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Section: Middle East

    Libya Seeks Permission to Import Arms to Fight IS
    Mar05

    Libya Seeks Permission to Import Arms to Fight IS

    UNITED NATIONS—Libya has sought permission from the United Nations to import 150 tanks, two dozen fighter jets, seven attack helicopters, tens of thousands of assault rifles and grenade launchers, and millions of rounds of ammunition from Ukraine, Serbia and the Czech Republic. In a written request to the U.N. Security Council committee...

    Dozens dead in Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    Dozens dead in Ukraine mine blast

    At least 33 miners have died following an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. The blast took place at Zasyadko mine, near the city’s war-wrecked airport early on Wednesday. According to Kiev-backed officials of Donetsk who have relocated to Mariupol since the city fell into rebel hands, some 230...

    US Official: New Sanctions Against Russia Under Consideration
    Mar04

    US Official: New Sanctions Against Russia Under Consideration

    A top U.S. official says Washington is considering imposing new sanctions against Russia if a Ukraine cease-fire deal reached last month in Minsk continues to be violated, and has sent a team to Europe to coordinate the measures with allied governments. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland told the House...

    Budget, Reform Plans Put Ukraine in Line for IMF Aid, G7 Says
    Mar04

    Budget, Reform Plans Put Ukraine in Line for IMF Aid, G7 Says

    BERLIN/WASHINGTON—The International Monetary Fund and Group of Seven leading economic powers on Wednesday praised Ukraine’s determination to reform its economy against all odds, with the G7 saying Kyiv’s new draft budget should put it on track for an IMF-led bailout. Ukraine’s parliament approved on Monday a raft of IMF-backed...

    Georgian fighters defy Russia in Ukraine
    Mar04

    Georgian fighters defy Russia in Ukraine

    Fueled by past conflict between Moscow and Tblisi, a number of Georgian fighters are in eastern Ukraine fighting pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    32 feared dead in Ukraine mine blast – Dozens still trapped underground
    Mar04

    32 feared dead in Ukraine mine blast – Dozens still trapped underground

    DONETSK: Thirty-two miners in eastern Ukraine were missing and feared dead yesterday following an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. The blast took place at Zasyadko mine in the separatist hub of Donetsk, near the city’s war-wrecked airport. The chairman of Ukraine’s parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, announced...

    Many dead in Ukraine mine blast
    Mar04

    Many dead in Ukraine mine blast

    At least 17 miners have been killed and 16 others are missing following… …read more Source:...

    ‘Thousands’ of Russian troops in east Ukraine: US envoy
    Mar04

    ‘Thousands’ of Russian troops in east Ukraine: US envoy

    ‘Russia has transferred hundreds of pieces of military equipment’ into Ukraine, Victoria Nuland… …read more Source:...

    EU ready with sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated, Merkel says
    Mar04

    EU ready with sanctions if Ukraine ceasefire violated, Merkel says

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia on Wednesday that any serious violation of the current ceasefire in east Ukraine – which she described as “fragile” – would prompt Europe to impose further sanctions on Moscow for supporting the separatists. “So far we’ve got a fragile ceasefire which needs to be...

    Ukrainian deputies protest Russian invasion with Crimea banner
    Mar04

    Ukrainian deputies protest Russian invasion with Crimea banner

    Feb. 28 marked one year anniversary of Russian invasion of Crimea. …read more Source: Anadolu...

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