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    Near East Uni Hospital to boost health tourism
    Jun09

    Near East Uni Hospital to boost health tourism

    Near East University Hospital (YDU) has signed an international cooperation agreement in the field of health tourism with 15 Russian speaking countries. Among the countries are Russia, Ukraine, Moldavia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Uzbekistan and others. According to a statement issued by YDU’s press and foreign relations...

    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, explosion kills firemen: minister
    Jun09

    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, explosion kills firemen: minister

    A powerful explosion killed a number of firemen Tuesday as they fought to control a blazing fuel depot which had burned through the night outside the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, the interior minister said. …read more Source: The Daily...

    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion
    Jun09

    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion

    A truck carrying Ukrainian troopers has gone over a landmine in the country’s east, killing seven soldiers. According to Press TV, military spokesman Yevgen Silkin said the incident occurred about 20 kilometers west of Donetsk, which pro-Russia fighters — who are in their 14th month of fighting the Ukrainian military — have...

    What kind of aggression are we talking about?
    Jun09

    What kind of aggression are we talking about?

    By Gwynne Dyer JUST BEFORE he sat down to a traditional Bavarian meal of sausages and beer with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the start of the G7 summit on Sunday, US President Barack Obama told the media that one of the meeting’s priorities would be discussing ways of “standing up to Russian aggression in Ukraine.” Which begs the...

    Over 1,700 Ukraine troops killed in conflict: Official
    Jun09

    Over 1,700 Ukraine troops killed in conflict: Official

    A Ukrainian official says over 1,700 government troops have been killed since the conflict began in the country’s eastern Donbas region. Ukrainian presidential adviser Yuri Biryukov wrote on his Facebook account on Sunday that some 1,723 servicemen were killed during the13-month conflict between Kiev forces and pro-Russia fighters in the...

    G7 warns Russia of more sanctions
    Jun08

    G7 warns Russia of more sanctions

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: World leaders on Monday warned Russia it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change. At a luxury retreat nestled in the picture-perfect Bavarian Alps, the leaders of the most powerful countries also tackled threats to...

    Ukrainian rebels have ‘army of mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukrainian rebels have ‘army of mid-sized European state’

    KIEV: Ukraine’s defense minister yesterday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”. Stepan Poltorak’s estimates fly in the face of Russia’s denials that it either backs the separatist fighters or covertly sneaks troops across its...

    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion
    Jun08

    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion

    Truck carrying Ukrainian troopers hits landmine in the east, killing seven soldiers. …read more Source:...

    UK’s Cameron trips up over Europe at G7 summit, denies U-turn
    Jun08

    UK’s Cameron trips up over Europe at G7 summit, denies U-turn

    By Andrew Osborn British Prime Minister David Cameron tripped up over Europe at a summit of the Group of Seven Industrial nations (G7), appearing to issue an ultimatum to his own ministers over the EU only to swiftly withdraw it, saying he had been misunderstood. The debacle was Cameron’s first serious setback since he was re-elected a...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman
    Jun08

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman

    At least seven Ukrainian servicemen died on Monday when their truck hit a mine planted by pro-Russian insurgents in the war-torn country’s separatist east, a Kiev military spokesman told AFP. …read more Source: The Daily...

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