects vote of no confidence in government
    Feb16

    Ukraine parliament rejects vote of no confidence in government

    Ukraine’s parliament rejected a motion of no confidence against the government Tuesday despite calls from many in the ruling coalition for a new prime minister and technocrat cabinet …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel ready to lift Russia sanctions if conditions met: party officials
    Feb16

    Merkel ready to lift Russia sanctions if conditions met: party officials

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to lift European sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict sooner rather than later but does not yet see the basis to do so, deputies from her party said Tuesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes
    Feb16

    three soldiers killed in east Ukraine clashes

    Ukraine presidential administration spokesman says three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in recent clashes. …read more Source:...

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